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Update: Chiquita lock back in full operation

Update: As of 4:09 today, the Chiquita lock is now fully operational. Original post: At 1 p.m. today the Chiquita lock will be closed as repairs continue, city officials said Wednesday. There will be a crew on site with a diver in the water working on the lock. Source: City of Cape Coral

Crews to dredge in North spreader near Sirenia Vista Park

Crews will begin dredging the North spreader canal near Sirenia Vista Park on Monday, Nov. 22. The spreader will be passable during the process, however, boaters are cautioned to keep a safe distance from the dredge itself, city of Cape Coral officials said. Dredging will be from the ...

Veterans Day parade to close Cape Coral Parkway for six hours on Thursday

Cape Coral Parkway will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, for the Veterans Day Parade. All lanes between Coronado Parkway and Del Prado Boulevard South will be closed. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes and allow extra travel time to avoid delays. The ...

Midpoint Bridge closed 6-9 p.m. for Veterans Day run

The Midpoint Bridge will be closed between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, to accommodate the annual Midpoint Madness Veteran's Day 5K. Motorists are asked avoid the area and seek alternate routes during those times.

Chiquita lock down due to mechanical failure

Due to a mechanical failure the Chiquita lock is down as of Tuesday afternoon. The lock doors will be open and boaters may pass at their own risk, city of Cape Coral officials said, adding boaters are advised to utilize the red light/green light function while transiting, to determine when it ...

49th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show starts Thursday

The 49th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show once again takes over the historic downtown riverfront, Nov. 11-14. From Centennial Park to the Fort Myers City Yacht Basin, boats of all styles and sizes will be displayed on land, indoors and in the water. Hundreds of accessory exhibits feature ...

LCSO seeks information on whereabouts of teen and infant

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing and endangered Lehigh Acres teen and her daughter. Jareline Mojica, 16, and Kailini Mojica, approximately 6 weeks, were last seen on Nov. 7 at their residence on 13th Street Southwest in Lehigh ...

Gobble Wobble 5K Sign Up event moved to Sunday

The Gobble Wobble 5K Sign Up event at Mercola Market has been moved to this Sunday, Nov. 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the first-ever Mid-Cape Farmer’s Market. Save $5 on your race registration, plus receive a complimentary event hat while supplies last. The sign-up event was originally ...