Shell-lovers from all over the world make pilgrimages to Sanibel Island, which is considered one of the best shelling spots in the world. Sanibel’s beaches, protected by a broad underwater shelf perfect for gently receiving deliveries from shell-laden currents, are carpeted with tiny, perfect pastel coquinas and false angel wings. Collecting them has become a favourite pastime for many...
The City of Fort Myers, in conjunction with the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization, has developed a 5 minute online survey for bicyclists and walkers in Fort Myers. Your input is important for the update to the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, which was last refreshed in 2007. The City is seeking input on three questions : 'How can...
Lee County Sheriff
An Estero High School student was charged Friday with offences relating to weapon possession on school property and smuggling contraband into a detention facility. On January 10th, 2020, at 7:57 a.m., detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division responded to Estero High School in reference to a student in possession of a weapon on school grounds. Upon the...
Cape Coral city council is set to consider a plan tomorrow to allow restaurants to temporarily expand their outdoor dining areas. If approved, restaurants would be able to utilize outdoor spaces such as parking lots to make sure tables are properly spaced out and and comply with social distancing. "This would be a lifeline to allow us to create more room...
Youth and High School rugby has seen significant growth in Florida, with British and Australian expats starting up clubs that the High School and College players can now feed into. A barefoot beach rugby 7s competition in Fort Myers Beach is now in its 18th year. So how has Rugby gained such a healthy foothold in the Sunshine State? By...
Lee County Sheriff
On Wednesday this week, Sheriff Carmine Marceno proudly promoted some well-deserving members of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in a special ceremony to mark the event. After a short speech, Sheriff Marceno awarded John Morgan the rank of Sergeant, William Richard the rank of Lieutenant, and Brian Kyle the rank of Captain. The Sheriff's Office stated, "Each and every one...
It was scheduled to open in January, but permit delays and a global pandemic delayed the opening of SW Florida's only cat café to June. Last week, however, the Gulf Coast Town Center café was finally able opened its doors and welcome its first customers. The Cattyshack Cafe is a coffee shop and lounge with a separated area (Mulligan Room) dedicated...
Cape Coral Polic
The Cape Coral Police Department have confirmed via their website that they will be conducting a high visibility traffic enforcement operation on Friday December 6, 2019. According to Cape Coral Police, "This is part of our continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness, education, and emphasis on the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and...
Earlier this week, a man was seen diving into the fish tank at the Bass Pro store in Fort Myers. He managed to escape the tank and flee the store before employees could apprehend him, and although he was spotted on security footage, nobody was able to identity him. We have been sent a copy of the footage showing the...
The 2nd Annual Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival held on the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers is in full swing today, with a full programme continuing tomorrow.  The event is produced by Paragon Festivals in partnership with the Fort Myers River District Alliance. Festivities began yesterday and continue today until 10pm and tomorrow 11am-6pm. General admission is free. Visitors can...