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Old ‘bait and switch game’ apparent in modern politics

May 13, 2015 Every time I hear a well meaning friend or relative complain about all the welfare free loaders and how they are ruining our country and increasing our debt, I winc. more »»

A salute to senior citizens during Older Americans Month 2015

May 13, 2015 The Lee County Sheriff’s Office proudly recognizes Older Americans Month 2015 and celebrates the lifetime of contributions and sacrifices made to our nation, communities and families by this strong... more »»

NALC’s annual food drive set for May 9

May 6, 2015 For more than 20 years, the National Associa­tion of Letter Carriers has conducted an annual nationwide food drive on the sec­ond Saturday in May. more »»

Lehigh Elementary remembered

April 29, 2015 Since hearing that the elementary school that I attended is about to be 50 years old, I thought I would try to recall some of the early memories of those days. more »»

Big thanks from LRMC

April 29, 2015 I want to reach out to everyone in our community and hospital to say thank you. Thank you to the community for trusting us with your care. more »»

2015 Legislative Session: Week 7 updates from Tallahassee

April 29, 2015 Time is flying by and there are only two weeks remaining in the 2015 Legislative Session. more »»

‘God’s Gardener’ is better choice

April 22, 2015 I am content to be God’s gardener. Ownership and property are troublesome concepts. They start wars and revolutions. Some greedy types want to own everything. more »»

Postal News: Area post offices prepared for last-minute filers

April 15, 2015 The 2015 tax filing deadline is fast approaching and post offices are ready for last-minute tax filers today, April 15. The IRS accepts the First-Class postmark as proof of filing by today, April 1. more »»

National Health Care Decisions Day: Make wishes known

April 15, 2015 A Fort Myers Beach couple recently invited their children over for a special dinner party. The occasion was not to celebrate a milestone birthday, or to commemorate an anniversary. more »»

Postal News: Macro photography captures floral beauty

April 1, 2015 Spectacular photographs celebrate the beauty and elegance of water lilies with four new Forever stamps available nationwide. Customers may purchase the stamps at: usps. more »»

Higher manatee count simply means we have more to protect

April 1, 2015 Florida’s manatees are at a crossroads. Well, actually, the agencies that protect manatees are at a crossroads, and manatees themselves are in the crosshairs. The U.S. more »»

Postal News: USPS previews Maya Angelou stamp

March 25, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service announced that the first-day-of-issue for the Maya Angelou Forever stamp dedication ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. April 7 in Washington, D.C. more »»

Caldwell responds to charges from council

March 25, 2015 To the members of the Lehigh Acres Community Council: I write this letter with extreme disappointment. more »»

We need to act now to save the Caloosahatchee, Everglades

March 25, 2015 With the beginning of a new legislative session, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and conservation partners are urging legislators to take advantage of a historic opportunity to buy land in the... more »»

Legislative update

March 18, 2015 We recently marked the end to the second week of the 2015 legislative session. more »»

Land buy critical for Everglades restoration

March 11, 2015 During the 2015 Florida legislative session, the legislature has a unique and unprecedented opportunity to restore the Florida Everglades and coastal estuaries on the west and east coast of south... more »»

Postal News: Taylor immortalized in Black Heritage series

March 4, 2015 Robert Robinson Taylor, believed to have been both the first African-American graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the nation’s first academically trained black architect was... more »»

Issues shared at area summit

March 4, 2015 Buzz words come and go, sometimes with great meaning attached. Other times, a buzz word’s use simply prompts trendy conversations. The word “regionalism” comes to mind as a term that’s used by man. more »»

District asks county to recognize capital needs

February 11, 2015 The Lee County School District needs the help of the County Commissio. more »»

Postal News: 74th Postmaster General named

February 11, 2015 Megan J. Brennan officially became the 74th Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service on Feb. 1. more »»



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