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Saturday, December 16, 2017

This Week

White House Christmas Ornaments, Library Display Continues Through December

“Jackie Kennedy is why the White House Historical Association began,” explained Jeri Diehl-Cusack at “The Inspiring Stories Behind The White House Historical Association Christmas...

Florida Tasselflower

Here is a little wildflower that I have seen in just about every hunting ground I’ve visited. I usually just ignored this tiny Aster....

Local Planning Agency Approves Medical Marijuana Ban

The Local Planning Agency met Tuesday morning, December 12th to discuss Medical Marijuana Dispensing Facilities and enabling ordinances for both the LPA and the...

Holiday Concert Delights

The chill in the air only made last Sunday’s Holiday Concert by one of the most beloved of Southwest Florida entertainers, Paul Todd and...

Christmas Truce of 1914 at Shell Point Concert Series

The perfect convergence of the 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor with the Christmas season occurred on December 7 at The Village Church on The...

New Year’s Eve Fireworks a Go

Successful Fundraising Leads to Council Debate Near the end of Council’s Management & Planning Session Thursday, December 7th, Mayor Dennis Boback stated the volunteer Fireworks...

The Blame Game, Town and County Spare Over Estero Delay

The Town Council of Fort Myers Beach conducted their monthly Management & Planning Session in a brisk 2 hours and 50 minutes on Thursday,...

Newsrack Ordinance Final Hearing

Council Decision Monday On Monday, December 18, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council will hold the final hearing on Ordinance 17-14, a set of rules...

TPI Announces Downtown Plan Ready

TPI Hospitality submitted their Commercial Planned Development (CPD) application to the Town of Fort Myers Beach in late March of this year for the...

Caloosa Carvers at The Mound House

Setting up shop in the shade of the upper balcony of the Mound House, members of the Caloosa Carvers spent last Tuesday morning carving...

EITA Hosts Beach and Bay Access Forum

TDC, Restrooms & The Big Picture The Estero Island Taxpayers Association (EITA) celebrated its first anniversary with a forum on Fort Myers Beach bay and...

Council Requests Night Roadwork

New Year’s Eve, Continuances and Parking Addressed The Town Council of Fort Myers Beach conducted another extended session on Monday, December 4, before roughly 20...

Fire Board Discusses Drones & Boats

On Tuesday, December 5th, at their first Board Meeting since October 17th, the Board of Fire Commissioners discussed drones and boats, final changes to...

Festive Boat Parade Lights up Back Bay

The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce Christmas Boat Parade delighted both participants and spectators last Saturday evening as almost two dozen lighted and...

Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation presents “Lights, Camera, Auction”

The Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation will present its “Lights, Camera, Auction” Fundraiser on Friday, January 26, at the DiamondHead Beach Resort & Spa...

Historic Cottage to Hold Holiday Open House

The Estero Island Historic Society invites everyone to mingle and celebrate the holiday season at their annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 16,...

Library Tree Sparkles

The Estero Island Garden Club has been busy spreading Christmas cheer via beautifully decorated Christmas trees this week. On Monday morning, they converged on the...

Walter’s Groundcherry

Walter’s Groundcherry, Physalis walteri, a herbaceous perennial that is named after an 18th century botanist, Thomas Walter.   A relatively small plant, walteri barely reaches...

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