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Thursday, April 27, 2017

This Week

New Fort Myers Beach Town Manager

Hernstadt In Charge Roger Hernstadt of Marco Island became the 11th Town Manager in the 21-year history of Fort Myers Beach at a special meeting...

Paul Harmon Retires

Stepping off the Boulevard This past Tuesday morning, a breezy, puffy-cloud-of-a-day, Paul Harmon - otherwise known to locals as ‘Paulie” - stood at the foot...

Bike and Ped Group Holds Final Meetings

Free Wheelin’ The Town of Fort Myers Beach hosted roughly 25 people at its final public input session for its first-ever Bicycle & Pedestrian Master...

Reading is FUN-damental

Fort Myers Beach School students know what RIF stands for and eagerly await their class’ turn to head into the Media Center to celebrate...

Fort Myers Beach Film Festival

The 11th Fort Myers Beach Film Festival began Wednesday, April 24 with Film Festival Chair Carla Mandel cutting the ribbon at the Beach Theater...

Library Board Receives Lions Donation

The Fort Myers Beach Library Board held their monthly meeting in the library’s Community Room on Tuesday. Six members of the board were present...

Council Seeks Larger Answers

The Big Picture The Council of the Town of Fort Myers Beach held its first Management & Planning Session on Tuesday morning, April 25, fresh...

Longleaf Wild Buckwheat

Past, present, future meet together on one plant with silky beauty. The Longleaf Wild Buckwheat, Eriogonum longifolium, is a perennial herb that is endangered in...

Great American Clean-Up

While Earth Day dawned a bit drizzly last Saturday, April 22nd, over 110 eager volunteers showed up for a local clean-up on Fort Myers...

Most Del Mar Residents OK Bay Access

The Dock of The Bay Otis Redding has been extolling for almost 50 years the virtues of “sitting by the dock of the bay, watching...

The Cottage’s Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 5th For July 4th Cinco de Mayo – the 5th of May – is a holiday in Mexico that commemorates the Mexican Army’s 1862...

Classic Car Show at Santini Marina Plaza

The occasional drizzle of rain could not keep classic car lovers away from the Classic Car Cruise-In on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The final...

FMB Community Foundation Welcomes New Members

The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation welcomed seven new members at their monthly meeting on April 19th. They are from L to R Membership...

Parking Drives Council Again

Planes, Booths & Automobiles The Town of Fort Myers Beach Council hosted its own version of “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” on Monday morning, April 17,...

LPA Approves Major Change in 50% Rule

The Local Planning Agency had just two main items on their agenda Tuesday, but they were both items of importance – the 50% rule...

Town Seeks Advisory Board Volunteers

The Town currently has several advisory committee/board seats available and is asking interested citizens to apply. The Audit Committee has one seat available. This committee...

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