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Annual 'Art Under the Stars' scheduled

December 12, 2018 An upcoming art walk for the islands is the collaboration of three creative spaces on Sanibel. more »»

 
 
 

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Annual 'Art Under the Stars' scheduled

December 12, 2018 An upcoming art walk for the islands is the collaboration of three creative spaces on Sanibel. more »»

Study could help reveal effects of red tide

December 12, 2018 A study on reddish egrets at the J.N. more »»

Artist adds color, whimsy to library’s book drop

December 12, 2018 The book drop at the Captiva Memorial Library recently received a new island-y update. more »»

Optimist Club selling tickets for Island Temptations raffle

December 12, 2018 During December, the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club’s annual Island Temptations raffle will be underway for donations of $10 per ticket or two tickets for $20. more »»

Part II of Jeffcoat's work on exhibit

December 12, 2018 “Hollis Jeffcoat: My Life in Paint” Part II is on display through Jan. 4 at the Watson MacRae Gallery on Sanibel. more »»

News from around the region

Council overturns hearing examiner's decision, OKs variance

December 12, 2018 The Cape Coral City Council closed out 2018 with one of its quickest meetings of the year, lasting a little more than an hour. But that doesn’t mean it didn’t get anything done. more »»

Hounds for Heroes

December 12, 2018 Saturday, Jan. 5, is a day that will literally go to the dogs. That is when the second annual Hounds for Heroes event will take place at Island Coast High School from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. more »»

Chiquita Lock removal discussed at local meeting

December 12, 2018 The Greater Pine Island Civic Association held its general membership meeting last Tuesday night. more »»

Three finalists chosen for Teacher of the Year

December 12, 2018 Two out of the three 2018 Teacher of the Year finalists are from Cape Coral schools, proving they are among the top professionals in their field. more »»

Sounds of the Season returns to North Fort Myers High

December 12, 2018 For the past several years, the North Fort Myers High School band has put on a holiday event that has served as its biggest fundraiser and as a way to really get the community into the Christmas... more »»

Arts & Entertainment

Annual 'Art Under the Stars' scheduled

December 12, 2018 An upcoming art walk for the islands is the collaboration of three creative spaces on Sanibel. more »»

Part II of Jeffcoat's work on exhibit

December 12, 2018 “Hollis Jeffcoat: My Life in Paint” Part II is on display through Jan. 4 at the Watson MacRae Gallery on Sanibel. more »»

Island Calendar

December 12, 2018 TODAY, DECEMBER 12 3-D Printing A presentation about 3-D printing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sanibel Public Library, at 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibe. more »»

CROW Calendar of Events

December 12, 2018 TODAY, DEC. 12 - Wildlife Walk with Rehabilitators and Staff from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more »»

The Community House

December 12, 2018 The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, presents the following: Parent, Child Cooking Resident Chef Jarred Harris will teach a parent and child cooking class on Dec. 13 from 10 a.. more »»

Business

Annual 'Art Under the Stars' scheduled

December 12, 2018 An upcoming art walk for the islands is the collaboration of three creative spaces on Sanibel. more »»

Study could help reveal effects of red tide

December 12, 2018 A study on reddish egrets at the J.N. more »»

Artist adds color, whimsy to library’s book drop

December 12, 2018 The book drop at the Captiva Memorial Library recently received a new island-y update. more »»

Optimist Club selling tickets for Island Temptations raffle

December 12, 2018 During December, the Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club’s annual Island Temptations raffle will be underway for donations of $10 per ticket or two tickets for $20. more »»

The American Legion

December 12, 2018 The American Legion Post 123, at 4929 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel, presents the following: - Today, Dec. 12: General meeting at 6 p.m. - Dec. 16: Fish and shrimp fry from noon to 8 p.m. - De. more »»

Obituaries

William Kish

November 16, 2018 William Kish, a longtime resident of Sanibel, passed away on Sunday, November 11 at the age of 77. Mr. Kish was the second son of the late William and Pauline (nee Daley) Kish. more »»

Gregory A. O’Neill

November 7, 2018 Gregory A. O’Neill, 96, of Sanibel died 11-4-18.  Arrangements entrusted to Harvey Engelhardt Funeral and Cremation Service.  www.harvey-engelhardt. more »»

Raymond Joseph Vazquez

October 17, 2018 Raymond Joseph Vazquez, 88, of Sanibel, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care. more »»

William Burks

October 2, 2018 William Burks died on July 29, 2018 in Fort Myers, Florida at the age of 91. He was born in Saltillo, Mississippi and eventually made his way to Akron, Ohio where he graduated from high school. more »»

Walter S. Thompson

September 21, 2018 HARWICH - Walter S. Thompson, 79, of Harwich, Massachusetts, passed away on Monday, September 17, surrounded by his family, due to complications of Parkinson’s diseas. more »»

Local Columns

Faces on Faith: A cure for loneliness = relationship

December 12, 2018 An essay appeared a couple of weeks ago about how our society is broken and we’re “tearing each other apart. more »»

Rotary Happenings: Project Dentists Care helps to give residents back their smile

December 12, 2018 Ever have a toothache? It can be excruciating. If you’re lucky you have dental insurance or can afford to be self-insured. more »»

Safe at Sea: Keep manatees 'Safe at Sea' too

December 12, 2018 The recent cold snap was a reminder that in addition to making for some lousy fishing, the lower temperatures affect the Southwest Florida manatee population, as wel. more »»

Center Stage: 'Winter Wonderettes' holiday show at Off Broadway Palm

December 12, 2018 Are you missing BIG ARTS holiday Christmas show, titled “Winter Wonderettes,” this season? Well guess what? You’re in luck! Because the Off Broadway Palm Theatre in Fort Myers is featuring a super... more »»

In The Garden: Bougainvillea offers color galore

December 12, 2018 This spring was perhaps one of the best seasons for the vivid and plentiful color produced by the various bougainvillea cultivars in our local area. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Kindness on Periwinkle Way

December 12, 2018 To the Editor: Traffic is getting heavy, and the heaviest lines on Periwinkle are coming. It is a time to turn in towards the wisdom we all know about kindness. more »»

'Walk Through Bethlehem' one to see

December 5, 2018 To the editor: “Fast away the old year passes” as the traditional Christmas carol says. It is time to finalize your holiday planning as November is fast disappearing. more »»

Thank you for donations, support

November 28, 2018 To the editor: The 11th annual Turkey Drop and Roll resulted in a record 113 turkeys, over 1,800 pounds. more »»

First-ever PTA fundraiser a success

November 21, 2018 To the editor: The epic Adults Night Out on Nov. more »»

Clean water was a key local issue

November 15, 2018 To the editor: The headline on your recent editorial was “Battle won, fight goes on. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

Island Calendar

December 12, 2018 TODAY, DECEMBER 12 3-D Printing A presentation about 3-D printing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sanibel Public Library, at 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibe. more »»

Tennis tourney to raise funds for FGCU veterans students

December 11, 2018 The Sterling Oaks community in Naples will host an open tennis tournament and military appreciation day in conjunction with the Florida Gulf Coast University Foundation on Jan. 26 starting at 1 p. more »»

Sanibel Recreation Center offers personal training sessions

December 10, 2018 The Sanibel Recreation Center is now registering personal training sessions with one of its experienced and certified trainers on Tuesdays between 2 and 7 p.m. and Saturdays between 1 and 4 p.m. more »»

Youth Flag Football League taking registrations

December 10, 2018 Sanibel Sports is signing up children for the 2019 Youth Flag Football League. more »»

The hidden gem that is Tarpon Bay

December 9, 2018 Does this road look familiar? Have you ever wondered where “that one road” leads to? Have you always meant to go down “that road,” but the beach allure was too strong to resist? Before you knew it,... more »»

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