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Pink Shell Resort to install more artificial reefs

October 2, 2019 The Pink Shell Resort made a pledge to put in more of Ocean Habitats artificial reefs on their pier. more »»

Fort Myers Beach Library celebrates 65th anniversary

October 2, 2019 What started out as a tiny cottage on the beach where you could borrow books has turned into a marvel of library science. more »»

Beach Fire board OK’s FY 2020 budget

October 2, 2019 Fort Myers Beach Board of Fire Commissioners held its final budget hearing at City Hall last Wednesday, approving its budget for the new fiscal year that began Tuesday, Oct. 1. more »»

Public gets a sneak peek of the races coming to the Beach in October

September 25, 2019 The VIP Ribbon Cutting for Roar Offshore was held at Sunset Beach Tropical Grill last Friday and the following Town of Fort Myers Beach Council meeting led to some compromises between the Council an... more »»

Festival hops to Fort Myers Beach

September 25, 2019 The sixth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest finishes up in downtown Fort Myers today and then hops to Fort Myers Beach this weekend. more »»

Water sample collection volunteers needed

September 25, 2019 Volunteers are being sought again for the What's in the Water project, which involves the collection of water samples to study the non-point source pollution coming from Fort Myers Beach and going... more »»

Eckenrode is new Breeze publisher

September 25, 2019 Ray Eckenrode has assumed the role of publisher for the Breeze Newspapers, which includes the Fort Myers Beach Observer. more »»

Town sets millage rate at .9500

September 25, 2019 Last Monday the Town of Fort Myers Beach had its final public hearing for the 2019-2020 Budget. The millage rate has been set at .9500, which means the town, going forward, will tax homes at $. more »»

Beach Fire board holds first budget hearing

September 25, 2019 By JORDAN HESTER jhester@breezenewspapers.com Fort Myers Beach Board of Fire Commissioners held the first of two public budget hearings last week with little dissent and no public comment offered. more »»

Council ties up loose ends

September 25, 2019 Monday's Fort Myers Beach Town Council meeting had a multitude of tie up issues prior to that night's budget meeting, but there were some familiar topics as well. more »»

Annual Chamber Tapa Hop gets on the road Thursday

September 18, 2019 The yearly Tapa Hop, sponsored by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce is happening again this Thursday from 3:30 to 10 p.m. more »»

County agrees to buy parcel on Mound Key for 20/20 conservation

September 18, 2019 The Lee County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to purchase a 9.57-acre parcel on Mound Key for the Conservation 20/20 Land Acquisition Program. more »»

Singer, songwriter to again play Island Hopper fest

September 18, 2019 The Island Hopper Songwriters Fest is Lee County’s largest scale music festival and it’s coming to its sixth year. more »»

Homeowners get look at preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps

September 18, 2019 Some Lee County residents could be facing a large jump in  flood insurance rates. more »»

Fire Board sets second budget hearing

September 18, 2019 Fort Myers Beach Board of Fire Commissioners held the first of two public budget hearings last week with little dissent and no public comment offered. more »»

DeSantis pledges ‘Glades restoration funds; fines for polluters

September 18, 2019 Florida lawmakers have touted over and over again that they are serious about environmental reform in Florida, and on Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Rep. more »»

Library Board sets final public hearing for FY2020 budget

September 18, 2019 The Fort Myers Beach Public Library Board held the first of two public budget hearings last week with little hitch and almost no public concern raised. more »»

Help Eat Local Lee put maps in kids’ backpacks

September 18, 2019 Eat Local Lee is seeking the community’s help in producing the Eat Local Lee Map, which will be placed in every backpack in Lee County. more »»

Arches restoration group rejects county location offer; says 40-foot site won't work

September 13, 2019 The Fort Myers Beach arches restoration project has been dealt what proponents say is a significant setback by Lee County. more »»

 
 

 

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