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Guest Column: A Christmas Message to North Fort Myers

As we approach the end of a very unstable 2020, we all look forward to better things in 2021. However, during this past year, we as a community have managed to come together to help our fellow neighbor with sympathy and compassion in helping to ease the strain that 2020 has been placed upon ...

North Fort Myers Civic Association supports concept of Paradise Isle

Paradise Isle, the largest development project in the history of North Fort Myers, is ready to become a reality as the official Hearing Examiner dates for this project will commence on Wednesday July 29 and continue through Friday, July 31. The hearing for Paradise Isle will be held in the Lee ...

Guest Column: 20 Years of North Fort Myers Civic Pride

As we are at the midpoint of 2020, this year has not turned out to be what many of us could or would have expected or even imagined to this point. It has been a year full of trials, tribulations, and hardship amongst our country and our community. We have all endured these hardships ...

Letter from the Chamber president: Socially distant, always present

Unprecedented times.That's one of many phrases we are hearing on a routine basis lately, and we will persevere. I encourage everyone to take precautions, wash your hands, avoid contact with others as much as possible and prepare for at least 3 or 4 weeks of a different lifestyle until this ...

On the Water: Sheepshead more active when the temperature cools

This is peak season for the one fish around Pine Island and Southwest Florida that thrives during the cooler winter months -- the sheepshead (Archosaurs probatocephalus). Sheepshead are easily identified by their broad body with telltale black vertical stripes that many have renamed the convict ...

NFM Civic Association: Gearing up for Christmas, early and traditional

Even though it is the first week in June, Christmas is on tap as a major topic for the North Fort Myers Civic Association.Not only is the North Fort Myers Civic Association working on one Christmas project, we are actually working on two, with one of them taking place right now and running ...

NFM Civic Association: Lots of good information presented at hurricane seminar

The North Fort Myers Civic Association held our first Hurricane Seminar this past week in several years at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center as a free public service to the North Fort Myers community. The seminar was very well attended as well as quite informative in preparation for the ...

NFM Civic Association: Come out to the ballpark Saturday night

The North Fort Myers Civic Association will hold its second annual North Fort Myers Community Night at the Ballpark this Saturday night, April 27, at the Century Link Sports Complex.The West Palm Beach Cardinals take on the Fort Myers Miracle.Gates open at 5 p.m. The event begins at 6 ...