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SCCF launches Sanibel-Captiva Bird List

SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) has launched a new Sanibel-Captiva Bird List that includes all of the 298 bird species that have been observed on our barrier islands. The SCCF Bird List has been developed and vetted by a suite of local birders and ornithologists, and builds upon ...

What’s new from The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel: April

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau has released its April newsletter: April on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel means that spring has arrived and there is lots of news as visitors begin planning long-awaited vacations.   Sanibel Island is featured on the April cover of ...

Sanibel Island Earns National Accolades as Best Beach Town

The editors of Southern Living Magazine have chosen Sanibel Island as best beach town of 2021. Sanibel graces the cover of its April edition because of its “natural wonders” and because it “kept the heart of the South beating during some of the toughest times of 2020 and 2021,” ...

‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa ranked No 1 on TripAdvisor

'Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa now ranks as the No. 1 lodging choice on Captiva Island, Florida among TripAdvisor.com reviewers. The ranking is based on more than 1,750 consumer reviews the resort has received among TripAdvisor.com users."We're extremely pleased and gratified as ...

Former county commissioner Hall pleads guilty

A recently resigned Lee County commissioner entered a plea of guilty Thursday to federal charges.Tammara "Tammy" Ann Hall, 53, of Cape Coral, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud before U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas Frazier. The plea was part of an agreement made with federal ...

SW Neighborhood Association to hold candidates forum on Wednesday

The Southwest Cape Coral Neighborhood Association will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Oasis Charter Elementary School Cafeteria.The 2013 Mayoral and City Council Candidates will present their views on current issues relating to Cape Coral in a forum-style ...

Bond validation hearing set for Monday

The bond validation hearing for the City of Cape Coral's controversial fire service assessment is scheduled for Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the Lee County Courthouse in Judge Keith R. Kyle's courtroom J-4.In that courtroom on Oct. 7, the legality of the "ready-to-serve" methodology the city will ...

Cayo Costa hearing packs house

The public let the Florida Department of Environmental Protection know what it thought, Thursday night and soon the ball will be in the state's court.But opponents to the sale of parcels on Cayo Costa and North Captiva didn't leave without getting a little good news.The Florida DEP held a ...

Sam’s Club proposal topic on Monday

Cape Coral City Council will have a number of issues to consider during its regular city council meeting Monday at city hall.At the forefront, will be the introduction of an ordinance that will approve a planned development project for a Sam's Club on Pine Island Road and Hancock Bridge ...