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Sanibel Art League celebrates Golden Anniversary with new exhibit at city library

October 8, 2014 A blurb in the Sanibel-Captiva Record newspaper in 1964 reported: “Island artists joined together to form the Sanibel Captiva Art League at a meeting last week at the Captiva Civic Center. more »»

Rauschenberg exhibit to celebrate artist’s birthday

October 8, 2014 Florida SouthWestern State College and lead sponsor FineMark National Bank & Trust announce the first solo exhibition of world renowned artist Robert Rauschenberg since his memorial at the Bob... more »»

Humanitarian of the Year: Readers pick Tony Lapi for honor

October 8, 2014 The vote is tallied, and Tony Lapi of Captiva has been chosen as Humanitarian of the Year in the annual Best of the Islands challenge hosted by Breeze Newspapers, which includes the Islander and the... more »»

Committee to study leaf-blower use, noise

October 8, 2014 Everyone agrees they can be annoying to listen to, especially before coffee time. more »»

Post Office remake gets public riled

October 8, 2014 Patrons are wondering what in the world happened here. And they're voicing concerns -- loudly and clearly, said Sanibel Island Postmaster Mary Uhlhorn. more »»

Chamber sees signs of a healthy season

October 8, 2014 Members of the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce are already beginning to sense that this season could be an exceptional for Sanibel and Captiva merchants, southwest Florida's resort industry in... more »»

Sanibel wildlife threatened by deadly disease

October 8, 2014 Special to the Reporter “There is an old saying that goes, ‘for every one thing you miss by not knowing, you will miss ten things by not looking.’ "Well, at CROW, we are looking,” said Dr. more »»

Teen describes her role in documentary, life in Sanibel

October 1, 2014 Despite her best efforts to remain in the background, Jessica Andrews has emerged in full public view. more »»

Demand pushes Farmers Market opening to Oct. 5

October 1, 2014 An islands favorite returns early this season. The Sanibel Island Farmers Market opens Oct. 5 at Sanibel City Hall ground. more »»

Ding photo contest draws wealth of talent

October 1, 2014 Point and shoot has a different connotation in Sanibel. Some 118 amateurs have turned in their work for the annual J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge photography contest. more »»

Island merchant guiding solutions to Gulf health

October 1, 2014 There are few better advocates for the environmental health of southwest Florida than John Talmage. more »»

Sweet Treat: Time is now for sea grape jelly

October 1, 2014 If it’s fall, it must be time for sea grape jelly. But hurry; the Sanibel Cafe will run out of the tasty treat quickly, said Ken Loewit, the cafe’s co-owner and the cook in the kitchen. more »»

Pizzeria to open at Bailey’s Center next month

October 1, 2014 Food choice grows by one in November. The city has approved a request by a Sanibel businessman to open a pizzeria at the Bailey’s Shopping Center comple. more »»

Islander rescues those in financial distress

October 1, 2014 The islander rubber-banded household bills and stuffed the bundles into bank boxes around southwest Florida. more »»

Zonta gains insight into island housing agency

October 1, 2014 Community Housing & Resources (CHR) is often described as Sanibel’s best-kept secret, but not within the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva. more »»

Island Hopper taps Captiva’s small-town charm, many venues to attract festival-goers

September 24, 2014 For a brief time, Captiva will be transformed into a different kind of sanctuary. The Island Hopper Songwriter Fest rolls into town Sept. 26-28. more »»

City to gather coyote population data in next few weeks

September 24, 2014 The city in the weeks ahead will evaluate data on the number and any threats posed by coyotes roving the island. more »»

Mayor to ask city to consider paying officials

September 24, 2014 What’s the value of a civic leader? And a busy one, at that? Mayor Kevin Ruane in coming weeks will introduce the topic of compensation for Sanibel’s elected officials. more »»

Council raises recreation and beach fees, lowers millage

September 24, 2014 Despite some good-natured quibbling over a millage rollback and bumps in recreation center user and beach parking fees, the Sanibel City Council has approved its operating budget for the next year. more »»

 
 

 

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