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Peak mosquito season has arrived in Southwest Florida

While the islands normally see a rise in mosquitos heading into the rainy summer months, the Lee County Mosquito Control District has been out in full force this year thanks to a few factors."Southwest Florida has mosquitoes year-round, but we do have our peaks here in Lee County," LCMCD ...

Ham radio field day set for this weekend

We tend to take all the gadgets we have to communicate with each other for granted. We are always one big storm away from losing that ability when a cellphone tower falls with the wind or all electricity goes out.This weekend, the area's amateur radio operators will hold their annual field ...

Pine Island Elementary welcomes Millins

As the North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts waves goodbye to Principal Thomas Millins, the staff and students at Pine Island Elementary open their arms. Indeed a genuine island welcome is just what Millins has received, although his official first day as principal doesn't begin until July 1.He ...

Ancuram Family Clinic opens in Bokeelia

Daniel and Nadia Hanley are a husband and wife team determined to care for Pine Island. They've recently come here to open Ancuram, their Bokeelia clinic, where Daniel will practice family medicine.Although Daniel suffered profound hearing loss before he'd even learned to speak, he refuses to ...

Educator, Friends of Cayo Costa working on ‘dark sky’ designation

Cayo Costa State Park may acquire a new designation - thanks to the efforts of some of its friends.Richard Finkel, an educator with Captiva Cruises who is also known for working with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, has been collaborating with the Friends of Cayo Costa State Park ...

Lee Health: Stay the course to prevent ‘second wave’

As the state of Florida reported the highest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began, health officials on Thursday once again reiterated the need for the community to continue to follow guidelines.Dr. Larry Antonucci, the resident and CEO of Lee Health, said while a spike ...

Calusa Waterkeeper celebrating 25th anniversary

While Calusa Waterkeeper is celebrating its silver anniversary, the organization says it has a long way to go to fulfill its mission of protecting and restoring the Caloosahatchee River from Lake Okeechobee to the coastal waterways.Calusa Waterkeeper Executive Director KC Schulberg said they ...