Town Insurance Not So Strong

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Last week, after information provided to Town Councilman Jim Atterholt by Town Attorney John Herin, we reported that the town was in pretty solid shape with insurance if it was hit with a Bert Harris lawsuit over the dune walkover. Turns out, that's not really the case.

Does FMB Need a Nuisance Abatement Board?

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A draft ordinance to create one has come before the council once and will come up again for discussion next month. The City of Cape Coral has an NAB. This Saturday on Beach Talk Radio, Cape Coral Councilwoman Jennifer Nelson joins us to discuss why she worked toward approving the Nuisance Abatement board for her city.

Lani Kai Hires “Traffic Cop”

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It's not what you think. It's another lawyer the hotel has hired to try to salvage its reputation...and stop the Fort Myers Beach town council from passing an ordinance that would create a Nuisance Abatement Board. Meet attorney Ellyn Bogdanoff.

Are You Prepared For A Hurriccane?

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(By Fire Chief Matt Love) It's that time of year again in our community, not spring break, not tourist season, but Hurricane Season!  Whether you're a permanent or seasonal resident, new or old, hurricane season is kind of a big deal especially for our beach community.

Mitsch To Speak on Algal Blooms

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Dr. Bill Mitsch will present Taming Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes: Controlling the Symptoms vs. Controlling the Landscape Causes Thursday from 10:00am to noon. The virtual event is free and will be followed by a Q&A. More details HERE.

Turtle Time: 32 Nests Remain

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Our friends at Turtle Time have updated the latest Fort Myers Beach turtle stats: There are now 32 remaining nests to hatch compared to last weeks 46. There have not been any false crawls since the beginning of August. 

Deputies Catch Pancake Thief

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25-year old Cape Coral man Johan Jabour decided he didn't want to pay his $34.00 bill at the Island Pancake House in the Sea Grape Plaza. After he tried to pull a fast one on employees, at the restaurant by telling them he left his wallet in the car, Lee County Deputies were called and the chase was on.

Turner Beach Closing For Two Months

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According to the City of Sanibel, Turner Beach Park will be closed for construction from Tuesday, September 8 through Friday November 6. Lee County owns Turner Beach. The City of Sanibel has an Interlocal Agreement with Lee County to manage the park.

FMB, The Audubon and That Dune Walkover

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This letter to the editor was submitted by FMB Homeowner Edde Rood. Beach Talk Radio News is neutral on this issue. We notified the Audubon Society that this letter would appear and offered them the opportunity to submit a response.  

We Are Down to 24

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Our friends at Turtle Time have updated the latest Fort Myers Beach turtle stats: There are now 24 remaining nests to hatch compared to last weeks 32. 

This Month At The FMB Library

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There are two very cool events going on at the Fort Myers Beach Library in the month of September. One is on Thursday, September 10th and the other is on Wednesday the 16th. Here are all the details....

Gov. Wants You To Stay Home

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis wants Florida residents to stay in Florida, rather than travel out of state, to help the tourism industry recover. A new in-state marketing campaign for Florida has been launched.