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Chamber to host virtual business meeting The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce will hold its next business meeting virtually on Sept. 15 at noon via Zoom. The guest speaker is Lee Health Chief of Quality and Patient Safety Dr. Stephanie Stovall. She will provide a health ...

Annual Captiva Coastal Cleanup set for Sept. 18

The 2nd annual Captiva Coastal Cleanup will take place on Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McCarthy's Marina, at 11401 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva. There will be an island-style lunch at 12:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Captiva Rod & Gun Club, Scubavice Diving Center, Santiva ...

Captiva Public Meetings

The following public meetings/hearings are scheduled: • Sept. 9: Captiva Island Fire Control District monthly meeting at 4 p.m. at the fire station, at 14981 Captiva Drive, Captiva. For more information or the agenda, visit captivafire.com. • Sept. 9: Captiva Island Fire Control District ...

FWC: Keep sea turtle hatchlings safe with these tips

Sea turtles lay eggs in nests on Florida beaches beginning in the spring and throughout the summer, and now the baby turtles are hatching. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking the public to help these tiny turtles stay safe with the following tips. During nesting ...

County increases public outreach on all-electronic bridge tolls

Lee County is increasing its public outreach efforts to raise awareness among residents, business owners and motorcyclists about the now-permanent all-electronic tolling for the Midpoint, Cape Coral and Sanibel Causeway bridges. Lee County has used all-electronic rolling since the pandemic ...

Extra precautions to be taken at school board meetings

news@breezenewspapers.com The Lee County School Board approved two good cause items during its meeting on Aug. 31, which will implement safety measures during its board meetings. The first item that was approved was for the designation of the executive director of safety and security, now ...

School board sets timeline for superintendent search

news@breezenewspapers.com The School Board of Lee County has set a tentative timeline for its search for a new superintendent of schools. Molly Schwarzhoff, senior vice president of Ray and Associates, the search firm hired, provided an outline of the proposed timeline on Aug. 24, which ...

Lee schools: Numbers will dictate mask, COVID policies

news@breezenewspapers.com The School District of Lee County will monitor a minimum of four metrics to determine when it can relax its emergency mask mandate. A special Facebook live was held for staff on Sept. 2, which touched upon the numbers assessment that will be used to relax some of ...

Lee Health seeks blood donations

Lee Health is seeking blood donations to help replenish supply levels. Current blood supplies are critically low, and Lee Health’s blood centers are in urgent need of donors. As home to the region's only trauma center, it is vital that the system’s blood supply remains at healthy levels in ...

Lee Health partners with DispatchHealth

Lee Health recently announced its partnership with DispatchHealth, a provider of in-home medical care. Through the partnership, patients in Southwest Florida will now have a convenient way to receive high-quality, in-person medical care in the comfort of their home, officials ...