April 16, 2014 RSS feed / News

BSU Tells Duo to Hush Up

Bonita Springs — Bonita Springs Utilities wants Jude Reichenthal and Ed Fitzgerald to hush up. More...

Bonita Pelican Annexations Must Wait, Says Rodrigues

Some Pelican Landing homeowners will vote on whether Estero should incorporate this fall – then become part of Bonita Springs. That unusual scenario is the result of a deal struck between State Rep. More...

 

Giving Back

Gene Doyle Backcountry Catch and Release Fishing Tournament

Naples – Keeping alive the memory of the adventurous spirit of one young man, Gene Doyle, and encouraging that same spirit among others are the goals of the 17th Annual Gene Doyle Backcountry Catch and Release Fishing Tournament scheduled for April 2 More...

Ellen Nichols Named Hometown Gem

Bonita Springs — Amore Jewelers recently awarded its first Annual Hometown Gem Award to Ellen Nichols on Friday, April 11. More...

Commentary

Curt Clawson for Congress

It did not take long for Curt Clawson to establish himself as a leader in the Republican primary for the District 19 congressional seat. More...

Community

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Spotlight Visits Vermont

The Spotlight joined Kaitlyn Carlson and her parents Tommy and Karyn in Stowe, Vermont. Kaitlyn is 9 years old and has wanted to see and play in snow for several years. More...

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A Wild Ribbon Cutting

The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Buffalo Wild Wings to celebrate its new Bonita Springs location at the Prado at Spring Creek. More...

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The Scissors Cut the Lock

The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Lockup Self Storage to celebrate the grand opening of their new location in Bonita Springs at 27661 Tamiami Trail. More...

SPOTLIGHT EDITORIAL

Curt Clawson for Congress

It did not take long for Curt Clawson to establish himself as a leader in the Republican primary for the District 19 congressional seat. More...

With Coconut Hospital Blocked, Lee Memorial Shifts Plans

Estero — Lee Memorial Health System has abandoned its effort to build a hospital near the Estero/ Bonita Springs border. More...

Environmentalists Wait as Lawsuit Snags Edison Farms

Estero — The possibilities of 2008 are not the realities of 2014 for the 4,000 acres of south Lee County known as Edison Farms. More...

Estero Planners Look to Beat the Clock on Comp Plan

Estero — The race is on to adopt finishing touches to the plan that will govern growth and development when the anticipated Village of Estero opens its doors next year. More...

Business & Real Estate

Florida-Style Gardening at Driftwood

Naples — “Support the community and it will support you.” That’s the seed Gary and Rene Hazelett planted in 1984 when they opened the Driftwood Garden Center at 5051 Tamiami Trail North in Naples. More...

Taking the Stress Out of Moving

Bonita Springs — According to Mike Hilton, owner of Hilton Moving and Storage in Bonita Springs, the four most stressful things people are ever required to cope with are death, divorce, job loss and moving. More...

Bonita Pelican Annexations Must Wait, Says Rodrigues

The Estero incorporation bill has passed the State Affairs Committee of the Florida House of Representatives, and is headed for the floor. The initial village boundary will not be the final one, however. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Capturing Birds of Prey in Wood

Naples — Ron Crossan loves birds of prey—as models for his award-winning wood carvings. More...

CALENDAR

B: Bonita Springs E: Estero FM: Fort Myers N: Naples April 19 Saturday More...

Date Night at The Baker

Naples — Shortly before six p.m. the crowd was already lined up at the large Paley sculpted gates of the Baker Museum at Artis– Naples. It was the last Wednesday of the month, Art After Hours, and admission was free. More...

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