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Cape officials: Efforts under way on the water quality homefront

August 7, 2018   Every time Cheryl Anderson talks about the blue-green algae crisis in Cape Coral, she gets a little emotional. As a member of Friends of Cape Coral Wildlife, that may stand to reason. more »»

End of Watch: Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller laid to rest

August 6, 2018 Hundreds of family, friends and fellow first responders filled Germain Arena Monday to celebrate the life of fallen Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller. more »»

Congressman Rooney asks White House to declare State of Emergency for toxic algae crisis

August 6, 2018 Congressman Francis Rooney has sent a letter to the White House calling on the administration to formally declare a State of Emergency for Florida in the water of as pair of toxic algal blooms. more »»

Temporary detours at Christa McAuliffe Elementary and Mariner Middle/High Schools due to Utilities Extension Project

August 6, 2018 The city of Cape Cape Coral has announced access to the following schools will be temporarily impacted by the North 2 Utilities Extension Project: · Christa McAuliffe Charter Elementary... more »»

Mayor meets with Rubio rep on water issues

August 3, 2018 Cape Coral Mayor Joe Coviello says the city needs help getting businesses affected by the historic algal bloom sliming city canals back on track. more »»

Lee County launches webpage to update residents, property owners, businesses on algae response

August 3, 2018 Lee County today launched a webpage that will allow residents, property owners and businesses to keep up to date on the response to red tide in the Gulf of Mexico and blue-green algae in the... more »»

City Manager names interim assistant city manager, economic development manager

August 3, 2018 Cape Coral City Manager John Szerlag has filled two key administrative positions with existing employees who will work "out of title" on an interim basis. more »»

Services set for fallen police officer

August 2, 2018 Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller will be honored and remembered at a service to be held Monday at Germain Arena, a Southwest Florida venue large enough to house the expected turnout of... more »»

Manatee deaths from red tide on the rise

August 2, 2018 A woeful sight was captured by many Army Corps of Engineer meeting-goers at the Cape Coral Yacht Club when a deceased adult female manatee was pulled from the Caloosahatchee Tuesday. more »»

Fundraisers continue for fallen officer’s family

August 2, 2018 Those in the Southwest Florida community who cannot pay their respects to Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller, yet would still like to contribute to his memory and support his family, can... more »»

Army Corps reviews storage project for north of Lake Okeechobee

August 2, 2018 Restoring the Everglades is a multifaceted, multi-project undertaking. Even though the Everglades is south of Lake Okeechobee, part of the restoration effort is occurring north of the lake, to. more »»

Corps presents Lake O water storage project

August 2, 2018 Restoring the Everglades is a multifaceted, multi-project undertaking. Even though the Everglades is south of Lake Okeechobee, part of the restoration effort is occurring north of the lake, too. more »»

Cape’s budget workshops to begin

August 2, 2018 Cape Coral City Council will hold two budget workshops next week in conjunction with the city’s Budget Review Committee. more »»

Back-to-school tax-free holiday starts today

August 2, 2018 Families can keep a little extra cash in their pockets with the tax-free holiday this weekend. The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday will run from Aug. 3-5. more »»

Cape man charged with second degree murder

August 2, 2018 A Cape Coral man has been charged with second degree murder following a shooting behind his home Tuesday. Gerald . more »»

Man, arrested, accused of assaulting girl

August 2, 2018 A Fort Myers man has been arrested in connection with the sexual battery of a 14-year-old girl in a Fort Myers Beach bathroom. more »»

School board approves $1.44 billion tentative budget

August 2, 2018 The Lee County School Board approved a tentative budget earlier this week of $1.44 billion dollars, a reduction from the previous budget of $1.5 billion. more »»

In-demand medical field training offered

August 2, 2018 In Southwest Florida, jobs in the medical field are in high demand, and not just surgeons and nurse. more »»

Critically endangered Goliath grouper among thousands of dead fish removed from Sanibel beaches in the last two days

August 1, 2018 Thirty Goliath grouper carcasses — a species listed as critically endangered — and two tarpon were among the thousands of dead fish collected on Sanibel beaches in the last two days. more »»

Dead fish dotting shoreline of beaches on Captiva

August 1, 2018 While not to the extent of Sanibel and other beaches, Captiva is also experiencing fish kills. more »»



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