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Decision by School Board of Lee County to ‘opt out’

September 10, 2014 On Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 the Lee County School Board voted 3-2 to “opt out” of state mandated standardized testing. more »»

Postal News: Postal Customer Council to host annual ‘PCC Day’ networking event

September 3, 2014 The Southwest Florida Postal Customer Council invites Southwest Florida businesses to register for its annual “National Postal Customer Council Day” event scheduled Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.. more »»

To opt out or not opt out of standardized testing

August 27, 2014 The debate has finally begun in earnest. It is a debate worthy to be had and long overdue. Our State and our Nation have become obsessed with standardized testing of students in public schools. more »»

Postal News: Post office in Lehigh Acres to host passport fair

August 27, 2014 The Lehigh Acres Post Office, at 1201 Business Way, is holding a Passport Fair on Saturday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment only. more »»

Postal News: Battles of Mobile Bay, Petersburg memorialized on stamps

August 20, 2014 Two of the most important events of the Civil War — the Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama, and the siege at Petersburg, Virginia — were memorialized on Forever stamps on July 30 at the sites where these... more »»

Understanding Lehigh’s 311 miles of canals

August 13, 2014 Residents may often ponder why there are so many canals in Lehigh Acre. more »»

Why won’t they let the people of District 79 decide?

August 6, 2014 As mandated by the statues of the state of Florida and through the Division of Elections, on June 17, 2014, I sent my qualifying paperwork via Certified First Class Mail to the DOE at 2:19 p.. more »»

County moving forward in positive direction

July 30, 2014 As the county finalizes its budget for next year, I want to update Lee County taxpayers on things we did differently from years past that should improve public dialogue about services and spending,... more »»

Postal News: USPS letter carries delivered in fight against hunger

July 30, 2014 U.S. Postal Service letter carriers collected 72.5 million pounds of food on May 10 from the donations of thousands of communities throughout America for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Driv. more »»

Working to comply with the Clean Water Act

July 23, 2014 As Lee County works to comply with the Clean Water Act, it is important to understand the value of improving water quality in our rivers and coastal estuaries for drinking, fishing, swimming and our... more »»

LRMC’s surgical services department rated one of best

July 23, 2014 Anyone who has had surgery knows it can be a scary, stressful experience. more »»

Postal News: U.S. Postal Service issues Harvey Milk Forever stamps

July 23, 2014 The U.S. Postal Service issued the Harvey Milk Forever stamp in a dedication at the White House in May. more »»

‘Plan 6’ only viable solution to water discharges

July 9, 2014 Water issues was the topic of conversation at the Tiger Bay Club business luncheon on June 27 in downtown Fort Myers. more »»

U.S. senator warns against complacency

June 25, 2014 Last month, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum opened its doors at Ground Zero in New York. Lost in the solemn remembrances of that day was the fact that America remains at wa. more »»

Postal News: USPS issues Hot Rods Forever stamps

June 25, 2014 The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the fast, powerful vehicles thrill-seeking enthusiasts have been modifying for nearly a century by dedicating the limited-edition Hot Rods Forever stamps. more »»

Postal News: Nevada Statehood stamp issued

June 11, 2014 The U.S. Postal Service celebrates Nevada statehood by issuing a Forever Stamp to commemorate its 150th anniversary. more »»

Lehigh Regional Medical Center offers slew of services

May 28, 2014 There are now almost 90,000 people who live in Lehigh Acres, and there has been a hospital in the area supporting the community since the population was less than half of that number. more »»

Dementia patients can avoid unnecessary suffering at end

May 28, 2014 One day in April 2004 my husband of 45 years, L. Howard Moss III, laid down for a nap, woke up, did not know who I was and never knew again. This was our abrupt entrance into the world of dementia. more »»

Postal News: New Vintage Circus Posters Forever stamp brings wonder, amazement

May 28, 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages ... step right up and share the magic of the circus as the U.S. more »»



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