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Take care; schools now open

August 26, 2015 Public schools opened Monday across Lee County and we would like to repeat our annual “take care, be aware” advisory for parents and motorists: An estimated 87,000 students, ranging from kindergarte... more »»

 
 
 
Authorities: Vaccinate your pets

August 5, 2015 The Florida Department of Health Lee County has issued a rabies alert in the wake of a confirmed case of the disease in a cat in Lehigh Acres last wee. more »»

Nuclear accord no beacon of peace

July 22, 2015 President Barack Obama is hailing the accord reached this week between Iran and six key countries, saying the long-negotiated pact paves the way toward peace. more »»

Down for the count, but not out

July 15, 2015 Despite a deeply disappointing legislative session, local environmentalists have not given up their quest for improved water quality. more »»

Best of wishes to the Class of 2015

June 3, 2015 Seniors within the Lee County public school system marked the culmination of their high school careers this past weekend with graduation ceremonies. more »»

Demand water quality: Buy lands under option

April 29, 2015 Voters have spoken. Amendment 1 — allowing funds to be added to the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to acquire lands, restore them and manage improvements — received 75 percent approval last November. more »»

‘Kitten season’: Be part of solution

April 15, 2015 Lee County Animal Services is already gearing up for a time of the year that stresses staffers and animal lovers alike — “kitten season. more »»

Passover, Easter: Season of hope

April 8, 2015 The signs of spring have been subtle again this year. more »»

Cape Coral-Fort Myers on the mend

April 1, 2015 The U.S. Census Bureau issued a release Thursday announcing the fastest-growing “metros” in the country. Cape Coral-Fort Myers came in at N. more »»

Continue to let the Sunshine in

March 18, 2015 “A popular government without popular information, or means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy, or perhaps bot. more »»

Support president’s request for war power authority

February 18, 2015 Count us among those weary of war, tired of conflict, torn by an American military death count that has hit 6,839 in the War on Terror, mostly young service personnel 18 to 24. more »»

Noble idea, maybe; abusive execution

February 4, 2015 When asset forfeiture power was added to the tools law enforcement agencies have several years ago, some people applauded the mov. more »»

‘Never again’ or forget

February 4, 2015 Seventy years ago this week, Soviet army troops stormed through the front gate of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in southern Poland. more »»

Action by Lee County School Board appropriate

December 17, 2014 Last week, the School District of Lee County received notice from the Florida Department of Education, Office of Inspector General, notifying the district that it had received a complaint alleging... more »»

Vote No on school board ‘expansion’ proposal

October 29, 2014 Lee County voters are being asked whether substantive changes should be made to the makeup of the School Board of Lee County. more »»

Vote No on county commission term limits

October 29, 2014 Lee County voters are being asked whether they would like to limit the number of consecutive terms a Lee County commissioner may serve. more »»

Vote for Steve Teuber for District 4 in Lee County School Board race

October 29, 2014 The School District of Lee County easily holds a position at the pinnacle of regional enterprise. With a budget of $1.3 billion and a daily cost-of-operation obligation standing at $. more »»

Vote yes on Amendment 2 in general election

October 22, 2014 In November, Florida voters will decide whether the state will join nearly two dozen others in legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes Amendment 2, a grassroots initiative — no pun... more »»

Thank you for reconsidering ‘opt out’ vote

September 10, 2014 Less than a week after voting to “opt out” of statewide testing requirements, the School Board of Lee County rescinded that vote with an eye toward a more measured approach. more »»

Kids collateral damage in anti-universal standards war

September 3, 2014 At the urging of unhappy parents and educators who say they are fed to the gills with escalating standardized testing mandates, a school board majority voted last week to “opt out” of statewide... more »»

Early voting for primary election begins

August 20, 2014 Eight days of early voting for the Primary Election began Saturday and runs through Saturday, Aug. 23, at the 11 elections offices throughout Lee County. more »»

 
 

Moose Lodge 2266 September 2, 2015

Moose Lodge 2266, 210 Homestead Rd., 368-2266, dart league at 7 p.m. Alcoholic beverages for members and qualified guests only. Lunch available from 11:30, 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. - See more at: http://www.lehighacrescitizen.com/page/content.detail/id/527905/Calendar-of-Events--6-12-13-. more »

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Beware of those deep potholes

June 7, 2013 Being from the north 17 years ago this year, the meaning of “potholes” has certainly changed my mind. more »

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