Monday, September 24, 2018

This Week

EITA Hosts Water Meeting

The Estero Island Taxpayers Association will host a special meeting on our water issues on Thursday, September 27 from 2-4pm at the Beach Baptist...

Gore, Boback Support Patton- Sunshine, Ethics Questions

The defendants of a lawsuit do not usually sit down for a few friendly drinks with the plaintive and offer support for the lawsuit....

Chamber Examines Water Quality

FGCU’s Parsons: It’s Complicated Water quality issues, from Red Tide to Blue-Green Algae, have plagued Fort Myers Beach for close to two months, decimating its...

Water Conditions Fort Myers Beach, September 19, 2018

Red Tide: The mid-week Sept. 19, 2018 Florida Fish & Wildlife Report continues to show Red Tide along 135 miles of Southwest Florida coastline...

Biz Buzz, Fort Myers Beach

  Fort Myers Beach Bowl, Billiards & Sports BarAnother beach icon has undergone ownership change in recent weeks. The Beach Bowl and Pelican Arcade on San...

Thanas Drops Bombshell, Attorney and Magistrate Want Out

The Town of Fort Myers Beach Management & Planning Session was humming along on Thursday, September 13, until its next-to-last Agenda item, “Replacing the...

Longhorn False Reinorchid

Visited a site last week with a small population of the terrestrial Longhorn False Reinorchids, Habenaria quinqueseta. The quinqueseta is a perennial herb that...

#OneLee Supports Beach Business

Coastal Lee County communities, including Fort Myers Beach are facing the worst September in many years as months of Red Tide, preceded by Blue-Green...

Bay Harbour Hearing Concludes, Decision in Several Months

The controversial Bay Harbour Marina Village proposed residential and commercial development before the Lee County Hearing Examiner continued for a third session on Monday,...

Margaritaville Work Continues

What’s happening with TPI-FMB/Margaritaville Fort Myers Beach? That has to be the most asked question, other than something about Red Tide, on the beach...

Water Conditions Fort Myers Beach, Sept 12, 2018

Red Tide: The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Red Tide mid-week report on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, did not bring much-hoped-for good...

Divided Council Confirms New Attorney, 2018-19 Budget Fireworks

A divided Fort Myers Beach Town Council barely confirmed Thomas Thanas as the new Town Attorney, effective Friday November 9, after a discussion over...

Food Bank Wednesdays

Harry Chapin and Chamber of Commerce volunteers ready the Harry Chapin Food Bank truck for their weekly stop on Fort Myers Beach offering food...

Vets Club of America Raises Money for Fallen Officer

The Vets Club of America #1 on San Carlos Blvd, known as the “Lil Club” held a fundraiser on August 26th for the family...

EITA Resumes Meeting Schedule, Potpourri of Items in Group Discussion

“Welcome back,” exclaimed Beverley Milligan, the Executive Director of the Estero Island Taxpayers Association (EITA) at its meeting on September 11, at the Beach...

Spanish Daisy Sneezeweed

Another Spanish named plant that is not at all related to last week’s Spanish Stopper. The Spanish Daisy Sneezeweed, Helenium amarum, belongs in the...

September 11 Memorial

The community’s 9/11 Memorial at Fire Station 33, was the site of a September 11 Memorial Service on Tuesday morning, hosted by the Fort...

Fire Board Budget, Tentative Approval

During their first Public Budget Hearing on Monday, September 10, 2018, the Board of Commissioners of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department gave tentative...

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