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Green sea turtle rescued, but euthanized because of FP disease

October 5, 2016 By MEGHAN McCOY A green sea turtle that was rescued at J.N. more »»

Local resident speaks out against Trump in ad

October 5, 2016 Ed Sieber, a 93-year-old Sanibel Island resident and former dive bomb pilot during World War II, voices his opinion about Donald Trump in a local ad that was aired throughout Lee County last week. more »»

‘Ding’ Darling Days kicks off with free Family Fun Day Oct. 16

October 5, 2016 “Ding” Darling Days is sure to be a crowd pleaser for the whole family. The 27th annual “Ding” Darling Days begins Oct. 16 and culminates Oct. 22. more »»

‘Ding’ Darling welcomes three new interns

October 5, 2016 With funding from “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge, the refuge was able to hire three new interns to work until spring. more »»

‘Making the Land Work’ tour brings history to life

October 5, 2016 In an effort to educate the public on their newest preserve, SCCF offers a one hour walking tour of their 28-acre property along Periwinkle Way. more »»

Sanibel Island Farmers Market returns Oct. 2

September 28, 2016 Seven new vendors will join the line up at the popular weekly Sanibel Island Farmers Market, which will kick off its ninth season next month. The weekly Sunday market is held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Council quick to approve tax rate, budget

September 28, 2016 Including the pledge of allegiance and the invocation, it took just 18 minutes for the Sanibel City Council on Wednesday to give its unanimous approval to the 2017 city budget and millage. more »»

Sanibel Council adjusts parking sticker fees

September 28, 2016 Although the Sanibel City Council agenda was light last Tuesday, there was one significant item the council had to consider: an emergency ordinance regarding parking stickers. more »»

Sanibel School Steel Drumming Band heading to Disney World for performance

September 28, 2016 Research that began this past summer of the possibilities of performing at Disney World became a reality for The Sanibel School Steel Drumming Band after their audition tape and application were... more »»

LCEC doles out Environmental Funding Awards

September 28, 2016 To show its commitment to wildlife and the environment, LCEC awarded the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum $2,500 to support their Mollusks on the Move program which educates children and adults... more »»

Myra continues to educate through her paintings

September 28, 2016 A Sanibel artist who was a special education teacher for many years continues to educate the public through her artwor. more »»

BIG ARTS to screen ‘Most Likely to Succeed’ film

September 28, 2016 Prepare yourself to never view the school system the same way again. On Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m., BIG ARTS will show the film “Most Likely to Succeed” which illustrates how school could be. more »»

Island businesses recognized during Best of the Islands luncheon

September 28, 2016 Almost 200 island businesses and organizations attended the Best of the Islands award luncheon last Tuesday at the Sundial Beach Resort & Sp. more »»

Goss receives Humanitarian Award

September 28, 2016 Chauncey Goss was awarded Humanitarian of the Year during the annual Best of Islands ceremony which was held at Sundial Resort & Spa last Tuesday. “I’m very honore. more »»

Shell Museum kicks off Adopt-A-Class this month

September 28, 2016 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum’s Adopt-A-Class program is consistently growing. This year alone, 3,000 children from 22 schools across Lee County had the opportunity visit the museu. more »»

Captiva House incorporates sushi to their menu

September 28, 2016 Captiva House which is the flagship restaurant of ‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa, recently added sushi to their offering. more »»

Time is ticking to tip your favorite server for the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum’s Celebrity Island Dinner

September 21, 2016 Although tickets for the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum’s Celebrity Island Dinner are sold out, you can still tip your favorite server online up until the day of the event which is Monday, Oct. more »»

Going green: Sanibel Sea School installs solar panels

September 21, 2016 With help from Dell Jones and Rudy Wodrich of Solar Utility Partners in Estero, the Sanibel Sea School completed the installation of a rooftop photovoltaic solar array at their main building on... more »»

Sanibel welcomes inaugural blues and jazz festival

September 21, 2016 The first ever blues and jazz festival will be coming to Sanibel Sunday, Nov. 6. The festival, which is put on by the Sanibel Captiva Optimist Club, will feature local and big name bands. more »»



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