On Thursday night at 5PM the town of Fort Myers Beach will hold its second and final public hearing on the 2021-2022 budget. The council will consider a rate hike for the next year. Here are the details.
Accidents on Estero Boulevard are on the rise. The road is busy all the time and at night, especially during turtle season, it's one of the darkest roads in Lee County. The town of Fort Myers Beach town council now has to decide how to brighten up Estero Boulevard and how much money they want to spend to do it.
Neighbors on Pearl Street are angry. They'd like to know who cut down several trees in front of the Island Bay Marina at the end of their street, and they'd like to know why.
Community leaders Janeen Paulauskis and Jan Flemming were honored with the 2021 Citizen of Distinction award by the town council last week.
The Sanibel City Council will hold a special meeting Wednesday night to review the applications of 9 finalists for the City Manager's position. Long-time Sanibel City Manager Judy Zimomra is retiring this month after 20 years on the job.
It's going to be a very important Fort Myers Beach Town Council gathering this week. Will your taxes go up in 2022? Will Estero Boulevard lights be dual lights? What's the latest on the foot of the bridge?
The Island Hopper Songwriter Festival begins this weekend on Captiva with singer-songwriters from Nashville performing on Captiva Friday through Sunday. Fort Myers Beach anchors the event the 24th through the 26th.
The entire team from the Roar Offshore Championship boat races filled us in on the October 2021 event. Louise Kowich joined us to detail everything that's happening at Lovers Key State Park. Ed & Kim discuss Community Policing and much more from the town council meeting. FACEBOOK YOUTUBE APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY
On Monday Lee Health reported that they've been discharging more COVID-19 patients than it has admitted. They are also treating the fewest number of pediatric COVID patients since August 19th. There are now 423 COVID-19 patients in Lee Health hospitals.
Due to federal COVID-19 restrictions the 33rd annual “Ding” Darling Day at Lakes Park in Fort Myers scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 10, has been postponed until spring 2022.
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