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Pizza Cutter off to great start despite COVID

news@breezenewspapers.com You would think that it would be a crazy idea to open a pizza parlor in the middle of a pandemic. But these are crazy times, and the Pizza Cutter, located at 5660 Bayshore Road #30, at the Foxmoor Plaza, opened its doors around Labor Day, and after a slow start has ...

Veteran to get free landscaping work

news@breezenewspapers.com A local veteran is going to have his yard transformed as a thank you for his service from the community in which he lives. Cape Coral based Joshua Tree Landscaping, through the owner of a local retirement community, is paying it forward to Howard Horton, an ...

Civic association to return meetings to rec center

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Civic Association held its last meeting at the Chamber of Commerce welcome center at the Shell Factory last week. The organization will return to the North Fort Myers Recreation Center in time for its Dec. 8 meeting, although there will be some ...

Florida voters approve phased-in minimum wage hike

nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com Florida voters approved an increase in the minimum wage, one of four state constitutional amendments passed out of six on Tuesday. The minimum wage will increase to $10 per hour on Sept. 30, 2021. The minimum wage would increase by $1 per hour each year after ...

Builders Care provides NFM man with new A/C

news@breezenewspapers.com North Fort Myers resident Jon Smith lived without an air conditioning unit for 15 years. This, though, can be a problem as you grow older and have some health issues. Monday, Smith got the surprise of his life when the Lee BIA Builders Care came to give him the ...

Career certifications a graduation option in Lee

news@breezenewspapers.com The Lee County School District offers more than 80 Career & Technical Education programs for high school students, and has expanded to offer programs for fifth grade and middle school students. Adult & Career Education Director Rita Davis said she was ...

Marketing firm lives up to its name

news@breezenewspapers.com Richard Feldman spent more than 20 years running his company in Long Island, New York. Then he was “guilted” to come to Southwest Florida. Today, Simply Dynamic helps companies market their products and services from a creative standpoint, helping them with ...

Shell Factory hosts authors, anti-bullying events

news@breezenewspapers.com Inside the Shell Factory store, a group of local authors spread out to introduce customers to their work, from children’s books to tales of the zombie apocalypse. Meanwhile, at the Nature Park, children were learning about the importance of treating others with ...

NFM Chamber reopens welcome center

news@breezenewspapers.com Since March, the North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce welcome center has been closed to the public. Its volunteers, many of them up there in years, have stayed home. On Thursday, the welcome center at the Shell Factory officially reopened with a small get together ...

Shell Factory to host Nam Jam

news@breezenewspapers.com On Sunday, the Shell Factory & Nature Park will officially get back in the full swing of things as its event season officially kicks off while following safety guidelines. Nam Jam, a salute to all military veterans, especially those who served during the Vietnam ...