November 26, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Be a Santa to a senior

Local seniors who otherwise might be forgotten this holiday season will receive gifts and companionship through the third annual Be a Santa to a Senior program. More...

Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption campaign kicks off

Lee County Animal Services will join more than 2,000 pet shelters and adoption centers across the country for Home 4 the Holidays 2008, a national event organized to raise awareness of the joys of owning shelter-adopted pets. More...

Mileage reimbursement for Veterans going up

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that eligible veterans will see an increase in the mileage reimbursement they receive for travel to VA facilities for medical care. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. James B. More...

CROW's 'Giving Tree Festival' Dec. 7

The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) will host its annual fundraiser, the Giving Tree Festival, on Dec. 7, from 6:30-10 p.m. at The Sanctuary Clubhouse on Sanibel Island. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Musical The Comedy Murders of 1940

The serious business of comedy involves finding where the funny is

F irst of all, let's get some things straight. "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940" is a comedy. It does include murder. And yes, it's set in 1940. It is not, however, a musical. More...

'Indian Blood' opens Friday at Florida Rep

A.R. Gurney play runs through Dec. 21

"Indian Blood" by A.R. Gurney, a play the New York Times called a "snow globe for the stage," opens at Florida Repertory Theatre on Friday, Nov. 28. More...

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

This week's theater Indian Blood - "Indian Blood,'' by A.R. Gurney, opens at Florida Repertory Theatre Nov. 28. A special showing with $10 tickets will be held Thursday, Nov. 27, at 8 p.m. More...

Bless this house... and help it sell

Native American tradition part of Realtor's package

Fragrant smoke drifted up toward the high wood-beamed ceilings at Carolyn Thompson's house in North Fort Myers. More...

Bush family again hosts Celebration of Reading

For the ninth consecutive year, former Gov. More...

City of Fort Myers government closed Thursday and Friday

The City of Fort Myers will observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 27. All city government offices, including the solid waste and utility billing offices, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. More...

New Edison State bachelor degree programs exceed enrollment goals

In a few short weeks, Edison State College will welcome its first class of students seeking bachelor's degrees in elementary education and supervision and management. The spring class starting Jan. More...

Business News

Area businesses forge ahead despite economic challenges

Merchants in Lee County are following through with plans they made before the economic downturn imposed a credit crunch and dampened consumer confidence. More...

Page Field, International Airport earn top Florida honors

The Florida Department of Transportation recently honored the Lee County Port Authority with two prestigious awards. More...

Public relations luncheon Dec. 1

The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will hold its monthly luncheon meeting at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Monday, Dec. 1, from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Real Estate News

Stock Development readies new model center at Paseo

Developer cites active market for new investment

Stock Development has topped off the townhome buildings in the new furnished model center at Paseo. More...

Smart Car turning heads for downtown company

Engel & Völkers Fort Myers River District has added a new member to its team, a Smart Car by Mercedes. More...

Changes to TwinEagles golf course complete

Modifications to The Aerie, the Gary Player designed championship golf course at The Club at TwinEagles, appeal to members, who say the changes improve the course's playability while maintaining the original challenge and integrity. More...