Tuesday, May 22, 2018

This Week

TPI-FMB YES

Project Receives Final Council Approval The Town of Fort Myers Beach Council once again unanimously approved the controversial TPI-FMB Downtown Redevelopment Resort Proposal, after a...

2nd Summit Examines Water Issues and Projects

Save Our Water Several hundred people gathered at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Conference Center on Friday, May 11, for the 2nd “Save Our Water”...

Cereceda Recalls Town’s Beginning

“1995 was a pivotal year for Fort Myers Beach, and a challenging one, as we incorporated the Town,” said Council member Anita Cereceda to...

EITA Forum Talks Code Enforcement

Proactive Versus Complaint-Driven Roughly 75 people and a live Facebook audience watched the May Estero Island Taxpayers Association (EITA) meeting on the Town of Fort...

Final Council Vote on TPI-FMB May 21

Outcome Uncertain After Hurricane Charley devastated downtown Fort Myers Beach on Friday the 13th of August 2004; the Great Recession plummeted property values; the failure...

Treasure Found on Fort Myers Beach

Early Wednesday morning, workers removing a palm tree at an undisclosed location on Fort Myers Beach discovered buried treasure in the sand under the...

Peter Pan Takes Flight At Beach School

Peter Pan, Wendy, Captain Hook and all the Lost Boys came to life on the Beach Elementary stage last week as the Fort Myers...

Coast Guard Open House Saturday

Safe Boating Week May 19-25 The Town of Fort Myers Beach recently proclaimed May 19th through May 25th as “Safe Boating Week.” This proclamation is...

Fire Board Approves Estero Warning Light

The only decisions made during the Fire Board’s near-record 18 minute meeting on Tuesday night was to approve monthly checks and an easement for...

Bay Oaks Reopens

Planning Session & Bike Safety Events in May May is a month of rebirth for the Town of Fort Myers Beach Parks & Recreation Department....

Mound House Program Educational and Fun

Conservation Café A half dozen people gathered at the historic Mound House on Saturday morning, May 12, to savor a continental breakfast while enjoying the...

New Chamber Members

The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce welcomed new members at its May membership luncheon held at Charley’s Boathouse Grill on Fort Myers Beach....

Beach Leavenworth’s Tickseed

Leavenworth’s Tickseed, Coreopsis leavenworthii, a member of the Asteraceae family. A slender perennial that can grow to a height of five feet. An erect main...

Turtle Trot Draws Crowd

It was a perfect day for a run last Saturday as some 350 eager runners took to the trails, bridges and beach for the...

Noise Dispute Among Council M&P Items

The Fort Myers Beach Town Council met for its monthly Management & Planning Session, before an empty gallery chamber, on Thursday, May 9, at...

Lani Kai Sues Town and Cottage Bar

Parking, Noise Lead List of Issues   The Lani Kai Island Resort has filed a lawsuit against a neighboring business and the Town of Fort Myers...

FMB Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

On May 9, 2018 The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation distributed $28,000 to scholarship recipients and organizations that serve the Beach community. The donations...

Code Enforcement or Compliance?

Town Policy Creates Confusion & Frustration Code Enforcement for the Town of Fort Myers Beach traditionally was on a complaint-driven basis. Town personnel, however, recently...

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Editorial

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Turning Point

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Sand Life May 2018