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Possibility of LCSO crew relocating to fire station takes another step forward with commission's nod

July 30, 2019 At its recent meeting, the Captiva Island Fire Control District's commission gave the green light on proceeding with talks to provide office space at the station for the Lee County Sheriff's Offi. more »»

Local fishery gets leased location on Pine Island

July 30, 2019 An organization hoping to help restore the Pine Island Sound is moving forward with the construction of its first planned fishery, thanks to a major donation. more »»

Seniors may be eligible for special Medicare coverage plan

July 30, 2019 The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida is taking the time to reassure residents of Lee County that the letters they have received from the Social Security Administration are legitimate and... more »»

Mind Your Line launches improvements

July 30, 2019 Mind Your Line, a collaborative effort among Sanibel-Captiva conservation organizations to reduce the amount of monofilament line and fishing gear left in the environment, has installed new... more »»

Decal program results in donation

July 30, 2019 Bank of the Islands recently made a donation through the We Love Our Islands program. more »»

Fire board approves cap for tentative millage rate

July 26, 2019 The Captiva Island Fire Control District's commission approved the not-to-exceed millage rate and budget hearings for fiscal year 2019-2020, as well as reviewed the draft budget being proposed. more »»

Sundial, Shima to hold first-ever, pop-up sushi event

July 26, 2019 Pop-up culinary events have been a nationwide trend for a couple of years now, and one Sanibel restaurant is jumping on board by hosting its first one with the hope of planning more in the future. more »»

Lily & Co. reveals new pendant in Island Wave Collection

July 26, 2019 Lily & Co. Jewelers recently unveiled its Sanibel Sunset pendan. more »»

Annual Bag Day event at Noah’s Ark approaching

July 24, 2019 The annual Bag Day event at Noah’s Ark is coming up on Aug. 9 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. more »»

Barnes named local ABWA's Woman of the Year

July 24, 2019 Longtime Sanibel businesswoman Nancy Barnes was recently voted 2019 Woman of the Year by the Sanibel Captiva Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association. more »»

Local business giving back

July 24, 2019 Community Housing and Resources hosts a Give Back Wednesday campaign at one of its supporter’s locations, with the location donating a percentage of its daily sales to CHR. more »»

Bank of the Islands collecting donations for F.I.S.H.

July 24, 2019 Summer is the season to remember that island neighbors in need can use the community's help now more than eve. more »»

In The Garden to close in August

July 24, 2019 In The Garden will be closed for the month of August and will reopen on Sept. 3. “Summer is the time we refresh the garden center,” Lisa Walsh, owner of R.S. more »»

Oliver stresses being prepared, flexible and nimble to ABWA

July 24, 2019 Beth Oliver, executive director of marketing at the Offshore Sailing School, led a lively discussion on “Controlling Your Destiny” at the June luncheon for the American Business Women’s Associatio. more »»

Lee County tied for Florida’s top recycling spot

July 24, 2019 Lee County residents and businesses led recycling efforts statewide in 2018, tied only with Charlotte County with a 77 percent annual recycling rate. more »»

A different kind of summer for locals, visitors

July 23, 2019 While things tends to slow down on the islands with the arrival of the off-season, a few entities are promoting creative activities or adjusting their offerings this year to ensure a summer of fun. more »»

BIG ARTS invites public to 'Sign the Beam'

July 23, 2019 As the BIG ARTS “Continue the DREAM” project continues to speed along on schedule, the public recently had the opportunity to leave its mark on a piece of what will make up the new building. more »»

SWFL pulling together to confront climate concerns

July 23, 2019 With discussions on climate change, sea level rise and coastal resiliency gaining steam, Southwest Florida municipalities are following the lead of other regions in the state to try and address the... more »»

Fire commission OKs tentative not-to-exceed millage rate

July 23, 2019 At its monthly meeting, the Sanibel Fire and Rescue District's commission capped its tax rate at its current level and set the budget hearings, as well as approved donating the district's old tru. more »»

City council caps tax rate for next year

July 22, 2019 The Sanibel City Council approved the city's draft budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 at its recent meeting, along with a tentative operating millage rate of 1.9139 — the same as the prior year. more »»

 
 

 

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