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Cape Council talks taxes

July 28, 2020 Cape Coral City Council made significant changes to the city's mowing program Monday, changing the number of mows on each empty lot and so raising the annual assessment. more »»

Health leaders ask for mandatory masks in Lee

July 28, 2020 Members of the Lee Health Facility Medical Executive Committee has sent a letter to Lee County Board of County Commissioners Chair Brian Hamman, requesting a countywide mask mandate “in public place... more »»

Cape cancels anniversary celebration

July 28, 2020 After moving the traditional July 4th celebration to Labor Day weekend in recognition of the city of Cape Coral's 50th anniversary, officials on Monday cancelled the event, citing the coronavirus... more »»

COVID cases near 442,000 mark

July 28, 2020 As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, there are 441,977 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida, an increase of 9,230 since FDOH's last update Monday morning. more »»

Health department to work with school district on COVID contact tracing

July 28, 2020 The Florida Department of Health provided a special presentation to the school board Monday regarding contact tracing of COVID-19 and how both entities can work together once school resumes. more »»

Back to School Staff Q&A addresses concerns

July 27, 2020 Although some of the many questions teachers have regarding reopening were addressed during a live Facebook webinar last week, many others are still being hammered out during bargaining meetings... more »»

Health officials report decline in positive coronavirus cases

July 27, 2020 Local health officials on Monday reported a decline in cases over the weekend; with some optimistic this may be the beginning of a trend locally. Lee Health President and CEO Dr. more »»

Free COVID testing in the South Cape draws long line

July 27, 2020 Residents from Cape Coral and elsewhere didn’t care how long it would take, as long as they were able to receive free testing for COVID-19 this past weekend. more »»

Cape COVID-19 specimen collection site expands days of operation

July 24, 2020 In order to meet the demand for COVID-19 testing, the city of Cape Coral, in partnership with Lee Health, is increasing the days of operation for its mobile specimen collection site from three days... more »»

School Board races at a glance

July 24, 2020 There are primaries for each of the three Lee County School Board seats up for grabs but voters countywide may only cast a ballot in one of the nonpartisan race. more »»

Lee Health: In-patient numbers dip

July 24, 2020 Local health officials on Friday shared some good news when it comes to COVID-19 in the community. Lee Health President and CEO Dr. more »»

Meet the candidates for Lee County School Board

July 24, 2020 There are three Lee County School Board seats up for election this year but voters countywide may only cast a ballot in one of these non-partisan races -- the at-large District 7 sea. more »»

CCPD: Cape man arrested after dropping drug stash in front of officers

July 24, 2020 A man answering the door at the scene of a reported overdose dropped a box full of drugs in front of the officers to whom he was speaking, resulting in multiple charges Thursday night. more »»

School to start Aug. 31 with masks mandated

July 23, 2020 Students will now go back to school on Monday, Aug. 31 and students and staff will be required to wear masks while attending brick-and-mortar schools. Superintendent Dr. more »»

Cape Council to set tax caps Monday

July 23, 2020 Even though the process has been ongoing for months, the last week of July is typically when the Cape Coral city budget process for the new budget year ramps up. more »»

Unemployment drops in Lee County

July 23, 2020 Although unemployment rates are still high, Lee County has seen a positive reduction at 9.8 percent for the month of Jun. more »»

Cultural Park Theater to stage weekend show, fund raising performance set for next week

July 23, 2020 Residents looking for a night out can once again take to Cape Coral’s long-standing community theater for live entertainmen. more »»

FGCU students upcycle broken hockey sticks to create oyster reefs

July 23, 2020 When a hockey player breaks a stick, it used to go to the local landfill. Not anymore. more »»

COVID-19 test result times a source of frustration

July 23, 2020 Turns out it’s not just those with long wait times for COVID-19 test results that are frustrated, it’s the hospital system, too. more »»

 
 

 

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