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School board sets steps for interim superintendent search

After much more discussion, the Lee County School Board further laid out the steps it will take to take to search for an interim superintendent during a workshop on May 4. The board discussed the language for its job position posting, outlets and budget to list the job post and three potential consultants. After a very lengthy discussion, the board agreed that the verbiage of three years of effective, or highly effective public school classroom teaching experience was not needed as an essential job function qualification. They also agreed that “documented history of progressive ...

Annual Ride of Silence planned for islands

Starting May 10, the flooring in the Sanibel Finance Department is being repaired and the department will not be accessible for public walk-ins, city officials reported. The project is expected ...

Local Sports & Recreation

Annual Ride of Silence planned for islands

The Sanibel Bicycle Club, Billy's Bikes and Matzaluna The Italian Kitchen will host the annual Ride of Silence for the islands on May 19 at 7 p.m. leaving from the restaurant, at 1200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel. The worldwide event takes place on the third Wednesday of May every year. Club ...

News from around the region

Virtual Southwest Florida Reading Festival to kick off

The 22nd annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival in March will be a month-long, fully virtual celebration of the power of reading brought to the community by the Lee County Library System. Nearly 30 acclaimed authors will provide nightly programming on March 1-12. Other highlights include ...

Island Lifestyles


Letters to the Editor

We need the Center 4 Life back again

To the editor: As a member of Island Seniors for 15 years, I have been involved in this wonderful organization in many ways … through exercise classes, serving on the board, attending shows, concerts and Florida attractions to enjoy and learn more about what our state and island ...