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Facing an uncertain future, Cultural Park Theater is going virtual to raise funds

June 4, 2020 Despite not being able to perform for an in-person audience, members of Cape Coral’s preeminent community theater are taking their talents to a virtual platform in hopes to fundraiser amidst the... more »»

Bar owners ready to open their doors

June 4, 2020 With Gov. Ron DeSantis’ announcement of Phase 2 of his “Safe. Smart. more »»

CCPD announces contractor fraud arrests

June 4, 2020 The Cape Coral Police Department on Tuesday announced the arrests of Louis . more »»

School superintendent appoints reopening task force

June 4, 2020 Looking ahead to the new school year, School District of Lee County Superintendent Greg Adkins has appointed a PreK-12 Education Pandemic Response Task Force. more »»

School district moves ahead with hirings for new year

June 4, 2020 The school district is currently on track of hiring teachers as they have been in previous years. Chief Human Resource Officer Dr. more »»

Cape residents to pay more, get more, in trash collection

June 4, 2020 Trash collection is something many people take for granted. You put the trash out on Tuesday evening and by the time you get home from work on Wednesday, the trash receptacle is empty. more »»

Cape Coral to consider building permit fee reduction

June 4, 2020 High building fund reserves has the city of Cape Coral considering a reduction in its building permit fees. more »»

Administrative investigation sustains management fault in handling of city payroll tax problem

June 3, 2020 An administrative investigation into the city of Cape Coral's Finance Department ordered in the wake of a payroll payment snafu that led to more than $420,000 in IRS fines and penalties has sustaine... more »»

UPDATED: COVID-19 in-patient case average up in Lee County

June 3, 2020 Health officials on Wednesday told of a “new normal” in Lee County when it comes to COVID-19 cases. President and CEO of Lee Health D. more »»

DeSantis opening bars, movie theaters

June 3, 2020 Starting Friday, the reopening of bars and movie theaters will be allowed in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday. more »»

Back to School Immunizations: DOH-Lee plans weekend immunization clinics

June 3, 2020 The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is reminding parents of kindergartners, seventh graders, out-of-state, transfer, and college students to make sure their children’s... more »»

Speaking out: Peaceful protests crop up in Southwest Florida in wake of killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer

June 2, 2020 As cries ring out across communities nationwide for equality in the form of protests, local civil rights organizations, community members and law enforcement leaders are speaking out regarding the... more »»

Lee County encourages qualifying small businesses to act now to get PPE supplies; distribution site to close at end of week

June 2, 2020 Lee County Government will close its Personal Protective Equipment distribution site for small businesses at the end of this week and is encouraging qualifying businesses to apply now. more »»

Tropicana Park  development plans move forward

June 2, 2020 After weeks of debate and dissension, Cape Coral City Council has moved forward with development plans for Tropicana Park. more »»

Cape Coral bulk item drop off event planned for June 13

June 2, 2020 The city of Cape Coral is partnering with Waste Pro to offer Cape Coral residents another free “Bulk Item Drop Off Event” on Saturday, June 13. Collection hours will be from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. more »»

City approves new contract with Waste Pro

June 2, 2020 The Cape Coral City Council on Monday voted to approve a long-term contract with the city’s trash collector, which will increase costs to taxpayers in the short term, but provide what officials say... more »»

Lee County Commission candidate explains controversial email

June 2, 2020 Announced Lee County Commission candidate Steven “Sonny” Haas said Saturday he is not guilty of describing the district he hopes to represent in terms he admits could be construed as racially charged. more »»

Lee Health drafting plan to resume in-hosptial visitations

June 1, 2020 As COVID-19 continues to impact the country and community, local health officials are searching for a way to safely resume in-hospital visitations President and CEO of Lee Health D. more »»

'Summer BreakSpot' meal program begins June 1

May 29, 2020 The School District is transitioning from the Grab & Go meal service to the annual Summer BreakSpot program on Monday, June 1. more »»

Estimated taxable property valuations mostly up countywide

May 29, 2020 With just a few exceptions, taxable property valuations are up throughout Lee County, according to preliminary estimates released by the Property Appraiser's Office Friday morning. more »»

Hernandez named Cape's top choice for city manager post

May 29, 2020 Cape Coral City Council has selected its candidate of choice for the city's top administrative position. more »»


Mahjong club shows some tiles June 8, 2020

Mahjong club shows some tiles The Purple Dragon Mahjong Club that plays at the Island Plaza Shopping Center, 15675-1 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, is having the following events open to the public. more »




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