June 25, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Acquisition levels playing field for Lee Memorial

Indigent care now spread over more hospitals

Nearly two years ago, Lee Memorial Heath System bought its competition - for more than half-a-billion dollars - effectively creating a monopoly for health care in Lee County. More...

Air Berlin offers more flights to Germany from Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida International Airport is offering passengers easier access to Europe this summer with the help of Air Berlin. More...

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Real Estate News

Naples housing market shows fourth month of improvement

Single-family pending home sales up 85 percent in May

Summer home sales are off to a great start, according to a report released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors, which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). More...

Related Group opens Oasis Tower downtown

Officials from Lee County and the City of Fort Myers as well as community and arts leaders joined Related Group executives on June 18 for an exclusive preview of the 32-story Oasis, a Related Group luxury residence located on 17 acres on the banks More...

Choose a home from the mid $100s at Palmetto Cove

Chose from one of two beautifully decorated model homes priced from the mid $100s at Palmetto Cove. More...

Hospital system adding new facilities at breakneck pace Cancer campus set to open this fall

Lee Memorial Health System, already one of the 10 largest hospital systems in the U.S., is getting even bigger, spending nearly $300 million on three major developments set to open in Lee County soon. More...

Rescued bald eagle set free in Bonita Springs

A bald eagle whose broken wing was successfully treated at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center was released into the wild last week at Mediterra, the Bonita Bay Group development where the injured bird was found. More...

City taking holiday off

The City of Fort Myers will observe the Independence Day holiday on Friday, July 4. All City government offices, including the Solid Waste and Utility Billing offices, will be closed that day. More...

Rescued sea turtle goes back to the wild

Tourist took baby loggerhead from Sanibel

A baby loggerhead sea turtle illegally taken by a Minnesota tourist visiting Sanibel Island in 2004 is ready to go home to the waters off Southwest Florida. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Acting up in class

How I learned to go big or go home

The lights are blinding, as if I've just been discovered trying to make a break from a prison yard. They're shining directly into my eyes, and for a second or two I wonder if I'm about to be given the third degree. There's no escape. More...

Sonnenberg wins 'best in show' at Alliance exhibit

The winners of the 22nd Annual All- Florida 2D/3D Exhibition at the Alliance for the Arts have been selected from more than 300 entries. More...

Deadline June 27 for Art Royale

Lost in Translation, this year's theme

The sixth annual Art Royale, the signature fundraising event for the Alliance for the Arts will be held Saturday evening, Nov. 22. It will again prove to be the most ingenious event of the year. More...