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Fire board shy one vote to discuss feasibility study

December 7, 2016 A plan for Lehigh Acres Fire Chief Rob Dilallo to order a feasibility study on land on Homestead Road for a possible future fire station received a mixed response at the recent board meeting of the... more »»

 
 
 
Steve Conti is Lehigh's pull tab man: Community member collects to help raise money for the Ronald McDonald House

December 7, 2016 An 85-year-old former Realtor and mortgage broker in Lehigh Acres has continued his quest to collect aluminum pull tabs off of soft drink and other types of cans to collect and give to the Ronald... more »»

LCSO deputy recognized for burglary arrest

December 7, 2016 A Lee County Sheriff’s Lehigh Office deputy was recognized for his outstanding work in the community on Nov. more »»

Lee County Shopper Marketplace now inside Citizen

December 7, 2016 To better serve readers and advertisers, the Breeze Newspapers has integrated its Lee County Shopper publication into the news sections of its weekly newspapers, including The Lehigh Acres Citizen. more »»

New assistant director named at Lehigh Community Services

December 7, 2016 Carolyn Peplow, of Lehigh Acres, has been named the new assistant director for Lehigh Community Services. more »»

Death penalty sought in Cape Coral double homicide from 1990

December 7, 2016 The state will seek the death penalty in a 26-year-old double homicide that included a child victim. more »»

Child, 9, killed in accident

December 7, 2016 A 9-year-old Lehigh Acres girl died in a multi-vehicle crash on Dec. 3 at about 9:30 a.m. near Lee and Sunniland boulevard. more »»

Calendar of Events (12/7/16)

December 7, 2016 Editor’s note: To get items in the Calendar of Events, send us a note about the name of the organization, address, event and cost. Email citizen936@hotmail.com or mtoadvine@breezenewspapers. more »»

Of Special Note (12/7/16)

December 7, 2016 Free vaccinations The Florida Department of Health in Lee County will provide vaccinations to the uninsured and underinsured today, Dec. 7, from 9 to 11 a.m. more »»

Business Notes (12/7/16)

December 7, 2016 New tattoo shop opens Mpire Tattoo & Ink Company has opened at 1315 N. Homestead Road, Suite H. A high-end tattoo shop, it specializes in classic, modern and custom pieces. more »»

Indigo snake in project slowly healing at CROW, officials report

December 7, 2016 An indigo snake SCCF has surveyed since 2013 was brought to CROW with numerous wounds at the end of November. While doing a survey on North Captiva Island on Nov. more »»

2 suspects sought in late night Microtel robbery

November 30, 2016 Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two men who robbed the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Lehigh at gunpoint on Nov. 22. At about 10:30 p.m. more »»

Body found off Gunnery Road

November 30, 2016 The Lee County Sheriff’s Office continued its investigation over the weekend after a body was found on Nov. 23 off of Gunnery Road South and Southwest Fourth Stree. more »»

Boardwalks, pedestrian bridges likely for canal

November 30, 2016 The Florida Department of Transportation’s District One will hold a public kickoff meeting for the Able Canal Pathway project development and environment study from Harns Marsh to Joel Boulevard in... more »»

New LA-MSID board to be installed

November 30, 2016 The public is invited to attend the installation of new officers for the Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District On De. more »»

$10K in school conservation education grants awarded

November 30, 2016 On Nov. 22, “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge awarded $10,000 in grants to conservation education-related projects at 10 different schools in Lee and Collier counties. more »»

Calendar of Events (11/30/16)

November 30, 2016 Editor’s note: To get items in the Calendar of Events, send us a note about the name of the organization, address, event and cost. Email citizen936@hotmail.com or mtoadvine@breezenewspapers. more »»

Of Special Note (11/30/16)

November 30, 2016 Kiwanis announces upcoming speakers The Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club meets each week at 7:30 a.m. in the Community Room at Hope Hospice, at 1201 Wings Way. Future speakers include: - Today, Nov. more »»

Business Notes (11/30/16)

November 30, 2016 School district to host teacher recruitment fair The School District of Lee County will host its Winter Teacher Recruitment Fairnon Dec. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. more »»

Education Notes (11/30/16)

November 30, 2016 Winners of greeting card contest named The School District of Lee County recently named the top eight winning entries from its 27th Annual Lee County Schools Greeting Card Contest. more »»

First Culver’s in Lehigh plans to open next week

November 23, 2016 The new Culver’s restaurant, located at 2511 Lee Blvd., is expected to open a few days after Thanksgiving, according to owner Justin Lawler. more »»

 
 

Christmas Countdown December 7, 2016

nvite your friends and family to the Worship Center as the Children’s Choir tells children of all ages about the birth of Jesus, on Wednesday, December 7, at 6:30 PM. 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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