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VCB’s new campaign takes ‘islandology’ to another level

December 14, 2016 The Lee County Visitors and Convention Bureau has had quite a year, with the successes of National Seashell Day and the Island Hopper Songwriter Festival, as well as their “Find Your Island” media... more »»

Local environmentalist recognized by Audubon of SW Florida

December 14, 2016 If there’s an environmental issue in Southwest Florida that needs to be addressed, there’s a good chance Carl Veaux will be there to join the fight. more »»

Sanibel Island resident worked with Donald Trump in early days

December 14, 2016 A career that initially began as an assistant textbook editor for Prentice-Hall eventually led to starting his own public relations company, and later becoming a consultant and merger, acquisition... more »»

Fire board shy one vote to discuss feasibility study

December 7, 2016 A plan for Lehigh Acres Fire Chief Rob Dilallo to order a feasibility study on land on Homestead Road for a possible future fire station received a mixed response at the recent board meeting of the... more »»

Steve Conti is Lehigh's pull tab man: Community member collects to help raise money for the Ronald McDonald House

December 7, 2016 An 85-year-old former Realtor and mortgage broker in Lehigh Acres has continued his quest to collect aluminum pull tabs off of soft drink and other types of cans to collect and give to the Ronald... more »»

LCSO deputy recognized for burglary arrest

December 7, 2016 A Lee County Sheriff’s Lehigh Office deputy was recognized for his outstanding work in the community on Nov. more »»

Lee County Shopper Marketplace now inside Citizen

December 7, 2016 To better serve readers and advertisers, the Breeze Newspapers has integrated its Lee County Shopper publication into the news sections of its weekly newspapers, including The Lehigh Acres Citizen. more »»

New assistant director named at Lehigh Community Services

December 7, 2016 Carolyn Peplow, of Lehigh Acres, has been named the new assistant director for Lehigh Community Services. more »»

Calendar of Events (12/7/16)

December 7, 2016 Editor’s note: To get items in the Calendar of Events, send us a note about the name of the organization, address, event and cost. Email or mtoadvine@breezenewspapers. more »»

Of Special Note (12/7/16)

December 7, 2016 Free vaccinations The Florida Department of Health in Lee County will provide vaccinations to the uninsured and underinsured today, Dec. 7, from 9 to 11 a.m. more »»

Business Notes (12/7/16)

December 7, 2016 New tattoo shop opens Mpire Tattoo & Ink Company has opened at 1315 N. Homestead Road, Suite H. A high-end tattoo shop, it specializes in classic, modern and custom pieces. more »»

Boardwalks, pedestrian bridges likely for canal

November 30, 2016 The Florida Department of Transportation’s District One will hold a public kickoff meeting for the Able Canal Pathway project development and environment study from Harns Marsh to Joel Boulevard in... more »»

$10K in school conservation education grants awarded

November 30, 2016 On Nov. 22, “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge awarded $10,000 in grants to conservation education-related projects at 10 different schools in Lee and Collier counties. more »»

Calendar of Events (11/30/16)

November 30, 2016 Editor’s note: To get items in the Calendar of Events, send us a note about the name of the organization, address, event and cost. Email or mtoadvine@breezenewspapers. more »»

Of Special Note (11/30/16)

November 30, 2016 Kiwanis announces upcoming speakers The Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club meets each week at 7:30 a.m. in the Community Room at Hope Hospice, at 1201 Wings Way. Future speakers include: - Today, Nov. more »»

Business Notes (11/30/16)

November 30, 2016 School district to host teacher recruitment fair The School District of Lee County will host its Winter Teacher Recruitment Fairnon Dec. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. more »»

Education Notes (11/30/16)

November 30, 2016 Winners of greeting card contest named The School District of Lee County recently named the top eight winning entries from its 27th Annual Lee County Schools Greeting Card Contest. more »»

First Culver’s in Lehigh plans to open next week

November 23, 2016 The new Culver’s restaurant, located at 2511 Lee Blvd., is expected to open a few days after Thanksgiving, according to owner Justin Lawler. more »»

Program enables church to hand out extra food to needy in Lehigh

November 23, 2016 With thousands of people in need in Lehigh Acres taking advantage of free meals and other services, there is one program that does not get much attention. more »»

Heavy holiday travel is anticipated

November 23, 2016 If you plan on traveling to grandma’s house for Thanksgiving this year, you won’t be alone, as all the expected traffic will attest t. more »»



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