May 12, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

First responders team prepares for national competition

Lee County Emergency Medical Services has selected its team for the annual international competition in June that names the agency with the best emergency medical care service.   More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

The Curious Savage

Players stage thought-provoking comedy

W HAT’S MORE IMPORTANT: people or money? If you ask Mrs. More...

Naples Museum of Art showcases works with Florida roots

Certain to become one of the Naples Museum of Art’s most anticipated annual exhibitions, the second “Florida Contemporary” show opens Saturday, May 15, and remains on display through June.   More...

BEACH READING

‘Never Tell Our Business to Strangers: A Memoir’ By Jennifer Mascia (Random House, $26)

Jennifer Mascia had a wild childhood.   More...

Legislative accomplishments await final approval

When Southwest Florida’s three state senators and seven representatives began the legislative session on March 2, they promised two things: No new taxes and no new fees. They delivered on those promises. With   More...

Hunting and fishing licenses get pricier

There will be an increase in the cost of some of Florida’s hunting and saltwater fishing permits, beginning July 1. If sportsmen act now, however, they can beat the price increase.   More...

Business News

Commercial real estate discounts abound

If unforgiving capitalism’s Great Recession could be viewed partly as a metaphorical wildfire — clearing out the underbrush of inflated appraisals or, sadly, failed businesses, and making room for new growth — then Kirk DeVries is More...

Research shows office buddies can boost job performance

It pays to keep employees who are good friends side by side in the workplace, suggests a University of Florida study that finds pals often help each other by working closely on a job but can reduce productivity if they labor in separate departments. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The can is kicked down the street

What can be learned from the recent panic and monetary authority fix? Within less than seven days, there have been serious worldwide stock market declines, a mini U.S. More...

Real Estate News

RE/MAX Realty Group among the country’s most productive

RE/MAX Realty Group, one of Fort Myers’ most prominent real estate companies, recently ranked among the most productive real estate offices in the U.S. based on an annual survey by RIS Media.   More...

Homes with negative equity decline

Lee County foreclosures stay up, however

CoreLogic, a comprehensive source of U.S. real estate, mortgage application, fraud and loan performance data, reported that more than 11.2 million, or 24 percent, of all U.S. More...

Open house at Bonita Bay includes residences in six luxury towers

Premier Properties hosts an open house at the high-rises at Bonita Bay from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 16. More...