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County to pursue parcel purchases for Littleton widening

news@breezenewspapers.com For the widening of Littleton Road to be completed, the county will need to acquire several parcels of land near U.S. 41. During Tuesday’s Board of County Commissioners meeting at the Old Courthouse in Fort Myers, it was to be determined whether the county would ...

CERT volunteers hone their skills

news@breezenewspapers.com Imagine this frightening scenario: A tornado tears through North Fort Myers, leaving a path of destruction that results in numerous casualties and causes the loss of electricity for thousands of people. This sequence of events was placed in front of dozens of ...

North senior communities get COVID vaccinations

news@breezenewspapers.com Senior residents at The Heritage and Windmill Village in North Fort Myers got something Monday they have been waiting for almost a year to receive — COVID-19 vaccinations. For many residents of both communities, it was a big day. Some of them have been unwilling ...

North High puts on ‘42nd Street’ at last

news@breezenewspapers.com It took nearly two full school years — through a pandemic and then some technical problems — but the North Fort Myers High School Drama Club successfully staged its production of “42nd Street.” The shows got better and better throughout the four ...

SWFL’s most famous eaglets ready to fly

news@breezenewspapers.com It’s been a scary at times, but Lee County’s most famous eaglets are growing up and are now nearly the same size as their parents. And in the next week or so, they are expected to branch and make their first flights from the nest on the Pritchett property off ...

Advocacy groups question voter revamp bills

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Florida lawmakers are working to overhaul the state’s vote-by-mail system as two Republican-sponsored bills from both the Senate and House advanced through committees this past week. The proposed changes would either eliminate or alter the way drop boxes ...

ECHO kicks off Discovery Series

news@breezenewspapers.com When ECHO was unable to hold its annual Food & Farm Festival this year because of the pandemic, they pondered how to safely replace the event. The decision was made to start something called the Discovery Series, a number of workshops designed to provide ...

North softball continues to roll

news@breezenewspapers.com When a really good young softball player decides on what high school she wants to attend, she often picks one with a successful program. And for the past several years, one of those schools has been North Fort Myers High. Because of School Choice, students have the ...