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Sun Splash Family Waterpark lease approved

The city of Cape Coral has entered into a 30-year lease for the operation and maintenance of Sun Splash Family Waterpark. The public-private partnership will be profitable to the city, which has subsidized the facility for years, officials said. ProParks, which runs many similar style ...

Oktoberfest

After a year off due to the pandemic, it’s that time of year once again when Cape Coral’s ode to the largest beer and funfair festival in the world takes place for two weekends of jubilation: Oktoberfest. The best way to describe the feeling that captures the essence of Oktoberfest is ...

Superintendent compensation range approved

The next superintendent of the School District of Lee County will receive between $250,000 to $265,000 in salary. Interim Superintendent Dr. Ken Savage was offered a salary of $209,000. His total compensation is $293,000. The school board held a meeting Wednesday with consulting firm Ray ...

Remembrance at Jaycee Park

A community remembrance in memory of those lost to overdose will take place next week at Jaycee Park in Cape Coral. The vigil, put on each year by the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida, takes place on Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. Attendees can memorialize those they have lost ...

Skyline Elementary rocks the school

For the past year and a half, schools across Lee County have faced new challenges as a result of the pandemic that have tested teachers and students alike. Now, right here in Cape Coral, Skyline Elementary is looking to bring fun back to learning and inspire teachers through a day known as ...

Junior League of Fort Myers Hosts ‘She Is…. A Women’s Conference’

On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Junior League of Fort Myers will host “She Is....,” its first women’s conference focused on celebrating women who have persevered, triumphed and navigated adversity in life. Four motivating speakers will share tools women can use to tackle their personal ...

Calusa Waterkeeper welcomes Botty as its new executive director

The board of directors of Calusa Waterkeeper recently announced the appointment of Trisha Botty to the position of executive director. Botty brings a wealth of advocacy, government and nonprofit experience to the organization, which is dedicated to the protection of clean water in the ...

Cape police searching for missing woman

At 11:14 a.m., the Cape Coral Police Department issued an alert for a woman who is listed as missing/endangered. Police reported that Patricia Denison was last seen in Cape Coral Wednesday, Oct. 20. She is described as a white female standing 6 feet tall, weighing 160 pounds, with reddish/brown ...

November programs set at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library

Next month’s roster of activities at Cape Coral Lee County Public Library offers topics for all ages. The following activities are free to the public: Adult Programs Medicare Open Enrollment -- Information Session 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 2 Learn about your Medicare options, how to save ...

Beekeeper to speak at next CCFW Zoom meeting

Beekeeper Ben Giddins is the featured speaker for the Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife November monthly meeting. He started keeping bees in Australia in the 1990s, Giddins currently has several registered beehives at his home, and will be expanding with additional hives located at the nearby ...