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Referring to rumors about ex-mayor, Boback pushes for lobby law

April 8, 2016 Stating that before recently being elected he heard rumors about “behind-the-scenes” meetings between the former mayor and a developer, Dennis Boback suggested on April 4 that the Fort Myers Beach... more »»

New lease on life for Bay Oaks advisors

April 8, 2016 Feeling finally empowered and in the know, the Bay Oaks Recreation Center Advisory Board (BORCAB) left Town Hall on Thursday optimistic about better communication regarding the future of a troubled... more »»

Community spotlight: Pablo Felin

April 6, 2016 Q: You are the chef at Fresh Catch Bistro. more »»

Town could lose up to $200,000 due to referendum result

April 5, 2016 Residents here voted just a couple of weeks ago, but it looks like they’ll be filling out ballots again as soon as possible. more »»

Town looks for stronger code enforcement

April 5, 2016 When it comes to code enforcement, Fort Myers Beach is looking to put some bite where its bark is. more »»

Parade route for Fourth of July a hazard

April 5, 2016 Making way for last month’s Shrimp Festival Parade to stay on its standard route wasn’t so hard for construction personnel — mostly, equipment was moved and the request was made to not throw beads... more »»

A campus at a crossroads

March 30, 2016 “Is Bay Oaks ending?” Cutting to the chase, that's what Fort Myers Beach Town Council member Summer Stockton asked out loud during a March 7 council meeting. more »»

Armed thief flees quickly from attempted 7-11 heist

March 30, 2016 A man brandished a gun at the Driftwood 7-11 on Tuesday night, asking for mone. more »»

Community spotlight: Larry West

March 30, 2016 Q: You operate Beach Locksmith. Tell us how you got involved in this business? A: “In 1978 I was 19 and a driller on an oil rig in Oklahoma. more »»

Restoring history

March 28, 2016 He's more than 2,000 miles away and the Fort Myers Beach arches are a 37-year memory, but for Steven McDonald they've never been out of sight, out of mind. more »»

Dead dolphin washes to shore on Fort Myers Beach

March 25, 2016 A dolphin was found dead on Fort Myers Beach near the Red Coconut RV Park around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Rae Blake, the town's environmental and stormwater technician. more »»

Dead dolphin washes to shore on Fort Myers Beach

March 25, 2016 A dolphin was found dead on Fort Myers Beach near the Red Coconut RV Park around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Rae Blake, the town's environmental and stormwater technician. more »»

Shrimp Festival exceeds its fund-raising goal

March 24, 2016 Under the shadow of construction woes, organizers of the 58th Shrimp Festival were cautiously optimistic when they set their fund-raising goal at $50,00. more »»

Community must hustle to raise July 4 fireworks money

March 23, 2016 The April 1 deadline was looming and not a single donation had been made toward Fort Myers Beach's annual Fourth of July fireworks display, town staff reported at Monday's Town Council meeting. more »»

Community spotlight: Scott Hall

March 23, 2016 Q: You are a captain of the Estero Bay Express, which provides dolphin-watching tours out in the Gulf of Mexico, but now you are also playing the role of man with a microphone with a weekly podcast... more »»

The ultimate pet sitter

March 23, 2016 When a stray dog is found, Dawn Gaylor gets the call. more »»

Cereceda steps aside, Boback takes mayor seat

March 22, 2016 During his campaign, Dennis Boback consistently reminded voters that very little learning curve would be required for him. more »»

Community spotlight: Miffie Greer

March 22, 2016 Q: You were recognized last week with the town's Outstanding Citizen Award for 2015. What's your reaction? A: “Total surprise — and a great deal of humility. more »»

Matanzas Pass to be dredged this summer

March 16, 2016 For the first time since 2009, major dredging will occur this summer in Matanzas Pass, giving relief to the boats that travel along the federal channel and sometimes bottom out. more »»

Gore, Boback are victorious

March 15, 2016 The two candidates who made the most noise about protecting the town's development codes are Fort Myers Beach's new members of the Town Counci. more »»

3-year borrowing handcuffs come off town

March 15, 2016 It was by a narrow margin of 51 percent, but Fort Myers Beach leaders got their wish Tuesday when voters approved the town's request to remove the restriction on the town charter that borrowing coul... more »»

 
 

 

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