September 13, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Local agency helping Ethiopian farmers

ECHO ships food plants meant to ease hunger

You can put your money where your mouth is, but for some, that isn't enough. More...

Triplets delivered at new neonatal unit

Five months after the neonatal special care unit opened at Cape Coral Hospital, a set of triplets have been delivered and cared for there. The babies, all boys, were delivered by Cesarean section on Friday, Sept. More...

'Blades to retire Berg, Buckley jerseys

The Florida Everblades, as part of their 10th Anniversary celebration, will honor two local hockey icons. More...

Crab races help United Way

NASCRAB, a fun event held every Monday and Thursday at the 'Tween Waters Inn on Captiva, benefits the United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Romeo &Juliet

Boring. Irrelevant work by old dead white guys. Guys in tights speaking flowery dialogue that has nothing to do with me or my life. More...

Remarkably made in Lee County

"We're remarkably made," Ludmila Evans said of the human race. The same could be said of Evans' porcelain works. More...

PET TALES

The right start Don't neglect the opportunities to make your kitten a great cat

What is more adorable than a tiny kitten pedaling soft paws on your chest and purring up a storm? Enjoy your kitten, but never forget to make the most of this special time to ensure you'll end up with a wonderful cat. More...

Meet new FM city manager William "Billy" Mitchell

The elected Mayor is no longer the chief executive of the city

Two-and-a-half hours into his first day on the job, new Fort Myers City Manager William P. More...

15 MINUTES

The Fun Tree lives up to its name

Skeletons and a zombie on a gurney appear in the window of a costume rental and party supply store called The Fun Tree, located in the no-man's land between Dean Park and Dunbar proper (a few blocks East of downtown Fort Myers), at 2546 Thompson St More...

Suicides by youth on rise

Ten young people took their own life in Lee in 2004

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are urging closer study of suicide trends among young adults and teens after it ranked nationwide as the third leading cause of death for those between ages 10 and 24. More...

Lee Parks department picks up awards

Lee County Parks and Recreation department won a variety of awards recently from the Florida Recreation & Park Association, a statewide non-profit organization representing local government parks and recreation interests in Florida. More...

Men get migraines too

Despite the long-held belief that migraine headache is only a "woman's disease," a recent online survey conducted by the National Headache Foundation revealed that men who were diagnosed with headache were most often diagnosed with migraine headach More...

Business News

New postal regs putting strain on businesses

Security concerns make package mailing more difficult

A small change in postal policy is causing headaches for local carriers. "We did have a recent change," said post office spokesperson Debra Mitchell. "Now, anything over 13 ounces has to be presented. That is causing a lot of confusion and upset. More...

Inc. Magazine: Fort Myers firm growing fast

Storm Smart only area firm to make list two years in a row

At a time when many companies are pulling in the reins of growth, one Fort Myers-based business keeps expanding. Storm Smart Building Systems just added its fourth plant in Southwest Florida and is looking at a fifth. More...

Real Estate News

Paseo thriving in South Fort Myers

Builder reports brisk sales

With its name displayed atop a cascade of water near the entrance, the developing south Fort Myers community of Paseo has made a splash. More...

Market America moves office

Market America Realty & Investments, Inc. has moved to a new location in Brantley Commons Office Park, located at 12401 Brantley Commons Court, Fort Myers. More...

Robb & Stucky awarded two interior design projects

Robb & Stucky Interiors has been awarded two model merchandising contracts by Harbourside Custom Homes, in Ashmont at Hawthorne. More...