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What We Do In The Shadows — Movie Review

A true genius of a film, this comedic/horror hybrid is marvelous from start to finish without a single dull moment. It’s a mockumentary, a film that tells a fictional story while poking fun at all the defining characteristics of a documentary. This includes characters talking to the camera and the crew following the cast around like lapdogs.

The passing of Lee County Commissioner Larry Kiker

It is with deep regret and sadness Lee County announces that Board of County Commission Chairman Larry Kiker passed away Tuesday, April 23, at Hope Hospice. He was 67. Kiker, a longtime public servant and champion for the local community, was first elected to the Lee Board of County Commissioners in 2012 and then...

FMPD Participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

The Fort Myers Police Department, working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), will be accepting unwanted, expired or unused medications and needles on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the police station’s lobby.  The FMPD is located at 2210 Widman Way in Downtown Fort Myers.  This service...

Cape Cops 5K Coming Up on May 18

New logo, new ideas…..still a great event!Proceeds from this event will be used to assist families of fallen and injured officers. The race begins and ends at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway. The course takes runners & walkers through surrounding neighborhoods. If you would like to sign up as a runner/walker, please register online...

Search Warrants Lead to Five Narcotics Arrests in North Fort Myers

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit conducted search warrants at three locations in North Fort Myers. Subsequently, five people were arrested with numerous narcotics charges. At approximately 9 a.m., the Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 2000 North Tamiami Trail, Unit 131, North Fort Myers. An investigation...

Guinness and Dry Stouts

When you think of a dry-Irish Stout, chances are pictures of Guinness’ “Perfect Pint” with cascading bubbles turning into rich, decadent beer comes to mind. Guinness was founded in 1759 and has claimed to have perfected this style of beer. However, what was the evolution of this style of beer that we know and love today?

FOUR PARCELS TO BE PURCHASED FOR CONSERVATION 20/20

The Lee Board of County Commissioners has authorized staff to pursue the acquisition of four properties, totaling 401 acres, for the Conservation 20/20 program. All parcels are infill parcels adjacent to existing parks/preserves.   Nomination 068-3 is 122.5 acres west of Lee County’s Pinewood Trails Park, and north of the Charlotte...

Assistance Requested by FMPD to ID Metro PCS Suspect

The Fort Myers Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a young, black male who stole two phones from the Metro PCS store located inside the Edison Mall on February 26, 2019. The suspect may have had an accomplice and if anyone recognizes him, they are asked to please forward...

Enrollment Open for 30th Annual FMPD Respect for Law Camp

The 2019 Respect for Law Camp is sponsored by the Fort Myers Police Department each year. The Camp is now enrolling children ages 11-14 for its 4-day, 3-night camping experience.  The law enforcement themed camp will be held at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (April 19 – 21)

Easter Bunny, egg hunts, motorcycles, music, and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Easter Fun at Fleamasters Friday - Sunday: Meet the Easter Bunny at Fleamasters Fleamarket. Live, in...

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