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Plans for $40 million parks complex gets nod

A plan to bring a $40 million YMCA complex to Cape Coral moved forward Thursday. Cape Coral City Council unanimously agreed to enter into a memorandum of understanding with YMCA of Southwest Florida, Inc. to bring a competitive-sized pool, gyms and other amenities to Lake Meade Park in the ...

Lee County Solid Waste drop-off site on Topaz Court temporarily closed

Lee County Solid Waste’s Topaz Court Annex, where residents drop off items such as unused paint and other household chemical waste, will be temporarily closed this afternoon and Thursday, June 6. Residents are asked to hold onto their items and check back at www.leegov.com/solidwaste or on ...

DeSantis: Be prepared

With the Atlantic Hurricane season having kicked off June 1, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Fort Myers Tuesday morning to preach preparedness. "We prepare for the worst and hope for the best," DeSantis said. "It doesn't matter what the forecast is. A lot of them aren't right. People said ...

City, YMCA look to partner on $40 million parks complex

A possible partnership between the city of Cape Coral and YMCA of Southwest Florida, Inc. could bring a $40 million parks complex to Cape Coral, including a competitive-size swimming pool. Cape Coral City Council will decide Wednesday whether to pursue a Memorandum of Understanding with the ...

CCPD investigating incident deemed attempted murder-suicide

A shooting that left one man dead and a woman wounded is the result of an attempted murder-suicide, Cape Coral police said today. Officers responded to a home in the 1400 block of Southwest 4th Court just before 8 p.m. Sunday in reference to a shooting, Cape Coral Police Department officials ...

Local and state pols react to Trump verdict

The conviction of former President Donald J. Trump on all 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in a Manhattan courtroom Thursday brought rebuke from local and state Republicans who saw the jury's decision as political. Trump, who said he is innocent, called the proceedings “a ...

Caloosahatchee Bridge to close tonight

The Caloosahatchee Bridge project — a new pedestrian sidewalk — will close the entire bridge beginning tonight through Aug. 11, forcing motorists to take different routes to get across the river. Improvements will be made from First Street to North Key Drive on U.S. 41 over the ...

School’s out: ’23-’24 school year wraps up today

More than 100,000 students will kick off their summer break when the final bell for the 2023-2024 school year rings today. School District of Lee County spokesperson Rob Spicker said the official enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year, including charter schools, was 102,791 students. Not ...

Four arrested after CCPD investigates drug activity near daycare

Four individuals were arrested Wednesday on multiple drug charges after Cape Coral police received complaints of drug activity near a daycare and other businesses. The Cape Coral Police Department’s Narcotics Unit opened an investigation related to a home at 1343 S.E. 16th Place after ...

Trump found guilty on all counts

Former President Donald J. Trump has been found guilty of 34 counts of falsifying business records, each a first degree felony. The jury delivered its verdict in a Manhattan court Thursday afternoon. Trump, who said he is innocent, called the proceedings “a rigged, disgraceful trial” ...