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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 »»

Two island residents to be part of Pine Island Plan discussion group

March 17, 2015 Lee County will continue its review of density guidelines for development on Pine Island and will formally include two islanders in the process. more »»

County to address Pine Island Plan issue Tuesday

March 11, 2015 A record turnout attended a town hall meeting this week to rally behind the Pine Island Plan. 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 »»

Investigation into Bokeelia shooting continues

March 10, 2015 A Lee County Sheriff's Office investigation into the death of a Bokeelia man shot to death last Wednesday in an alleged confrontation with a neighbor is continuin. more »»

From Our Hearts to present special bracelets for Breast Fest

March 10, 2015 The From Our Hearts organization will hold their 13th annual Breast Fest March 14 at the St. James City Civic Association. 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 »»

Classical concert at NFM Academy for the Arts March 23

March 10, 2015 Middle school students of the North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts will have a rare opportunity to hear world-class musicians on Monday, March 23, when a world-renowned orchestra will perform a... 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 »»

Pine Island Buddhist Center set to open

March 4, 2015 With the help of the monks of Gaden Shartse Phukang, Gary Pierson and Jill Hammer will open the Pine Island Buddhist Center, Nying Je Lam, at 6715 Rockaway Drive, Bokeelia, Saturday, March 14, at... more »»

St. James City art, photograph show a success

March 4, 2015 Cars lined up along 4th and 5th Avenues for the St. James City Civic Center's annual art and photograph show this weekend. more »»

Common thread

March 4, 2015 The Nimble Thimble Quilt and Needlework Guild of Pine Island Cove will host its annual quilt show and sale Monday, March 16, from 12:30-3 p.m. more »»

Citizen recognized by fire department for good deeds

March 4, 2015 Last Wednesday night at the Fire Commissioner's meeting, Fire Chief Joe Marzella presented Pine Island resident Catherine Berlanti with an “Extraordinary Citizen Awar. more »»



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