Meet Your Next Town Manager
On Monday April 3rd residents will get a chance to mingle with five candidates before the Town Council decides who might lead Fort Myers Beach through its rebuild. Chris Holly and Keith Wilkins are on a 6-month consulting contract that began shortly after the election when former Town Manager Roger Hernstadt resigned.
Fort Myers Beach Pier Update
Many beach residents and visitors often ask when the pier might be rebuilt? The Fort Myers Beach pier was totally destroyed in the storm on September 28th with massive pieces of the pier completely wiped out.
Mondays With The Mayor – Episode #16
Last night Mayor Dan Allers took your questions about permitting, lighting, Bay Oaks, contractors taking pictures on every street, water bills an much more. Watch the show on Facebook.
The Bay Oaks’ Easter Egg Hunt is ON!
The 2023 Fort Myers Beach Bay Oaks’ Easter Egg Hunt is on and will take place Saturday, April 8th at 10 am at DiamondHead Resort (2000 Estero Blvd) on Fort Myers Beach. Here's the event schedule...
Big Tents Covering The Library
According to Library Operations Manager Lizbeth Rhodes the Library is undergoing fumigation until Wednesday for drywood termites in the crawlspace. They are also doing testing to prevent any further activity.
Kiwanis Thrift Shop Needs Supplies
Fort Myers Beach Kiwanis Thrift Shop has been open for about six weeks with merchandise arriving daily and moving out just as fast. At this point the they are need of furniture and household items.
Free Drywall Hits Another Snag
The free drywall program being offered by Beach Baptist on Fort Myers Beach and The Rotary has run into another delay.
Foundation Seeking Scholarship Applications
The Fort Myers Beach Kids Foundation Board is now accepting applications for their annual scholarship program. Here are the details on the $1,000 scholarships.
In Case You Missed Our Saturday Walkaround
It was guided by Dale Welding through the Matanzas Street/Matanzas Court neighborhoods. 17 of 29 houses in that area were swept away by Ian. We had a chance to chat with several residents who came out to join us on the walk. Watch on Facebook. Our walkaround was sponsored by Powerblock Builders.
Where Did Kim Go Biking Sunday?
She started out at Buccaneer Lagoon and she was accompanied on the ride by Anne and Tracey who have a place on that street when they are not in Michigan. Check out Kim's ride on Facebook. Kim's bike ride was sponsored by Meyer Builders 239-240-3908.
DeSantis Signs Legislation Expanding School Choice
On Monday Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 1, which expands available school choice options for all students in Florida by eliminating financial eligibility restrictions and the current enrollment cap.
Yes, We Have an App
For both IOS and Android. The Beach Talk Radio app includes all of our current news stories and is constantly updating when we add new stories to our website. You can also sign up for breaking news by turning on notifications in your settings once you download the app.
How You Can Order a BTR Hat
We are stocked up with pink, green, baby blue and our new teal Beach Talk Radio hats. You can order online (we will ship the next day) or purchase one at any of our live shows. They are $25 local, add $7 to ship. ORDER HERE
Here’s How You Can Order a BTR Cup
Our BTR Silipint cups are made from materials that make up a huge percentage of the earth’s crust. They are freezer, microwave, and dishwasher safe. They won't shatter, melt or collapse. They are $20 local, $25 to ship. ORDER HERE.
How to Order Your Baby Blue BTR Hoodie
And yes we will ship you your baby blue because we know that while we're basking in the 70 degree sunshine on beautiful Fort Myers Beach, many of you are still freezing your buttocks off. CLICK HERE to order your baby blue.
How to Order Our Long Sleeve Shirts
We now have white long sleeve and yellow long sleeve shirts. The white says The Voice of Fort Myers Beach on the back with our small logo on the front. The yellow has The Voice of Fort Myers Beach on the front and Beach Talk Radio on the back. Here's how to order...
Why 7-11 Received a Sign Violation
On Wednesday night we ran this photo in front of one of the 7-11 locations on Fort Myers Beach on our Facebook page. Many of you were a little ticked that valuable code enforcement time was being spent penalizing a business over a sign.