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New cell tower on Donax brings the promise of better reception

March 10, 2014 The finishing touches were recently put on a new island cell phone tower that is expected to improve reception for residents on the east end. more »»

LCSO serves warrant for cocaine dealer on Sanibel Island

March 10, 2014 Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff's Office served a warrant against Fort Myers resident Richard Cyele Wiemer, 28, on Sanibel Island last week. Wiemer was arrested on March 7 at 3:28 p.m. more »»

City and SCCF unveils boardwalk to connect Pond Apple and Shipley Trail

March 7, 2014 The City of Sanibel and Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) hosted a joint ribbon cutting ceremony for the Starr . more »»

Volunteers needed to install mulch at Sanibel Recreation Center

March 7, 2014 On Friday, March 21st at 7 a.m. more »»

Tornado Watch lifted as of 3:15 p.m.

March 6, 2014 Tornado Watch has been lifted as of 3:15 p.m. The severe weather threat has moved east, however, rain showers with some lightning will continue to wind down during the next hour. more »»

77th Annual Shell Festival unites shellers from around the world to discover 'Treasures of Sanibel'

March 6, 2014 The Sanibel Shell Festival's reach is so vast, Martha Stewart now has a woman in charge of shell crafting. The 77th annual Sanibel Shell Festival is set to return March 6-8 at the Community Ho. more »»

National Weather Service: Severe thunderstorm warning

March 6, 2014 A large area of thunderstorms are developing in the Gulf of Mexico and are expected to expand across much of the Florida Peninsula today. more »»

State no longer looking to sell conservation land on Cayo Costa, North Captiva

March 6, 2014 Dozens of parcels of state-owned conservation lands, including nine on the Cayo Costa and North Captiva islands, are no longer facing the prospect of being sold -- all thanks to a shift in focu. more »»

Anne Frank's step-sister, Holocaust survivor, tells her tale in Cape Coral

March 6, 2014 Millions of children throughout the world have been educated about the Holocaust by reading The Diary of Anne Frank. On Feb. more »»

Bob Janes Triage Center wins national award

March 6, 2014 The Bob Janes Triage Center is among ten programs from across the country recognized as a Program of Excellence by the Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program sponsored by Jackson... more »»

SWFL Community Foundation partners with Barbara Bush Foundation for literacy

March 6, 2014 During the 14th Annual Celebration of Reading event held on Feb. more »»

Upcoming events from Captiva Hurricane Committee

March 6, 2014 The Captiva Hurricane Preparation and Response Committee will be hosting a number of upcoming educational events. A public education seminar is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. more »»

March MOAA meeting to be at Crown Colony

March 6, 2014 The next meeting of the Lee Coast Chapter of Military Officers Association or America (MOAA) will be held at the Crown Colony Golf and Country Club at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 10. more »»

Island 'Twilight Talk' teaches about the history of Sanibel

March 6, 2014 Betty Anholt from the Sanibel Public Library shared the history of the island to guests of the monthly "Twilight Talks" series at the Historical Villag. more »»

Billy Collins, U.S. Poet Laureate, headlines finale of Sanibel Library Author Series

March 5, 2014 Billy Collins, the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003, read and discussed his craft at the finale of the Sanibel Public Library's Author Series. more »»

The king and queen of Mardi Gras

March 4, 2014 Sanibel Island's Community Housing and Resources hosted their second annual Mardi Gras celebration on March 1 at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club. more »»

Council moves to study bus traffic on island

March 4, 2014 City staff studied three parking lots on the island last month to determine if any spaces could be designated for buses only, but reported to council on March 4 that it simply wasn't feasible. more »»

Multiple agencies respond to large vessel fire; two rescued

March 3, 2014 The Cape Coral Fire Department’s Marine units assisted nine other agencies when a large yacht caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico Monday mornin. more »»

Benacquisto to speak at San-Cap Republican Caucus

February 28, 2014 State Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto will speak at the next meeting of the Sanibel Captiva Republican Caucus on March 8 at 10 a.m., inside the Sanibel Public Library, Room Four. more »»

Fresh vegetation concludes beach renourishment on Captiva Island

February 25, 2014 The planting of native vegetation along the new dunes of Captiva Island marked the end of the 2013-2014 beach renourishment project. more »»

 
 

 

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