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Firefighters raise money for MDA

March 22, 2017 Firefighters throughout Southwest Florida gave people the boot this past weekend… for a good cause. more »»

Oops... E9 has accidental fledge

March 22, 2017 Usually, 10 weeks is a little early for an eaglet to fledge. And that rule of wing proved true for E9, Southwest Florida’s favorite eaglet, last wee. more »»

Chamber scholarships available for area high school seniors

March 22, 2017 North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Foundation offers scholarships to high school seniors. more »»

Food & Farm Fest deemed a success

March 22, 2017 Who thought you could make such awesome food with ingredients many people never knew existed? Thousands of people converged upon the ECHO farm in North Fort Myers on Saturday for its 26th annual Foo... more »»

Shell Factory celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

March 22, 2017 Four years ago, a group of friends in a pickup truck went out to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, not as a way to celebrate the Irish as it was to celebrate life. They ended up at the Shell Factory. more »»

Under 20 awards: Young artists recognized

March 22, 2017 Students from high schools in Cape Coral, North Fort Myers and Lehigh are among those who were recongized at the annual ArtFest Fort Myers event held last month. more »»

Car show, auction, hits civic center

March 22, 2017 For years, promoter Rob Maglothin, had dreamt of holding his car event at a location such as the Lee Civic Center. When the opportunity presented itself, he jumped at it. more »»

Artists co-op to open at Weaver’s Corner

March 22, 2017 Being a local artist is not easy: Travel the circuit, work the flea markets — all while paying a lot of money and dealing with a lot of rules and regulations that can make it even tougher. more »»

Dance teacher looks to start tap classes

March 22, 2017 The Lee County Parks & Rec Department has been trying for months to get a tap-dancing program started at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center. more »»

Shell Factory’s St. Paddy’s event has become an annual hit

March 15, 2017 Four years ago, the Shell Factory decided to hold a small celebration for St. Patrick’s Day, and it was a humble hit. Today, the St. more »»

ECHO Food Festival set for Saturday

March 15, 2017 For the past 26 years, the ECHO Global Food and Farm Festival has been about much more than just the food. It has focused on sustainable living and agriculture as well. more »»

Two North teachers win Golden Apples

March 15, 2017 The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools surprised six teachers in their classrooms Friday to announce their being recipients of the prestigious Golden Apple award, considered to be the highest... more »»

Take a hike! At the Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve

March 15, 2017 Once a month during the tourist season, people pack up their sun visors and bottles of water and head out to the Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve to see what nature has to offer Lee County and... more »»

Lawhon’s roots run deep in the community

March 15, 2017 It is known for its great hamburgers and its sausage and gravy. It is also known for being pretty much in the same location for about as long as most people can remember. more »»

Beer and bacon fans find dream menu

March 15, 2017 With more than 85 varieties of craft beer from 25 breweries and bacon in many different forms and varieties, it was a win-win for fans of both. more »»

Babcock Ranch to hold Founder’s Festival Saturday and Sunday

March 10, 2017 Residents hoping to get a look at the new town of Babcock Ranch will have that opportunity this weekend during a two-day Founder’s Festival event to be held at the site of the quickly growing... more »»

Crowther looks to qualify for nationals

March 8, 2017 Margo Crowther promotes rodeos, she breeds horses, and she is a wife and mother of two children. For some, that would be more than enough. But Crowther has a major goa. more »»

Beer, bacon in the spotlight at civic center

March 8, 2017 Like chocolate and peanut butter, beer and bacon are two great tastes that go great together. more »»

Fair winds down in style

March 8, 2017 Whether the 93rd Southwest Florida Lee County Fair set attendance records is still out however it was still a great 11 days, featuring wonderful weather and numerous attractions that kept attendees... more »»

Strawberry Festival exceeds expectations

March 8, 2017 There was great music, even better strawberry shortcake, and it resulted in just what the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church wanted — it got the community out. more »»

Bayshore Cafe & Pizza has new ownership

March 8, 2017 Peter Bordeau and his nephew, Tom, gave themselves a nice Christmas present this year: a new restaurant. more »»


Palm Harbor Apartments Senior Friendship Lunch Program March 24, 2017

Palm Harbor Apartments hosts a Senior Friendship Lunch Program Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. to noon. Free blood pressure checks every Friday also from 11 a.m. to noon. A non profit organization and a HUD subsidy apartment community for resident over 62 years young. more »




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