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Tennis tourney at Sundial welcomes renovations

January 28, 2015 A charity tennis event at a popular island resort is scheduled for Feb. 6. Sundial’s Tennis Showcase features ATP Tour professional and Naples native Jesse Witten. more »»

Meet a master jeweler, treasure-seeker

January 28, 2015 Bernard Reller is a former salvage diver and treasure-seeker. He’s written a book on Spanish shipwrecks and the life of Mel Fisher, discoverer of the so-called mother lode in the Florida Keys in 1985. more »»

Captiva exhibit features island artists

January 28, 2015 Four of the top artists from the islands displayed artwork featuring differing styles, mediums and subject matter, at the opening of the Captiva Eclectic Art Show Thursday night (Jan. 15). more »»

New takeout service on the horizon

January 28, 2015 An island entrepreneur with a web-based travel business in February will add a new take on food service. Jason McKee next month will launch Sanibel2Go. more »»

Sanibel women talk of early island days

January 28, 2015 There was a flow of history coming out of the Sanibel Community House Friday, Jan. 16, as a trio of Sanibel women talked of the earlier days of living on the island. more »»

Highfield’s latest novel set on Sanibel

January 28, 2015 Ever wonder what could be hiding in the thick vegetation of the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge? In W.C. more »»

Sanibel Baseball Academy helping push the sport on the island to greater heights

January 28, 2015 Since the 2012 youth baseball season, the Sanibel U-8, U-9 and U-12 baseball teams have been climbing the ladder of success, while the program is starting to make a name for itself in the state of... more »»

Rare cars, bluegrass, carnival and sand sculpting headline this year's Fun Fest at the Community House

January 21, 2015 A vehicle exhibit with a few surprises, sand sculpting, food, fun and music, all are on tap at the second annual Fun Fest at the Sanibel Community House. The Jan. more »»

Committee of the Island 40th anniversary

January 21, 2015 The Committee of the Island (COTI) celebrated its 40th anniversary inside the Sanibel Community House Wednesday, Jan. 14, with a full house showing up, which included 300 RSPVs. more »»

Meet the Calendar Girls

January 21, 2015 Most anyone at an event in southwest Florida has come across the Calendar Girls, women in dazzling outfits dancing to entertain and raise cash for social causes. more »»

Garden Club auction a big success

January 21, 2015 An exciting day of fundraising was had by all at the annual Shell Islands Garden Club live and silent auction on Jan.13, held at the Sanibel Community House. more »»

South Seas Resort to add hotel units, angers some, others hold change inevitable

January 21, 2015 Captiva's largest resort development should gain in size sometime this year. more »»

Video will help market bike safety on the islands

January 21, 2015 Again, technology is making life a bit easier. And safer. A short film to assist bike riders and others using Sanibel’s shared paths and roadways should be released in Marc. more »»

Under the Sea’ will be biggest fundraiser for Shell Museum

January 21, 2015 The most important fundraiser for the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum will feature a golden oldie theme, called “Under the Sea” 1960’s Beach Party, Sunday, Jan. 25, from 5-10 p.m. more »»

Ding offers plenty to do, activities include lectures and tours that mostly free

January 14, 2015 Don’t fret, there’s plenty to do in the islands this week and in the coming months. A chief resource for entertainment and discovery is the popular J.N. more »»

Policing expert will discuss Ferguson, other issues at library event Jan. 15

January 14, 2015 By CRAIG GARRETT cgarrett@breezenewspapers.com Obama Administration appointee Dr. Ellen Scrivner on Jan. 15 will share her views in policing and community relations. more »»

Islander hopes celebrity will aid in shark research, bring awareness to the Gulf’s greatest game fish

January 14, 2015 He’s not rude. Get past the $200 sunglasses and the buff posturing, he’s quite soft-spoken, certainly intense, but very nice. You’d want your son to be like him. more »»

Islander peddles safer streets

January 14, 2015 By CRAIG GARRETT cgarrett@breezenewspapers.com Florida bicyclists and joggers safely enjoying a pathway or a bike lane on a local roadway, in some part, can thank Darla Letourneau. more »»

Local economy ends on strong note, expectations high for 2015

January 14, 2015 Southwest Florida’s economy last year ended with a bang, with Lee County reporting bed taxes in November jumping 17 percent over the same period in 2013. more »»

Wigley family honors island conservationist

January 14, 2015 The Bob Wigley Preserve, a 27-acre parcel owned by the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, is comprised of three tracts: the Andrea Waitt Carlton Family Tract, the John and Mary Jo Boler Family... more »»

 
 

 

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