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Update provided on island roundabout study

June 15, 2016 Last week’s City Council meeting included a presentation that shared information about the Lindgren-Periwinkle Roundabout Study to calm concerns voiced by residents. more »»

Rooney running for Congressional District 19

June 15, 2016 Naples resident Francis Rooney has announced his bid for Florida’s 19th Congressional District seat. more »»

Council approves updated white papers

June 15, 2016 The City Council unanimously approved a resolution of endorsing the revised and updated Caloosahatchee River Watershed Regional Water Management white papers last week. more »»

Tropical Storm Colin impacts island sea turtle nests

June 15, 2016 Although Tropical Storm Colin washed away quite a few sea turtle nests last week, the female turtles use a strategy that will ensure a successful incubation. more »»

FantaSea received conditional use permit for store

June 15, 2016 The City Council approved a conditional use permit for FantaSea last week during its Tuesday meeting. more »»

Sanibel Recreation Center provides summer camp options for parents

June 15, 2016 Half Day Fun Days at the Sanibel Recreation Center kicked off for yet another year last Wednesday. more »»

‘Bobbie’ Craig fulfills dream of living ‘in heaven’ on Sanibel

June 15, 2016 “I wonder if this is what heaven looks like?” Those were the words of Barbara “Bobbie” Ann Craig after crossing the Sanibel Causeway with her family in 1967. more »»

Young surfer uses inspiration of ocean for his artwork

June 15, 2016 A manager of Pinocchio’s Original Italian Ice Cream grew up on Sanibel, witnessing the pure beauty of the island, while living in the Bailey Homestead. “It was quite the experience. more »»

Fourteen Students Awarded $15,500 in Scholarships at ‘Ding’ Darling Ceremony

June 15, 2016 Fourteen students from the surrounding five-county area were awarded $15,500 in education conservation scholarships last Tuesday, the highest amount ever rewarded in the 10-year history of the... more »»

Sanibel Recreation Center annual facility maintenance closure

June 10, 2016 The Sanibel Recreation Center will be closed from Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 19, in order to complete numerous maintenance projects. The facility will reopen Monday, June 20. more »»

LandQwest selected to complete Gulf Coast Town Center leasing

June 10, 2016 LandQwest Commercial has been awarded the exclusive Gulf Coast Town Center leasing assignment in Fort Myers. more »»

Shellabrate National Seashell Day at Shell Museum

June 8, 2016 Award winning Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is the only museum dedicated solely to shells and the mollusk that make them. more »»

First prescribed burn of the year at Sanibel Gardens

June 8, 2016 A prescribed burn was conducted on approximately 19 acres of wildlife habitat in the Sanibel Gardens Preserve (owned by SCCF and the City of Sanibel) on Friday, June . more »»

Seminar held to educate residents of hurricane season

June 8, 2016 In an effort to educate the community, a hurricane seminar was held to get residents prepared for the season, which began June 1 and continues through Nov. 30. more »»

Property values up throughout Lee County

June 8, 2016 For the fourth year in a row, property values in Lee County continue to increase according to the preliminary estimated Taxable Values for 2016 released late last month and that increase is 6. more »»

Libraries gearing up for Summer Reading Program

June 8, 2016 The libraries on Sanibel and Captiva are gearing up for the annual Summer Reading Program to help encourage youngsters to continue reading when they are out of school. more »»

Community House demolition moving along

June 8, 2016 With the demolition of The Community House underway and moving along rather nicely, some structural repairs have been found with the historical room and auditorium. more »»

‘Find Waldo in Sanibel, FL’ creates summertime fun for youngsters

June 8, 2016 For the first time since Candlewick Press kicked off “Find Waldo Local” five years ago, the fun scavenger hunt is coming to the island this summer for kiddos of all ages. more »»

Take a bountiful look at Captiva Island through the eyes of local fishing captains

June 8, 2016 Captiva Island is just west of Sanibel Island separated by a stretch of water called Blind Pass. Captiva is like nowhere else in the world, especially when discovering its treasures by boat. more »»

Bennett’s now serving cold-brew

June 8, 2016 Bennett’s Fresh Roast has added a new coffee beverage to its menu that is designed to please the younger generation and people who want to beat the hea. more »»



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