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High school graduations step off Thursday

Cape Coral High School and Oasis High School seniors will be the first to step across the stage and receive their diplomas as part of the Class of '24. Both schools' graduations will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 16, although the locations are different. Oasis High School's ceremony will ...

City awarded $25 million utility grant

A $25 million grant is up for approval by the Cape Coral City Council Wednesday night, which would benefit the current North 1 UEP project. Councilmember Tom Hayden said the $25 million will go towards the current UEP project as a refund for property owners, which could be a couple thousand ...

Family members accused of threatening witness released on bond

Three family members accused of interfering with a teen homicide investigation by threatening a witness have been released from the Lee County Jail. The mother, father and aunt of Christopher Horne Jr., the second of two teens arrested in the homicide of 15-year-old Kayla Rincon-Miller, who ...

Keep Lee County Beautiful holds cleanup events

Keep Lee County Beautiful reported taking part in 26 litter cleanups countywide in April as part of Earth Month, including their annual Great American Cleanup and Global Youth Service Day.  The organization announced that 395 volunteers removed approximately 3,334 pounds of trash and debris ...

Lee County MPO to hold public hearing

The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization Board will hold a public hearing on May 17 at 9 a.m. in Room 118 at the Lee County Administration East Building, at 2201 Second St., Fort Myers, to consider adopting the fiscal year 2024-25 and 2025-26 Unified Planning Work Program. The UPWP is ...

North Fire District unveils flag disposal box

It’s hard to believe that North Fort Myers has never had a public place for people to dispose of old, retired American flags. That all changed on Friday, when the North Fort Myers Fire District unveiled a flag retirement box in a small ceremony including local dignitaries representing ...

Local USA Dance chapter to hold dance Saturday in Cape Coral

USA Dance Cape Coral-Fort Myers Chapter #6049 will be holding a dance with live music by "The Three Gents" this Saturday, May 18, from 7-9:30 p.m., at Rhythm in Motion Dance Studio, 912 Del Prado Blvd., S., Cape Coral. The cost is $20, members and non-members. Snacks will be ...

‘Boom Zone’ tickets on sale; July 4th headliner announced

Big announcements have been made and special tickets are now on sale for the Cape’s annual ode to Independence Day. Limited “Boom Zone” tickets are now on sale for Cape Coral’s Red, White, & BOOM! Fourth of July extravaganza, giving individuals and families a more catered to ...

Proposed fees for Lake Kennedy protested

The Cape Coral City Council Chambers were filled with pickleball and tennis athletes, each of whom shared the same sentiment Wednesday: The proposed membership fees for the Lake Kennedy Racquet Center are too expensive and the booking fee is ridiculous. Council did not disagree that the ...

Cape chef named Steak Master champ

A Cape Coral chef has bested the rest and claimed the title of being a nationally recognized “grill master” after coming out on top in a field of thousands. Cape Coral’s Jacob Montgomery, head chef at Cape Coral’s LongHorn Steakhouse, has reached elite grilling status, taking first ...