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What happens next for city?

For the next several days, the city is going to mourn the sudden passing of Cape Coral Mayor Joe Coviello. His death has already had an impact, as the retreat at the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village scheduled for Thursday and Friday has been postponed to a later date. But the task ...

Mayor’s death stuns the city: ‘… truly a sad day for Cape Coral’

The sudden death of Mayor Joe Coviello, who passed away early Wednesday due to an unexpected medical incident, has left many in the city of Cape Coral in shock in the wake of his sudden passing. Coviello, 65 and a 20-year resident of the Cape who was heavily involved in the community, was ...

Pilot Club of Fort Myers, CCPD to hold shredding event Jan. 23

The Pilot Club of Fort Myers and the Cape Coral Police Department are cooperating in holding a shredding event Saturday, Jan. 23.  The event will be held at the Cape Coral Police Department, 1100 Cultural Park Blvd., between 9 a.m. and noon. Individuals will be on hand to help drivers unload ...

CCPD investigating home invasion robbery

The Cape Coral Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred in the overnight hours. At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 14, four armed masked suspects forced entry into a home in the 3600 block of Embers Parkway. The suspects battered the victim ...

Cape Coral Mayor Joe Coviello passes

Cape Coral mayor, Joe Coviello, died this morning. The city has issued the following statement: It is with profound sadness and grief that we confirm that Mayor Joe Coviello passed away unexpectedly today. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Diane, his two sons, Ross and Alex, and ...

Mayor’s death stuns a city: ‘… truly a sad day for Cape Coral’

The sudden death of Mayor Joe Coviello, who passed away early Wednesday due to an unexpected medical incident, has left many in the city of Cape Coral in shock in the wake of his sudden passing. Coviello, 65 and a 20-year resident of the Cape who was heavily involved in the community, was ...

1,800 COVID-19 vaccine doses claimed in minutes Wednesday

The 1,800 extra doses of COVID-19 vaccine available this week to those 65-plus or frontline health-care workers were claimed via toll-free number in minutes.  According to county officials, the state’s vendor, Tidal Basin, reportedly received roughly 35,000 calls per second once the ...

House impeaches Trump

Exactly one week after the House floor was stormed by as crowd that descended on the Capitol, fought through Capitol Police, smashed windows and ransacked offices in a violent desecration that left five dead, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for his alleged ...

City Council postpones two-day retreat

Update: In the wake of the death of Mayor Joe Coviello, the city has postponed the City Council retreats scheduled for today and Friday, as well as the executive sessions that were to preceed the public meetings: According to the city website: JANUARY 14, 2021 POSTPONED - City Council ...