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Cape Coral SWAT Team Takes Top Spot in Regional Competition

Please join us in congratulating the Cape Coral Police Department SWAT team’s 1st place finish in the 14th Annual Region VI SWAT Competition which was held at the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office gun range in Sebring on September 17th. Twelve teams which included Collier County Sheriff’s Office, Collier CERT, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Myers Police Department, Charlotte County Sheriff’s...

Do The Right Thing for September 2016

The next "Do The Right Thing" ceremony for September 2016 will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:00pm in City Council Chambers.  This ceremony is open to the public and we encourage our community to come out and show their support to these outstanding young men and women who "did the right thing." Nine (9) Cape Coral students...


On September 21, Lifeline Family Center will welcome a team of 30 employees from Home Depot, including executives from the Atlanta headquarters as well as district coordinators and locals, when two pro bono kitchen make-overs begin at its Cape Coral facility. The project, which required no grant application, is valued at more than $52,000 and will include 37 linear...

Lisa Barnes Loses “Interim” in Title; Appointed Deputy Chief of Police

The Cape Coral Police Department as a new Deputy Chief of Police. Lisa Barnes, a 24 year veteran of the Cape Coral Police Department, was promoted to the position of Deputy Chief of Police yesterday by Chief Dave Newlan. Barnes, who had previously served as the Captain overseeing the Investigative Services Bureau, had been serving as Acting Deputy Chief Of Police since...

Valerie’s House expands into Cape Coral

Valerie’s House for Grieving Families, a nonprofit organization devoted to helping children and families work through grief following the death of a loved one is now enrolling children in its new Cape Coral satellite location. Support groups and activities will be held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month starting Tuesday, October 4 from 6:30 pm- 8:30 p.m....

Local Veteran to Receive Keys to Aubuchon Home

In February 2016, Aubuchon Homes partnered with Building for America's Bravest, a program of the New York based charitable foundation Tunnel2Towers, to build a fully accessible "Smart Home" at no cost for hometown hero, Sgt. Corey Kent. Aubuchon Homes is proud to announce Corey and his new wife Brandy will receive the keys to their beautiful home as they begin their lives together...

The Future of the Cape Coral Animal Shelter

Submitted by Cape Coral resident Pamela Aubuchon Plans are progressing forward for the new Cape Coral Animal Shelter - Bringing it to the Cape! In partnership with the City of Cape Coral, a number of Cape Coral citizens created a new non-profit organization dedicated to engaging a special bond between people and animals by means of adoption services, medical care, education...

Vacation Anticipation

Submitted by Cape Coral resident by Jonathan D. Vu  As your friends excitedly prepare and your family arrives into town, you feel confident knowing your weeklong getaway to the Keys will be enjoyed by all and talked about fondly for years to come. Most individual boat excursions don’t inspire such assurance, but you have absolutely no worries. You are commandeering...

The Light at the End of 5th — OSTERIA TULA

Written By resident foodie Shana Overhulser A down-right homey feel, like you walked into your grandmother's kitchen, with incredible smells that linger in the air. That is what it’ is like when you step inside Osteria Tulia. The wooden beams, floor and table tops were taken from an actual rustic barn from an Italian country-side. Warmth emanating from the Chicago brick walls...

Dining By The Dock of The Bay

By Cape Coral Foodie Shana Overhulser Exciting things are happening at Island Cafe On The Bay in Matlacha. A new dock was recently constructed catering to the hungry boaters, kayakers and jet skiers off of the Pine Island Sound and Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve. For the vessels, there is now a convenient way to fill up the coolers without stepping...

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