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Bat Yam Temple announces High Holy Days services

August 13, 2020 Bat Yam Temple of the Islands announced that it will hold its High Holy Days Worship services virtually via Zoom, with advance pre-registration require. more »»

She Sells Sea Shells donates to SCCF

August 13, 2020 She Sells Sea Shells raised over $500 from the sales of its reusable shopping bags as part of an ongoing effort to offset plastic bag pollution and support conservation. more »»

COVID-19 cases increase by one on Sanibel

August 12, 2020 Lee County has 16,872 confirmed cases of COVID-19 — 16,577 Florida residents and 295 non-residents — including 43 cases between Sanibel and Captiva, according to the Florida Department of Healt. more »»

Hatching season in full swing as nesting slows down

August 12, 2020 On Aug. 5, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Coastal Wildlife Director Kelly Sloan reported that sea turtle nesting is winding down, while hatching season is picking up. more »»

Sanibel Sea School to host educational programs

August 12, 2020 The Sanibel Sea School will offer a variety of limited in-person offerings for children, families and small groups this fall, including after-school sessions, family private programs and customized... more »»

Shorebird fledglings spotted at beaches around region

August 12, 2020 On Aug. 5, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Shorebird Biologist Audrey Albrecht reported that the organization recently received news about some of the islands' snowy plovers. more »»

Monthly giving program latest in DDWS pandemic recovery measures

August 12, 2020 This week, the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge rolled out its OMG (Once-a-Month Giver) program as part of ongoing efforts to recoup financial losses caused by pandemic closures... more »»

Online reservation system launched for recreation center

August 12, 2020 Scheduling weight room, lap swim and tennis court appointments at the Sanibel Recreation Center is now easier with the center's new online reservation system, which the city launched on Aug. 10. more »»

Marine Lab testing filter to improve pond's water quality

August 12, 2020 The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Marine Lab, in cooperation with the Sanibel Natural Resources Department, is investigating the use of a nutrient filter for removing pollution from an... more »»

LCEC offers cool tips for the hot summer

August 12, 2020 Just because it’s hot, hot, hot outside doesn’t mean your electric bill has to make you feel any hotter. In fact, simple efforts can leave you feeling like a cool energy saver. more »»

Sanibel Toll Facility to undergo maintenance

August 12, 2020 The Lee County Department of Transportation reported that it will perform maintenance on the building at the Sanibel Toll Facility on Aug. 14, with work starting at 10 a.m. and ending by 3 p.m. more »»

Virus-related updates on island activities, more

August 12, 2020 (Editor's note: To have an item or announcement added to the list, call 239-472-1587 or email Editor Tiffany Repecki at more »»

City provides status update

August 11, 2020 Today, the city of Sanibel issued an updated “Current Status” related to COVID-19 provisions. more »»

Interior work moving along at The Island Store

August 11, 2020 The interior setup of The Island Store is starting to come together as the renovations continue. more »»

State race for District 76 seat to feature Republican primary

August 11, 2020 The Florida House of Representatives District 76 race will appear on the Aug. 18 Primary Election ballot — for voters who have registered their party affiliation as Republican — and on the Nov. more »»

Health officials ask BOCC for mask mandate

August 11, 2020 Members of the Lee Health Facility Medical Executive Committee recently sent a letter to the Lee County Board of County Commissioners requesting a countywide mask mandate “in public places and insid... more »»

State Senate District 27 seat to feature Republican primary

August 11, 2020 The Florida Senate District 27 race will appear on the Aug. 18 Primary Election ballot — for voters who have registered their party affiliation as Republican — and on the Nov. more »»

Three county school board seats on election ballots

August 11, 2020 There are primaries for each of the three Lee County School Board seats up for grabs, but voters countywide may only cast a ballot in one of the nonpartisan races. more »»

Junonia found on Captiva

August 11, 2020 Carole McDaniel, of Oviedo, found a junonia shell on July 23 on Captiva. She explained that she, her husband Rudy, son Brighton, 14, and daughter Becca, 4, were talking a walk on the beach. more »»

U.S. House District 19 race features primaries for both parties

August 11, 2020 Primaries will be held on Aug. 18 for the District 19 United States House of Representatives seat, which is being vacated by Rep. Francis Rooney. The candidate will serve a two-year term. more »»



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