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Like so many businesses on Fort Myers Beach, the Beach Medical Center building was decimated by Hurricane Ian. Beth Uhlman's clinic at 6051 Estero Boulevard, which she opened in 2011, is gone.
New Fort Myers Beach Town Council member Karen Woodson wants Town Attorney John Herin replaced and she wants him replaced now. This week Woodson made it clear she doesn't trust Herin.
Our guests on the Friday night Happy Hour Show tonight at Mango Rita's are Bill Perry from Pill Perry's Beach Service and Chadd Chutz, The town's Environmental Projects Manager.
This 1973 duplex at 209 Fairweather Lane on Fort Myers Beach sits on of 4,452 square feet of property. It recently sold for $490,000. Back in 2004 the home sold for $260,000
And volunteers are needed to serve on those advisory boards committees, which all stopped meeting once Ian came through town and turned everyone's life and the local government upside down.
Jim Atterholt interviews interim Town Manager Keith Wilkins on his weekly series Key Questions with Key Staffers. They discuss the job openings at the town and make a request to the public to help fill the positions. We'll air the interview Friday night at 5P and Saturday morning at 10A.
Permitting is the most important issue for Fort Myers Beach residents. As property owners work through the process of rebuilding their homes, getting permits is their biggest challenge. Town leaders recognize this and are trying to make the process more user-friendly.
According to Vice Mayor Jim Atterholt, work is underway to restore the severely damaged Post Office building on Carolina Avenue. Everglades Construction Group was awarded the contract to rebuild the facility.
The Fort Myers Beach Utilities Department has been receiving a lot of calls and emails from residents getting extremely high water bills. Some residents whose home no longer exists are still receiving bills. Here's what the town is saying about this...
The Semmer family announced on social media this past weekend that long-time Fort Myers Beach resident Bill Semmer passed away peacefully on January 20th surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Semmer was battling melanoma cancer.