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Community spotlight: Mary Beth Fletcher

March 2, 2016 Q: You are a longtime beach resident, living on Bay Mar Drive. Share some of your history. A: “I am originally from Orlando, but my family moved to the beach in 1987, so it’s close to a lifetim. more »»

From cottages to castles

March 1, 2016 The dream of a water view in Florida is rabid for many, and Katie Brady knows that. more »»

Local water woes bring Nelson, Clawson on site

February 27, 2016 Just five days ago, three Lee County mayors were in Washington, D.C., to express their concerns about the polluted discharges from Lake Okeechobee that arrive locally via the Caloosahatchee Rive. more »»

Picking the brains of the candidates, forum covers many topics

February 25, 2016 The candidates for Fort Myers Beach Town Council were in the spotlight Wednesday, answering questions both from board members of the local chamber of commerce,and the audience during a televised... more »»

Council candidates express their views

February 24, 2016 Campaign signs are popping up around town and everyone here seems to hail from Indiana. It must mean March is fast approaching, and with that there's often a local election. more »»

Candidate Dan Andre

February 24, 2016 Name: Dan Andre Age: 61 Occupation: Innkeeper at Mango Street Inn, fishing captain, personal chef. Number of years of local residency: Became Fort Myers Beach resident in 2008. more »»

Candidate Dennis Boback

February 24, 2016 Name: Dennis Boback Age: 68 Occupation: Owner of Boback Management Services, a condominium/property management compan. more »»

Candidate Bruce Butcher

February 24, 2016 Name: Bruce Butcher Age:65 Occupation: Retired vehicular component and systems executive Number of years of local residency: Fort Myers Beach property owner since 2004, resident since 2011. more »»

Candidate Tracey Gore

February 24, 2016 Name: Tracey Gore   Age: 44   Occupation: Co-owner/manager of local shrimping business.   Number of years of local residency: 42-year resident of Fort Myers Beac. more »»

Candidate Jack Green

February 24, 2016 Name: Jack Green Age: 62 Occupation: Realtor and retired member of the U.S. Coast Guard. more »»

Candidate Suzanne Katt

February 24, 2016 Name: Suzanne Katt Age: 68 Occupation: Attorney Number of years of local residency: Purchased home in 2011 and was a snowbird until becoming a full-time resident in 2014. more »»

Candidate Ber Stevenson

February 24, 2016 Name: Ber Stevenson Age: 65 Occupation: Retired businessman. Previously owned and operated medical supply distribution company. more »»

Just another day at the beach

February 24, 2016 “Where’s a bathroom?” That question describes the usual day in the life for a beach patrol officer on Fort Myers Beach. more »»

Final Grand Resorts meeting brings more debate

February 24, 2016 Yet another floor has been removed from the Hilton Hotel, leaving Grand Resorts’ room total at 509. more »»

Hop in the boat, we're going out to eat!

February 24, 2016 The idea of a boat trip to the Pink Shell for lunch apparently has a far-reaching appea. more »»

A sweet, relaxing place

February 24, 2016 While vacationing from Indiana on Fort Myers Beach, year after year the Gillmans couldn't help but daydream about starting a small business here someday. more »»

Community spotlight: Erik Lafave

February 24, 2016 Q: You are a Fort Myers Beach resident who mans an ice cream cart on the beach. How does it feel to be the most popular person out there? A: “It feels pretty amazing. more »»

To lessen truck congestion, garbage pickup to start at 4 a.m.

February 22, 2016 You early birds out there need not set the alarm, now that the Fort Myers Beach Town Council has voted to allow garbage pickup here to begin at 4 a.m. more »»

New lot brings 27 spaces to Crescent Street

February 22, 2016 The parking-deficient downtown will get a boost in the form of a 27-space surface lot along Crescent Street. On Feb. more »»

Push is on to do away with borrowing limits

February 17, 2016 With the vote less than a month away, the sales pitch regarding the Fort Myers Beach town charter referendum is at full speed with Town Council member Rexann Hosafros at the helm. more »»



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