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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

This Week

Fire Board Discusses Dispatch Times

The Board of Commissioners of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District held a combined work session and regular meeting on Tuesday, August 15,...

Congressman Rooney Addresses Chamber Luncheon

United States House of Representative Francis Rooney (R-FL19) addressed an overflow crowd at the Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Charley’s...

Bay Oaks Campers, Budding Artists

A Work of Art! “Use a pinch of black paint and I mean a pinch! Now, water color tornadoes! Don’t worry if you are not...

LPA Approves Fish-Tale Restaurant Consumption on Premise

At their August 8th meeting the Local Planning Agency for the Town of Fort Myers Beach approved a Special Exception Request from Fish-Tale Marina...

Butterfly Milkweed

The lovely Monarch Shows citizen scientists How life intertwines Dorothy Rodwell   There are 25 milkweed species in the genus Asclepias that reside in Florida. Twenty-four are native, one,...

Garden Club Beautifies Bay Oaks

This past week some hard-working members of the Estero Island Garden Club spent some time in the summer heat, cleaning up and beautifying the...

School is In Session

Students returned to the classroom in Lee County Schools on Thursday, August 10th. But, before that, beach students and their families attended an Open...

Mobile Dental Unit Coming to Fort Myers Beach

A fully equipped mobile dental unit with two operating rooms is coming to Beach Baptist Church August 7-11, providing free dental care to low-income...

Bay Oaks Staff Builds Muscle and Moral

Fitness Challenge 2017 When Fort Myers Beach residents and visitors go to the Bay Oaks Recreation Center and Fort Myers Beach Community Pool to work...

Counting Turtle Nests on Fort Myers Beach

With Fort Myers Beach on the verge of having 100 turtle nests in one season for the first time in its monitoring history, Mother...

Beach Pool Closing for Routine Maintenance

In the next week or so, cozy up to that neighbor with the backyard pool or, better yet, plan a day on the beach,...

Saint Raphael’s Church Digs into Its History

As the oldest church on Fort Myers Beach, Saint Raphael’s Episcopal Church possesses much history. For years this history has been stored in boxes,...

Cape Sable Whiteweed

The journey of life From flowers to airborne seeds With a parachute. A rare and endangered native species is our topic for this week.  The Cape Sable...

Terry Wysong Has an Eye for History

One of the benefits of living in a small town at the heart of a very popular tourist destination is all the visitors and...

Town’s Program Seeks Participants for Historic Plaque Program

Owners of historic structures on Fort Myers Beach will soon be receiving invitations to participate in the Town’s Historic Plaque Program. In fact, the...

Bullock Takes Reigns as New Legion Commander

There has been a change of command at the Melvin Cowart American Legion Post #274 that serves the Fort Myers Beach community from San...

Kenny Conidaris Blood Drive a Success

The Kenny Conidaris Bone Marrow Search and Blood Drive brought out a lot of generous people willing to donate blood and be tested to...

Hedge Bindweed

The Hedge Bindweed, Calystegia sepium, is a perennial twining vine that is found in every state in the Union except  Alaska.  Sepium is usually...

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Editorial

editorial, missy layfield, editor, island sand paper

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