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Randell Center acquires 5 more acres

March 25, 2015 The Florida Museum of Natural History’s Randell Research Center on Pine Island, once home to the Calusa Indians, has acquired an additional 5 acres containing two important shell mounds. more »»

Islanders react to Pine Island Plan review

March 25, 2015 Well over 300 people arrived at the Lee County Courthouse early Tuesday morning, March 17, in a show of island unity to preserve the Pine Island Plan. more »»

County to review development guidelines for Pine Island

March 25, 2015 Lee County will continue its review of density guidelines for development on Pine Island. more »»

Rubber Duck Race raises more than $27,000

March 18, 2015 The Calusa Land Trust’s major fund-raiser for the year — the 17th Annual Great Calusa Rubber Duck Race — was held Saturday, March 7, at Woody's Waterside Restaurant in St. James City. more »»

Breast Fest raises $23,000

March 18, 2015 “I’m tatting for tatas,” said fiber artist Rebecca Murray, one of the vendors at Saturday’s Fourteenth Annual Breast Fest. more »»

Best of Pine Island contest under way

March 18, 2015 The ballots for the Best of Pine Island are available in today's Pine Island Eagle. Ballots will also be available next week (March 25). more »»

Record crowd attends meeting about Pine Island Plan

March 18, 2015 (Editor's note: The Lee County Com-mission was expected to vote Tuesday, March 17, on a proposal to have a law firm rewrite the Pine Island Plan. more »»

Fire causes only minor damage at Dairy Queen

March 18, 2015 Fire officials are continuing their investigation into a fire that did minor damage to the island Dairy Queen. more »»

Five acres added to Randall Research Center

March 18, 2015 GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Florida Museum of Natural History’s Randell Research Center on Pine Island, once home to the Calusa Indians, has acquired an additional five acres containing two mound. more »»

Matlacha Civic Association meeting to feature summer gardening presentation

March 18, 2015 How do you grow low maintenance plants that will thrive in Southwest Florida summers? Today, March 18, the Matlacha Civic Association hosts Rick Burnett from ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger... more »»

Island business owner forms Kite Club

March 10, 2015 Dave Axler, owner of Pine Island Cycles, has announced the creation of the Pine Island Kite Club. “It's a funny story about how I got into this,” Axler said. more »»

Voting begins for Best of Pine Island

March 10, 2015 The ballots for the Best of Pine Island will be available in the Pine Island Eagle March 18 and 25. Only one ballot per person can be submitted and an individual must fill out at least 25 selections. more »»

Lee County Fair comes to a crowded close

March 10, 2015 After a rainy first weekend, the Lee County Fair finished things off this past weekend as if it wanted to make up for lost time. more »»

Town Mountain band coming to the Olde Fish House Marina

March 10, 2015 Be prepared for a blues-pickin good time at Olde Fish House Marina Wednesday, March 18, when Town Mountain comes to Matlacha. more »»

Local conservationists urge land purchases

March 10, 2015 Representatives from the area's conservation organizations held signs and spoke of the importance of stopping the discharges from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River, which they said is... more »»

Sales tax proposal still on the table for school board

March 10, 2015 The Lee County School Board is still looking at a half cent sales tax to help generate money needed to pay for new schools and pay off part of the district's debt. more »»

Shell Factory plans big St. Patrick’s Day celebration

March 10, 2015 Even though it’s only heading into its third year, the Shell Factory & Nature Park’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration has quickly become one of the largest in North Fort Myers. more »»

Matlacha Hookers get into Mardi Gras

February 24, 2015 Sunday afternoon, Alden Pines Country Club looked like Bourbon Street at Mardi Gras when the sellout crowd filled the clubhouse and patio for the Matlacha Hookers "Mardi Gras Madnes. more »»

Pine Island Auto Care open in St. James City

February 24, 2015 Carl's Service in St. James City has a new name and is under new ownership. Tim Young, longtime friend of Carl Humphrey, opened the business under the banner, Pine Island Auto Care. more »»

LIHEAP at Beacon of H.O.P.E. extended to March 30

February 24, 2015 The Low-Income Home Energy Assis-tance Program is being offered at the Beacon of H.O.P.E on Mondays until March 30. LIHEAP helps low-income families with electric costs. more »»

 
 

 

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