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A Message From The Churches of Fort Myers Beach

The Pastors and churches of the Ministerial Association of Fort Myers Beach would like to offer the following statement to our members, our town leaders and all citizens:We take pride in our commitment to meeting the needs of our community that fall within our areas of ministry, whether those ...

Happy Holidays Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding areas!

By MATT LOVEWe conclude "The Fire Marshal's Twelve Days of Christmas" withOn the ninth day of Christmas the Fire Marshal gave to me, nine coloring pencils to develop a home safety plan for my visiting loved ones:Knowing two ways out of every room in the house is important for families to ...

The Fire Marshal’s 12 Days of Christmas Safety

Santa has arrived at Macy's in New York City, signaling the official start of the holiday season.This installment of our ongoing service and education series is dedicated to your local Fire Marshal, Executive Assistant Fire Chief Ron Martin, who oversees all of our Life Safety and Prevention ...

November’s Shoreline Spotlight: The beach is back

Now the beach has the appearance of a return to normality.The dolphins are back to frolicking, and large flocks of migrating sea and shore birds are coating the sand bars.I really wanted to write about the resilience of our beach, the fun and energy that our wildlife brings to our island and ...

What a Catch: Captain Dave’s fishing tips

Captain Dave's Fishing Tip #1: To increase your chances of catching fish, try dropping a chum bag out in front of your boat. In deeper, faster moving water, tie a chum bag 20' or 30' in front of your boat, on the anchor line: This helps spread chum better through the water column, which brings ...

At the Library:

The week's events- Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 10:30 a.m., in Children's area- Windows 10, Wed., 10:30 a.m. Pre-register.- Book Discussion, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. Pre-register.Sea shell craftsIf you enjoy working with shells watch for classes to be scheduled in ...

Pet Pals: Island pets seeking forever homes

Find A Home Give A Home is an all volunteer not for profit cat and dog rescue organization on Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Our mission is to assist needy cats on Fort Myers Beach with spaying and neutering, medical care, food and finding permanent responsible homes to go to. We do rescue dogs ...

At the Library: Look to the library for books and activities

The week's events:- Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m.. Preschool Story Hour in Children's area.- Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Gems and Their Stories- Monday, Sept, 17, 1:30 p.m. Hummels in 2018. Pre-register.- Tuesday, Sept. 18, 10:30 a.m. Book DiscussionArtist of the MonthOn exhibit are the ...

September’s Shoreline Spotlight

Red, brown and neon green not exactly the colors one has in mind when dreaming of coastal Florida. The summer of 2018 will be remembered as a toxic brew of Red Tide, brown discharges from Lake Okeechobee, and Blue Green algae. This 'perfect storm' had troubled our waters since July, wreaking ...

From the Fire Chief

Hello Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding areas!Recently we have found that most of our community is aware of the core services provided by the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department in responding to fire, medical and other emergencies. However, over the years our organization has ...