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SWFL READING FESTIVAL RETURNS IN MARCH

The 20th Annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 2 at the downtown Fort Myers Regional Library campus. The Southwest Florida Reading Festival features a lineup of nationally acclaimed, best-selling authors for adults, teens, and children. This...

FMPD Investigating Shooting on Henderson Avenue

On Thursday night January 31, 2019, at approximately 8:10 pm, Fort Myers Police Officers responded to an alert from the ShotSpotter system of gunfire that occurred at 2259 Henderson Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered three wounded individuals, one in serious condition.  Jordan Shanquilla Brown (date of birth 9/30/1989) was shot...

Assistance for Identity of Credit Card Thief

The Fort Myers Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect who was captured on video at several area businesses using stolen credit cards. The pictured suspect burglarized an automobile. He then went on a shopping spree in...

HABITAT BOARD MEMBERS NAMED

Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties has installed its full slate of officers and two new members of its board of directors for 2019. Gary Aubuchon, president of the Aubuchon Team of Cos., will lead the Habitat board as chairman for 2019. Aubuchon has served on the...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (Feb 1 – 3)

Art, fishing, movies, music and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Art Walk Friday: A must do in the River District social scene is the monthly Art Walk. Always on the First Friday,...

GRANDE DAMES TEA HONOREES ANNOUNCED

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County has announced Linda Brown, Doris Colgate and Mary Fischer as the honorees of its 2019 Grande Dames Tea. The three women will be recognized for their roles in business, community and philanthropy at Pace’s annual Grande Dames Tea celebration, held from 1-3 p.m. on March 26 at...

Suspect sought after attack on senior citizen

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a male suspect accused of battering a senior citizen at a North Fort Myers McDonalds last week. The victim was at the McDonalds, located at 3061 NE Pine Island Road, around 2:00 p.m. last Wednesday,...

MRS. EDISON’S HYMN SING CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

Celebrate the Edison Festival of Light and help feed the hungry by attending  Mrs. Edison’s Hymn Sing  Tuesday, Feb. 5, at The First Presbyterian Church in downtown Fort Myers at the corner of Second Street and Lee Street.                 It’s the 30th anniversary of the hymn sing, which is organized and sponsored...

Profile by Sanford to open weight loss center in Fort Myers

A personalized weight-loss solution is coming to Fort Myers. Profile by Sanford, a nutrition and lifestyle coaching service, is opening its third Florida franchise on Friday, Jan. 25 in the Cypress Trace plaza at the corner of U.S. 41 and Cypress Lake Drive. Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson will be among those in...

Fort Myers Mayor to serve on panel discussing market outlook

Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson will speak at a pair of financial seminars designed to prepare investors for an uncertain year ahead. The Nolte Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors will convene the mayor and other financial industry leaders for “The End of Easy.” This is the firm’s 2019 economic and market...

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