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DeSantis announces Florida’s participation in Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday announced the State of Florida has submitted confirmation to the United States Department of the Treasury that it will take part in the Emergency Rental Assistance Program established under the federal COVID-19 relief legislation signed into law in December. The program will provide $1.4 billion in emergency rental assistance to Floridians, of which it is anticipated that more than $850 million will be administered by the State of Florida. Cities and counties with a population of 200,000 and greater will receive funds directly from the United States Department of the Treasury for the program. While final allocations have not yet been released, it is anticipated that more than $850 million will be provided to the State. Households meeting the following criteria will be eligible for assistance: • Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a ...

Decision on Judd Creek delayed to April

Teresa Ann Botton-Edwards, 52, of North Fort Myers, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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Obituaries

Teresa Ann Botton-Edwards

Teresa Ann Botton-Edwards, 52, of North Fort Myers, passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

Letters to the Editor

Guest Commentary: Grateful to have served

As my time serving Southwest Florida in Congress comes to a close, I would like to take a moment to reflect on what we have accomplished these last four years. One of my main reasons in running for Congress, and my most important focus, has been on developing a bipartisan commitment to ...

Business

NFM Chamber raring to go in 2021

news@breezenewspapers.com The plans for North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce 2.0 pretty much went up in smoke in 2020, courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, with 2021 now here, the chamber is getting ready to try once again to bring itself to a new level. Wendy Murray, executive ...

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Local Columns

Guest Column: A Christmas Message to North Fort Myers

As we approach the end of a very unstable 2020, we all look forward to better things in 2021. However, during this past year, we as a community have managed to come together to help our fellow neighbor with sympathy and compassion in helping to ease the strain that 2020 has been placed upon ...