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Gone, but not forgotten

May 10, 2019 Political coinage is too often minted with a two-sided truism: Will Roger’s “The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office” and its counterpart, “out of sight, ou... more »»

Yes, here in paradise

May 3, 2019 Sunshine. Beautiful beaches. A booming economy. And yet, hunger. more »»

Success at last?

April 26, 2019 The facts as presented apparently —and finally — spoke for themselves this year: According to firefighter cancer studies shared with state legislators as part of a plea for cancer presumption... more »»

Holidays of hope

April 19, 2019 Ah, April, one of the most pleasant months in Southwest Florida. The weather is wonderful, neither too hot nor chilly. more »»

Legal notices legislation clouds public notification

April 12, 2019 Like a slick counterfeit twenty, a proposal to “save money” at the expense of government transparency is being proffered again in Tallahassee in the hope it will slip by a gullible or unwary publi. more »»

Community with a heart

April 5, 2019 Cape Coral has its controversies. Cape Coral has its share of divisiveness. But in times of crisis, in times of need, Cape Coral consistently comes together. more »»

Thank you for your service, thank you for your sacrifice

March 28, 2019 The son of an Army staff sergeant who threw himself on a suicide bomber in Iraq to save the lives of three fellow soldiers accepted, on behalf of the dad he lost at age 11, our country’s highest... more »»

It’s time to pay up

March 22, 2019 Lee County homeowners still waiting for fair compensation for backyard citrus trees chopped by the state nearly two decades ago won’t have to wait much longer if a proposal in the Florida House... more »»

Cape at a crossroads: To be or not to be?

March 15, 2019 For most of us, living in Cape Coral is, indeed, living the American Dream: Suburban housing — that classic three-two with a two-car garage and — Florida bonus! — screened lanai or pool, tucked on a... more »»

The city can do better - much better

March 8, 2019 When it comes to public records access, the city of Cape Coral has earned an “A.” For abysmal. Not because the City Clerk’s Office, the primary custodian of public records, is difficult to work wit. more »»

‘Hidden in plain sight’

March 1, 2019 The U.. more »»

Bold vision for protecting environmental resources?

February 21, 2019 In a big step forward toward his pledge of environmental protection, Gov. Ron DeSantis earlier this month put his money where his mouth is. Unveiling his $91. more »»

Make a difference for one shelter pet at a time

February 15, 2019 Cape Coral Animal Shelter organizers are gearing up for their big fundraiser — the annual Decade Party. more »»

Fake threat... real consequences: Yes, they mean it

February 7, 2019 Fed up with the continued waste of money and manpower, lost classroom time and the emotional impact on students, teachers and school personnel, Lee County law enforcement agencies and the school... more »»

Sea change on the water-quality front?

February 1, 2019 Those who predicted post-election politics-as-usual on the water quality front have been largely silent since Gov. Ron DeSantis was sworn into office last month. more »»

Conservation 20/20 remains focused

January 24, 2019 Taxpayers who support Lee County’s 20/20 Conservation program — and that, literally, is most of us— may see another 660 acres or so of environmentally fragile land added to the nearly 30,000... more »»

Kudos to Council - and it’s about time

January 18, 2019 Cape Coral City Council on Monday voted to move the Cape’s municipal elections back to even years, when voters countywide also cast ballots for federal, state and county races. more »»

Cape Coral: Fairs, festivals and so much more

January 11, 2019 What better way to kick off the new year than with a Cape tradition? The Rotary Club of Cape Coral will again jumpstart our community’s yearly major events schedule with its ever-popular Arts & Musi... more »»

Didn’t get a flu shot? Get one now.

January 4, 2019 Last year, we opened 2018 urging those who had not yet received a flu shot to get one. This year, for much the same reason, we are repeating that advice. more »»

New Year’s revelations

December 28, 2018 An environmental disaster of unprecedented scale, a slap of heartbreaking reality on the public safety front — and progress nonetheless. more »»



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