September 7, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

STARRING SW FLORIDA

THERE’S A SPECIAL THRILL THAT COMES WITH SEEing your hometown in a movie. More...

WineTrail set to be downtown’s next big thing

Be it a huge block party with three stages for live music, hundreds of zombies running in the streets at Zombicon or a night when the downtown art galleries showcase their creative forces to meandering crowds, these downtown Fort Myers events all hav More...

‘Juliet’

By Anne Fortier (Ballantine Books, $15)

Julie Jacobs is stunned when her beloved guardian dies and leaves her only a passport bearing her real name, Guilietta Tolomei, and a key to a safedeposit box in Siena, Italy, containing a bunch of old papers and a battered paperback copy of Shakespe More...

With health insurance help over, jobless hit again

A federal health insurance subsidy that protected unemployed people and their families since 2009, aimed especially at those with serious medical conditions, sunset in August.  People for whom the subsidy ended now go back to paying the full rat More...

Business News

First loves

Business leaders reveal their complicated affairs with their first computers

DAN CREIGHTON REMEMBERS TWO COMputer geniuses standing over him as they provided step-by-step instructions for using the new-fangled machine on his desk. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Unemployment is our problem, and ours to solve

The average Joe is trying to pay bills, keep a job or get a job, make payments on a home severely under water or, failing to have done so for any of a host of reasons, is facing eviction as a foreclosure process is under way. More...

Workshops help job seekers

Edison State College invites students and the community to get help with resume writing, interview preparation and other job seeking skills. The series will culminate in a job fair. These events are offered in partnership with SW Florida Works.  More...

Real Estate News

Mediterra sales on course to top 2010 totals

The luxury golf course community of Mediterra is closing in on its sales total for all of 2010. More...

Permitting picks up in August

Lee County and the city of Cape Coral have reported increased numbers of permits pulled by builders in August for single-family homes.  In the unincorporated part of the county, contractors pulled 37 permits compared to 29 in July and 17 in Augu More...

New Panel Homes selected for wildlife building project

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has selected New Panel Homes of Englewood to provide an eco-friendly building for its new crew quarters at the National Wildlife Refuge on Wassaw Island, Ga.  More...