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The ole ball game

May 20, 2017 The Fort Myers Beach Little League finished out its 2017 season with a few swings on its home field. more »»

Lee County Sheriff's Office investigating racist graffiti

May 19, 2017 The Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers put the word out yesterday for help in tracking down a person or group of people responsible for racist graffiti in Bonita Springs. more »»

District 3 Commissioner Larry Kiker to hold one-on-one meetings with constituents

May 19, 2017 Lee County Commissioner Larry Kiker has scheduled a series of meetings to hear what his constituents have to say. more »»

Fort Myers Beach Council votes in support of July 4 fireworks

May 17, 2017 In a relatively uncontentious discussion, the Fort Myers Beach Town Council unanimously decided to approve the Fourth of July events and agreed to pay a portion of the event. more »»

Saving history

May 17, 2017 Who needs Breakfast at Tiffany’s when you could have breakfast at the beach? Lee County has been the home to many notable figures, and Fort Myers Beach could get a taste of old Hollywood fam. more »»

Community Foundation donates to local organizations, scholarships

May 17, 2017 On May 10, the Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation followed its annual tradition of awarding both academic scholarships and charitable giving to island students and organizations in need. more »»

Let’s talk turtles

May 17, 2017 As part of a new series of programming through the Mound House, residents got the chance to grill a biologist about local environmental issue. more »»

Students show the love

May 17, 2017 Teachers at Fort Myers Beach Elementary School got well-deserved treats for a week. more »»

Mayor sits in the hot seat

May 17, 2017 Some islanders got the chance to ask questions — and voice their frustrations — during the monthly Estero Island Taxpayers Association meeting last wee. more »»

Mile One: Done

May 17, 2017 It's been a long process, but Segment 1 of the ReFresh Estero Boulevard Project — from Crescent Street to Lovers Lane — is now substantially complete. more »»

Business to business

May 17, 2017 The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce's monthly guest speaker wasn't an island businessowner, but she had a clear message for the beach. more »»

05.15.17 Meeting Minutes

May 16, 2017 • Fourth of July: Council approved a contract with Garden State to provide this year's fireworks and agreed to help pay for a portion of the event, with the FMB Fireworks Committee promising to pay... more »»

Runners trot to the beach

May 16, 2017 There’s nothing better than a dip in the Gulf after a 3.1-mile race. more »»

Beachside traffic catches Council headlights

May 10, 2017 After receiving continuous complaints from residents, council members are trying to get answers about beach vehicular traffi. more »»

Governor signs SB-10

May 10, 2017 A week following a supportive approval by the Florida House, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 10 into law. The bill was signed Tuesday, May 10. This bill authorizes $1. more »»

Planning is in power

May 10, 2017 Comprehensive planning is on the minds of the Fort Myers Beach Town Council. more »»

Q&A with Dexter Norris, Mound House Environmental Educator

May 10, 2017 Dexter Norris, 28, is a native Ohioan who has been in Lee County for the last three and a half years. more »»

05.10.2017 Community Corner

May 10, 2017 05.10.2017 Community Corner   Through Your Eyes: Melinda Cochran Local wildlife photographer Melinda Cochran captured this bright flash of blue at Lovers Key State Park. more »»

Battle on the Blueway returns to Fort Myers Beach

May 10, 2017  The third annual Battle on the Blueway returns Saturday, June 10 to Crescent Beach Family Park, 1100 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach. more »»

12th Annual Turtle Trot set for Saturday

May 10, 2017 Ready to run? Fort Myers Track Club is hosting the annual fundraising 5K, the 12th Annual Turtle Trot. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Lovers Key group. more »»


English country dance lessons May 23, 2017

Learn the social dances of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries during English country dance lessons at Wa-Ke Hatchee Rec Center (16355 Summerlin Road) every Tuesday, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dress is casual, and be sure to wear flat shoes with non-slip sole. more »




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