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January 23, 2015 Dozens of parents and friends in support of a Sanibel teacher suspended for workplace misconduct are outraged, vowing a loud public campaign to help shred the allegations with what they say is... more »»

 
 
 

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Friends and parents rally in support of suspended Sanibel teacher

January 23, 2015 Dozens of parents and friends in support of a Sanibel teacher suspended for workplace misconduct are outraged, vowing a loud public campaign to help shred the allegations with what they say is... 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

News from around the region

Woman charged with sale of synthetic marijuana

January 23, 2015 A month-long undercover investigation into synthetic marijuana sales resulted in one arrest Thursday and the seizure of more than 165 grams of synthetic marijuan. more »»

Report: City-run electric ‘financially feasible’

January 22, 2015 A Cape Coral Municipal Electric Utility could improve service and aesthetics to the city, but a high initial cost and the possibility that its current electric provider LCEC could make things... more »»

Builders Showcase opens today

January 22, 2015 The entries have been judged and the winners have been announced. more »»

Bimini Basin ‘charette’ to ignite creativity

January 22, 2015 More than 40 stakeholders with about that many visions for what they want to see from Bimini Basin will converge next week to share creative ideas for the area. more »»

Cape Coral Art League annual show this weekend

January 22, 2015 An annual art show set for this weekend will showcase the work of dozens of local artists. Hosted by the Cape Coral Art League, the 5th Annual Art Fair will be held Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.. more »»

Arts & Entertainment

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

Business

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 »»

Sanibel Captiva Trust Co. hosts first WOW presentation of the season

January 21, 2015 The Sanibel Captiva Trust Company hosted its first WOW presentation of the season this week with 50 local women in attendance. more »»

Pfeifer Realty Group’s Top Producers for December 2014

January 21, 2015 Jennifer McSorley, Realtor is Pfeifer Realty Group’s top sales agent for December. more »»

RE/MAX Associates celebrate Christmas by giving

January 21, 2015 RE/MAX of the Islands held its 24th Annual Christmas party in conjunction with the Sanibel Christmas Luminary event. more »»

Stewart Title’s chief economist forecasts 2015

January 21, 2015 Industry expert Dr. Ted C. Jones will address Florida real estate professionals on recovering from the economic hurricane. more »»

Obituaries

Juanita Jane Johnson

January 20, 2015 Juanita Jane Johnson, 85 of Indianapolis passed away on January 17, 2015. Transfer arrangements have been entrusted to Harvey-Engelhardt Funeral and Cremation Services. www.Harvey-Engelhardt. more »»

Ferenc Bankuti

January 19, 2015 Ferenc Bankuti, 88 of Fort Myers passed away on January 17, 2015. Cremation arrangements entrusted to Harvey Engelhardt Funeral and Cremation Services. www.Harvey-Engelhardt. more »»

Angela C. "Lee" Groetsch

January 19, 2015 Angela C. "Lee" Groetsch, 91, of Cape May, NJ and Sanibel Island, FL passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon in the comfort of her home in Cape May. more »»

Edwin Woodward Allen

January 13, 2015 Edwin Woodward Allen, 88 of Fort Myers died January 12, 2015. Please visit www.harvey-engelhardt.com to leave a condolence. more »»

Gerhard Peter Caspar Hilger

January 9, 2015 Gerhard Peter Caspar Hilger, "Peter" 91, of Sanibel, passed away on January 2, 2015. more »»

Local Columns

At the library: Meet the author

January 21, 2015 Captiva Memorial Library’s Afternoon Sojourns, a series of artist talks, music, independent and foreign films, lectures, author presentations and book signings, is well underwa. more »»

Theater Notes: Two blockbusters so different from one another

January 21, 2015 Here are two plays I urge you not to miss. They come from opposite ends of the theatrical continuu. more »»

Poetic License: Unsaved Document I

January 21, 2015 What if all my moments are still there, Embedded in some microprocessor, Awaiting recovery and editing, Waiting to be relived? Which ones would I save or delete, And which restore exact or alte... more »»

Living Sanibel: Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

January 21, 2015 Established in 1954 to protect some of the last remaining virgin stands of bald and pond cypress trees in the state of Florida, the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary encompasses a total of 13,000 acres. more »»

What's Blooming in Paradise: Varnish Leaf (Dodonaea viscosa)

January 21, 2015 First impression: Sea-foam green, stiff, heart-shaped petals with pink to red tinting. These petals are fused, forming a pouch in the middl. more »»

Letters to the Editor

Tips for finding the right school

January 21, 2015 To the editor: If you’d like to send your child to a different school next year, now’s the time to start the process of researching your options. more »»

Kindness on Periwinkle Way

January 14, 2015 To the editor: Traffic is getting heavy, and the heaviest lines on Periwinkle are coming. It is a time to turn in towards the wisdom we all know about KINDNESS. more »»

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory

January 14, 2015 To the editor: The most popular thing on the entire statewide ballot in 2014 -- more popular than any candidate or issue -- was the Land Acquisition Amendment to our state Constitution. more »»

COTI story read more like PR than reporting

January 7, 2015 To the editor: The Dec. 3 issue of The Island Reporter featured an article on the Committee of the Islands (COTI). The reporter, Brian Wierima, has many quotes from COTI official. more »»

A card of thanks

January 7, 2015 To the editor: The Sanibel-Captiva Optimist Club thanks the following businesses for donating exceptional dining certificates to our annual Island Temptations raffle and drawing held recently. more »»

Local Sports & Recreation

Sanibel Island Golf Club Men play Variable Better Ball

January 21, 2015 On Saturday, January 10th, the SIGC men played a game where the best net balls on various holes was used to count the score: on par three’s three best balls were counted, on par four’s two best ball... more »»

Dunes Mens golf tees up Member/Member Tourney

January 21, 2015 Good things come in small packages especially when they come in “two’s”  Our Dunes Men competed last week in Round 1 of our annual Member/Member Tournamen. more »»

Women golfers try to ‘Beat the Pro’

January 21, 2015 It was a “whole new golf game” for our Assistant Pro John Lento as the ladies handcuffed him during last week’s competition in BEAT THE PRO. more »»

Sanibel 8-ball pool league results

January 21, 2015 Sandycappers took over second place in the League standings on the strength of its 11-5 pounding of Legion Motley Crew. Sandycapper Captain Kevin Pottorf led the way with four wins over Nick Marvis. more »»

Batting practice with Twins to support local youth to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County

January 21, 2015 In partnership with the Minnesota Twins and Shoeless Joes Sports Café, the Crowne Plaza at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers will be sponsoring the fourth annual Batting Practice with the Twins. more »»

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