Tuesday, April 7, 2020

This Week

Fort Myers Beach Carry-Out

Updated: 1pm, April 6, 2020 This list of restaurants offering carry-out has been confirmed by the Sand Paper as of the date above. Some offer...

No Rentals Through June 26

Council Amends Restrictions On Friday, April 3, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council held its 4th Emergency Meeting since March 18 related to the coronavirus...

#WeAreFMB, Gift Cards to Hospitality Workers

While the entire nation is the grips of the coronavirus pandemic, it is hard to imagine a workforce community harder hit by the crisis...

Announcements

Stay-at-Home The entire state of Florida is now under a Stay at Home order issued by Governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday, April 1 and effective...

Beach Baptist, Feeding the Hungry

The good folks at Beach Baptist Church on Fort Myers Beach are taking the bible exhortation to “feed the hungry” and running with it...

Mayor Answers Questions About Town Actions

“Proud of Our Community” The Fort Myers Beach Town Council on Monday, March 30, enacted its newest emergency measure against the coronavirus pandemic, the suspension...

Mound House Friends Deliver

If you are sick, self-quarantined because you have coronavirus exposure or at high risk, or self-isolating for your own reasons, The Friends of the...

Be Counted – Census Day April 1st

Data Crucial to FMB The United States Constitution mandates a Census of the nation’s population every 10 years, to determine the number of seats each...

Town Closes Hotels for 90 Days

Clearing the Town For the third time in less than two weeks, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council held an Emergency Meeting on Monday afternoon,...

Vacation Rentals Suspended

Checkpoints in NW Florida Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Friday afternoon, March 27, that he was suspending all vacation rentals in the state for...

Seatbelts and Social Distancing

From the Fire Chief Hello Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding communities. Navigating a world-wide pandemic is like nothing we have experienced. Like you,...

Newton Family Bible

Town Receives Edison Gift The Town Council Meeting held Friday, March 13, will go down in the history of Fort Myers Beach as one of...

Incident Responses Down

Fire Dept. Thanks Town March 25, 2020 Town Manager Hernstadt: Hello Sir, I would like to share with you some information and ask that you please consider...

Park Welcome & Discovery Center

On Track for 2021 Opening On Monday, March 23, Governor Ron DeSantis ordered the indefinite closure of all Florida State Parks, including Lovers Key State...

Fort Myers Beach Streets Empty

Local Pandemic Timeline The streets of Fort Myers Beach are mostly vacant. There is no line of cars creeping north each afternoon; no cluster of...

Mayor Speaks to FMB Visitors

Please Stay Home! Friends, neighbors, visitors, If you are considering coming to Fort Myers Beach for vacation or recreation, we respectfully ask you to stay home....

Announcements

Who’s Open? Current list of restaurants on Fort Myers Beach are open for carryout service. No Print Issue The Island Sand Paper will not be printing a...

Cancellations, Resources, #WeAreFMB

Fort Myers Beach Note: This list will be updated as we learn of additional FMB area postponements and cancellations. With most venues closed and events...

Editorial

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Sand Life Magazine March 2020