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Times Square project criticized by councilmember

Councilmember Jim Atterholt questioned the town's contracted engineering and design firm as to whether the view of the Gulf of Mexico would be impacted by new structures proposed at Times Square, as part of the town's renovation project. Paul Benvie, an engineer with DRMP, told the town ...

Banyai, Donalds fight for seat in Congress

The revelation this past week that Congressional candidate Byron Donalds (R-Naples) tested positive for COVID-19 shook the race in which the coronavirus has been a top issue with his opponent Cindy Banyai (D-Fort Myers). Donalds, a state house representative, revealed on Facebook that he ...

Walkover war of words continues

The lawsuit filed by Kurt Kroemer and Ed Rood against the state to gain quiet title to property behind their homes as part of their latest bid to build a 298-foot long walkover may not have been filed against the Town of Fort Myers Beach. That doesn't mean the Town of Fort Myers Beach Council ...

Coronavirus figures rise steadily statewide, locally

Lee County's new confirmed COVID-19 positives rose from 21,363 on Oct. 12 to 22,023 on Monday, an increase of 3% over the past week. That is a slight bump from the 2.8% increase in cases reported from Oct. 4 through Oct. 11, according to figures provided by the Florida Department of Health. On ...

Ivanka Trump rallies support for president in Fort Myers

President Donald Trump sent his top ambassador to Lee County Wednesday as daughter Ivanka Trump spoke in front of a crowd of several hundred supporters of the president at Top Rocker Field in Fort Myers. The event, five days after the president's visit to a private function in Fort Myers, ...

Matanzas Pass Bridge could be widened

A state project could widen the Matanzas Pass Bridge in 2022 while adding a new traffic signal at the Main Street intersection before the bridge, along with a new traffic oval on the Estero Island side of the bridge on Fort Myers Beach. Lee County Department of Transportation Director Randy ...

Ivanka Trump to stop by Fort Myers Wednesday

The campaign of President Donald Trump announced today that his daughter Ivanka Trump will be making an appearance in Fort Myers on Wednesday afternoon. The event will occur at Top Rocker Field at Six Bends off Daniels Interstate Court at 1 p.m. according to a press release from Donald J. ...