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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

This Week

Bike & Pedestrian Committee Hosts 1st Forum

The Master Plan Jacobs Engineering and Alta Planning & Design hosted the initial forum for public input for the first-ever Bicycle and Pedestrian master plan...

Planting Time!

This week third grade students of Beach School planted their new raised garden beds with fruits and vegetables with the help of Coach Heather...

Wild Sage

A few weeks ago in this column I railed against the exotic Shrub Verbena (L. Camara) for its bad invasive behavior. This week I...

LPA Approves Surplus Parking Code

An effort to wrangle the madness that is Fort Myers Beach visitor parking took another step Tuesday morning when the LPA unanimously approved changes...

Candidate Forum

February 2 In the first public candidate forum for candidates running in the March Town Council election, all five candidates offered answers to some tough...

Pelican at the Pier

Harmony Bond shared this photo of a pelican in flight at the pier with us. Thanks Harmony! If you would like to share an...

Fort Myers Beach Town Council

Ask the Candidate In preparation for the March 7th election, the Sand Paper contacted Town Council candidates with a question regarding a topic of interest...

Garden Club News

On Feb 6th the Garden Club held a well attended meeting at the library to hear Debbie Hughes from the Edison Ford House discuss...

Carolina Sea Lavender

The Carolina Sea Lavender (Limonium carolinianum) resides on the floor of the Preserve's highly saline Black Mangrove Forest. The Sea Lavender is a herbaceous...

Beach Keepers Clean-up

The 2nd Annual Beach Keepers Beach Clean-Up was held on Sunday, February 5th, drawing over 180 Islanders and visitors. Together they collected about 400...

New P&R Director Lays Out Goals

De Palma Unplugged “One of the things I found most attractive about this job during the interview process was how involved and how much passion...

Fort Myers Beach Got Talent!

That’s not a question – it’s a declaration! This island is loaded with talent and next Saturday, Feb 18th, it will be on display...

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February 2017

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