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Council to get update on unlicensed contractors

Cape Coral City Council will get an update on unlicensed contracting at its meeting Wednesday. Staff will present an overview of enforcement and education efforts during the council workshop set to begin at 3 p.m. Many unlicensed workers get much of their business from advertising on ...

Groundbreaking set for Friday at Cultural Park

Slowly, but surely, the new parks the city of Cape Coral promised to its residents as part of a $60 million GO bond are beginning to take shape. Last week, the city broke ground on Gator Circle Park in the northeast section of town, and this Friday, the next groundbreaking will take place as ...

Shell Factory & Nature Park’s Nam-Jam set for this Sunday

The Shell Factory & Nature Park will host its Fifth Annual Nam-Jam on Sunday, Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located at 16554 N. Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers, the veterans-oriented event features live music and entertainment, food for purchase, specials for veterans, and a tribute to ...

Lee Health seeks blood donations

Lee Health is seeking blood donations to help replenish supply levels. Current blood supplies are critically low, and Lee Health’s blood centers are in urgent need of donors. As home to the region's only trauma center, it is vital that the system’s blood supply remains at healthy levels ...

CROW treating an American kestrel and armadillo

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is treating an armadillo rescued from Fort Myers Beach and an American kestrel found in Fort Myers for injuries. The armadillo was recovered from Fort Myers Beach on Oct. 7. According to CROW, an adult female nine-banded armadillo was found ...

Crash shuts down northbound lanes of Burnt Store Road

The Cape Coral Police Department reported shortly after noon today that it is on scene of a traffic crash at the intersection of Burnt Store Road and Tropicana Parkway. Northbound lanes are shut down and Major Crash investigators are responding. Drivers are asked to please avoid the area and ...

Child injured in ATV accident

A 9-year-old Cape Coral child is in stable condition after being seriously injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday afternoon. According to the Cape Coral Police Department, the boy suffered a fractured skull after crossing into the roadway in front of a car near the intersection of ...

Matlacha man found guilty of possession of child pornography

A Matlacha man has been found guilty of possession of child pornography. Marshall Allen Faulkner, 46, was found guilty as charged of 20 counts of possession of child pornography Thursday following a three-day trial. "In August 2020, the Cape Coral Police Department learned of possible child ...

Springtime Farms holding monthlong Fall Fest through October

Springtime Farms is holding a fall fest this month. The nursery and adventure park is going to celebrate fall every day through October for the second straight year, featuring some of the fun stuff you would expect in the fall and some new stuff. Sabrina Williams, co-owner of Springtime ...