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Area residents urged to vaccinate their pets

August 5, 2015 The Florida Department of Health Lee County has issued a rabies alert in the wake of a confirmed case of the disease in a cat in Lehigh Acres last week. more »»

 
 
 
Pact is no shining beacon of peace

July 22, 2015 President Barack Obama is hailing the accord reached last week between Iran and six key countries, saying the long-negotiated pact paves the way toward peace. more »»

Misappropriation of Amendment 1 funds

July 1, 2015 And so it begins. more »»

Spend Amendment 1 tax dollars where intended

June 10, 2015 How can you tell a politician is lying? His lips are moving. It’s a wry joke, usually guaranteed to bring a chuckle. But this time, few among the 4. more »»

Habitat volunteer extraordinaire

April 22, 2015 One of Cape Coral’s quiet heroes received some well-deserved national recognition Thursday morning. more »»

‘Kitten season:’ Be part of the solution

April 15, 2015 Lee County Animal Services is already gearing up for a time of the year that stresses staffers and animal lovers alike — “kitten season. more »»

On the mend

April 1, 2015 The U.S. Census Bureau issued a release Thursday announcing the fastest-growing “metros” in the country. Cape Coral-Fort Myers came in at N. more »»

No other option

February 17, 2015 Count us among those weary of war, tired of conflict, torn by an American military death count that has hit 6,839 in the War on Terror, mostly young service personnel 18 to 24. more »»

Rest in peace

December 31, 2014 For the wife and children of NYPD?Police Officer Rafael Ramos, Christmas held no joy this year. Nor has the holiday season been joyous for the widowed bride of Officer Wen Jian Liu. more »»

Vote No on school board ‘expansion’ proposal

October 29, 2014 Lee County voters are being asked whether substantive changes should be made to the makeup of the School Board of Lee County. more »»

Vote No on term limits

October 29, 2014 Lee County voters are being asked whether they would like to limit the number of consecutive terms a Lee County commissioner may serve. more »»

Vote Teuber in District 4 Lee School Board race

October 29, 2014 The School District of Lee County easily holds a position at the pinnacle of regional enterprise. With a budget of $1.3 billion and a daily cost-of-operation obligation standing at $. more »»

Vote yes on Amendment 2

October 21, 2014 In November, Florida voters will decide whether the state will join nearly two dozen others in legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes Amendment 2, a grassroots initiative — no pun... more »»

Get flu shots ‘early’ this year

October 14, 2014 Fever. Chills. Fatigue. Muscle aches and more. more »»

Don’t let pets roam

September 30, 2014 There are lots of reasons to keep cats inside rather than letting them roam. And the latest should make even non cat-lovers wince. more »»

Decision to rescind vote, move in a different direction applauded

September 9, 2014 Less than a week after voting to “opt out” of statewide testing requirements, the School Board of Lee County rescinded that vote with an eye toward a more measured approach. more »»

School Supply Drive a good cause to rally around

July 2, 2014 The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools has invited the community to join this year’s School Supply Drive, which runs through July 15. more »»

Hurricane season is here — be prepared!

June 18, 2014 Forecasters are predicting a “below average” hurricane season this year but local officials offer one salient reminder: It only takes one storm — and not a particularly bad one — to wreak havoc and... more »»

Soldiers: thank you for your service

April 2, 2014 As the U.S. military budget faces the chopping block and great reductions in troop levels to save money, American service men and women continue to pay the price for their service on our behal. more »»

Whew! FDEP decides not sell environmentally sensitive land

March 19, 2014 Area residents and officials who were opposed to the state selling environmentally sensitive land it had previously purchased on Cayo Costa and North Captiva can breathe a sigh of relie. more »»

And they’re off...

March 5, 2014 The ballot for the upcoming special general election and related primary for the congressional seat vacated by former House Rep Trey Radel was finalized Wednesday. more »»

 
 

 

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2013 Rodney Strong Chalk Hill Chardonnay

August 26, 2015 #33-15-PIE We had a special seafood dinner the other night with our cousin, which featured fresh caught sea trout and a bottle of one of the Chardonnay Queen's most... more »

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