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Remembering those who serve

Each and every year, Americans pay tribute to fallen military members on Memorial Day — a time to remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting for our country. In the veteran-rich community of Southwest Florida, and Cape Coral being a Purple Heart City, ...

Ceremony to commemorate lives lost on the USS Nimitz

A Memorial Day tradition now in its fifth year, a special tribute to those that served on the USS Nimitz will take place at a Cape Coral museum dedicated to preserving history and assisting local veterans. The Brotherhood of Heroes Military Museum & Library on Saturday will host an ...

More than 150 volunteers turn out for annual Burrowing Owl Census

Members of the community flocked to the cause this past weekend to help count the Cape Coral's official city bird. The sixth annual Burrowing Owl Census, put on by the Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife, spread throughout the Cape where more than 150 volunteers helped get a better idea of how ...

Lighthouse of SWFL to celebrate 50 years

In 1974, a place was created for the blind and visually impaired to meet and socialize and meet new people with the same issues as them. That place, then known as Visually Impaired Persons (VIP) of Southwest Florida, would slowly morph into one of the most important places for those needing to ...

Firefighter turns avocation into buzzy business

A Cape Coral firefighter and paramedic is also a beekeeper and bee removal entrepreneur. Matt Anderson, a Bookelia resident and avid outdoorsman, finds watching the pollinators fascinating. His interest blossomed with his first hive, and he is now licensed and insured in bee removal as the ...

Lighthouse of SWFL has new executive director at the helm

Amy Singer has spent most of her life immersed in the nonprofit sector, starting an at earlier age than most. She was just 8. Now, she will use that passion to help one of Southwest Florida’s most important resources for the blind and visually impaired. Lighthouse of SWFL, a vision ...

Wide variety of art on display at Cape Coral Library through June 27

The Art Gallery of the Cape Coral Library, at 921 S.W. 39th Terrace, highlights many different examples of creativity in the current exhibit that will remain in place through June 27. There’s something for every person, young and old, to enjoy. The walls of the gallery hallway feature ...

Rehabilitated great horned owl released in Cape Coral

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, in collaboration with Peace River Wildlife Center, released a great horned owl back into its natural habitat on Sunday, May 12, at approximately 4 p.m. in Rosen Park, Cape Coral, according to a joint announcement by Tricia LaPointe, executive ...