Yes You Can Fight City Hall
Did you know the town has a process to fight code violations and parking tickets? A special Magistrate meets on a somewhat regular basis at town hall where residents and business owners can dispute violations. That's exactly what Sunset Grill restaurant owner Terry Persaud did.
Lani Kai Murder Update: Still No Arrest
We checked in with the Lee County Sheriff to get an update on whether an arrest has been made in the killing of 22-year old Johnny Jackson four months ago at the Lani Kai. The response we received "it's an active investigation." Meanwhile two lawsuits against the hotel are ongoing in the 12th Judicial Circuit Court in Lee County. Here's an update on those...
Bayside Committee Wants Face Time With Council
A group of local business owners met this week to discuss plans they'd like to see developed at Bayside Park. The area is located between Nervous Nellie's and Snug Harbor down Old San Carlos Boulevard. It's one of three projects the town has borrowed $10 million for to redevelop. So far the group has not heard back from the town to set up a meeting.
Progress in Lowering Boat Speed
Fort Myers Beach Environmental Project Manager Chadd Chustz has received a letter from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission giving the town approval to install lower speed limit signs to help protect the manatee.
How Many COVID-19 Cases Are on FMB?
According to the latest statistics from the Florida Department of Health (as of Monday), Fort Myers Beach has 209 reported cases. Of the 28,118 cases reported county-wide, Fort Myers Beach makes up .7% of that total. Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Lehigh Acres are the top three.
The Fight to Save Two National Treasures
Bristol Bay, Alaska. Florida’s Everglades. Two national treasures thousands of miles apart with one thing in common: the possibility of losing them. Together with Trout Unlimited, Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, and the outdoor community, Captains for Clean Water has produced a new film called Everyone In Between.
C.R.O.W. Rehabbing Bald Eagle
According to Dr. Robin Bast, CROW’s veterinarian, the Bald Eagle, which has been with CROW since November 9th, is doing well. The Eagle continues to receive pain medications for its fractured coracoid bone (similar to a human collarbone), and remains in a body wrap to limit its use of the injured wing.
In Case You Missed The Show Saturday
On episode 140 of Beach Talk Radio Greg Scasny filled in for Kim while she was away hiking. Josh from Caloosahatchee Cowboy joined us to discuss the hot fishing season and his charter service. Nervous Nellie's owner Len Lemmer showed us his new ideas for Bayside Park. FACEBOOK / YOUTUBE / PODCAST / SUPPORT THE SHOW
On The Show This Saturday
Chris O'Neil is back to tell us all about The Wide Open Music Festival at The Ranch, December 5, to raise money for his foundation. Chris' foundation will be feeding the homeless - and handing out gift cards - on Christmas Day. The Wide Open Music Festival begins at 6PM and you can get more information HERE. Watch the show on FACEBOOK or YOUTUBE.