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City to review Dark Sky Ordinance after residents claim it's unreasonable

February 11, 2014 The Sanibel City Manager's office was recently directed to compile information about the Dark Sky Ordinance so council could address concerns raised by residents that it wasn't reasonable. By Jan. more »»

Historical Village adds three board members

February 11, 2014 The board of the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, Inc. has appointed three new members: Gail Migliorini, Sally Duffy, and James Clivie Goodwin. more »»

SWFLCF scholarship application deadline approaches

February 11, 2014 The Southwest Florida Community Foundation’s scholarship application process for the 2014-2015 school year will end on Saturday, March 1 at midnight. more »»

Lee County Horizon Council shares news for 2014

February 11, 2014 At the Lee County Horizon Council annual meeting Friday, officials shared the organization’s overall performance and successes for 2013. more »»

Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair promises to amaze, will also honor Ikki Matsumoto

February 7, 2014 What once was a President's Day weekend pancake breakfast will celebrate its 31st anniversary this year as the Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva's annual Arts and Crafts Fair. more »»

Renovated Captiva Library reopens; work continues on community center

February 7, 2014 The renovated Captiva Memorial Library is now open for patrons, but construction continues on the Captiva Community Center next door. more »»

Mobile Mammogram to be at Sanibel Recreation Center

February 5, 2014 The City of Sanibel Recreation Center will host the Radiology Regional Center's Mobile Mammo Coach, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 15. more »»

Sanibel city manager addresses CASI breakfast

February 5, 2014 Over 100 condominium board members, owners, and guests gathered at The Sanctuary Clubhouse to hear City Manager Judie Zimomra and her staff at the January breakfast meeting for the Condominium... more »»

Island water advocates get a lesson in politics from national consultant

February 5, 2014 The Sanibel Community House hosted national political consultant and pollster Dave Sackett on Jan. 29 to discuss how locals can more effectively advocate for water quality. more »»

Lee Commissioner Brian Hamman to speak to Sanibel-Captiva Republicans

February 4, 2014 The next meeting of the Sanibel-Captiva Republican Caucus will be at the Sanibel Public Library, Room Four, on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. more »»

High school special program applications due by Feb. 14

February 4, 2014 Parents who wish to enroll their child in a specialized high school program must submit their application to the school hosting the program of interest before Feb. 14. more »»

SFWMD governing board in Lee County on Feb. 13

February 4, 2014 On Thursday, Feb. 13, the Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) will be in downtown Fort Myers for their monthly meeting. more »»

Statewide rallies to focus on water quality

January 31, 2014 Communities across Florida have scheduled simultaneous water rallies on Feb. 1 to raise awareness about the work that remains to be done to protect local waterways. more »»

Cold weather brings manatees to Lee County

January 31, 2014 Recent cold fronts have very high numbers of manatees concentrated in warm-water refuges in the Orange River, Mullock Creek, Estero Bay and other inshore areas of Lee County. more »»

Senate votes to stop flood insurance rate hikes

January 31, 2014 The U.S. Senate approved rate-hike relief for millions of homeowners covered by the government's flood insurance program on Jan. 30. By a vote of 67-32, lawmakers approved legislation advanced by Sen. more »»

FBI statistics show Sanibel as fourth safest city in Florida

January 28, 2014 The City of Sanibel has been designated the fourth safest city in Florida. To determine the 10 safest places in Florida, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) 2012 crime statistics were evaluated. more »»

CHR board discusses finances and future fundraising

January 28, 2014 The Board of Directors for Sanibel's Community Housing and Resources debated on Jan. 20 whether the non-profit should focus more on development and fundraising in the future. more »»

Flood insurance delay bill moves forward in Senate, 86-13

January 28, 2014 The U.S. Senate voted 86-13 on Monday, Jan. 27 to move forward and debate the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIA) sponsored by U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La. more »»

Florida amendment to secure conservation funds makes it to 2014 ballot

January 27, 2014 Voters will decide this fall whether a 20-year-old conservation trust fund should be closed to the Legislature's prying hands. more »»

Spokesman: Radel will resign in wake of guilty plea to cocaine possession

January 27, 2014 MIAMI (AP) - The Florida congressman who pleaded guilty to cocaine-possession charges last year will resign, his spokesman said Monday, after several GOP leaders requested that he step down. Rep. more »»



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