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Step up for sea turtles and keep the lights out

June 29, 2016 It’s that time of year to recognize and respect one of Florida’s most precious natural resources — the endangered sea turtle — as nesting season is well underway. more »»

Gators coming to beach at record numbers

June 29, 2016 It used to be that if one alligator made its way to Fort Myers Beach in a year, it was front-page news. more »»

FDOT to examine restore of FMB arches

June 29, 2016 Steven Ray McDonald remembered the old Fort Myers Beach arches as a child. He would see them and walk through them every day while fishing in the channel or swimming out on the beach. more »»

Residents can do part at mosquito control

June 29, 2016 The town can only do so much to control mosquitos by spraying pesticides all over the plac. more »»

Ten-year-old music sensation comes back to area for encore

June 29, 2016 A clapping ovation can be heard emanating from Ford’s Garage outdoor seating area during the June Fort Myers Music Walk, as “House of the Rising Sun” is being played across the street. more »»

E8 responding well to antibiotics, continues to improve

June 29, 2016 As of June 13, E8, the juvenile American bald eagle, began fighting an infection in the broken bone of the right le. more »»

Search suspended for missing family

June 27, 2016 The search for the remaining two members of a Sarasota family that went missing on Father's Day after they got caught in heavy seas off Englewood has been suspended. more »»

Coast Guard continues search for sailboat with father and 3 teenagers missing; debris field located

June 23, 2016 The Coast Guard continues the search for a sailboat with a father and his three teenage children after finding a debris field Wednesda. more »»

One body recovered, search continues for missing family

June 23, 2016 The Coast Guard recovered a body Wednesday and continues to search the waters off Sanibel for a family reported missing after they left Sarasota in a sailboat Sunday but failed to arrive in Fort... more »»

Area boaters asked to be on the lookout for missing family

June 22, 2016 The Coast Guard station on Fort Myers Beach Maritime Emergency Response Team is among the entities searching for a family that failed to arrive in Fort Myers after their sailboat was caught in heavy... more »»

American Sandsculpting Championship accepting vendor applications

June 22, 2016 Calling all vendors! The 30th Annual American Sandsculpting Championship is getting closer and is now in the process of filling vendor spot. more »»

Council hears water rate study

June 22, 2016 The town council could end up raising water rates significantly over the next few years if they heed the words of consultants who put together a study that endorses such a plan. more »»

Stilwell termination amended

June 22, 2016 In the wake of an appeal filed by former town manager Don Stilwell, Fort Myers Beach Town Council has changed its original termination designation to “without caus. more »»

Town council on board with stormwater facility plan

June 22, 2016 When faced with a decision of whether to take action on a stormwater facilities plan, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council had little trouble backing the plan during a Monday afternoon workshop at town... more »»

Town sets millage rate

June 22, 2016 The town council got all its talking done during the work session, so there was very little to discuss regarding the budget when it came time to vote at the town meeting. more »»

Council denies Fish Bowl for parking concerns

June 22, 2016 Parking is a precious commodity on Fort Myers Beach, and it resulted in a restaurant being denied a permit. more »»

Volunteers sought for ‘Morning After Mess Beach Clean-up Day’

June 22, 2016 The Fourth of July always bring festivities, beach fun, smiles and great family time. more »»

Participants needed for Fort Myers Beach 4th of July Parade

June 22, 2016 Organizers are saying this could be the best Fourth of July Parade ever, but more participants are needed and there is still time to sign up. more »»

Southwest Florida waterways are murky again as lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meeting

June 15, 2016 The discharges of water from Lake Okeechobee have had a major effect on the estuaries to the east and west. But if you’re looking for a silver bullet solution, it’s going to be hard to fin. more »»

Blue water reprieve proves short-lived

June 15, 2016 Every couple weeks, Curt Brown gets into his private plane and flies over Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva to check out what the water conditions have been. more »»



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