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COTI recognizes Johnson as its Citizen of the Year

March 23, 2018 The Committee of the Islands presented Richard Johnson with its Citizen of the Year Award at the organization's 43rd annual meeting on March 21. more »»

City to begin Bowman's Beach Road Shared Use Path Project

March 23, 2018 The city of Sanibel reported today that the paving for the Bowman's Beach Road Shared Use Path Project will commence March 26 through March 28. more »»

Shell museum planning for $6M upgrade

March 22, 2018 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum has big plans for the future, like live aquariums. more »»

LWV speaker discusses greenhouse gases, rising sea levels and more

March 22, 2018 The League of Women Voters of Sanibel hosted a luncheon on March 15 at the Sundial Beach Resort featuring Dr. Rick Bartleson, research scientist with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation. more »»

Volunteer of the Week

March 22, 2018 The Community House's Volunteer of the Week is Ken Burgener. more »»

San-Cap Rotary donates to museum, village

March 22, 2018 The Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club recently donated $3,000 to the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village. more »»

Book signing called a success

March 22, 2018 A full house gathered on March 21 at the Carpenter’s Café and Bookstore on the campus of Sanibel Community Church for the release of Dr. Daryl . more »»

So Much To Discover: National Shell Museum given opportunity to study inhabitant of islands' favorite shell

March 21, 2018 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is embarking on ground-breaking research on the mollusks that inhabit Sanibel and Captiva's most beloved and elusive shell — the junonia. more »»

Sanibel fire district plans open house

March 21, 2018 The Sanibel Fire and Rescue District is hosting its annual open house and everyone is invited. Station 171 will be open to residents and visitors on March 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

School safety: Post-bill debate begins in Lee County

March 21, 2018 Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a school safety bill on March 9, the first legislation toward gun control in the state since the Parkland school shooting. more »»

Group to host first fundraiser as rebranded Coastal Keepers

March 21, 2018 An island organization that rebranded itself last year in an effort to have more of an immediate impact on the local community and environment is set to host its first fundraiser, once called Cracke... more »»

Captiva Community Panel submits counterproposal, votes to file forms

March 21, 2018 The Captiva Community Panel recently approved offering a $10,000 contract to a land planner for assistance with the island's code and zoning, as well as agreed to file financial disclosure form. more »»

Author to speak on history of nonnatives on Captiva, Sanibel

March 21, 2018 Author Charles Sobczak will discuss how escaped and introduced species have impacted Florida's indigenous flora, fauna and sea life at a presentation put on by the Captiva Memorial Library. more »»

UPDATE: All-clear traffic alert issued

March 21, 2018 UPDATE: The city of Sanibel reports that traffic accident has been cleared from the B Span of the causeway. Traffic flow will likely be heavy for the rest of the day. more »»

Island Condo Maintenance joins chamber as new member

March 21, 2018 The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Island Condo Maintenance as a new member with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. more »»

Spring Trunk Show at Lily & Co. Jewelers to feature Steven Mazza

March 21, 2018 Steven Mazza will take part in the Spring Trunk Show on March 29-31 at Lily & Co. Jewelers. Attendees will enjoy colorful hand-crafted pieces and a change to meet the designer. more »»

City provides update on beach erosion monitoring along Gulf

March 20, 2018 The city of Sanibel provided an update today on its efforts relative to the ongoing beach erosion that may be affecting the Gulf Pines, Gulf Shores and West Gulf Drive beaches. more »»

Joey’s Custard to provide Vietnam veterans with free sundae or sandwich

March 20, 2018 Before opening Joey’s Custard on Sanibel, Joey Almeida spent three years in the U.S. Army. more »»

'STRAWS' documentary advocates for elimination of plastic straws

March 20, 2018 “STRAWS” wraps up the sixth annual free “Ding” Darling Wednesday Film Series on April 4 at 1 p.m. in the Visitor & Education Center auditorium at the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge. more »»

Helping neighbors to celebrate holiday

March 20, 2018 F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva will assemble Easter food and bunny baskets for those needing assistance during the holiday. more »»

‘Ding’ Darling lecture goes to the beach

March 20, 2018 Professional naturalists and Florida natives Blair and Dawn Witherington have authored five books on natural history topics. more »»



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