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Early voting begins Saturday

It’s officially election season. Early voting for the Aug. 18 Primary Election will begin Saturday, Aug. 8, and run through Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at select early voting sites in Lee County. In the August Primary Election, registered voters only can vote for ...

COVID cases top 510,000 in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there are 510,389 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida, an increase of 7,650 since FDOH's last update Wednesday morning. More than 104,100 test results were reported to the Department of Health on Wednesday, Aug. 5. Of those reported tests, 8.34 ...

Meet the candidates for U.S. House District 19

Primaries will be held Aug. 18 for the District 19 United States House of Representatives seat being vacated by Republican Francis Rooney. The candidate will serve a two-year term. The Republican field features nine candidates and the Democratic field will have two candidates. The ...

Sales tax holiday begins

While many around the state get ready to begin a school year like never before, the state is providing tax breaks on supplies throughout the weekend. The 2020 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The holiday begins ...

Adyn: Local brewery comes to aid of resilient Cape boy

If you were to describe 8-year-old Adyn Pickett with one word, it would be resilient. Adyn began his fourth round of treatment for leukemia this week at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. His family, who call Cape Coral home, recently found out that Adyn’s cancer ...

Bimini Basin Mooring field open house set for Tuesday

The city of Cape Coral will give residents an opportunity to see the progress being made on the Bimini Basin mooring field project. The city will hold its second public informational open house Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the city’s public works building at 815 Nicholas Parkway ...

Question of the Week, week 7: City Charter

Each week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. This week's question is: What changes, if any, do ...

Shelter milestone: 400 adoptions in four months

Just four months after opening its doors amidst a pandemic, the Cape Coral Animal Shelter is expected to find their 400th animal a new forever home this week. As of mid-week, the shelter has had 376 adoptions since opening March 19, including 160 cats and 216 dogs. “Despite everything, ...

Cape City Council faces item-packed agenda

The Cape Coral City Council may be in for a long night Monday. According to the agenda received, there will be 19 public hearings, with two of them being very familiar to those who follow city government regularly. There also will be a third item on the consent agenda that likely will ...

Paradise Isle hearing held

After several years and with delays and continuances, the planned Paradise Isle project came before the Hearing Examiner Wednesday and Thursday.  Paradise Isle representatives made their case Wednesday to Hearing Examiner Donna Marie Collins, addressing key issues such as building height, ...