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Froggy’s owner has island focus

pleblanc@breezenewspapers.com Boris and Romana Gavrinev purchased Froggy’s in St. James City in 1999. By 2004, they bought out their partners and became the sole owners. Purchasing Froggy’s however, was only part of achieving the “American Dream” for the couple. Both born in the ...

MCA talks water sampling, Chiquita Lock

pleblanc@breezenewspapers.com The Matlacha Civic Association discussed a number of items at its monthly meeting on Oct. 20 at the Arts Building in Matlacha Park. It was reported at the meeting that Casey Streeter of Island Seafood Market is currently working with the National Oceanic ...

Matlacha Drawbridge to have frequent openings for maintenance

The Matlacha Drawbridge will have frequent openings for maintenance work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, and motorists should expect delays. According to the Lee County Department of Transportation, message boards will be placed on both sides of the bridge a week in advance to alert ...

American Legion Post 136 collecting items for troops overseas

Pine Island can support troops overseas by donating basic toiletries. The island American Legion Post is collecting the donated items, which will be shipped out to troops serving overseas for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. The collection site is located at the American Legion ...

Cats of the Week: Trick or Treat!

Our kitties are feeling festive and we are loving the excuse to play dress up. These fur kids are only a few waiting for their fur-ever homes. With almost 130 kitties to choose from, chances are one of them is exactly what you are looking for. We have all ages, sizes and colors. Even if you ...