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Town Council Votes to Increase Millage

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The millage rate for every $1,000 of assessed property value will be .99 starting October 1st. Thursday's town council meeting was the most contentious of any previous meeting with these five members.

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Vice Mayor: Community Policing is a Joke

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Those are the words of outgoing Vice Mayor Rexann Hosafros. She made the comments during the Fort Myers Beach Town Council budget public hearing Thursday night. Hosafros has never been in favor of Community Policing and said last night, “I’m against it to the core of my soul.”

In Case You Missed The Debate

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It was the one and only candidate forum in which all four candidates running for town council appeared together. The Chamber of Commerce sponsored event was held at The Beach Baptist Church on Wednesday night. If you missed it then, you can watch it now HERE. We’ll break down who won and who lost on our show Saturday morning.

Here’s Your Weekly Turtle Update

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As the 2022 turtle season winds down Turtle Time reports that as of the end of this week, the number of nests remains unchanged and stands at 109 on Fort Myers Beach. There are now 12 nests remaining.

Local Brewery Helping Sanibel Employees

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Fort Myers Brewing Company is releasing a limited-edition Moo Crew Brew to support employees of The Island Cow who are out of work following the fire that destroyed the restaurant.

Lee County Reduces Taxes

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For the second year in a row, the Lee County Board of Commissioners has reduced the millage rate. Tuesday night Commissioners held their second budget public hearing and voted to reduce the millage rate from 3.8623 per $1,000 of assessed property value to 3.7623.

Big Award For Pink Shell

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The Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach has achieved the coveted "4 Palm" designation from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Green Lodging Program, the highest level of recognition.

Lovers Key Releases October Program Schedule

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There's always plenty to do at Lovers Key State Park every day of the week, from wildlife to recreational activities. Here's a look at everything the park has going on in the month of October

DeSantis Announces More Family Tax Relief

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On Tuesday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced a portion of his tax relief proposal for the upcoming legislative session which would provide $1.1 billion in tax relief for Florida families through multiple tax holidays, if passed by the Legislature.

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County Helping Sanibel Fix Blind Pass Beach

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The Lee Board of County Commissioners has voted to approve a resolution supporting the Blind Pass Inlet Management Plan Feasibility Project Grant Application requesting $230,000 in state funding in Fiscal Year 2023-2024.

EXCLUSIVE: Gary LeVox Joins BTR

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Rascal Flatts frontman Gary LeVox will join Beach Talk Radio this Sunday before he takes the stage poolside at The Pink Shell during the Island Hopper Songwriter Festival at 5PM. LeVox is the headliner for the event that began last weekend.

Dave & Chuck Coming To Shuckers

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If you listen to 96K Rock you are certainly familiar with The Dave & Chuck The Freak Morning Show. On October 14th, Dave & Chuck, along with Shuckers and The Cottage Bar, are hosting a .5K Run Run and Party, from 5PM to Midnight.