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Residents urged to vaccinate their pets

May 22, 2013 A “spike” in the number of puppies testing positive for an often fatal, yet preventable, virus has prompted Lee County Domestic Animal Services to warn pet owners they need to vaccinate their pets. more »»

Congratulations to the Class of 2013!

May 15, 2013 More than 6,000 Lee County students will pass the single most important milestone in their young lives beginning this weekend — high school graduation. more »»

Vote Romney for president

October 31, 2012 Before casting your vote in the election for president, ask yourself two questions: First, is the United States better off today than four years ago? Even more important, will you be better off four... more »»

Animal services needs some help

May 16, 2012 Pets prowling alleys and byways looking for love or adventure may make great Disney movies but it’s tough stuff in real life. more »»

Heed the warning — get pets vaccinated for rabies

May 2, 2012 The death of a horse in North Fort Myers two weeks ago has the Lee County Health Department urging rabies vaccinations for pets and livestock. more »»

Spring Training benefits huge for county, state

April 25, 2012 Whether you agree the county commission made a wise decision when the board decided to keep Boston Red Sox Spring Training in Lee County or argue that the “bed tax” money used to fund the $77. more »»

Incentive goals lacking specific measures for student achievement

October 4, 2011 The Lee County School Board has given its new superintendent five performance incentive goals for the upcoming year, all but one keyed to school or teacher achievement. more »»

Hiring a veteran is good for business

August 9, 2011 On Friday, President Obama announced his plan to provide incentives to businesses as part of an effort to put returning service men and women back to work in the private sector. more »»

Spreader challenge an environmental mistake

May 31, 2011 The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has rejected the City of Cape Coral’s forced application to replace the Ceitus barrier and boat lift, bringing full circle the debate on how to bes... more »»

Credible journalism

February 8, 2011 We have to confess, we’ve never been invited to join that amalgamated society dubbed “the media.” We don’t know the secret handshake. more »»

Be careful what you ask for

January 18, 2011 Just weeks after a majority of the parties involved in the North Spreader Ecosystem Management Agreement process agreed water quality in Matlacha Pass and Charlotte Harbor could be better protected... more »»

Recommendations

October 26, 2010 In addition to federal, state and local races, the Nov. 2 General Election ballot includes six proposed amendments to the state constitution. more »»

Local endorsements

October 19, 2010 Voters heading to the polls for the Nov. 2 General Election will decide a ballot plump with federal, state and local races. Floridians will elect a new U.S. more »»

Vote John Manning, County Commission, District 1, Republican Primary

August 17, 2010 Republican voters face some fine choices in the District 1 County Commission race which includes three candidates who have served voters well in the past. more »»

Vote Cecil L. Pendergrass, County Commission, District 2, Republican Primary

August 17, 2010 It’s time for a change in District 2. more »»

Vote Arnold A. Gibbs, School Board, District 1, Non-partisan race

August 17, 2010 Like many government entities across the state of Florida, the Lee County School Board is caught in the cross hairs of declining revenues and the need to maintain or even improve core... more »»

Vote Steven K. Teuber, School board, District 4, Non-partisan race

August 17, 2010 When Steven Teuber first ran for the Lee County School Board eight years ago he promised to bring a business-like approach to a system fraught with problem. more »»

Vote Elinor Scricca, School board, District 5, Non-partisan race

August 17, 2010 In the District 5 race for Lee County School Board, it is apparent that challenger Tom Scott has done his homework. We thank him for his preparedness and his desire to serve. more »»

Everyone can vote

August 10, 2010 Early voting for the Aug. 24 primary election opened Monday. more »»

Open government, open records

February 9, 2010 A group of parents at The Sanibel School is taking its allegations of bullying and intimidation by the public school’s administration to the state’s Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student... more »»

 
 

 

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