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Rose of Care seeking nominations for nursing award

July 2, 2009 Members of the Rose of Care committee, Southwest Florida’s premiere nurse recognition program, are calling for nominations for local nurses who have exhibited excellence in their field. more »»

Tobacco user fee goes into effect

July 1, 2009 Smokers may now think twice about lighting up as a $1 tobacco user fee went into effect today. more »»

Health Department: Vacationer took photos of kids playing with rabid bat

July 1, 2009 The search to identify children who were seen playing with a rabid bat on the Fort Myers Beach pier has expanded to include a young girl. more »»

Girl in 'bat photos' indentified; parents say she did not touch rabid animal

July 1, 2009 The Lee County Health Department has identified a young girl seen playing with the rabid bat at the Fort Myers Beach pier. more »»

Cape man gets 22 years for mortgage fraud scam

July 1, 2009 A Cape Coral man was sentenced in federal court Monday to serve 22 years in prison and pay millions of dollars in restitution for a 2005-06 mortgage fraud scheme. more »»

Man who helped build greener city passes away at 101

July 1, 2009 Joe Stonis, a local redwood among tree advocates who pushed for open spaces in Cape Coral for nearly 30 years, passed away Monday night at the age of 101. more »»

Meeting on SW 6/7 draws ire of citizens

July 1, 2009 Hundreds of residents filled Cape Coral City Council chambers Tuesday to speak out against the controversial utilities expansion project that will bring an average of $17,000 in assessments and fees... more »»

County office works to expand local job market

July 1, 2009 Despite an unemployment rate of more than 12 percent, Lee County’s Economic Development Office has quietly been going about expanding the area job market. more »»

Report details Fla. drug-related deaths

July 1, 2009 Prescription drug abuse continues to pose a growing threat to Southwest Floridians, according to a report from the Florida Medical Examiners Commission that tracks causes of death throughout the... more »»

County staff considers changes in toll payment process

July 1, 2009 County staffers are still thinking of changing the toll structure at three area bridges, but they have no idea how they are going to go about it. more »»

Cape police to give free Slurpees as part of national youth program

July 1, 2009 Cape Coral police have initiated a citywide search — to show thanks to young residents with good in their hearts. more »»

Cape man reports confronting home invasion robber

July 1, 2009 A Cape Coral man told police that he fought off a male robber in his home Monday afternoo. more »»

Healthy Beaches bill goes into effect today

July 1, 2009 “Honestly, I am quite delighted. more »»

Clerk of Courts cuts services at office in Cape

June 30, 2009 Services offered at the Lee County Clerk’s office in Cape Coral were scaled back Monday as part of a cost cutting move. more »»

Garbage truck driver cited in fatal crash

June 30, 2009 The driver of a garbage truck that rolled onto an SUV Monday, fatally injuring the driver, has been cited with driving too fast for the conditions Connie Pierce, 56, of Cape Coral, died... more »»

Cape ‘founding father’ dies at 86

June 30, 2009 A man considered by many to be one of Cape Coral’s founding fathers, Earle F. Tolles, died Monday. more »»

Expanded search for 3 in rabid bat case turns up little

June 30, 2009 A worldwide search for three boys who may have been infected with rabies has so far yielded few results. more »»

Island chamber picks MangoMania winners

June 30, 2009 Each year, the Greater Pine Island Chamber of Commerce puts forth a call to area artists to come up with a design that will represent the annual MangoMania Tropical Fruit Festival. more »»

Nonprofit hires new manager for North Fort Myers housing

June 30, 2009 Laurie Shears has joined the local LARC organization as the new, community residential manager for its North Fort Myers house. LARC Inc. more »»

TIB reports ‘glitches’ in transition from Riverside

June 30, 2009 After a few unexpected glitches, Naples-based TIB Bank has completed its integration with Riverside Bank of the Gulf Coas. more »»

 
 

 

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