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On-island celebrations to kick off holiday festivities

November 21, 2018 Two island events coming up in the next few days will help to kick off the holiday season. 'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa will host its 2018 Sunset Tree Lighting Celebration on Nov. more »»

 
 
 

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On-island celebrations to kick off holiday festivities

November 21, 2018 Two island events coming up in the next few days will help to kick off the holiday season. 'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa will host its 2018 Sunset Tree Lighting Celebration on Nov. more »»

Fire district contracts with new auditors

November 21, 2018 The Sanibel Fire and Rescue District's commission signed off on a contract for a new audit firm. At the Nov. more »»

Sanibel Recreation Center to host Mobile Mammo Coach

November 21, 2018 The Sanibel Recreation Center will host the Radiology Regional Center's Mobile Mammo Coach on Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Co-Ed Softball League

November 21, 2018 The fall Co-Ed Softball League recently completed its fourth week. The scores from the Nov. 14 games are as follows: - Bubble Room vs. Doc Ford Sea Dogs (9-21) - Knuckleheads v. more »»

Business Notes

November 21, 2018 Lily & Co. Jewelers to host designer Lily & Co. Jewelers will host a cocktail party on Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. more »»

News from around the region

Officials vow water quality diligence

November 20, 2018 As local water quality issues have seemed to slow, county officials are not taking their foot off the gas when it comes to mitigation efforts in Lee County. more »»

NWNA expands its boundaries

November 20, 2018 The Northwest Neighborhood Association of Cape Coral has extended its reach after members voted this last week to stretch the organization’s boundaries. more »»

Chiquita Lock removal protested

November 20, 2018 The city of Cape Coral heard arguments Monday from area residents demanding the municipality back away from its plans to remove a water control structure they say protects the environment. more »»

LCMCD postpones decision on Woodstock Airport purchase

November 20, 2018 At their monthly meeting last Thursday, Lee County Mosquito Control District commissioners postponed the decision whether to purchase Woodstock Airport until next month's meeting. more »»

Black Friday caps Turkey Day

November 20, 2018 What is becoming a holiday tradition across the county, Black Friday officially hits stores the day after Thanksgiving, as lines of eager shoppers will form in the early morning hours so that... more »»

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On-island celebrations to kick off holiday festivities

November 21, 2018 Two island events coming up in the next few days will help to kick off the holiday season. 'Tween Waters Island Resort & Spa will host its 2018 Sunset Tree Lighting Celebration on Nov. more »»

Let's Go

November 21, 2018 The Sanibel Island Farmers Market recently returned to the island with some new additions. Marking its 11th season, the market will take place on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Island Calendar

November 21, 2018 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 Vinyasa Yoga Vinyasa Yoga from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. more »»

The Community House

November 21, 2018 The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, presents the following: Cooking Demo Resident Chef Jarred Harris will host a cooking demonstration on Nov. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. more »»

CROW Calendar of Events

November 21, 2018 (Editor's note: The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel will be closed on Nov. 22 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.) TODAY, NOV. more »»

Business

Fire district contracts with new auditors

November 21, 2018 The Sanibel Fire and Rescue District's commission signed off on a contract for a new audit firm. At the Nov. more »»

Business Notes

November 21, 2018 Lily & Co. Jewelers to host designer Lily & Co. Jewelers will host a cocktail party on Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. more »»

Let's Go

November 21, 2018 The Sanibel Island Farmers Market recently returned to the island with some new additions. Marking its 11th season, the market will take place on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Island Calendar

November 21, 2018 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 Vinyasa Yoga Vinyasa Yoga from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. more »»

BIG ARTS reveals plans for Dunlop Road structure

November 19, 2018 Nearly 300 people crowded BIG ARTS' performance hall, veranda decks and garden as it welcomed back its members and offered a sneak peek at the proposed building to be erected at the current structur... more »»

Obituaries

William Kish

November 16, 2018 William Kish, a longtime resident of Sanibel, passed away on Sunday, November 11 at the age of 77. Mr. Kish was the second son of the late William and Pauline (nee Daley) Kish. more »»

Gregory A. O’Neill

November 7, 2018 Gregory A. O’Neill, 96, of Sanibel died 11-4-18.  Arrangements entrusted to Harvey Engelhardt Funeral and Cremation Service.  www.harvey-engelhardt. more »»

Raymond Joseph Vazquez

October 17, 2018 Raymond Joseph Vazquez, 88, of Sanibel, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care. more »»

William Burks

October 2, 2018 William Burks died on July 29, 2018 in Fort Myers, Florida at the age of 91. He was born in Saltillo, Mississippi and eventually made his way to Akron, Ohio where he graduated from high school. more »»

Walter S. Thompson

September 21, 2018 HARWICH - Walter S. Thompson, 79, of Harwich, Massachusetts, passed away on Monday, September 17, surrounded by his family, due to complications of Parkinson’s diseas. more »»

Local Columns

Rotary Happenings: Rotarians help with meal packing event, Taste of the Islands

November 21, 2018 “Rotary in Action” is the catch-phrase this year for letting everyone know what Rotarians are doing in their community and beyond. Well, a recent past weekend Rotarians were an extremely busy group. more »»

Faces on Faith: You are what you eat

November 21, 2018 The church I served in Westport, Connecticut, has hosted a Community Thanksgiving Feast for decades. more »»

Safe at Sea: Boating education equals safe boating

November 21, 2018 Each year, the U.S. Coast Guard publishes the Recreational Boating Statistics, which tracks not only the number of recreational boats and such, but also the number of boating accidents on the water. more »»

Shell Shocked: When 'mid-terms' had another meaning

November 21, 2018 Do you remember the days when “mid-terms” meant something other than elections? They meant tests that were given to us in college halfway through each course. There were the mid-terms and the final. more »»

In The Garden: Adonidia palm is easy and elegant

November 21, 2018 The Adonidia palm (Veitchia merrillii) is an ideal palm for a small entry or to put in a container on a pool deck or patio. more »»

Letters to the Editor

First-ever PTA fundraiser a success

November 21, 2018 To the editor: The epic Adults Night Out on Nov. more »»

Clean water was a key local issue

November 15, 2018 To the editor: The headline on your recent editorial was “Battle won, fight goes on. more »»

Time to start thinking P.I.N.K. again

November 15, 2018 To the editor: The Dunes Women’s Golf Association is beginning to make plans for its annual Play for P.I.N.. more »»

Vote on facts and past action, not party

October 31, 2018 To the editor: As a registered Independent, I appreciate the unifying message of recent signs suggesting water quality is important for Republicans and Democrats alike. more »»

Dangerous curve at Blind Pass

October 31, 2018 To the editor: The residents of Del Sega are facing a worsening situation with the cars speeding through a 25 mph zone at Blind Pass. I have been a property owner since the late 1970. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

Co-Ed Softball League

November 21, 2018 The fall Co-Ed Softball League recently completed its fourth week. The scores from the Nov. 14 games are as follows: - Bubble Room vs. Doc Ford Sea Dogs (9-21) - Knuckleheads v. more »»

Island Calendar

November 21, 2018 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22 Vinyasa Yoga Vinyasa Yoga from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. more »»

Island Calendar

November 15, 2018 TODAY, NOVEMBER 14 Family Storytime An all-ages program from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. more »»

Sanibel Sea School to host fishing-related events

November 15, 2018 The Sanibel Sea School will host an evening of fly fishing films and discussion on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. more »»

LCSO: Body of missing boater found near Punta Rassa boat ramp

November 12, 2018 The Lee County Sheriff's Office reported that it has recovered the body of a missing boater. At 9:50 a.m. more »»

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Sanibel Moorings offers Botanical Gardens tour 11-21

The Botanical Gardens at Sanibel Moorings offers 90-minute walking tours to the public on Wednesdays at 9 a.m.Cost is $5 per person, plus tax; check in at the front office.Reservations required at 239-472-4119. more »


 
 
 
 
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