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Will Your Property Taxes Increase?

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.

Who Vandalized Pearl Street?

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.

Kudos Jan and Janeen

Community leaders Janeen Paulauskis and Jan Flemming were honored with the 2021 Citizen of Distinction award by the town council last week.

Sanibel Closing in on New Manager

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.

Make Sure to Tune in Thursday Night

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?

Island Hopper Begins This Weekend

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.

In Case You Missed Episode #181

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

COVID Cases Continue Downward Trend

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.

‘Ding’ Darling Day at Lakes Park Postponed

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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Mayor to Sheriff: Give Us Two Free Deputies

The discussion over whether or not Fort Myers Beach should pay for two Lee County Sheriff's deputies from the LCSO community policing program became heated Thursday night. And when Mayor Ray Murphy spoke up, things turned a little odd.

Veach Wants To Raise Parking, Rental Rates

During budget discussions Thursday night councilman Bill Veach said he'd like to see parking rates raised from $3.00 to $5.00 and short-term rental applications raised from $50.00 to $300.00.

Pier Expected to Open Today

The Fort Myers Beach Fishing Pier at Lynn Hall Memorial Park, which has been closed since August 16th, is expected to re-open today. The pier work took one week longer than expected due to delays caused by all the rain we've had recently.

On The Show Tomorrow

The Roar Offshore Boat Races are less than one month away. The entire team organizing the event will be on Beach Talk Radio at 9AM. At 9:30 we'll get you up to date on everything going on at Lovers Key State Park. We go LIVE at 9AM from Pete's Time Out.