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Naples Daily News
Thousands enjoy annual expo at Germain Arena— one of the many family-friendly activities offered at the 7th annual Family F
Thousands enjoy annual expo at Germain Arena
Naples Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
— one of the many family-friendly activities offered at the 7th annual Family Fun Expo inside Germain Arena in Estero. "He gave me a thumbs-up on our way in," Justin Washburn said of his son's response to seeing Thomas. Thousands of... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Mayor calls emergency meeting to discuss town finances and town managerover the last few years but picked back up at full speed last fall to coincide
Mayor calls emergency meeting to discuss town finances and town manager
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 23 hours ago
over the last few years but picked back up at full speed last fall to coincide with Lee County's similar project along Estero Boulevard in order to avoid tearing up the asphalt a second time. Gore also declined to give a comment. The meeting... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
A simple wish makes for a special dayreally like how this looks," Parker said. Marc Mangia, an advanced amateur scu
A simple wish makes for a special day
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted yesterday
really like how this looks," Parker said. Marc Mangia, an advanced amateur sculptor who competes in competitions on Estero Island each year, got the call to fly down from Columbus, Ohio, and assist with Parker's wish. "I'm surprised he... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Terry and Clarence Low, Bits ‘N’ Bytes: Programs can monitor your website 24/7appears on alternating Saturdays. Read more news on their blog at www.byte-tech
Terry and Clarence Low, Bits ‘N’ Bytes: Programs can monitor your website 24/7
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
appears on alternating Saturdays. Read more news on their blog at www.byte-technology.com/blog. Send questions to tlow@byte-technology.com, or write to Bits ‘N’ Bytes, 400 Camino El Estero, Monterey 93940. Reach the author at tlow@byte-technology.c... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texas state park posts bloodcurdling photo and video of a tarantula hawk's brutal attacktarantula hawk has rarely, if ever, been captured with such incredible detail a
Texas state park posts bloodcurdling photo and video of a tarantula hawk's brutal attack
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
tarantula hawk has rarely, if ever, been captured with such incredible detail as images recently posted to Facebook by the Estero Llano Grande State Park. What may look like a sweet kiss between an unlikely match of beast and beauty — a hairy, fat... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Enterprise Florida President Bill Johnson created top positions for two former colleagues from PortMiamiFlorida President and CEO Bill Johnson addresses Hertz employees and media at t
Enterprise Florida President Bill Johnson created top positions for two former colleagues from PortMiami
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Florida President and CEO Bill Johnson addresses Hertz employees and media at the new Hertz Global Headquarters in Estero during the new location celebration on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Dorothy Edwards/Staff) Enterprise Florida President... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business Briefscollected for resale at the 8th Annual Love that Dress! Fundraiser scheduled fo
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 3 days ago
collected for resale at the 8th Annual Love that Dress! Fundraiser scheduled for Aug. 24 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Estero. Clothing Items and accessories may be donated at the following IBERIABANK branches in Lee County: — 2247 First St.,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Pedestrians, cyclists dodge disaster during Estero Blvd. constructionPedestrians and bicyclists say the construction on Estero Boulevard on Fort Mye
Pedestrians, cyclists dodge disaster during Estero Blvd. construction
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
Pedestrians and bicyclists say the construction on Estero Boulevard on Fort Myers Beach has left them will little space to move. Some say this has led to them veering into traffic to keep moving down the busy road. "It's challenging. I'm not a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas state park posts bloodcurdling photo and video of a tarantula hawk's brutal attacktarantula hawk has rarely, if ever, been captured with such incredible detail a
Texas state park posts bloodcurdling photo and video of a tarantula hawk's brutal attack
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
tarantula hawk has rarely, if ever, been captured with such incredible detail as images recently posted to Facebook by the Estero Llano Grande State Park. What may look like a sweet kiss between an unlikely match of beast and beauty — a hairy, fat... Read more
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The Times Leader
MARY TAYLOR BROWN WEBBERKappa Gamma. She was also a member of the Ohio Association of Retired Teachers.
MARY TAYLOR BROWN WEBBER
The Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Kappa Gamma. She was also a member of the Ohio Association of Retired Teachers. In retirement, Mary spent 26 winters in Estero, Florida, and traveled frequently to visit family in California, Georgia and Virginia. Mary will be remembered for... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
The safety danceat Publix and then to the Public Library for access to a computer. Simple stuf
The safety dance
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
at Publix and then to the Public Library for access to a computer. Simple stuff, right? No, not these days. Biking along Estero Boulevard's mid-section takes you through the heart of a construction scene that can be described as nothing less than... Read more
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The Times Leader
MARY TAYLOR BROWN WEBBERKappa Gamma. She was also a member of the Ohio Association of Retired Teachers.
MARY TAYLOR BROWN WEBBER
The Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
Kappa Gamma. She was also a member of the Ohio Association of Retired Teachers. In retirement, Mary spent 26 winters in Estero Florida and traveled frequently to visit family in California, Georgia and Virginia. Mary will be remembered for her... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Art gets dirty, smelly for cleaner Pasig Riverunique challenge for him. “Smelling the paint already tells you a lot about the
Art gets dirty, smelly for cleaner Pasig River
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
unique challenge for him. “Smelling the paint already tells you a lot about the lives of the people living by the river or estero.” The stink goes away only when pigments dry off, Vargas noted. The other participating artists are Toti Cerda, Kean... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Fracking Bill preempts Home Ruleagainst fracking using their precious home rule power. Some local areas that ha
Fracking Bill preempts Home Rule
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
against fracking using their precious home rule power. Some local areas that have banned fracking are Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral and Fort Myers Beach. The Florida Association of Counties was against the preempting home rule clause of... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Community spotlight: Dave Graywhich cars go where, the size of the car, etc. My wife says my brain is wired f
Community spotlight: Dave Gray
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
which cars go where, the size of the car, etc. My wife says my brain is wired for this." Q: Parking is a huge commodity on Estero Island. How cutthroat is it between those who compete in it? A: "Obviously it's a huge demand in this town,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
At riskTons of garbage thrown at the Estero de Magdalena in Binondo, Manila, is puttin
At risk
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Tons of garbage thrown at the Estero de Magdalena in Binondo, Manila, is putting at risk residents living in the area, especially with the onset of the rainy season. With the clogged water way, the area is expected to experience flooding when rain... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
MMDA prepares for onset of rainy seasonsince the start of this year. Melgar said that the agency’s personnel has work
MMDA prepares for onset of rainy season
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
since the start of this year. Melgar said that the agency’s personnel has worked on clearing and de-clogging canals, esteros and drainage system of garbage and other debris during the dry months. “All of it is ready to minimize the flooding... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
FGCU’s Noll named A-Sun Player of Year(12), and is the only player in the conference to rank inside the top-five in a
FGCU’s Noll named A-Sun Player of Year
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
(12), and is the only player in the conference to rank inside the top-five in all the aforementioned categories. Selesky, from Estero, was named to the A-Sun All-Academic team on Monday and earns postseason recognition for the second straight seas... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Estero discusses future village improvementsEstero's temporary city hall. Maryann Batlle/Staff Ten years ago, a car crash
Estero discusses future village improvements
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Estero's temporary city hall. Maryann Batlle/Staff Ten years ago, a car crash caused by a drunk driver left David Fenech with injuries that limited his independence. No longer able to drive, he relies on his wife, his three-wheel bicycle or his own... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Suit fighting Estero housing development is tossedcommunity on east Corkscrew Road will be built after all. Lee Circuit Court Ju
Suit fighting Estero housing development is tossed
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
community on east Corkscrew Road will be built after all. Lee Circuit Court Judge Alane Laboda tossed a lawsuit that the Estero Council of Community Leaders filed to challenge Lee County's approval of The Place at Corkscrew, also known as... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Doris J. BushBush, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1974. Surviving are three child
Doris J. Bush
Altoona Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Bush, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1974. Surviving are three children: Linda Shepherd and husband, Tim, of Estero, Fla., Elaine Stuart and husband, Steve, of Clarendon Hills, Ill., and Wayne A. Bush and wife, Nancy, of Roaring... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
William W. Welkieby his wife, the former Agnes Chicalese, in 2011. He is survived by his daught
William W. Welkie
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
by his wife, the former Agnes Chicalese, in 2011. He is survived by his daughter, Nadine Skawski and her husband, Walter, Estero, Fla.; a brother, Allen J. Welkie, Hazleton; two granddaughters, Robin M. Skawski and Kimberly M. Wasef; and a... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
A salute, or better yet a big hug, goes out to Huggyon his porch. He also is responsible for the large flag that flies at the entr
A salute, or better yet a big hug, goes out to Huggy
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
on his porch. He also is responsible for the large flag that flies at the entrance to his Bay Beach neighborhood along Estero Boulevard. Huggy Ellyatt shares a salute at one of his favorites spots — next to his flag at his Bay Beach... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Project payment issues leave FMB mayor at a lossbills have gone unpaid. The town hopes to pay them quickly with the help of st
Project payment issues leave FMB mayor at a loss
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
bills have gone unpaid. The town hopes to pay them quickly with the help of state loans. Phase one of the project along Estero Boulevard is complete, but only $65,000 is paid off. To avoid a work delay, the town has asked to borrow $34 million... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
FMB mayor bewildered by project payment snafubills have gone unpaid. The town hopes to pay them quickly with the help of st
FMB mayor bewildered by project payment snafu
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
bills have gone unpaid. The town hopes to pay them quickly with the help of state loans. Phase one of the project along Estero Boulevard is complete, but only $65,000 is paid off. To avoid a work delay, the town has asked to borrow $34 million... Read more
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Daily Mail
Goats with two heads, eight-legged pigs and puppy born with a TRUNKthe puppy and the piglet were born in or near the village of Pampa de los Guana
Goats with two heads, eight-legged pigs and puppy born with a TRUNK
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
the puppy and the piglet were born in or near the village of Pampa de los Guanacos in the Copa area of the Santiago del Estero Province, in northern Argentina. At the time local media said that the deformation was due to the use of pesticides... Read more
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New Kerala
Giant pastry made in Argentina to raise funds for Down Syndrome - newkerala.com #67332about Down Syndrome. The cooking took place along the Avenida de Mayo, between
Giant pastry made in Argentina to raise funds for Down Syndrome - newkerala.com #67332
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
about Down Syndrome. The cooking took place along the Avenida de Mayo, between the streets of Lima and Santiago del Estero, on Sunday to collect funds for Argentinean Down Syndrome Association, Xinhua news agency reported. A number of... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Find your forever friendalliance Feta, a cute 3-month-old tabby, has lots of love to give. Meet her at
Find your forever friend
Naples Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
alliance Feta, a cute 3-month-old tabby, has lots of love to give. Meet her at the adoption center at 7785 Davis Blvd., Suite 104, East Naples. Meet more cats at PetSmart, Coconut Point mall, Estero. Information: 424-835-1523 or naplescatalliance.... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Enterprise Florida chief bypassed bid process to hire speechwriter, paid her $158K in contractsFlorida President and CEO Bill Johnson addresses Hertz employees and media at t
Enterprise Florida chief bypassed bid process to hire speechwriter, paid her $158K in contracts
Naples Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Florida President and CEO Bill Johnson addresses Hertz employees and media at the new Hertz Global headquarters in Estero during the new location celebration on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Dorothy Edwards/Staff) TALLAHASSEE — The outgoing... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Fracking Bill preempts Home Ruleagainst fracking using their precious home rule power. Some local areas that ha
Fracking Bill preempts Home Rule
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 9 days ago
against fracking using their precious home rule power. Some local areas that have banned fracking are Bonita Springs, Estero, Cape Coral and Fort Myers Beach. The Florida Association of Counties was against the preempting home rule clause of... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Town hasn't paid $3.2 million in vendor bills over past 6 monthsconvinced it was an innocent mistake, saying the town likely felt the pressure
Town hasn't paid $3.2 million in vendor bills over past 6 months
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
convinced it was an innocent mistake, saying the town likely felt the pressure of staying out ahead of Lee County on the Estero Boulevard project, which features work by both entities. Still, he said "It's inconceivable how this could happen" in... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Who is lining up to run for U.S. Rep. Curt Clawson’s seat now that he’s not running?will run again. Kreegel, a medical doctor who has a practice based in Charlotte
Who is lining up to run for U.S. Rep. Curt Clawson’s seat now that he’s not running?
Naples Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
will run again. Kreegel, a medical doctor who has a practice based in Charlotte County, also works in Lee and has a home in Estero. The 19th District is one of the nation's most reliably Republican seats, meaning the winner of the Aug. 30 primary... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
New focus group meets to discuss Times Square ResortsResorts. The plans are not being released to the public. The members are San C
New focus group meets to discuss Times Square Resorts
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
Resorts. The plans are not being released to the public. The members are San Carlos Island resident Charlie Whitehead and Estero Island residents Tom and Annie Babcock, Joe and Tammy Stockton (parents of Summer Stockton, Fort Myers Beach's vice... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MMDA prepares transition plansa transition period,” said Carlos. “Dapat bigyan ng priority ng transition te
MMDA prepares transition plan
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
sa transition period,” said Carlos. “Dapat bigyan ng priority ng transition team ang flood control. Yung paglilinis ng mga estero at upgrade ng pumping stations,” he added. Nation ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Carlos said he... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Rep. Curt Clawson says he won't seek re-electionCongressman Curt Clawson addresses Hertz employees and media at the new Hertz G
Rep. Curt Clawson says he won't seek re-election
Naples Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Congressman Curt Clawson addresses Hertz employees and media at the new Hertz Global headquarters in Estero during the new location celebration on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Dorothy Edwards/Staff) WASHINGTON – Rep. Curt Clawson has decided not to seek... Read more
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Boston Herald
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GYMNASTICS: Massachusetts' finest heading South for the NationalsSenior Showcase. Ten states will bring their best graduating high school gymnas
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GYMNASTICS: Massachusetts' finest heading South for the Nationals
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Senior Showcase. Ten states will bring their best graduating high school gymnasts to compete in this weekend's meet at the Estero Recreation Center. The team title will be determined Friday, while individual event titles will be decided on... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Estero bear sighting brings about teachable momentvisitor is the talk of a Lee County community. A black bear was spotted walkin
Estero bear sighting brings about teachable moment
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
visitor is the talk of a Lee County community. A black bear was spotted walking through backyards in Copper Oaks in Estero. Some neighbors we talked to were scared while others were flat out amazed. Either emotion is understandable as it's... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Clock ticking for potential Bonita Springs high school55-acre property on Griffin Drive is one of many properties already owned by th
Clock ticking for potential Bonita Springs high school
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 11 days ago
55-acre property on Griffin Drive is one of many properties already owned by the school district, including properties in Estero. But that doesn't seem to shake the confidence in Bonita Springs. "I think we're still going to see a high school... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Estero endorses proposed $13.7 million state conservation projectEstero supports an effort to secure $13.7 million of state funding for the pres
Estero endorses proposed $13.7 million state conservation project
Naples Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Estero supports an effort to secure $13.7 million of state funding for the preservation of 2,841 acres in southeast Lee County. The village council on Wednesday agreed to send a letter endorsing the project, CREW Headwaters, to stewards of Florida... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee lists special events for June 2016RELEASE) -- Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee will host a charity slot machine to
Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee lists special events for June 2016
Rolling Good Times / Posted 11 days ago
RELEASE) -- Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee will host a charity slot machine tournament on June 12 to benefit the Bonita-Estero Elks Lodge 2753. The entry fee is only $10 and participants can enter as many times as desired, with the top four high... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Thefts of beach bags hit beach hardoff Fort Myers Beach were reported to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. One the
Thefts of beach bags hit beach hard
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
off Fort Myers Beach were reported to the Lee County Sheriff's Office. One theft, which took place in the 1700 block of Estero Island, involved a bag that held two Rolex watches valued at $12,000 and $4,000 respectively, a ring valued at $5,000... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Estero village council to discuss conservation project, development code amendmentsFILE - Nick Batos, Mayor of Estero, thanks his wife Wednesday, April 13, 2106 a
Estero village council to discuss conservation project, development code amendments
Naples Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
FILE - Nick Batos, Mayor of Estero, thanks his wife Wednesday, April 13, 2106 at the Village of Estero Administration building in Estero, Fla. (Corey Perrine/Staff) Estero Village Council meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the village hall. The village... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
'Back to the drawing board' for Bonita Springs school siteyear. Other options for the school board include utilizing property that's alr
'Back to the drawing board' for Bonita Springs school site
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 days ago
year. Other options for the school board include utilizing property that's already owned in the Three Oaks land area of Estero. They say it could offer the most cost-effective option, but they fear it would not adequately serve the Bonita... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Estero village center plan draws criticismThe Estero Village Council Planning and Zoning Board workshop meets Tuesday, Ma
Estero village center plan draws criticism
Naples Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
The Estero Village Council Planning and Zoning Board workshop meets Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Maryann Batlle/Staff Estero aims to create a walkable, bikeable downtown with a mix of housing and retail spaces. But after months of negotiations and public... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
What's next for a Bonita Springs high school?board there are options to aide growing student populations in Lee County. Opt
What's next for a Bonita Springs high school?
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
board there are options to aide growing student populations in Lee County. Options include spending $13 million to expand Estero High School and build another high school in Lehigh Acres to a tune of $59 million. The district could also use the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
What's next for a Bonita Springs high school?board there are options to aide growing student populations in Lee County. Opt
What's next for a Bonita Springs high school?
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 days ago
board there are options to aide growing student populations in Lee County. Options include spending $13 million to expand Estero High School and build another high school in Lehigh Acres to a tune of $59 million. The district could also use the... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Lee schools still considering site off Imperial Parkway for new Bonita high schoola very safe site.” The district has other options, including Spending about $
Lee schools still considering site off Imperial Parkway for new Bonita high school
Naples Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
a very safe site.” The district has other options, including Spending about $13 million to add 600 seats at the existing Estero High School campus, requiring Bonita students to still be bused to another school. At the same time, the district... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Robert B. McLaughlinCaroline and Audrey. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, Ap
Robert B. McLaughlin
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
Caroline and Audrey. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Church of the Ascension, 6025 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 followed by burial with military honors at Fort Myers... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Local Jewish federation hosts inaugural celebration of Israel at MercatoIsraeli music in celebration of the country's 68th anniversary as a state. Mel
Local Jewish federation hosts inaugural celebration of Israel at Mercato
Naples Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Israeli music in celebration of the country's 68th anniversary as a state. Melmed, along with his wife, Beverly, live in Estero, but have close ties to Israel. "Israel means everything to us. We have a daughter that lives there, four... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Veteran Awakens From 48-Day Coma, Asks For Taco Bellto a website devoted to his recovery, Wake the Jake, the 35-year-old Army veter
Veteran Awakens From 48-Day Coma, Asks For Taco Bell
The Huffington Post / Posted 16 days ago
to a website devoted to his recovery, Wake the Jake, the 35-year-old Army veteran and former sheriff's deputy from Estero, Florida, had bronchitis in February. His illness progressed into double pneumonia and his deterioration continued. He... Read more
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