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Proclamation extends state of emergency, raises minimum age for masks

July 7, 2020 The city of Sanibel reported today that Mayor Kevin Ruane extended the city's declared state of emergency — originally declared in response to COVID-19 — until July 14, unless further extended. more »»

Status update from city of Sanibel

July 7, 2020 The city of Sanibel provided the following status update as of today. more »»

F.I.S.H. to offer Senior Boxes to combat isolation

July 7, 2020 Senior Boxes, a new offering through F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva, will be distributed during August. F.I.S.H. more »»

F.I.S.H. collecting donations of school supplies

July 7, 2020 While many parents and teachers are unsure of what the Lee County School District reopening plan looks like, F.I.S.H. more »»

Sanibel Sea School offering limited programs

July 7, 2020 The Sanibel Sea School opened on June 29 for limited, in-person programs. Marine science educators will offer half-day classes, family private programs and private stand-up paddleboarding programs. more »»

F.I.S.H. provides assistance while navigating COVID-19

July 7, 2020 As the world continues to fight the COVID-19 health crisis and policy adjustments are made accordingly, many islanders remain in limbo with work and childcare. F.I.S.H. more »»

The Community House

July 7, 2020 The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: Current Events Current Events will meet on July 9 at 1 p.m. Moderated by Tommy Williams. more »»

American Legion Post

July 7, 2020 American Legion Post 123, at 4929 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel, presents the following: - July 8: General meeting at 6 p.m. - July 12: Barbecue ribs and chicken from noon to 8 p.m. more »»

Paddling Tip of the Week

July 7, 2020 Avoid paddling in main channels if at all possible, especially in San Carlos Bay. more »»

COVID-19 cases increase again on both islands

July 6, 2020 Lee County has 7,661 confirmed cases of COVID-19 — 7,515 Florida residents and 146 non-residents — including 22 cases between Sanibel and Captiva, according to the Florida Department of Health. more »»

City council votes on masks, temporarily closes parking

July 6, 2020 During a special meeting last week, the Sanibel City Council approved the mandatory wearing of face coverings, along with the temporary closure of city-owned and -operated, paid beach parking lots. more »»

Fund set up for student who died of COVID-19 complications

July 6, 2020 Carsyn Davis, a 17-year-old student at Cypress Lake High School, became the youngest person in Lee County to die from the coronavirus on June 23. more »»

Status update from city of Sanibel

July 2, 2020 The city of Sanibel provided the following status update as of today. more »»

Baby tire manatee rescue

July 2, 2020 As previously reported, suspected vandalism to the baby manatee sculpture outside of the J.N. more »»

CEPD provides update on holiday beach parking

July 2, 2020 The Captiva Erosion Prevention District will have a beach attendant at the Alison Hagerup Beach parking lot on July 3-5 for the holiday weekend. The lot will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. more »»

American Legion

July 2, 2020 UPDATE: American Legion Post 123 received notification from the American Legion Department of Florida headquarters that the Florida Department of Business and Profession Regulation has amended its... more »»

Nature Near You highlights solar power

July 2, 2020 The 13th week of Nature Near You, the Sanibel Sea School's e-newsletter, featured the power of the su. more »»

Sanibel documentaries spark donation

July 2, 2020 In 2014, the Pfeifer Realty Group partnered with Emmy Award-winning filmmaker David E. more »»

First-ever documented leatherback hatching on Captiva

July 1, 2020 On June 28, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation documented the hatching of a leatherback sea turtle nest on Captiva — a very rare occurrence for the Gulf coast of Florida. more »»

SCCF captures loggerhead nest boil on video

July 1, 2020 Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Coastal Wildlife Director Kelly Sloan was on beach patrol on Captiva on June 14 when she came upon the rare opportunity to see and film a loggerhead sea turtl... more »»

Voter registration, tax forms available at Sanibel library

July 1, 2020 Stop by the Sanibel Public Library’s main entrance lobby for voter registration forms and applications for mail-in ballots. more »»



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