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Monday, June 26, 2017

This Week

Summer Camp at Bay Oaks

Island kids are enjoying their summer break, with many of them participating in Bay Oaks Summer Camp. There is a new camp each week...

Hurricane Prep 101, Town Leaders Plan For Worst

“I sat in a back corner of a room a lot like this in 1992, when I worked for Miami-Dade County,” related Roger Hernstadt,...

Millage, Employees, Stormwater, Parking

Council Tackles Tough Topics The Town of Fort Myers Beach Council covered a broad spectrum of tough topics Monday morning, June 19 at its final...

Historic Cottage Industry- One Moves, One Stays

The Estero Island Historic Society Museum and Nature Center is in two historic cottages at the Matanzas Pass Preserve at 161 Bay Road. Several...

Short-Lived Swamp Milkweed

Beautiful dancers- white petals moving slowly with a secret plan. The Short-Lived Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias perennis, shares the same common name with the A. incaranata,...

Council Continues Long-Range Planning

Mission With a Vision The Town of Fort Myers Beach Council hosted the second forum of its three-part strategic planning effort on Tuesday, June 20,...

Fire Board Welcomes New Firefighters, Chilson Promoted to Lieutenant

On Tuesday night, the Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District Board of Commissioners and Fire Chief Matthew Love welcomed four new firefighter/paramedics to the...

British Soccer Camp Trains Beach Players

The Fort Myers Beach Soccer Club hosted Challenger British Soccer Camp last week with Coaches Josh Hooper (Cardiff, Wales) and Jamie Hill (Dublin, Ireland)...

Be a Part of the 4th of July Parade!

The big 4th of July Parade is less than 3 weeks away. The time is now to enter your parade registration so you can...

Ostego Bay Summer Camp

Summer camp kicked off last week at Ostego Bay Foundation with kids enjoying fun activities on the docks and at the Marine Science Center...

Times Square Tradition in Peril

Sunset Celebration A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, there was no Times Square on Fort Myers Beach, and Estero Boulevard ran...

Gretchen Serrano, Artist Inspired by the Great Masters

If you want to see an original Vincent Van Growl, Pablo Pawcasso, or Salvador Doggie, head to the 3rd floor exhibit area of the...

County Proposes Re-Operating Bay Oaks

When people rate the Quality-of-Life aspects of Fort Myers Beach, every short list contains our beaches and water, great elementary school and dynamic public...

Beach Cottages May be Bound for Preserve

The house at 3360 Estero Boulevard is ready to be moved from its home of almost 100 years along Estero Blvd so that construction...

Sparkleberry

White bell shaped flowers brings springtime beauty upward toward the blue sky. Sparkleberry, Vaccinium arboretum, is a spreading shrub or a small tree with a...

Florida Fish and Wildlife & Town Host Turtle Lighting Seminar

“Our main focus is to have beachfront lighting that reduces the impact on nesting sea turtles, while maintaining safe property for people,” explains Tonya...

LPA Approves Revised Floodplain Rules

At their June meeting Tuesday morning, June 13, 2017, the members of the Local Planning Agency voted to approve revised wording on Floodplain Regulations...

reFRESH Estero Passes 1st Test

“Segment 1 of the reFRESH Estero Boulevard drainage passed with flying colors,” enthuses Kaye Molnar, spokesperson for the projects from Cella Molnar & Associates....

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