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SCCF meets goals in 2015, sets new path for 2016

December 23, 2015 There was plenty of positive news coming out of the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation 2015 end-of-the-year meeting Tuesday, Dec. more »»

Policing paradise: Deputy a natural fit for Captiva

December 23, 2015 When Lee County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Ed Waite, 56, retired from his position on Captiva, his replacement, Deputy Chris Lusk, was a natural fit. more »»

Ding Darling photo contest named after Theodore Cross brings in creative nature shots by high schoolers

December 23, 2015 There is now good incentive for high school aged students to go out and appreciate the beauty and splendor the Florida natural landscape provides, in the form of the Ding Darling-Theodore Cross High... more »»

Santa Run to depart from fire station Dec. 23

December 16, 2015 Forty-two years ago Dick Muench began a Santa Run on Sanibel after implementing a similar program in Syracuse, New York attracting 17 Santa Clauses to deliver presents. more »»

Heather Graham entertains crowd with many stories

December 16, 2015 The first Sanibel Public Library Author Series of this season kicked off last week with a full room of interested readers wanting to learn more about author Heather Graham. more »»

‘Real Food Real Kitchens’ event to be held at Sundial

December 16, 2015 A special event will be held next month at Sundial Beach Resort & Spa featuring food, screening of two new television episodes and a book signing. more »»

Sewer systems discussed during panel meeting

December 16, 2015 The Captiva Community Panel gathered additional information regarding estimated costs if a central sewer system were to be built for island residents. more »»

Captiva Community Panel sends plan to Lee County staff

December 16, 2015 With only a few minor changes, the Captiva Community Panel voted unanimously Tuesday, Dec. 8 to send the Captiva Plan to Lee County staff for further review. more »»

As Sanibel Bicycle Club starts kicking off busy season, members come back with adventurous tales

December 16, 2015 With the busy season in full swing and the shared use paths starting to resemble a mini-version of a packed Periwinkle Way, the Sanibel Bicycle Club is starting to grow in ranks as part-time... more »»

Fine dining coming to Village Shops

December 16, 2015 The Sanibel Planning Commission heard a revised plan by RLR Investments (otherwise known as Royal Shell) for a conditional use permit for a new 50-seat fine-dining restaurant to be located inside th... more »»

Captiva landmarks now on historic registry list

December 16, 2015 For decades, visitors to Captiva Island made their way to two more well-known locations recognized as the Chapel By the Sea and Captiva Cemetery. more »»

Contestants sought for first Cooking with the Island Stars event

December 9, 2015 A new event will be introduced to the community this January featuring nonprofessional family chefs who would like to share their recipe and its story with a chance to be featured on television and... more »»

F.I.S.H. provides social services, a helping hand for clients

December 9, 2015 Social services and providing a helping hand are two very important components of what F.I.S.H. offers its clients on a daily basis. F.I.S.H. more »»

Fifth grade teacher receives her first grant

December 9, 2015 A fifth grade teacher at The Sanibel School, who applied for her first grant, received $1,000 from the “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society Friends of the Refuge that is being used for third and fifth... more »»

A love for the environment, turns into years of volunteering

December 9, 2015 An Illinois native added Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife to the long line of organizations he volunteers for after he and his wife began visiting the island in the late 1980s. more »»

Lions Christmas tree sale in full swing

December 9, 2015 The old Bailey’s gas station at 2477 Periwinkle has a new scent emanating out of the garage, smelling like fresh evergreen trees. more »»

Never too late to learn ballroom dancing

December 9, 2015 The art of ballroom dancing is an ageless activity, one which has been around for centuries and it is something which can be picked up at any stage of life, as Sanibel’s LeAnne Trout has proven. more »»

Writers Read features island’s literary talent

December 9, 2015 From poetry slam to part narrative humorous life accounts, the “Writers Read” event hosted by the Sanibel-Captiva Island Writers, is all about the written word, penned by a vast array of literary... more »»

Shared use path improvements passed by City Council

December 9, 2015 A shared-use pathway intersection improvement study conducted by T.Y. Lin International (TYLI) gave several suggestions on how to improve on an already high-quality system on Sanibel at the Dec. more »»

Periwinkle will twinkle during annual Luminary Festival

December 2, 2015 One thousand seven hundred luminaries will light the bike paths along Periwinkle Way this Friday during the 31st annual Luminary Festival kicking off the holiday seaso. more »»

 
 

 

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