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Inaugural Nautical Expo coming to the Lee Civic Center

news@breezenewspapers.com What started three months ago as an idea has morphed into one of the biggest events the area has seen since the start of the pandemic more than a year ago. It is going to be a very busy weekend at the Lee Civic Center as Nautical Mile Magazine presents the ...

North boys tennis doubles team goes to states

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers High School boys tennis team had one of its best seasons in years. They made it to regionals as a team after a runner-up finish in districts and, most important, sent its No. 1 doubles team to states in a bit of an upset. North finished ...

North rallies past Hollins in regional opener

news@breezenewspapers.com Taylor Rosciti hit an inside-the-park home run to highlight a three-run fifth inning as the North Fort Myers High School softball team rallied to defeat Dixie-Rollins 7-5 in the first round of the Region 5A-2 championship Thursday. At press time, North was set to ...

Summer campers welcome at Shell Factory

news@breezenewspapers.com The summer camp season is going to be a little shorter than usual, and Lee County Parks and Recreation is not going to be having field trips this summer. The Shell Factory & Nature Park, though, still plans on being open for those who attend camps for churches, ...

Pair of juvenile bald eagles released from CROW

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation for Wildlife released a pair of juvenile bald eagles in Cape Coral, on Friday after they recovered from wing injuries and malnurishment. The first eagle was rescued on March 13 after it fell from its nest in Bokeelia, Florida. The nestling was underweight and ...

Watermelon celebrated at 31 Produce

news@breezenewspapers.com 31 Produce celebrated its inaugural Watermelon Day Saturday, a homage to the start of the watermelon season in Southwest Florida and the colorful fruits, seed and seedless. Attendees could even vote which one they liked best. Paige Greenwell, manager at 31 ...

MPO citizen advisors express SR 31 concerns

With the expected building boom coming in Babcock Ranch, the only major road to get to it will need to be dramatically improved. However, the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Citizen Advisory Committee expressed some concerns about how the State Road 31 project has been ...

North holds on for fifth straight title

news@breezenewspapers.com Kendell Wylie wasn’t her typical dominating self in the pitching circle, but she more than made up for it at the plate. Wylie hit two home runs and drive in five as the North Fort Myers High School softball team hung on to defeat Charlotte 9-8 in the District ...

Kids learn better in classrooms

news@breezenewspapers.com Kids learn better in school classrooms, data collected by the School District of Lee County shows. Although distance learning proved to be effective in some areas, numbers presented to the School Board of Lee County last week pointed towards the “face-to-face” ...

Neighbor to go exclusively online at end of month

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Neighbor will publish its final weekly print edition on Wednesday, May 26, giving way to an expanded lineup of news, lifestyle and marketing products for readers and advertisers. The local news coverage residents have become accustomed to will ...