Thursday, November 14, 2019

This Week

Phase 4 Waterline Construction

Work Begins Sunday November 17 “The Town of Fort Myers Beach waterlines contractor will continue to move south along Estero Boulevard installing new waterlines,” said...

Sand Sculpting Championship, Opens Nov. 22

The 33rd annual American Sand Sculpting Championship returns to Fort Myers Beach from Friday, November 22, through Sunday, December 1, at the Wyndham Garden...

Tasty Fundraiser November 21st

Lions Dessert Auction If you are looking for a sweet, savory, scrumptious way to ring in your Holiday Season, the Fort Myers Beach Lions Club...

Bedz for Kidz

Shafer Paid in Smiles & Hugs One little girl was the inspiration to Cynthia Shafer to start Bedz for Kidz in 2001, to provide beds,...

Beaches: As Seen From the Eyes of a Local Floridian

    Each year a number of print and online magazines publish lists of “Top10” this or that. They could be places to eat, shop or...

Mound House Lecture Series

Florida’s Earliest Inhabitants “It’s good to see everyone again at the Mound House,” said Steve Koski, the Sarasota County Archaeologist for Libraries & Historical Resources,...

Kids’ Minds Matter, Pirate Cruise Benefit

Salty Sam’s Pirate Cruise has announced that their Haunted Pirate Ship Halloween Party raised $5,000 for Kids’ Minds Matter, a Golisano Children’s Hospital fund...

LPA Mediates Unique Separation

According to the Town of Fort Myers Beach, the objectives of its Local Planning Agency (LPA) is to further the welfare of the Town’s...

Scrub Balm, Beach Botany

Scrub Balm, Dicerandra frutescens, a species of the lamiaceae (Mint) Family. Frutescens is a threatened and endangered species that is endemic to a few...

Candidacy Announcement

Jim Atterholt - Town Council Jim Atterholt announced his intention this week, to run for Town Council in the March 17, 2020 election. Before moving...

Matanzas on the Bay Howl-O-Ween

CROW Wildlife Rehab Benefit Matanzas on the Bay’s Howl-O-Ween Wildlife Fundraiser raised $2,028 for the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). The family-friendly event...

Johnson Engineering Cleanup

Lovers Key State Park Johnson Engineering held its 17th Annual Cleanup of Lovers Key State Park on Saturday, October 26, bringing employees, their families and friends...

FGCU Prof Begins History Series

Koreshan Unity The Estero Island Historic Society plans an inspiring 2019-2020 season of public meetings at a new (previous) location: St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church at...

From the Fire Chief, Holiday Safety

Hello Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding areas! As the holiday season quickly approaches and our beach community welcomes back the seasonal crowds,...

FMB Branding Process Begins

Getting the Message Out “Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) will help the Town of Fort Myers Beach to develop your brand to hit your key target...

Mound House Lecture Series

Springs, Sawfish, Seminoles & More “The ‘Friends of the Mound House’ are excited to kick off our 2019-20 Lecture Series,” explained Penny Jarrett, the Mound...

Mound House Free November 16th

National Register Celebration! The Mound House at 451 Connecticut Street, the oldest standing structure on Estero Island, now owned and operated by the Town of...

Monofilament Madness

The annual event devoted to removing fishing line and litter from the mangrove areas of the back bay was held last Saturday, November 2...

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Editorial

Editorial-Missy Layfield-Include Community in Branding

Include Community in Branding