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Post-Irma: Neighbor helping neighbor

September 20, 2017 Irma’s impact on our community was less than expected — thank God — but North Fort Myers did not escape unscathed. more »»

 
 
 
Helping Houston weather the storm

September 6, 2017 The most recent updates from the Associated Press are grim: The death toll is climbing as public safety officials continue to find the bodies of those lost in the flooding wrought by Hurricane Harvey. more »»

Take care as schools open Thursday

August 9, 2017 An estimated 95,000 students across Lee County will head back to school Thursday as the new academic year begins. more »»

Rainy season brings mosquitos

June 21, 2017 Rainy season has begun — thank goodness. We welcome the rain, much needed in the wake of the winter drough. more »»

2017 legislative session: A lesson to be learned

June 7, 2017 Florida’s $82.4 billion budget finally landed on Gov. Rick Scott's desk last Wednesday where it was promptly subject to partial veto. Gov. more »»

Best wishes to the Class of 2017

May 24, 2017 Lee County School District students marked the culmination of their high school careers this past weekend with graduation ceremonies. more »»

Another voter mandate goes up in smoke

May 17, 2017 For the second time in as many years, the people we send to Tallahassee to represent us have not only ignored, but rode roughshod, over a voter mandate. more »»

Compromised health care

April 26, 2017 Legislation to enact a voter mandate to legalize medical marijuana moved forward this week. more »»

Shadow government does not benefit the public’s right to know

March 22, 2017 Ah, politics — and politicians. more »»

It’s time again to toss Lifeline a lifeline

March 8, 2017 Last year around this time we called attention to a Lee County charity with a unique mission. more »»

Edison Farms appraisals: Here’s hoping

February 1, 2017 Residents who think elected officials don’t always listen to voter mandates have good reason to cheer this week. more »»

We are not immune in Southwest Florida

November 30, 2016 In the last week, Lee Countians saw that we are not exempt from random —?and seemingly targeted — violence aimed at law enforcement personnel. more »»

Election 2016: Moving forward

November 16, 2016 Judging from protest rhetoric and social media commentary, America’s post-election is shaping up to be, at least initially, as contentious as were the 2016 Presidential campaigns. more »»

Military ‘clawbacks’ break the faith

November 2, 2016 Count us among those who are appalled at the Department of Defense debacle dubbed the National Guard “clawback. more »»

General election recommendations

October 26, 2016 Mail ballots have gone out and early voting for the Nov. 8 General Election began Monday. more »»

General Election recommendations

October 21, 2016 Mail ballots have gone out and early voting for the Nov. 8 General Election begins Monday. more »»

Constitution Amendment Recommendations

October 19, 2016 For voters in Florida, there’s a lot more on the Nov. 8 ballot than a plethora of races from the presidential on down. more »»

Constitutional Amendment recommendations

October 14, 2016 For voters in Florida, there’s a lot more on the Nov. 8 ballot than a plethora of races from the presidential on down. more »»

Vote yes for 20/20 non-binding referendum

October 12, 2016 The first wave of mail ballots went out Friday and there is an urgent local issue all voters will want to take note of as they choose among candidates and ballot initiatives. more »»

Presidential Debates provide front-row seat

October 5, 2016 Opinions may vary as to who “won” or who “lost” but voters across America got their first opportunity last Monday night to see the two major party candidates go head to head in the opening... more »»

Abuse is a community concern

September 28, 2016 In 1974, a handful of Lee County residents took action against a prevailing social problem: violence against women. more »»

 
 

 

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