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Red, white or blue ‒ Lee County Domestic Animal Services has a pet for you

Lee County Domestic Animal Services will celebrate July with a red, white and blue adoption special. Throughout July, adult dogs and cats are designated “Red” and may be adopted for $10; puppies and small-breed dogs are designated “White” and may be adopted for $40; and kittens, ...

Springtime Farms opens inflatables water park

Springtime Farms and Landscaping has tried to be a family-friendly destination for shoppers since it opened four years ago. In addition to a vast array for plants, shrubs, vines and trees, it offers an Adventure Park with a petting farm, huge jumping pillow and more for kids. And now, the ...

Amateur radio operators hold field day

Amateur radio has gone high-tech, and the people operating these radios are getting younger and younger. This past weekend, many of those operators got together for their annual field day at the North Fort Myers Community Park, a 24-hour exercise that is made to simulate and practice what they ...

North traditional summer camp full

Summer camp at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center for elementary school children is at capacity with camp for middle schoolers filling rapidly. All 90 slots for the traditional camp are filled for the shortened five-week camp season that starts June 28 and ends July 30. For ...

Players Circle hosts hurricane seminar

Watching a hurricane seminar on YouTube or on Zoom isn’t quite the same as experiencing one in person. Last year, Zoom seminars was the only way people could learn how to prepare for a hurricane because of the COVID pandemic. On Wednesday, in a full Players Circle Theater, local ...

Rainy season showers bring needed relief

With Lee County reporting June rainfall totals thus far ranging from just shy of 3 inches at Gateway to more than 11 measured at the North Reservoir, rainy season is in full swing across Southwest Florida, bringing with it afternoon downpours and humid climates. Consistent showers and flash ...

North 6U Babe Ruth wins district title

The reason the North Fort Myers Babe Ruth program has been so successful the past few years is because of how they teach the kids to be competitive at an early age. The league’s 6U All-Star Team won the District 15 championship recently in a tournament played throughout Lee County (though ...

AMVETS commemorate Flag Day

When an American flag gets weathered and worn, it must be retired in a dignified way. It is the only time when flag burning is a good thing. On Flag Day, at the AMVETS Post 81 in North Fort Myers, members, their auxiliary and the North Fort Myers Fire & Rescue District combined for a noon ...

Lee County Amateur Radio operators ‘Field Day’ set for June 26 – 27

Members of the Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club will participate in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise from June 26 at 2 p.m.through June 27 at 2 p.m. at the North Fort Myers Community Park. The event takes place outdoors, is open to the public and everyone is invited to ...