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UPDATE: Prescribed burn canceled for June 18

June 17, 2019 UPDATE: The prescribed burn of the Sanibel Gardens Preserve that was scheduled for June 18 has been canceled. more »»

New parking lot for shell museum

June 14, 2019 The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum recently reported that its renovation project is proceeding within schedule. The new parking lot has been graded and paved and is basically ready for use. more »»

Critically endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle released

June 12, 2019 A Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, one of the smallest and most critically endangered of sea turtles, was released from the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife after accidentally ingesting a fishing... more »»

Volunteers deliver Meals-by-F.I.S.H. to islanders

June 12, 2019 In partnership with Bailey’s General Store, F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva offers hot, nutritious meal delivery five days per week, as well as a food option for the weekend. more »»

Mosquito control set for tonight on Sanibel

June 12, 2019 The Lee County Mosquito Control District has scheduled spray truck activity for Sanibel. The district reported that the followings areas will be treated today, June 12, from between sunset and 2 a.m. more »»

County offers new tools for disaster awareness, preparation

June 12, 2019 Lee County Emergency Management has two new tools to help residents prepare for and be aware of hurricanes and other emergency situations — the LeePrepares app and the AlertLee system. more »»

Island ABWA installs officers, honors award winner

June 12, 2019 The Sanibel Captiva American Business Women’s Association installed its 2019-2020 officers and honored 5 Year Service Award winner Kira Dworkin at its May meeting. more »»

Money and time: Water quality projects get both

June 12, 2019 Two projects that aim to improve Florida's water quality and Everglades restoration recently got a boost. The U.S. more »»

Progressive Club presents guest speakers for meeting

June 12, 2019 The Progressive Club of the Islands will host its monthly meeting on June 20, with guest speakers Henry Burden and Chris Krupic — two union organizer. more »»

Sanibel Sea School’s first week of camp a success

June 12, 2019 Participants in the Sanibel Sea School’s first summer camp session at the organization’s flagship campus learned about the stargazer fish, a bottom-dwelling fish with eyes facing the sky that can... more »»

Islander, teammate compete in Key West

June 12, 2019 A Sanibel resident took part in the 43rd Annual Swim Around Key West on June 1. Islander Sarah Sawyer and teammate Thomas Pear, of Cape Coral, competed in the Two-Person Relay category. more »»

Summit to address public health risks of harmful algal blooms

June 12, 2019 The Calusa Waterkeeper invites the public and healthcare professionals to a public water summit on June 24 about the health effects of harmful algal blooms. more »»

Summer seminars continue with guest speaker, videos

June 12, 2019 The annual Summer Sunday Seminar Series at the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ features a chance to explore timely topics through talks, videos and discussion. more »»

Sanibel Public Library receives grant

June 12, 2019 The Sanibel Public Library recently received a $5,000 grant, presented by Pamela Hancock of Public Risk Underwriters of Florid. more »»

Recreation center to offer Yoga for Osteoporosis

June 12, 2019 The Sanibel Recreation Center is taking registrations for its Yoga for Osteoporosis course. more »»

Sanibel business honored at international conference

June 12, 2019 Linda and Dana Coin, owners of Decorating Den Interiors on Sanibel, were recently honored for their business achievement at the company’s 50th annual conference and supplier market in Las Vegas. more »»

Hibiscus Show, Plant Sale set for Father's Day

June 11, 2019 For the first time in 68 years, the James E. Hendry Annual Hibiscus Show and Plant Sale will be held on Father's Day, June 16, two weeks later than normal. more »»

Hurricane seminar to cover before, during and after storm

June 11, 2019 Residents, business owners and even visitors will have an opportunity to hear from officials on preparing for, surviving through and recovering from a storm at an upcoming island event. more »»

Updated classical modern décor and refreshed Florida menu for island eatery

June 11, 2019 The historic Old Captiva House, at the ‘Tween Waters Island Resort and Spa, recently reopened its doors to the public after a multimillion-dollar renovation of the kitchen and dining area. more »»

Independence Day Parade accepting entrants

June 11, 2019 Entry forms are now being accepted for one of the islands' hometown holiday traditions. The 29th Annual Independence Day Parade will take place on July 4 at 9:30 a.m. more »»



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