Tuesday, December 18, 2018

This Week

Beaches Gateway Village, TPI Readies Housing Project

Most people know that TPI Hospitality is the driving force behind the Margaritaville Resort it hopes to one day construct on the beach side...

Short Term Rental Ordinance

Residents Receive Warning Letters Nearly 400 residents and businesses received an early Christmas card from the Town of Fort Myers Beach – Code Violation Notices...

Spirit of the Holidays, Auction a Success

The 19th annual Beach Kids Foundation Spirit of the Holidays Dinner & Auction enjoyed a full house and a successful evening of fun and...

Estero Island Garden Club, Demonstration on Orchids

Join the Estero Island Garden Club on January 7 at 9 a.m. at the Fort Myers Beach Woman's Club on Sterling Avenue for a...

Donation Helps Historic Society

Shamp Artwork Honors Bassett At the Estero Island Historic Society's annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 8, Fort Myers Beach Town Council member...

Sean DePalma Resigns

Parks and Rec Head Departs in January January 9 may be a melancholy day for Sean DePalma, the Parks & Recreation Director for the Town...

Beach Vendor Variances OK’d, Cottage Designated Historic

In January 2016, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council passed a Beach Furniture Vendor Ordinance which specified that all permit applications must be submitted...

Fire Marshal’s 12 Days of Christmas- Part 2

Happy Holidays Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding areas! During the Holiday Season your local Fire Marshal has composed a little song titled...

Attorney, Times Square and TDC Council Covers Diverse Agenda

The Town Council of Fort Myers Beach held its monthly Management & Planning Session on Thursday, December 6, covering a wide range of items....

Lovers Key Hosts Groundbreaking

Welcome & Discovery Center It would be hard to imagine a better beginning to the “Welcome & Discovery Center,” the first indoor facility in the...

New Fire Board Selects Officers, Wood Fire Board Chairman

A special Fort Myers Beach Board of Fire Commissioners meeting in late November saw the swearing in of two new fire commissioners, John Bennett...

Coastal Plain Honeycomb Head, Beach Botany

The Coastal Plain Honeycomb Head, Balduina angustifolia, is a perennial herb that grows to 3 to 4 feet high. A thick main stem grows...

Big Carlos Bridge, Council Requests 24-Foot Span

The Town Council of Fort Myers Beach hosted an unusually short and crisp 97-minute session on Monday, December 3. The big news occurred near...

Art Shows At FMBAA Gallery

The 2018-2019 season is off and running at the Fort Myers Beach Art Association Gallery. Following the Paint the Beach Plein Air Art Festival...

Fire Marshal’s 12 Days of Christmas

Happy Holidays Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding areas! Well, Santa has arrived at Macy’s in New York City, signaling the official start...

New Preserve Friends Welcomed, Matanzas Pass Preserve

“Tonight is all about recruiting new members to ‘The Friends of Matanzas Pass Preserve (MPP),’” said Jim Rodwell, an MPP Board member at the...

Library Children’s Tree

On Monday morning, a group of Beach School students came to the Beach Library to assist the Estero Island Garden Club (EIGC) in decorating...

FMB Yacht Club Turns 65

A celebration of this milestone will be held by the club on December 8, 2018 – the 65th anniversary of their founding. Another celebration will...

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