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Today’s Mussels-Tarpons game postponed

FORT MYERS - Today's game between the Mighty Mussels and Tampa Tarpons has been postponed due to inclement weather at Hammond Stadium. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader Sunday, June 5, that will begin at 12 p.m. Both games will be seven innings. Gates will open at 11 a.m. ...

52 arrested in Lee County drug bust

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office seized nearly a kilo (2.205 pounds) of cocaine, more than a kilo of meth, and a half kilo of fentanyl totaling more than $100,000, resulting in the arrest of 52 individuals. At a press conference on Thursday, Sheriff Carmine Marceno said hundreds of hours of ...

Wet weather projected as National Hurricane Center predicts first named storm

The National Hurricane Center is predicting a 90% chance the first named storm of the 2022 season could form Friday, eventually impacting parts of South Florida. As of the 2 p.m. update from the NHC on Thursday, forecasters stated there is a low pressure system near the Yucatan Peninsula ...

City welcomes new Economic and Business Development officer

The city of Cape Coral has hired a new Economic and Business Development officer. T. Sharon Woodberry began her new post in the City Manager’s Office on Tuesday. She is part of the city’s Executive Leadership Team. Woodberry will oversee the Office of Economic and Business Development ...

Free food, fun for children over summer break

This summer, the City of Cape Coral’s Parks & Recreation Department will team up with the School District of Lee County and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to host a Summer BreakSpot Kickoff event at Paul Sanborn Park at 2310 SE 3rd St. on Tuesday, June 7. The kickoff event will ...

Semi-truck crash crash closes portion of I-75, Alico Road

UPDATE: At 11:24 this morning, the FHP reported that the northbound right and center lanes of Interstate 75 are back open. The northbound left lane on Interstate 75 (on top the overpass) and westbound lanes of Alico Road remain closed as the cleanup and assessment process continues. ORIGINAL ...

Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday set for May 28 – June 10

Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2022 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday begins Saturday, May 28 and extends through Friday, June ...

Cape woman charged with planting of ‘hoax bomb’

Cape Coral Police reported that on Wednesday, May 25, the department’s Special Investigations Unit made contact with Tracy Marie Adeline Carter, 39, at her residence at of 1902 S.E. 12th St., upon the probable cause established in an active warrant for her arrest for violating F.S.S. ...

Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins May 28

Florida’s 2022 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins May 28 and runs through June 10. Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the expanded tax holiday passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron ...

Message to parents from the School District of lee County

New Superintendent of Schools Christopher S. Bernier sent a message to parents and guardians late Tuesday night in the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas: May 24, 2022 Dear SDLC Family, It is with a heavy heart that my first communication to you, as Superintendent of Schools, is in ...