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Municipal District unveils new Welcome to Lehigh sign

news@breezenewspapers.com Lehigh Acres has a new Welcome to Lehigh sign. The Board of Commissioners and staff at the Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District hosted a micro-event last Wednesday to celebrate the unveiling of the district's first welcome sign located near the ...

VITA appointments to begin Jan. 25

news@breezenewspapers.com The free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, offered through United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee, will kick off at the end of the month for those individuals and families making less than $66,000 per year. Area volunteer engagement manager Mary ...

Lee graduation rate increases by 4.8 percent

news@breezenewspapers.com The Class of 2020 had the largest increase in graduation rate in 15 years at 4.8 percent, bringing the School District of Lee County's rate to 88.5 percent. “This is an incredible achievement by the students of Lee County,” Superintendent Dr. Greg Adkins said ...

Bringing joy through song

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Keeping connections and bonds strong throughout the current pandemic is one of the best ways to cope with not being able to see loved ones, and one local choir is doing just that for individuals with neurological disorders. The Fort Myers Symphonic ...

Women’s March Fort Myers to hold virtual rally

news@breezenewspapers.com For the first time, Women's March Fort Myers will have a virtual rally featuring speakers and local musicians for the theme "Our Path Forward: A Rally for Unity, Equality and Humanity." The free Virtual Rally will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 23. ...

Public input on elementary school ‘proximity zones’ continues

news@breezenewspapers.com The community has two more opportunities this week to weigh in on four potential elementary school proximity zone plans, including a public session here in Lehigh. The public meetings began Monday in Dunbar with a second session then scheduled in Cape Coral on ...

Branning, Caldwell sworn-in to county offices

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com New Constitutional Officers were sworn-in this week in Lee County. This past Tuesday, Noelle Branning stepped into office as the new Lee County Tax Collector while Matt Caldwell took the helm of Lee County Property Appraiser. The two take over for Larry Hart ...

Red Cross helps three people impacted Lehigh Acres home fire

news@breezenewspapers.com The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District responded to a kitchen fire in  the Westminster neighborhood  last Tuesday. According to  Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District spokesperson Katie Heck, three people were impacted by the blaze, including ...