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From teacher to author

A teacher of 35 years shifted her career path after her husband became her inspiration to publish her first book. Theresa Corbley Siller, a North Fort Myers resident, said she has taught kindergarten, fourth grade and high school students in public schools, as well as kiddos at dance ...

Meet Your Neighbor

Wendy Murray became the executive director of the North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce during the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. But luckily, she was ready to take on the challenge. And she passionately believes in her community. “The governor ruled that the chamber was a ...

On the cusp

With planned development projects totaling in the billions, North Fort Myers may be pivoting to take its place among Lee County’s “destination” communities. Leading the way is a singular billion-dollar boon officials say will be a game changer for north county. After years of ...

Nisbet leaving Bayshore with legacy

Larry Nesbit stepped into the role of fire chief at the Bayshore Fire & Rescue District at a difficult time. It was 2008 and the local housing market was on the brink of collapse. When the dust settled, housing values (as well as the tax base) shrank by nearly 56 percent, meaning that very ...

Free hurricane seminar at the Shell Factory

After a two-year absence in in-person hurricane seminars, John Patrick, chief meteorologist with ABC-7, will highlight a free seminar being offered by The Shell Factory and Nature Park, 16554 N. Cleveland Ave., North Fort Myers, on Thursday, June 23, beginning at 10 a.m. The seminar will ...

Bayshore, North property valuations on the rise

Overall property valuations for the Bayshore and North Fort Myers fire districts have finally returned to levels they were at before the Great Recession in 2008 with both once again reporting increases. The estimated tax rolls at Bayshore increased 6.29 percent, from $458,066,646 to ...

LCSO gives update on homelessness in NFM

Panhandling at some of the busiest intersections of North Fort Myers has decreased dramatically, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. However, that doesn’t mean the issues associated with homelessness have gone away, as there are still many individuals who have not taken ...