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Cape Coral City Council retreats postponed

In the wake of the death of Mayor Joe Coviello, the city has postponed the City Council retreats scheduled for today and Friday, as well as the executive sessions that were to preceed the public meetings: According to the city website: JANUARY 14, 2021 POSTPONED - City Council Executive ...

Pilot Club of Fort Myers, CCPD to hold shredding event Jan. 23

The Pilot Club of Fort Myers and the Cape Coral Police Department are cooperating in holding a shredding event Saturday, Jan. 23.  The event will be held at the Cape Coral Police Department, 1100 Cultural Park Blvd., between 9 a.m. and noon. Individuals will be on hand to help drivers unload ...

CCPD investigating home invasion robbery

The Cape Coral Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred in the overnight hours. At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 14, four armed masked suspects forced entry into a home in the 3600 block of Embers Parkway. The suspects battered the victim ...

Cape Coral Mayor Joe Coviello passes

Cape Coral mayor, Joe Coviello, died this morning. The city has issued the following statement: It is with profound sadness and grief that we confirm that Mayor Joe Coviello passed away unexpectedly today. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Diane, his two sons, Ross and Alex, and ...

Mayor’s death stuns a city: ‘… truly a sad day for Cape Coral’

The sudden death of Mayor Joe Coviello, who passed away early Wednesday due to an unexpected medical incident, has left many in the city of Cape Coral in shock in the wake of his sudden passing. Coviello, 65 and a 20-year resident of the Cape who was heavily involved in the community, was ...

Trump impeached after Capitol riot in historic second charge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office. With the Capitol secured by ...

McConnell blocks quick Trump trial, unsure how he’ll vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday blocked a quick Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump but did not rule out that he might eventually vote to convict the now twice-impeached president . A spokesman for McConnell, R-Ky., said McConnell ...

House impeaches Trump

Exactly one week after the House floor was stormed by as crowd that descended on the Capitol, fought through Capitol Police, smashed windows and ransacked offices in a violent desecration that left five dead, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for his alleged ...

County to provide additional 1,800 vaccines

The Florida Department of Health and Lee County govern-ment announced on Tuesday that there is enough vaccine supply to schedule about 1,800 additional appointments Thursday and Friday, Jan. 14 and 15, at the site near Southwest Florida International Airport for seniors and frontline healthcare ...

Calendar Girls to present first Donuts and Dancing Friday

The Calendar Girls will present the first Donuts and Dancing from 8-10 a.m. this Friday, Jan. 15, Jaycee Park. The event is part of a free community performance in support of Southeastern Guide Dogs. Donuts and Dancing will feature free coffee and donuts courtesy of Bennett’s Fresh ...