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No bond for suspect in double homicide

September 29, 2016 A judge denied bond for a man accused in a 26-year-old double homicide that included a girl. Joseph Adam Zieler, 54, of 314 Byron Ave., North Fort Myers, had his first appearance on Thursday. more »»

HUD official lauds Lee as a ‘can do’ site

September 29, 2016 Lee County has led the nation in the resurgence of sales of new homes and rising home prices, HUD Secretary Julian Castro told local officials Thursday. more »»

Local party representatives react to first presidential debate

September 28, 2016 With the first of the presidential debates in the books, local party members were relatively satisfied with how their candidate performed, but want to see the major issues addressed more next time. more »»

'40 Days For Life' begins today with Mass, candlelight vigil

September 28, 2016 40 Days For Life will open its annual call for action tonight with a Mass and candlelight vigil, quietly beginning what organizers hope  will be "the largest pro-life mobilization in history. more »»

Arrest made in 26-year-old Cornell/Story homicides

September 28, 2016 Authorities have made an arrest in a 26-year-old double homicide that included a young girl. On Wednesday, the Cape Coral Police Department announced that Joseph Adam Zieler, 54, of 314 Byron Ave. more »»

Torch run

September 28, 2016 Hundreds of Lee Memorial Health System volunteers, workers and administration got together Friday to celebrate the organization's 100th anniversary the only way they know how — by promoting healthy... more »»

City awards contract to mow around burrowing owls nests

September 28, 2016 By JIM LINETTE The official bird of Cape Coral now will be taken care of through a city contract with mowing contractor CBI In. more »»

Council OKs return of Cape Coral Days trip to Tallahassee

September 28, 2016 In a surprise move during its legislative agenda discussion Monday night, City Council voted 4-3 to bring back the Cape Coral Days trip to Tallahassee to meet with state legislators. more »»

Transportation Summit Conference Friday

September 28, 2016 People can still register for an upcoming program and discussion panel on transportation. more »»

Too many local families still struggling to get by

September 28, 2016 While the unemployment rate in Lee County has nearly returned to pre-recession levels, many families are still falling short of what they need to live comfortabl. more »»

Motorcyclist injured in accident recovering at hospital

September 28, 2016 A Cape Coral motorcyclist is improving at the hospital following a traffic crash last week in Fort Myer. more »»

Hamman provides county overview for NFM Chamber

September 28, 2016 There are positives — and some not-so-positives — on the table for Lee County, according to Commissioner Brian Ham-man. more »»

Tropic Isles Elementary kicks off Watch DOGS program

September 28, 2016 Fathers who want to become more involved with their children's education now have a program all their own at Tropic Isles Elementar. more »»

District to hold Financial Aid Nights for college-bound students

September 28, 2016 For many students, the dream of continuing their education past high school is not possible without financial aid. more »»

Alliance for the Arts posts new season schedule

September 27, 2016 Alliance for the Arts, a nonprofit community arts and cultural center in the heart of Fort Myers, has launched its 2016/2017 season with a new look an easier-to-navigate website: more »»

Valerie’s House to hold gala fund raiser

September 27, 2016 Valerie’s House, a Southwest Florida nonprofit devoted to providing support to grieving children,will hold an inaugural fund raising event on Oct. 13 entitled “Under the Stars at Shangri-La. more »»

City disputes 'dangerous' water reports

September 23, 2016 The City of Cape Coral is disputing reports claiming the city’s drinking water contains high levels of a cancer-causing contaminant. more »»

SWFL Loves Our Vets kicks off campaign

September 22, 2016 The goal is to build a home for a veteran in need and with this group of givers and public and private partners, there is a great chance it will succeed. more »»

Slate’s now offering a side dish of jazz with your entree

September 22, 2016 Slate’s in Cape Coral has served some of the finest side dishes to accompany its many popular entrees for the last three years, but recently, owners Nancy and Allan Cotter have upped the ante. more »»

Telling his story: Cape Coral widow wants to help others facing PTSD

September 22, 2016 On Sept. 7, the body of U.S. Army Spc. James Christopher Arney was foun­­d in a wooded area in northeast Cape Coral. He had committed suicide alone after years of battling PTSD and depression. more »»

Hundreds take part in Mangrove Mania

September 22, 2016 They came by boat, by canoe and even by paddleboards. Some even brought musical instruments with them for entertainment. more »»


Portrait and figure art course October 1, 2016

An Open Session for all Portrait and Figure Artists will held this and every Saturday, from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Robb and Stucky, 13170 S. Cleveland Avd., Fort Myers, sponsored by the Portrait and Figure Painters Society of SW Florida, Inc. more »




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