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Public meetings will soon be held for Elementary School Proximity Plan

By MEGHAN BRADBURY news@breezenewspapers.com Parents soon will have an opportunity to weigh in on the School District of Lee County's proximity plan for elementary school attendance. Stakeholders have been meeting since September to come up with scenarios for what is being called the ...

CCPD investigates reported late-night shooting incident in Northeast Cape

Cape Coral Police officers responded to a home in Northeast Cape Coral Thursday night after several shots were reportedly fired into the residence from a vehicle. Thursday, at approximately 11:45 p.m., officers responded to a home in the 100 block of Northeast 23rd Street. The residents ...

Cape Council to address its legislative agenda

The Cape Coral City Council will have a full agenda at its monthly workshop meeting Monday. The council will discuss, among other things, its proposed state and federal agendas, where the board will identify key priorities for which the city can state its position in a consistent message and ...

Question of the Week, Week 16: Water quality

Each week through the General Election, 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: Water quality is ...

200 new trees added along Cape roadways

More than 200 trees were planted in southeast Cape Coral over the weekend as part of an ongoing initiative to keep the Cape green as development continues. Non-profit volunteer organization Future Forestry saw 50 volunteers, including 25 from Cape Coral High School’s Key Club, turn out ...

Three arrests made in vandalism at Gulf Coast Baptist

Cape Coral police have arrested a pair of 12-year-olds and an older teen in connection with vandalism at Gulf Coast Baptist Church. The two girls, one from Cape Coral, the other from North Fort Myers, and 17-year-old Hannah E. Wolfe of Cape Coral each have been charged with burglary and ...

Lee Clerk of Courts reopens Cape Coral office for services by appointment

Lee County Clerk Linda Doggett this week announced the Cape Coral office will resume services by appointment starting Oct. 26. Appointments at the government center will be available between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Cape Coral residents may schedule an ...

Droves of Lee voters cast their ballots early

More than 200,000 ballots have been cast in Lee County in the ongoing early voting period as the country inches closer to the polarizing Nov. 3 General Election. As of Thursday evening, the voter turnout throughout the county topped 41 percent as lines formed outside of Early Voting election ...

Lee sees ‘slow rise’ in COVID cases

Local health officials on Thursday addressed the growing number of COVID-19 patients being treated in the community. Lee Health President and CEO Dr. Larry Antonucci said the county’s leading healthcare system over the last few weeks has seen “a slow rise in both our positivity rate and ...

DeSantis loosens restrictions at long-term care facilities

Gov. Ron DeSantis was in Fort Myers on Thursday to announce a loosening of restrictions regarding visits to long-term care facilities. At a roundtable at Amavida Living, DeSantis said he was ordering the Department of Emergency Management to remove the prohibition on nursing home visitations ...