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North High to give musical another go

news@breezenewspapers.com Last year, the North Fort Myers High School Drama Club was getting ready to put on its rendition of the classic musical “42nd Street” when the pandemic forced the show to be cancelled. This year, with all the sets and costumes and choreography ready, it made ...

Health officials urge continued vigilance

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com While COVID-19 vaccine availability for all who wish to receive it is on the horizon, residents must continue to be vigilant when it comes to spreading the virus to protect the most vulnerable population, health officials said. In a media call last week, Lee ...

North student earns Golden Futures scholarship

news@breezenewspapers.com Kassandra Cooper has dreamed of being a music teacher her entire life and, perhaps, even teaching alongside her parents in the community she loves. This past week, the North Fort Myers High School student took a huge step toward that dream by becoming one of two ...

St. Paddy’s Day at Shell Factory biggest yet

news@breezenewspapers.com One year after holding one of the most cautious St. Patrick’s Day celebrations as the COVID-19 pandemic started gearing up, the Shell Factory held what could be considered one of the most successful. Thousands came throughout the day for a celebration full of ...

‘Dog Show Extravaganza’ at Civic Center

news@breezenewspapers.com Hundreds of dogs were groomed to the max this past weekend at the Lee Civic Center as breeds from all over gathered for a weekend of competition, indoors and out, at the Greater Fort Myers Dog Club hosted the Dog Show Extravaganza. After spending the last several ...

Pondella Bingo looks to rebound post-COVID

news@breezenewspapers.com Pondella Bingo has been in existence for so long that nobody knows exactly when it opened, which is believed to be sometime in the 1970s. But when the pandemic hit, the hall at 959 Pondella Road looked as though it could be headed for an eventual demise. ...

‘The Dog Show Extravaganza’ returns to Lee Civic Center

news@breezenewspapers.com The Lee Civic Center will play host to man’s best friend — 1,800 of them — this weekend as The Greater Fort Myers Dog Club presents “The Dog Show Extravaganza” sponsored by Powerhouse Dog Supply. The three-day event, from Friday through Sunday, will include ...

Dozens speak out on SR 31 expansion

news@breezenewspapers.com Expanding State Road 31 to four lanes could have a serious impact on the one main landowner on the east side of the road by possibly forcing him to close down one or more of his businesses. On the west side, the project could result in the installation of unwanted ...

Littleton/Kismet realignment made official

news@breezenewspapers.com It had been a long time coming, and maybe long overdue, but officials from Cape Coral and Lee County cut the ribbon for the newly constructed Littleton Road-Kismet Parkway realignment last week. The Lee County Board of County Commissioners and Cape Coral Mayor ...

North baseball turning the corner

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers baseball team had its five-game winning streak snapped Friday, losing to unbeaten powerhouse Canterbury at Joey Cross Field. The Red Knights are now 6 and 5, thanks to the painstaking patience of their coach and the excellent progressing play ...