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You’re About to Lose $225,000 You Don’t Have

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And you can blame it on the previous Fort Myers Beach administration for botching things up. It will be interesting to see if your current Town Council fully explains exactly what happened.

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New Temporary Trailer Rules Are Coming

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The discussion about what to do with businesses operating out of trailers will begin on Thursday at the Town Council's Management & Planning session. Mayor Dan Allers said Monday we have to come up with an end date.

Town Will Be Demolishing Structures in April

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That’s what Fort Myers Beach Operations and Compliance Manager Frankie Kropacek reported Monday. Which structures are going to be demolished has not been made public. What we do know is you'll be paying for the demo work.

Your Newest LPA Member is John McLean

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McLean received four out of five votes from the Town Council Monday with Ed Schoonover received the other. McLean will fill the spot left open when Scott Safford was appointed to an open seat on the Town Council. McLean's first LPA meeting is March 12th.

Your “Coffee” Support is Vital

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Your "coffee" support is how we're able to bring you interviews like the one this past Saturday with the owner of Santini Plaza. It's how we're able to organize benefit concerts, bring you walkaround and bikearound updates, 2 weekly newsletters, and 2-3 live shows every week. You are one secure CLICK from keeping it all humming.

New Cottage/Shuckers Owner Officially Submits Application

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The Neighborhood Company has officially submitted an application for a new Shuckers/Cottage Bar at 1250 Estero Boulevard on behalf of Paul Shamo of Right Choice Investments of Michigan. The application includes 5 variance requests.

Plein Air Blessing of the Shrimp Fleet

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Fort Myers Beach Art Association’s Plein Air painters will be painting the blessing of the FMB Shrimp Fleet this Sunday at 1100 Shrimp Boat Lane (off Main Street prior to going over the bridge).

Our Concert Raised $6,500

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Our Saturday concert at The Woman's Club on Fort Myers Beach raised $6,500 all to benefit the Woman's Club. Both 50/50 raffle winners donated all the money back and additional revenue was raised through ticket sales and beer and wine sales.

Another Sign of Post-Ian Progress

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The park at the base of the Matanzas Pass Bridge is owned by Lee County and was closed after Hurricane Ian. Lee County, removed the chain link fence surrounding the pool and opened the park back up this past Friday.

Friday is Little League Night

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The Florida Everblades are hosting the Fort Myers Beach Little League this Friday night at 7:30PM. Tickets are discounted to $19 with $5 from each ticket sold going back to support the Fort Myers Beach Little League. Get your tickets HERE.

How We’re Helping The Art Association

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ART on the Beach is a fundraising event to help rebuild the Fort Myers Beach Art Association Gallery. Five artists have donated an original painting for auction. Each artist will be interviewed on Beach Talk Radio Saturday, March 23 at License to Chill at Margaritaville.

Do You Like to Gamble?

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The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation is hosting Viva Las Vegas night on April 13th at DiamondHead Resort. Play a little poker, blackjack and roulette, all to benefit The Community Foundation. The cost is a $100 donation per person. Register HERE.

Mayhem at The Mancaves is Back

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The 5th annual Mayhem at The Mancaves is back March 16th at Island Storage Suites just off Fort Myers Beach. Your $75 entry fee includes a full open bar, food and hand rolled cigars by Ovi. Live Music will be provided by Hairdaze.