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"He loves nature in spite of what it did to him." - Forrest Tucker ------------------------------ "Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?" - Mark Twain ------------------------------ "His mother should have thrown him away and kept...

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Letter to the Editor — The Fight to Save Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program

by State Representative Spencer Roach In 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly expressed their desire for a…

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Mercola Market Donates $4,000 to Animal Shelter

Following its Mid-Cape Summer Fest, Mercola Market & Café donates $4,000 to the Cape Coral Animal Shelter. The all-day inaugural event, which benefitted the local animal shelter, attracted over 1,000 people to celebrate the end of summer with live music, a vintage...

CAPE CORAL ANIMAL SHELTER PARTNERS WITH HOPE HOSPICE TO EXPAND FOSTER PROGRAM

The Cape Coral Animal Shelter (CCAS) has partnered with Hope Hospice to take current services one step further for hospice patients. In animal rescue, one of the most heartbreaking owner surrender requests is when a person is terminally ill and must give up their...

GOLISANO FOUNDATION GRANTS $50,000 TO EXPAND BEST BUDDIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

Best Buddies International is excited to announce a generous grant from the Golisano Foundation of $50,000 to expand its work in Southwest Florida to serve more individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). “Best Buddies Southwest Florida is...

Lee County celebrates the Power of Travel

Lee County celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) May 2-8, as it spotlights the critical role travel plays in driving economic recovery efforts and building the path forward through the theme Power of Travel. The annual celebration of the...

CAPE CORAL PET VET OPENS NEW CLINIC

Cape Coral Pet Vet, a privately owned, two-doctor veterinary clinic, has relocated to their new facility at 120 Del Prado Blvd. S. This modernized, 4,000 sq. ft facility more than doubles their previous space. With a continued emphasis on wellness and preventative...

MILLENNIAL BREWING CO-OWNER LAUNCHES BEVERAGE COMPANY

Millennial Brewing Co. Co-owner Amber Cebull has launched a brand new non-alcoholic beverage company. Gather Beverage Co. is specializing in herbal, CBD and therapeutic beverages. The debut CBD beverage, called Chill Out, seeks to elevate the standards for CBD...

LEE HEALTH ANNOUNCES 2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lee Health has announced the newly elected officers of its board of directors for 2021.  David F. Collins has been re-elected as board chairman for 2021. A resident of Lee county since 1984, he has been a mortgage banker for more than 29 years and has served...

Shred A Ton Event This Saturday

The Pilot Club of Fort Myers and the Cape Coral Police Department are holding a shredding event on Saturday, January 23, 2021.  The event will be held in the front parking lot of the Cape Coral Police Department, 1100 Cultural Park Blvd, between 9:00 a.m. and...

Blue Waters Development Group, LLC Announces New Victory Park Commercial Project ― Including Wyndham Garden Hotel ― in Cape Coral

Victory Park to Offer Hotel, Commercial Space, Medical Space & Industrial Space; Expected Ground Breaking is Q2 2021 Blue Waters Development Group, LLC is announcing plans to develop the extraordinary Victory Park, a commercial project in Cape Coral, which Forbes...

Promenade to Host Bonita Springs Art Walk this weekend

For those who are disappointed that the Cape Coral Art Festival is not happening this year, this should interest you! Promenade at Bonita Bay (26795 S. Bay Drive) is preparing its open-air shopping center for a series of outdoor events through mid-March. First on the...

Local News

SWFL AMONG BEST PLACES TO GET A MORTGAGE IN STATE

Southwest Florida is among the “Best Places to Get a Mortgage” in the state, according to a new study from SmartAsset. The financial technology company included factors like borrowing costs and property taxes to determine results. Lee County ranked No. 7 on the list,...

Racing Results in Serious Injury

Two vehicles racing on NE Pine Island Road caused a single-vehicle crash this weekend that resulted in the driver losing his arm. Major Crash Investigators responded to the scene to conduct the investigation.  Not actual vehicle, for visual purposes only The...

ER, URGENT CARE CLINIC COMING TO CAPE CORAL

A new emergency room/urgent care clinic is being built at the southwest corner of Pine Island Road and SW Third Place in Cape Coral.  The same group that owns Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Punta Gorda is developing it.  Hal Arkin, a commercial real estate broker...

Scammers are Targeting Owners of Vacant Unimproved Lots

Realtors, title companies and lot owners should be keenly aware of a current common scam involving illegally and fraudulently selling lots away from unknowing owners. The Cape Coral Police Department has received numerous complaints of title fraud occurring or being...

All-electronic tolls public outreach to increase for Cape Coral, Midpoint and Sanibel Causeway bridges

Lee County Government is increasing public outreach efforts to bring awareness among residents, business owners and motorcyclists during September about the now-permanent All-Electronic Tolling for the Midpoint, Cape Coral and Sanibel Causeway bridges. Lee County has...

NOMI HEALTH OPENS FDOH-LEE AND LEE COUNTY TESTING SITES

The Florida Department of Health-Lee (FDOH-Lee) and Lee County government are collaborating to expand COVID-19 testing using a vendor, Nomi Health. FDOH-Lee has an agreement with Nomi Health to increase drive-thru COVID-19 testing appointments at its clinic. PCR and...

FRAUD ALERT: CHARITY SCAMS

Regrettably, the United States and nearby nations are struggling with catastrophic fires, earthquakes and illness.  Twelve U.S. states are battling 104 large fires that have already burned 2.4 million acres. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake has taken the lives of...

Information Needed in Battery Investigation

The Cape Coral Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is seeking assistance in a battery investigation that left the victim unresponsive. On August 6th, 2021 at 2:45 a.m. officers responded to 808 Miramar Street regarding a man down in the parking lot. The man (later...

LEE HEALTH HOSTING VIRTUAL TOWN HALL TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19

Lee Health wants to increase public awareness about the delta variant so it will be holding a virtual town hall, "COVID-19 Update: What You Need to Know," at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24.  The Facebook Live will be interactive and will give viewers a chance to ask...

STATE SAYS MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY TREATMENT SITE SLATED FOR LEE COUNTY

A coronavirus treatment plan is on its way to Southwest Florida.  Lee County confirmed this week that the Florida Division of Emergency Management is planning a monoclonal antibody treatment site in the county.  The monoclonal antibody treatment is aimed to keep...

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LEE HEALTH STARTS NEW IN-HOME CARE PARTNERSHIP

Lee Health recently initiated a new partnership with DispatchHealth, a leading provider of in-home medical care. Through the partnership, patients in Southwest Florida have a convenient way to receive medical care in the comfort of their homes. DispatchHealth provides...

WITTICISMS

Birds have bills, too, but they keep on singing.   Those who roll up their sleeves seldom lose their shirts. It isn’t our position, but our disposition that makes us happy. Good character, like good soup, is usually homemade. Feeling more ignorant every day means...

LEE HEALTH HOSTING VIRTUAL TOWN HALL TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT COVID-19

Lee Health wants to increase public awareness about the delta variant so it will be holding a virtual town hall, "COVID-19 Update: What You Need to Know," at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24.  The Facebook Live will be interactive and will give viewers a chance to ask...

Cape Comedy

"He loves nature in spite of what it did to him." - Forrest Tucker ------------------------------ "Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?" - Mark Twain ------------------------------ "His mother should have thrown him away and kept...

WITTICISMS

When you harbor bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere.A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.The less time I have to work with, the more things I get done.Opportunities are never lost; someone will take the ones you miss.No one is ever old enough to...

Cape Coral Celebrates July as “National Park and Recreation Month”

The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Department is joining municipalities from across the country to celebrate July as National Park and Recreation Month. Initiated by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and celebrated in July since 1985, this...

Southwest Florida’s seniors serving up family recipes

A Taste of Home Family recipes tell our life’s best stories. Sometimes, all it takes is a taste of home to unlock the warm, familiar feelings of being with loved ones. We continue to savor each bite of grandma’s famous casserole as if it were the first time. These...

Cape Comedy

A member of Parliament to Disraeli: "Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease." "That depends, Sir, " said Disraeli, "whether I embrace your policies or your mistress." ------------------------------ "He had delusions of adequacy ." -...

Cape Coral Parks & Recreation to Co-Host Summer Feeding Kickoff on June 21

The City’s Parks and Recreation Department is joining forces with Lee County School District’s Food & Nutrition Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to host a Summer Feeding Kickoff event at Paul Sanborn Park (2310 SE 3rd Street) on Monday, June...

WITTICISMS

I know a guy who's addicted to drinking brake fluid, but he says he can stop any time.You should never say no to a gift from a child.No matter how serious your life requires you to be, everyone needs a friend to act goofy with.Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The...

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