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Noah’s Concert for the Kids on Sanibel

John R. Wood Island Real Estate will present an evening of music with Sanibel Island music prodigy, Noah Waddell, 12.The event to benefit the Capital Campaign for Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at BIG ARTS on Sanibel Island.The ...

Input sought on Cayo Costa parcels sale

The public has an opportunity Thursday to share its thoughts on the possible sale of dozens of parcels of state-owned conservation lands, including 10 sites on the Cayo Costa and North Captiva islands.The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will hold a public meeting on the State ...

Cape Coral:Threatened lawsuit has no merit

Cape Coral officials say a threatened lawsuit designed to replace a barrier removed from a city waterway is without merit and the issue is closed.Officials with the state agency also named declined comment on the suit. They said, however, reinstallation would cause more harm than ...

‘Texting’ ban now in effect

By TIFFANY REPECKItrepecki@breezenewspapers.comNew legislation went into effect Tuesday in Florida that prohibits texting while driving.The Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law mandates that a person "may not operate a motor vehicle while manually typing or entering multiple letters, ...

Pulling for Annabelle: Cape’s finest obliterate world record

The task was simple: Get 50 strong firefighters to pull a 35,000-pound fire engine one mile in less than 30 minutes. Do it, and set a world record.With an 8-year-old girl who has cancer cheering you on, how can you go wrong?Those 50 strongmen from the Cape Coral Fire Department CFD didn't break ...

Cape to buy 30 defibrillators with confiscated cash

Cape Coral City Council may not have totally agreed on all subjects at its regular meeting Monday, but the elected board was in agreement with the purchase of 30 portable defibrillators - especially given the funding source.The $50,000 expenditure will come from state forfeiture funds - money ...

Sign ordinance passes, implementation postponed

In the face of business owner opposition, Cape Coral City Council compromised Monday, passing its controversial sign ordinance but holding implementation in abeyance for six months.The vote was 5-3 with Mayor John Sullivan and council members Chris Chulakes-Leetz and Kevin McGrail ...

Builders Care renovates roof for North Fort Myers woman

Builders Care, an organization devoted to helping families in need do some much-needed renovations on their homes, is at it again.This time, it is helping a North Fort Myers family that has struggled with health issues and unemployment replace a roof that has been badly in need in repair for ...

Burn victim’s condition upgraded to ‘serious’

A hospitalized woman's status has been upgraded after a deadly crash in Cape Coral last month.As of Tuesday, Susan C. Reynolds, 28, of 2903 W. 52nd St., Lehigh Acres, was listed in serious condition at Tampa General Hospital, where she was taken following the Sept. 7 accident.The driver of the ...