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Paradise Isle hearing held

After several years and with delays and continuances, the planned Paradise Isle project came before the Hearing Examiner Wednesday and Thursday.  Paradise Isle representatives made their case Wednesday to Hearing Examiner Donna Marie Collins, addressing key issues such as building height, ...

Public open house set for Bimini Basin Mooring Field design options

A public open house will be held to share the final two design options for the Bimini Basin Mooring Field in Cape Coral will be held Tuesday, Aug. 11. This meeting is at the Public Works Building at 815 Nicholas Parkway, E. The city announced that there will be no formal presentation at ...

Sears building in North Fort Myers coming down

The demolition of the old Sears building at Merchants Crossing Shopping Center is under way. Much of the building has been demolished, with bulldozers taking it down from the back and moving forward. Before long, the long-vacant building will be gone, soon to be replaced by a mixed-use ...

Women of Distinction Lee County holds gala

After a months long delay due to COVID-19, women leaders around the county were honored last Friday night for their work in many areas of service.  Women of Distinction Lee County, “a group of dynamic women volunteers focused on building a stronger community in Cape Coral and throughout ...

State to prioritize testing for those with symptoms

The Florida Department of Emergency Management on Tuesday announced that beginning today, Aug. 5, that state-supported drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites will prioritize testing for symptomatic individuals, individuals age 65 and older and children under the age of 18. This includes the testing ...

LeeCARES still delivering assistance funds

Financial assistance from the LeeCARES program operated by the Lee County Government through the CARES Act approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump, is still available to individuals and businesses. The program, which kicked off in May with $57.5 million allotted out of ...

Lee Commissioners approve agreement for LeeTran mobile fare system

The Lee Board of County Commissioners has approved an agreement that will allow riders to use a new mobile app to both plan their trip and pay fares with their mobile device. The mobile app will be developed by SBX Corp. The app is expected to be available in November, allowing riders to ...

Free walk-up COVID-19 testing begins today

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County, in partnership with Lee County Government, is providing free walk-up COVID-19 testing throughout Lee County during the month of August. Testing is scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 9 a.m. and will continue, weather-permitting, ...