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More than just an art show: Circus Arts

A new monthly happening in downtown Cape Coral will provide residents with the opportunity to enjoy the crafts of local artists and performers and help to support the city's artistic community.The first-ever All Walks of Art Festival takes place today, Sept. 13, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the ...

Anti-crime program aids seniors

In its first year of operation, the Cape Coral office of a state-sponsored program committed to reducing the victimization of senior citizens recovered nearly $30,000 in cash and services for local residents.The Florida Attorney General's Office initiated the Senior vs. Crime Project in 1989, ...

Realty company makes major South Cape investment

A realty company that has decided to make an investment into the South Cape is sparing no expense in making it one of the crown jewels of the downtown business district.Right Choice Realty has made a significant investment in downtown, first by purchasing a building at 1213 S.E. 47th Terrace, ...

Cape Coral firefighters rescue dog from canal

Man's best friend got a couple of friends of his own after a dog ended up in a Cape Coral canal and was unable to get out.Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, CCFD Engine 3 was dispatched to the 2300 block of Southeast 27th Terrace for a report of a dog in the canal that was having difficulties.According ...

‘Bedscapes’ a new patient initiative at Cape Hospital

Imagine walking on the beaches of Sanibel. The birds chirp and the waves ripple onto the sands as you take in the tranquil environment.Now, imagine you're in a hospital room about to give birth.Cape Coral Hospital is the first hospital in the area to use something called "bedscaping," where ...

Tips to avoid flood-related health issues

Standing water can cause more than inconvience when traveling - torrential rains pouring over already-saturated grounds such as experienced over the weekend can also bring health risks.Diana Holm, spokesperson for the Florida Dept. of Health in Lee County, said flooding, no matter how clean the ...

A benefit for baby Sophia: Beach Pub hosts benefit for infant

In hopes of raising enough money to help the family of an ailing infant, the Beach Pub, 1668 I St. on Fort Myers Beach, is hosting a very special benefit Saturday, Sept. 14, starting at 2 p.m.Born May 25 this year, little Sophia Fecteau was diagnosed with Charge Syndrome, a genetic condition ...

Light agenda awaits Cape Coral council post primary

There will be five consent items and three introductions of ordinances for what promises to be a short night for the Cape Coral City Council on Monday, barring the unexpected.Much of the subject matter will be familiar.One ordinance will provide the standards of all city signs put up by private ...

Sullivan, Sawicki advance in primary

Incumbent John Sullivan took the most votes in Tuesday's primary mayoral election with nearly 36.86 percent of the vote, an almost 15-point margin over the second-place challenger, Marni Sawicki in the six-way race.Both advance to the General Election in November.Sawicki, who works in ...

Burch, Headd move on in District 1

A former Cape Coral mayor and council member was the obvious frontrunner in Tuesday's Primary Election, garnering more than 50 percent of the total votes cast in one city council race.Jim Burch scored 57.39 percent, or 4,203 votes, for the District 1 seat. He was followed by David Headd, who ...