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Music legend Charlie McCoy lifts Lover’s Key

February 12, 2020 Charlie McCoy is in the Country Music Hall of Fame in large part for his harmonica but as his performance at Lover's Key State Park Feb. 6 showed, his voice and guitar are not exactly second-fiddle. more »»

Boat speed limit change on Estero Bay draws ire of residents

February 6, 2020 John Russo and some residents at Bay Beach Lane are bewildered that in a county with the most manatee deaths, Lee County elected to increase the boating speed limit of an area past their development... more »»

Town Council candidate question of the week

February 6, 2020 Fort Myers Beach voters will fill three Town Council seats on Tuesday, March 17. Seven candidates are seeking the available seats on the five-member elected board. more »»

Council debates limits to hedges

February 6, 2020 Proposals from town staff which would limit fences to four feet in height and hedges and shrubs to six feet created a debate that nearly saw the passage of a new ordinance but is currently on hold... more »»

Some Twins players, prospects already hard at work

February 6, 2020 Catchers and pitchers don't officially need to report to the Twins facility at CenturyLink Sports Complex until Feb. more »»

New buildings proposed for Bay Oaks, ordinance hearing continued

February 6, 2020 Calling the current campus “inadequate and quite frankly obsolete,” Bay Oaks Recreational Campus Advisory Board Chair Betty Simpson introduced a proposal from the committee to the Fort Myers Beach... more »»

Tickets on sale for Lifeline Family Center Benefit Dinner

February 6, 2020 The annual Benefit Dinner for Lifeline Family Center is featuring a well-known preacher, who is sure to address a sold out crowd. "It's going to be really amazing," Lifeline Family Center, Inc. more »»

Pink Shell Resort creating memories at 70

February 6, 2020 Since the 1950s, the Pink Shell Resort has transformed from a collection of cottages at the opulent hotel property on Fort Myers Beach near Bowditch Point Park to three high-rise buildings with 205... more »»

Community Foundation ends first decade with trip back to Woodstock

February 6, 2020 With the group Jo List and Friends playing 1960s songs from groups like The Doors, dozens of Community Foundation members and supporters clad in tie-dye shirts celebrated the nonprofit organization'... more »»

Re-hearing on dune walkover postponed

February 6, 2020 At the request of the applicants who have proposed a 298-foot dune walkover on Fort Myers Beach, the town council's re-hearing has been pushed back to Feb. 18 at 9 a.m. more »»

Town Council candidate question of the week

January 29, 2020 Fort Myers Beach voters will fill three Town Council seats on Tuesday, March 17. Seven candidates are seeking the available seats on the five-member elected board. more »»

Margaritaville facing legal challenge, Town procedural re-do

January 29, 2020 Margaritaville faces a new pair of issues -- the latest response as part of an appeal by a Beach resident challenging the project and a proposed modification to a Town ordinance pertaining to public... more »»

Charlie McCoy brings lifetime of playing with the best to Lovers Key

January 29, 2020 The term “real McCoy” wasn't coined after country musician Charlie McCoy (though it's the name of one of his albums) but few artists can pull out the type of resume the guitarist and harmonica playe... more »»

Town sends parking lot owner back to drawing board

January 29, 2020 Key Estero Shops owner Carmen Naccarato came to the Town of Fort Myers Beach Council looking to prove his property was “grandfathered” into charge for parking, but the town council denied his plea. more »»

Francesco’s searches for new owner

January 29, 2020 Francesco’s Italian Deli & Pizzeria is not going anywhere for now. more »»

St. Raphael’s ringing in new year with iron bell

January 29, 2020 If you live around Williams Street you may have heard the sound of a bell Sunday mornings over the past month. more »»

Boats, seafood, market mix at Lovers Key

January 29, 2020 To really feel like you found something new at the boat show and seafood festival benefitting the Friends of Lovers Key and Bonita Springs Rotary Club, you had to visit Rudi Weber’s waffle and ice... more »»

Art Association Paint Around raises money for student scholarships

January 29, 2020 It’s been a month of showcasing for the Fort Myers Beach Art Association from its “Art Divine” show to its current “Not the Status Quo” winter show and most recently a “Paint Around” which raised... more »»

Dune walkover battle returns

January 29, 2020 The Town of Fort Myers Beach Council agreed Jan. 21 to hold a re-hearing Feb. 3 for the proposed 298-foot long dune walkover which it rejected in November after years of legal wrangling. more »»

Lee County led state in manatee deaths in 2019

January 22, 2020 Lee County led Florida in an unfortunate statistic in 2019 by a large margin: manatee deaths. more »»



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