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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primarywas a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primary
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted an hour ago
was a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won 52.72 percent of the vote, easily defeating Sanibel councilman Chauncey Goss, who had a hair under 30 percent, and Dan Bongino, a distant third at 17.39... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primaryBenacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primary
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted an hour ago
Benacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us with another four-year term." Maughan, a Sanibel attorney, fought to put a halt to what he said were false and misleading campaign ads regarding a 1995 arrest in... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primaryBenacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primary
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted an hour ago
Benacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us with another four-year term." Maughan, a Sanibel attorney, fought to put a halt to what he said were false and misleading campaign ads regarding a 1995 arrest in... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primarywas a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primary
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted an hour ago
was a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won 52.72 percent of the vote, easily defeating Sanibel councilman Chauncey Goss, who had a hair under 30 percent, and Dan Bongino, a distant third at 17.39... Read more
5 related stories
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primarywas a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primary
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted an hour ago
was a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won 52.72 percent of the vote, easily defeating Sanibel councilman Chauncey Goss, who had a hair under 30 percent, and Dan Bongino, a distant third at 17.39... Read more
5 related stories
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primaryBenacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primary
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted an hour ago
Benacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us with another four-year term." Maughan, a Sanibel attorney, fought to put a halt to what he said were false and misleading campaign ads regarding a 1995 arrest in... Read more
5 related stories
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The Pine Island Eagle
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primaryBenacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primary
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted an hour ago
Benacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us with another four-year term." Maughan, a Sanibel attorney, fought to put a halt to what he said were false and misleading campaign ads regarding a 1995 arrest in... Read more
5 related stories
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The Pine Island Eagle
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primarywas a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primary
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted an hour ago
was a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won 52.72 percent of the vote, easily defeating Sanibel councilman Chauncey Goss, who had a hair under 30 percent, and Dan Bongino, a distant third at 17.39... Read more
5 related stories
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primarywas a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primary
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted an hour ago
was a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won 52.72 percent of the vote, easily defeating Sanibel councilman Chauncey Goss, who had a hair under 30 percent, and Dan Bongino, a distant third at 17.39... Read more
5 related stories
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primaryBenacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primary
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted an hour ago
Benacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us with another four-year term." Maughan, a Sanibel attorney, fought to put a halt to what he said were false and misleading campaign ads regarding a 1995 arrest in... Read more
5 related stories
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Rooney wins Republican District 19 Congressional primaryNaples businessman Francis Rooney soundly defeated his GOP rivals Chauncey Goss
Rooney wins Republican District 19 Congressional primary
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 hours ago
Naples businessman Francis Rooney soundly defeated his GOP rivals Chauncey Goss of Sanibel and Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent. Rooney claimed 50% of the vote in Lee and Collier counties. He goes on to the November 8 general election,... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primarywas a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won
Rooney captures GOP nod in Congressional District 19 primary
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 hours ago
was a major fundraiser for GOP candidates before starting his own campaign, won 52.72 percent of the vote, easily defeating Sanibel councilman Chauncey Goss, who had a hair under 30 percent, and Dan Bongino, a distant third at 17.39... Read more
5 related stories
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primaryBenacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us
Benacquisto wins District 27 State Senate primary
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 hours ago
Benacquisto said. "Southwest Florida voters are well informed and they trust us with another four-year term." Maughan, a Sanibel attorney, fought to put a halt to what he said were false and misleading campaign ads regarding a 1995 arrest in... Read more
5 related stories
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Roll Call
Florida GOP Primaries Will Shape Next Year's Conferencegave him a 45 percent to 29 percent edge over former House Budget Committee sta
Florida GOP Primaries Will Shape Next Year's Conference
Roll Call / Posted 20 hours ago
gave him a 45 percent to 29 percent edge over former House Budget Committee staffer Chauncey Goss, now a member of the Sanibel City Council. Speaker Paul D. Ryan endorsed Goss when he ran for Congress in 2012, but is staying neutral this time... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Paul F. McCarthyPaul moved to Captiva full time, built McCarthys Marina and became a leader in
Paul F. McCarthy
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
Paul moved to Captiva full time, built McCarthys Marina and became a leader in the community, serving on the boards of the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce, the Captiva Island Historical... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Download the StormWarn 7 weather apparea. The cool thing here is that you can pick and choose areas where you want
Download the StormWarn 7 weather app
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
area. The cool thing here is that you can pick and choose areas where you want to get warnings. For example, if you live on Sanibel and only want warnings for storms that could possibly effect Sanibel, you can choose to be warned for just that area.... Read more
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CBC.ca
Man charged after fight outside of Wendy's escalates into extreme road ragea firearm, possession of a dangerous weapon, assault and breaching a recognizan
Man charged after fight outside of Wendy's escalates into extreme road rage
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
a firearm, possession of a dangerous weapon, assault and breaching a recognizance. On Sunday members of the guns and gangs unit executed a related search warrant in the 700 block of Sanibel Private, off Old Richmond Road, and seized three BB... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bullets fired during Lehigh bank robbery, witnesses sayneeded immediately at a T-Mobile cell tower to deal with some snakes. Traffic
Bullets fired during Lehigh bank robbery, witnesses say
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
needed immediately at a T-Mobile cell tower to deal with some snakes. Traffic is at a standstill near the entrance of the Sanibel Causeway due to a Saturday morning crash. Forecast: Tracking tropical moisture Scattered thunderstorms will... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Fight Zika at the sourceisland, as well as at Home Depot, Lowes, and online at Amazon and directly from
Fight Zika at the source
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 3 days ago
island, as well as at Home Depot, Lowes, and online at Amazon and directly from Summit. Mosquito dunks are an easy, proactive measure that all residents can take to help prevent the Zika virus from occurring here. Rick and Karen Fichthorn Sa... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Deputy presence, crime scene units in North Fort Myersarrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. Traffic is
Deputy presence, crime scene units in North Fort Myers
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. Traffic is at a standstill near the entrance of the Sanibel Causeway due to a Saturday morning crash. Investigative report released in South Fort Myers high sex scandal The... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Total roadway shutdown near Sanibel CausewayTraffic is at a standstill near the entrance of the Sanibel Causeway due to a S
Total roadway shutdown near Sanibel Causeway
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
Traffic is at a standstill near the entrance of the Sanibel Causeway due to a Saturday morning crash. Florida Highway Patrol arrived just after 10 a.m. to McGregor Boulevard and Punta Rassa Road in Fort Myers. They say that the roadway is blocked... Read more
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USA Today
The best beachcombing beaches around the USAto the sand – during low tide and especially after one of the impressive gulf s
The best beachcombing beaches around the USA
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
to the sand – during low tide and especially after one of the impressive gulf storms, when the most shells wash ashore. Sanibel and Captiva, Fla. Sanibel and Captiva, sister islands off the southwest coast of Florida, are probably the most... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthyMcCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a ma
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthy
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 5 days ago
McCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a man who had a special relationship with the Sanibel Captiva community, especially with the area's pristine environment. McCarthy, owner of the excursion company for 30... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthyMcCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a ma
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthy
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
McCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a man who had a special relationship with the Sanibel Captiva community, especially with the area's pristine environment. McCarthy, owner of the excursion company for 30... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthyMcCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a ma
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthy
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
McCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a man who had a special relationship with the Sanibel Captiva community, especially with the area's pristine environment. McCarthy, owner of the excursion company for 30... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthyMcCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a ma
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthy
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
McCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a man who had a special relationship with the Sanibel Captiva community, especially with the area's pristine environment. McCarthy, owner of the excursion company for 30... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthyMcCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a ma
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthy
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
McCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. He is remembered as a man who had a special relationship with the Sanibel Captiva community, especially with the area's pristine environment. McCarthy, owner of the excursion company for 30... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthyMarina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. Islanders herald him as a man who h
Community mourns loss of Paul McCarthy
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 5 days ago
Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. Islanders herald him as a man who had a special relationship with the Sanibel Captiva community, especially with the area's pristine environment. McCarthy, owner of the excursion company for 30... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
What impact could Invest 99L have on Southwest Florida?before and had advice for voters. "Take advantage of early voting," Harrington
What impact could Invest 99L have on Southwest Florida?
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
before and had advice for voters. "Take advantage of early voting," Harrington said. "We haven't had lines or waits." On Sanibel Island, Rick Bartleson and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation are monitoring water levels and Lake... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: Rainy days spark some better fishingPass and a little further south between Regla Island and Red Light Shoals. Stea
On the Water: Rainy days spark some better fishing
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
Pass and a little further south between Regla Island and Red Light Shoals. Steady action was noted between St. James and Sanibel over many of the shallow bar drop-offs from Marker 13 to Tarpon Bay, and also near the Sanibel Causeway islands. Many... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sick dogs and muddy hogsin God, and all of the resources He has made available to be free. He wants tha
Sick dogs and muddy hogs
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
in God, and all of the resources He has made available to be free. He wants that more for us than we want it for ourselves. Next time, instead of returning to the mud or the vomit, return to God! Dr. Daryl Donovan, Pastor: Sanibel Community... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rotary Happenings: Trust continues to fund charitable projects near and farOur Rotary Club meeting this week focused on our Rotary of Sanibel-Captiva Trus
Rotary Happenings: Trust continues to fund charitable projects near and far
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
Our Rotary Club meeting this week focused on our Rotary of Sanibel-Captiva Trust giving; Rotary of Sanibel-Captiva Trust is the giving arm of the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club. The Trust currently tries to divide available funding 50/50 between local... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Local blues band won People’s Choice Award for the ‘Road to Memphis IBC Challenge’is comprised of Jennifer Mazziotti (saxophone), Daryl Best (guitar) and Carveth
Local blues band won People’s Choice Award for the ‘Road to Memphis IBC Challenge’
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
is comprised of Jennifer Mazziotti (saxophone), Daryl Best (guitar) and Carveth Clauson (drums). Stokes has strong ties to Sanibel and Captiva. He grew up in Sanibel and his family goes back eight generations. His grandfather, Jake Stokes, was the... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Bailey’s among finalists for the 25th annual Industry Appreciation AwardsGeneral Store was founded in 1899 by Frank P. Bailey. During that era, the gene
Bailey’s among finalists for the 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awards
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
General Store was founded in 1899 by Frank P. Bailey. During that era, the general store which was known as the Sanibel Packing Company, provided all supplies to the community and homesteaders. "As the second oldest business in Lee... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
CROW kicks off annual golf classicMary Schoeffel, CROW development director. Marilyn Kane, who is co-chairing th
CROW kicks off annual golf classic
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
Mary Schoeffel, CROW development director. Marilyn Kane, who is co-chairing the event with Craig Albert, president of the Sanibel Captiva Bank, is looking forward to yet another successful year at the golf classic. "The event itself is just so... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
National Shell Museum ambassadors to help beach-goers enjoy the Sanibel experienceSoon Sanibel beach-goers will have personal educational guides to ask questions
National Shell Museum ambassadors to help beach-goers enjoy the Sanibel experience
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
Soon Sanibel beach-goers will have personal educational guides to ask questions and learn first hand about Florida shelling laws, as well as some factual tips about what kinds of treasures which wash up on the sands of the island. The... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Full moon sparks some good fishingthroughout the day. Along with snapper, the redfish bite was consistent on bot
Full moon sparks some good fishing
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 6 days ago
throughout the day. Along with snapper, the redfish bite was consistent on both sides of Pine Island and the bay side of Sanibel. Anglers fishing natural baits found fishing under the mangroves on the higher tide stages best and those... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Mullet: A Tale of Two Fish CalendarMullet: A Tale of Two FishThu, August 25, 2016 @ 6:00PM The Sanibel Sea School
Mullet: A Tale of Two Fish Calendar
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 7 days ago
Mullet: A Tale of Two FishThu, August 25, 2016 @ 6:00PM The Sanibel Sea School will screen Mullet: A Tale of Two Fish, Thursday, Aug. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. The documentary will touch on how mullet have served as an important source of food for humans... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Georgene (Koessler) KnightAgawam, MA where they raised their four children. Upon retirement they enjoyed
Georgene (Koessler) Knight
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 7 days ago
Agawam, MA where they raised their four children. Upon retirement they enjoyed spending time in their homes on Cape Cod and Sanibel Island, FL. She graduated from Westfield State College and was a teacher in the Agawam Public School system from... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Library Book Discussion Group reviews ‘The Girl on the Train’ Calendar@ 2:00PM Readers are invited to delve into the thriller, “The Girl on the Trai
Library Book Discussion Group reviews ‘The Girl on the Train’ Calendar
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
@ 2:00PM Readers are invited to delve into the thriller, “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins, then come in to the Sanibel Public Library to talk about the book on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The meeting is free and open to the public. The... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Big campaign contributor runs for US House in Floridamatter. He said his Secret Service career gives him the doggedness needed to s
Big campaign contributor runs for US House in Florida
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
matter. He said his Secret Service career gives him the doggedness needed to succeed in Washington. Goss, a member of the Sanibel city council, worked as a Bush administration and House budget staffer for eight years before returning to the area... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Family ejected as boat flips near Fort Myers Beach raises questionsthreatening injuries. How could it happen? We're looking closer into what cau
Family ejected as boat flips near Fort Myers Beach raises questions
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
threatening injuries. How could it happen? We're looking closer into what caused a family fun day on the water off Sanibel to take a dangerous turn. FWC is still stumped as to how a family of four overturned their boat and were thrown into... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Family injured after boat flips on SanibelA boat flipped Saturday afternoon off Sanibel Island leaving a family of four i
Family injured after boat flips on Sanibel
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 10 days ago
A boat flipped Saturday afternoon off Sanibel Island leaving a family of four in the water, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. It happened near 122 Periwinkle Way at Point Ybel after 12 p.m. The Lee County Sheriff's... Read more
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The Daily Record
Kathleen Teaze | Prince George’s County Memorial Library SystemMemorial Library in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Previously, she was assistant direc
Kathleen Teaze | Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
The Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
Memorial Library in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Previously, she was assistant director for Collier County Public Library and Sanibel Public Library in Florida. She also was director of Rye Public Library in Rye, New Hampshire. Information in Movers... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
E8 released back into the wild after owl attackE8 was released back into the wild Thursday morning following three months of r
E8 released back into the wild after owl attack
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
E8 was released back into the wild Thursday morning following three months of rehabilitation at CROW on Sanibel Island. E8 underwent surgery for a broken femur and spent about a month recovering until the pins in its leg could be removed. The bird... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Why lakes are better than oceanslast time was still the last time I'll ever venture into the sea past my ankles
Why lakes are better than oceans
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
last time was still the last time I'll ever venture into the sea past my ankles. I was standing in waist deep water off of Sanibel Island, Florida, being very brave indeed, while my kids splashed around me. Just as I was beginning to relax and... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Voting recommendations for the Aug. 30 Primary Electionalone in our opinion. Mr. Goss, who has eight years of federal budget experien
Voting recommendations for the Aug. 30 Primary Election
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
alone in our opinion. Mr. Goss, who has eight years of federal budget experience and who currently serves as a city of Sanibel council member, has received the support of 75-plus community leaders representing a wide range of sectors including... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Goss: Our best, brightest hopeFor more than six years, our district has suffered inept, inefficient (and some
Goss: Our best, brightest hope
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
For more than six years, our district has suffered inept, inefficient (and sometimes down right embarrassing) representation in Congress - wealthy outsiders, all. Chauncey Goss is our best and brightest hope. Randy Wayne White Sani... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Officials, activists warily hopeful of Negron’s $2.4B planvery few details, especially where exactly the 60,000 acres are, a point of whi
Officials, activists warily hopeful of Negron’s $2.4B plan
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 13 days ago
very few details, especially where exactly the 60,000 acres are, a point of which has drawn criticism for Negron. City of Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane doesn't see that as a reason to dismiss it, however. "It's good news," he said. "I know the public... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
The Destiny of Miss Patty -- Little fund-raising tug boat one step closer to maiden voyagein the process to find volunteers to help him in the sailing adventure, to tow
The Destiny of Miss Patty -- Little fund-raising tug boat one step closer to maiden voyage
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
in the process to find volunteers to help him in the sailing adventure, to tow a manned kayak from Fort Myers Beach to a Sanibel Port of Call with the power of the Miss Patty. "I'm looking for any volunteer or anyone goofy enough to want to go... Read more
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