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Stewart to perform at Italian-American Club

Local singing favorite Terry Stewart will channel Frank Sinatra on Oct. 19, at the Italian-American Club, 4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral.The performance, Music, Martinis, & More, benefits the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida.The Chorale's Artistic Director Tim McDonnell will ...

Beach Pirate Fest is next weekend

Yarrrrrr! Have ye' been missin' roamin' and rovin' pirates up and down ye' island? Well, yerr wait be over, as the eighth annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival rolls through town in just a couple o' weeks, now sponsored by the Pollo Tropical restaurant franchise.The annual festival that's all ...

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 ...