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Twins announce 2022 Spring Training home schedule

The Minnesota Twins today announced the home schedule for their 2022 Spring Training campaign, the club’s 32nd at CenturyLink Sports Complex in Lee County. The Twins 2022 spring schedule features 33 total games (17 home, 16 road), with the home opener set for Friday, February 25, an ...

County increases public outreach on all-electronic bridge tolls

Lee County is increasing its public outreach efforts to raise awareness among residents, business owners and motorcyclists about the now-permanent all-electronic tolling for the Midpoint, Cape Coral and Sanibel Causeway bridges. Lee County has used all-electronic rolling since the pandemic ...

FutureMakers releases 2021 Workforce Employer Survey Report

FutureMakers Coalition has released its 2021 Workforce Employer Survey Report. FutureMakers Coalitions’ goal is to transform Southwest Florida’s workforce by increasing the percentage of working age (25-64 years old) adults that hold post-high school credentials to 55 percent by ...

City of Palms Youth Choir recruiting new singers for upcoming sixth season

The City of Palms Youth Choir of the Fort Myers Mastersingers is now recruiting young singers for their upcoming sixth season. Rehearsals are held weekly on Tuesday evenings at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Fort Myers. The City of Palms Youth Choir is an auditioned choral program for ...

Lee County Community Band begins 136th season Nov. 14

Tap your toes, snap your fingers and put on a smile – the legendary Lee County Community Band is back in town! After a pause last season due to the COVID-19 virus, the band will begin its 136th season with a lively, fun-filled, free concert on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. at Cape Coral High ...

Lee County ranks as Florida’s No. 2 recycling spot

Lee County residents and businesses recycled 76% of the waste generated countywide in 2020, earning second place in the state. Charlotte and Pinellas counties tied for the top spot with 78% recycling rates. Lee County received credit for recycling 1.6 million of the total 2.2 million tons of ...

Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers to serve Lee

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Additional resources for local youth on the autism spectrum are set to arrive in Southwest Florida this fall. Hopebridge Autism Therapy Centers, one of the largest autism therapy providers in the nation, recently announced its expansion into Florida that ...

SWFL International Airport reports record-breaking July traffic

During July, a record-breaking 814,471 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. This was an increase of 218 percent compared to July 2020 and 42.6 percent more than the passenger traffic in July 2019. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 60 percent ...