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Finish the job

June 10, 2015 How can you tell a politician is lying? His lips are moving. It’s a wry joke, usually guaranteed to bring a chuckle. But this time, few among the 4. more »»

Best wishes to the Class of 2015

June 3, 2015 Seniors within the Lee County public school system marked the culmination of their high school careers this past weekend with graduation ceremonies. more »»

Demand water quality: Earmark money for U.S. Sugar lands

April 29, 2015 Voters have spoken. Amendment 1 —allowing funds to be added to the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to acquire lands, restore them and manage improvements— received 75 percent approval last November. more »»

Habitat volunteer extraordinaire

April 22, 2015 One of the area’s quiet heroes received some well-deserved national recognition Thursday morning. more »»

‘Kitten season’: Be part of the solution

April 15, 2015 Lee County Animal Services is already gearing up for a time of the year that stresses staffers and animal lovers alike — “kitten season. more »»

Lee County is on the mend

April 1, 2015 The U.S. Census Bureau issued a release Thursday announcing the fastest-growing “metros” in the country. Cape Coral-Fort Myers — bascially Lee County — came in at No. more »»

Let the Sunshine in

March 18, 2015 “A popular government without popular information, or means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy, or perhaps bot. more »»

In memory of those who served at Iwo Jima

February 24, 2015 We shall defend this island with all our strength to the end. We shall take bombs and throw ourselves under the tanks to destroy them. We shall infiltrate the enemy’s lines and exterminate them. more »»

‘War powers’ request: No other option

February 17, 2015 Count us among those weary of war, tired of conflict, torn by an American military death count that has hit 6,839 in the War on Terror, mostly young service personnel 18 to 24. more »»

Rest in peace

December 30, 2014 For the wife and children of NYPD?Police Officer Rafael Ramos, Christmas held no joy this year. Nor has the holiday season been joyous for the widowed bride of Officer Wen Jian Liu. more »»

School Board action appropriate

December 16, 2014 Last Monday, the School District of Lee County received notice from the Florida Department of Education, Office of Inspector General, notifying the district that it had received a complaint allegin... more »»

Vote No on county commission term limits

October 29, 2014 Lee County voters are being asked whether they would like to limit the number of consecutive terms a Lee County commissioner may serve. more »»

Vote No on school board ‘expansion’ proposal

October 29, 2014 Lee County voters are being asked whether substantive changes should be made to the makeup of the School Board of Lee County. more »»

Vote Teuber in District 4

October 29, 2014 The School District of Lee County easily holds a position at the pinnacle of regional enterprise. With a budget of $1.3 billion and a daily cost-of-operation obligation standing at $. more »»

Vote yes on Amendment 2, medical marijuana

October 21, 2014 In November, Florida voters will decide whether the state will join nearly two dozen others in legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes Amendment 2, a grassroots initiative — no pun... more »»

Get flu shots ‘early’ this year

October 14, 2014 Fever. Chills. Fatigue. Muscle aches and more. more »»

Cats should be kept inside

September 30, 2014 There are lots of reasons to keep cats inside rather than letting them roam. And the latest should make even non cat-lovers wince. more »»

Congratulations E Award winners!

September 23, 2014 The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau has again recognized customer service professionals who have gone “above and beyond. more »»

School Board decision to rescind: Thank you

September 9, 2014 Less than a week after voting to “opt out” of statewide testing requirements, the School Board of Lee County rescinded that vote with an eye toward a more measured approach. more »»

Collateral damage

September 3, 2014 At the urging of unhappy parents and educators who say they are fed to the gills with escalating standardized testing mandates, a school board majority voted Wednesday to "opt out" of statewide... more »»

 
 

 

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