Saturday, February 16, 2019

This Week

Lori Zamniak Honored, Golden Coconut Award 2019

The Beach Kids Foundation of Fort Myers Beach bestowed its annual Golden Coconut Award for teaching excellence at the Beach Elementary School to 4th...

Noise Ordinance Rewind on Tap

Council Planning Session The Council for the Town of Fort Myers Beach hosted its Management & Planning Session on Thursday, February 7, where it discussed...

Candidates Face Tough Questions

EITA Public Forum The Estero Island Taxpayers Association (EITA) hosted a “Meet The Candidates” forum at Beach Baptist Church on Monday evening, February 11,...

Chamber Hosts Candidate Forum

Commotion By The Ocean For the second time in three days, the four candidates vying for the two seats in the upcoming March 5 Town...

EITA and the Friends of FMB PAC

Clearing the Air The Estero Island Taxpayer Association (EITA) hosted a “Meet The Candidates” forum for the four candidates for the March 5 Town Council...

Density, Disaster, Errant Canals

LPA & Council Brainstorm When the Fort Myers Beach Town Council and the Local Planning Agency sat down for a joint meeting Tuesday morning following...

Special Olympics Walkathon

Sign Up Now for Feb. 23 The Knights of Columbus 10318 Ascension Council has announced that they will host their inaugural Special Olympics Florida Walkathon...

Friends Book Sale

Don’t miss the Beach Library’s Book Sale this Saturday. February 16th and Sunday, February 17th from 9am-2pm. The Friends of the Library hosts a...

Ol’ Blue Eyes Packs the House

St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church’s newly-renovated Comfort Hall was packed Saturday night with smiles and great music for the special performance of “Sinatra: His Life...

Man of Earth, Beach Botany

The Man of Earth, Ipomoea pandurata, is a member of the Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory) family. A herbaceous perennial, Pandurata, is a reddish twining vine...

A British Invasion of the Musical Variety

Over 300 music fans enjoyed an evening of 60’s rock presented by The British Invasion Years in their February 7 Fort Myers Beach Friends...

Ask the Candidates

In order to help Island Sand Paper readers learn more about Town Council candidates, we have asked them to answer a series of questions...

Woman’s Club Gains Historic Recognition

Historic Preservation Board  At their Tuesday, February 12, 2019 meeting the Town’s Historic Preservation Board unanimously approved the Fort Myers Woman’s Club building for CHI2...

Wild Sage, Beach Botany

Previously in this column I’ve railed against the exotic Shrub Verbena (L. Camara) for its bad invasive behavior. This week I am writing about...

God’s Table Homeless Outreach

Community Cooperative Effort Following the January 20 murder of Fort Myers Beach Public Library Director Dr. Leroy Hommerding at the hands of a homeless man,...

Sheriff Marceno Speaks to Council

Citizen Involvement is Key Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno attended Fort Myers Beach Town Council meeting on Monday morning, February 4, first to address community...

Beach Book Brief

Title: Three Queens All In Author: John Giovanni Publication Date: October 26, 2018 Available at:  Amazon, barnesandnoble.com or by sending a $17 check to John Giovanni, 26324 Stonewall...

Columbus 1492 Expedition Replica on FMB

Tall Ship Nao Santa Maria Fort Myers Beach has seen a number of replica ships representing historical eras cruise into our waters. Now another famous...

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