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What's Happening Around The Bay

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Saturday May 08

How to Have Fun Safely as We Wait for Herd Immunity

We are all ready for the world to return to normal. Many of us have…

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Saturday May 08

Nautical Expo 2021 At Lee Civic Center

The 2021 Nautical Expo event at the Lee Civic Center will be held on May…

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Thursday May 06

Mussel Up! Fort Myers, Minor League Baseball Returns For Home Opener: May 11

On Thursday night, August 22, 2019, the Fort Myers Miracle, the local minor league baseball…

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Thursday May 06

A Time For Purple

Readers of this paper know that our content has been focused with issues that threaten…

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Thursday May 06

A Time For Purple

Tuesday April 13

Julia Cole performs in Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series April 15

What: The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB), iHeartMedia and Cat Country 107.1 welcome Julia Cole to…

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Tuesday April 13

Mound House. Earth Day Events MRTF’s “Ask Me” Environmental Booth

With Earth Day 2021 on the horizon, get your environmental swerve on at the iconic…

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May 08, 2021

How to Have Fun Safely as We Wait for Herd Immunity

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We are all ready for the world to return to normal. Many of us have missed vacations for the last year, avoided family gatherings, and haven’t had lunch out with friends since the start of the pandemic. But there are plenty of signs that things are finally…
May 08, 2021

Nautical Expo 2021 At Lee Civic Center

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The 2021 Nautical Expo event at the Lee Civic Center will be held on May 15 and 16. The expo will have Salt and freshwater fishing seminars sponsored by MirrOlure and will be held on the hour from local guides including bass fishing expert, Captain Mark King,…
May 06, 2021

Mussel Up! Fort Myers, Minor League Baseball Returns For Home Opener: May 11

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On Thursday night, August 22, 2019, the Fort Myers Miracle, the local minor league baseball team from the Minnesota Twins organization, completed a three-game sweep of the Charlotte Stone Crabs with a 5 to 2 victory. Little did any of us fans dream as we…
May 06, 2021

A Time For Purple

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Readers of this paper know that our content has been focused with issues that threaten the everyday American. Although we have conservative views, we have never held back on pointing out injustice in this world, regardless of political affiliation.…
April 13, 2021

Julia Cole performs in Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series April 15

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What: The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB), iHeartMedia and Cat Country 107.1 welcome Julia Cole to the Songs from the Sofa virtual concert series. The livestream event, hosted by Miriam Dotson, VCB communications manager, will feature Cole’s…
April 13, 2021

Mound House. Earth Day Events MRTF’s “Ask Me” Environmental Booth

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With Earth Day 2021 on the horizon, get your environmental swerve on at the iconic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach! The Mound House offers two new and free Earth Day events on Thursday, April 22. While free, advance registration is necessary due to space…
April 08, 2021

Can a Passport Put An End To Freedom? Ironically...YES

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Part of the Point of View...."I think I know but do I?" series The concept is raising a red flag about government overreach, the Whitehouse is reportedly working on a vaccine passport program, what is a vaccine passport, what should be used for, what should…
April 06, 2021

Our Water: Protecting Our Most Valuable Resource: Part II

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Last issue we talked about the components that make up our watershed; The Gulf of Mexico, Lee County Bays and Estuaries, The Caloosahatchee River and Estuary and Lake Okeechobee and we discussed the problems; Blue-green Algae, Red Tide, Red Drift Algae and…
April 05, 2021

Our Water: Protecting Our Most Valuable Resource Part I

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Water provides Lee County with an environment and quality of life that lures new residents and visitors alike. Human activities, population growth, and watershed alterations, though, have caused significant impacts to the County’s water and other natural…
April 05, 2021

2021: The Year of the 17-Year Cycle of ‘Cicadas’

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It seems right out of the Bible.......Hordes of fearsome biological monstrosity's Cicada are about to drag their way to the surface of the earth after developing underground for 17 years. It comes only to mate and spawn; however, it imparts terror and disgust…
April 01, 2021

Calling All Mermaids, Mermaid Fest is this Weekend!

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Mermaid Fest FMB is this weekend from April 2-4 at Lover's Key event field. Mermaid fest is a collaboration of artists, wellness groups and local not for profits who understand the beautiful symbiosis between our earth and our local communities. Mermaid Fest…
March 31, 2021

FMB Town Councilor ‘Hand Written’ Letter Initiative

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As we get closer to rainy season, the fight over how to handle water discharges from Lake Okeechobee is intensifying!" US Congressman Brian Mast, representing District 18, Florida's ‘upper’ east coast area, containing Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach, has…
Mar 12, 2021 2121

Now That’s Italian!

I had the opportunity to speak with Franco Russo of Two Meatballs Restaurant in Fort…
Mar 05, 2021 363

Bay Harbor Marina Project: the Old Compass Rose Marina: Appealed

Bill Semmer and Joanne Semmer and San Carlos Island residents have won their appeal to…
Feb 26, 2021 6180

FM Beach Town Council To Consider Zoning Changes Allowing Alcohol Variance Near Beach School/ Rec Center March 1 meeting

This should be front page news for Fort Myers Beach and all of Lee County since it…
Feb 17, 2021 570

Fort Myers Beach Town Council Meeting Report

Action by Fort Myers Beach Town Council at its regular meeting on Monday, earlier this…
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Feb 12, 2021 269

A Tribute to Mary Wilson of the Supremes

A couple days ago, I found myself humming along to a Supremes song. Mary, back in the day…
Feb 12, 2021 8130

Please Support our new advertisers Flippers On the Bay: Located at Lovers Key Resort just over the south bridge of Fort Myers Beach

Flippers on the Bay is open seven days a week serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has…
Feb 04, 2021 216

The 7-Day All-Cash Challenge

This morning while waiting for my car to fill up, I put the time to good use. I read all…
Jan 30, 2021 597

Choice Market Food Bank’s Annual Fundraiser

Choice Market Food Bank is the only food pantry serving the families in need on Fort…
Jan 30, 2021 203

The Day The Music Died

Rising American rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper”…
Jan 30, 2021 1384

"Year of the OX" The 17th Annual SWFL “AsiaFest” Celebration

The first day of Chinese New Year varies every year, much like our Easter celebration…
Jan 30, 2021 217

How To Handle Stress Better

The way our bodies react to stress is actually supposed to be good for us! I know, at…
Jan 30, 2021 289

Creating Artificial Habitats While Honoring National Treasures

The USS Mohawk was a WWII Coast Guard Cutter that is 165 feet in length. After its…
Signage on the street is easy to miss, so be careful to look for it or you might drive right by.
Jan 30, 2021 385

Bonita Beach / Fort Myers Beach.... "Dog Park"

Searching for this dog beach on line, you will find that the location listed as: 14436…
Jan 23, 2021 173

Hazardous Material Technician Certification Class

When Oil Spill First Responders respond to an oil spill, training is not just a good…
Jan 23, 2021 214

This Week in History: Wham-O produces First Frisbees

On January 23, 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company roll out the first batch of their…
Jan 23, 2021 3296

FM Beach Bay Oaks Recreational Campus Plans Move Forward

The agenda for Town Council’s meeting this week included pivotal decisions on…
Jan 10, 2021 280

Proposed Toll Roads And Panther Saftey

People were responsible for most of the 22 Florida panthers deaths in 2020. According to…
Jan 08, 2021 244

Get Smart! Put Your Heart and Legs Into Your Brain

I hate to start off in such a negative way, but I'm positive it's essential to your…
Jan 08, 2021 274

Florida Education Bills Already Introduced and In Committee !

Florida Lawmakers have been busy, here are a number of bills related to Education.These…
Jan 08, 2021 257

Dating Apps Are Mixing Up The Gene Pool

Commentary on dating apps follows a familiar theme, presenting them as encouraging…
Jan 08, 2021 709

FINALLY: Some Good News About The Corona Virus!

New data suggest that nearly all COVID-19 survivors have the immune cells necessary to…
Jan 08, 2021 367

Courtney's Continental Cuisine... Fine Dining but Casual too

Get ready to experience the best food in Fort Myers! Voted Best Continental Cuisine in…
Jan 08, 2021 344

Get In Shape Special... $25 for 10 - 90 minute sessions BIKRAM YOGA of Fort Myers

YES.... you read that right, $25 for 10 - 90 minutes sessions, new students only, just…
Don't Let the tough guy look throw you...  Jerry is one of the nicest guys you’ll meet on the beach.
Dec 31, 2020 666

Fresh Catch and Junkanoos Keep Rolling Along

With 2020 bringing its most challenging obstacles, all businesses have felt the burden of…
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