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  • No Clinical Evidence of Red Tide Sickness In Dogs on Sanibel
    Saturday, December 15, 2018 7:30 AM

    While dogs and cats may experience the “red tide tickle” in their throats and some coughing like humans, they aren’t showing up at island vets for treatment.

  • Saturday, December 15, 2018 7:00 AM
    The Current Events Annual Seminar will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 8 at BIG ARTS Phillips Gallery, and give an outlook for the economy with a panel of three experts:
  • Red Tide Disaster Dominates 'COTI Conversations'
    Friday, December 14, 2018 2:57 PM

    The impact of Sanibel’s recent red tide and blue-green algae catastrophe dominated discussion at “COTI Conversations,” held Dec. 7 in the Community House’s Founders’ Room. Sponsored by the Committee of the Islands and offered to COTI members, it is the first such gathering in the organization’s history, and it drew a capacity crowd.

  • Friday, December 14, 2018 1:00 PM

    A North Fort Myers man was cited for leaving the scene of an accident causing property damage after Sanibel Police discovered a severely damaged vehicle abandoned on the beach at 7:50 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at the end of Bailey Road.

  • Friday, December 14, 2018 12:00 PM

    The City of Sanibel is accepting applications for two open seats on Planning Commission, has announced night road work, and shares a message from Sanibel Firewise Task Force.

  • Plan Commission Unanimously Approves Three-Lot Subdivide
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 11:00 AM

    Sanibel Planning Commission unanimously approved a revised development permit application for a three-lot minor-subdivision in the West Gulf Drive neighborhood, which had garnered considerable opposition from the public. It was continued from the Nov. 13 Commission hearing, when the applicants were proposing a four-lot subdivide on the 4.56-acre parcel at 3869 W. Gulf Dr.

  • Water, Water Everywhere at Captiva Panel Meeting
    Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:00 AM

    Water issues dominated the discussion at the Captiva Community Panel Tuesday (Dec. 11) morning, whether the issue was red tide, sea level rise, mangrove protection or sewers.

  • City Council Calls for Air Quality Testing as Red Tide Persists
    Saturday, December 08, 2018 4:04 PM

    Emotional reactions to a red tide that has lingered for 14 months and its impacts on humans, dogs and cats led to a call for air quality testing at the Dec. 4 Sanibel City Council meeting.

  • Friday, December 07, 2018 1:50 PM

    A Sanctuary resident escaped serious injuries when his golf cart was struck by a vehicle at 4:24 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 on Wulfert Road. Robert Tierney, 66, was traveling west in his golf cart on the paved pathway in the Sanctuary Preserve when a northbound vehicle operated by Douglas Hauser, 52, Fort Myers, struck the driver’s side of his golf cart.

  • Friday, December 07, 2018 1:12 PM

    Three exemplary City employees were honored by City Council at its meeting, Dec. 4, at City Hall. Receiving recognition were Michael Henry and Lance Luna from Public Works, and John Eicher, a Police Department detective.

  • George H.W. Bush's Passing Prompts Tributes at Current Events
    Friday, December 07, 2018 7:00 AM
    Attendees eagerly weighed in on the life of former President George H. W. Bush at Current Events, which met Dec. 3 in the Phillips Gallery. Bush died Nov. 30 at his home in Houston, Texas.
  • CROW Executive Director To Retire At End of Year
    Wednesday, December 05, 2018 11:22 AM

    The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife and its board of directors have announced that Executive Director Linda Estep will retire effective at the end of the year.

  • POLICE REPORTS: Sanibel Man Arrested for DUI After Crash
    Monday, December 03, 2018 3:37 PM

    A Sanibel man lost control of his vehicle the night of Saturday, Nov. 24, while traveling west at a high-rate of speed in the area of 4249 Sanibel Captiva Rd. Driver Joshua Olson, 22, was not injured in the crash, but failed a field sobriety test and charged with driving under the influence.

  • Sanibel Police Arrest Vermont Couple for Indecent Exposure
    Monday, December 03, 2018 2:00 PM

    A Vermont couple were arrested by Sanibel Police the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 24 for indecent exposure at the beach area behind 2431 W. Gulf Dr. Tiana Maranville, 26, and her husband Alexander Maranville, 27, were reported by several witnesses on the beach to have been nude and possibly engaged in sexual activity.

  • Saturday, December 01, 2018 8:00 AM

    The next meeting of the Captiva Community Panel is set for 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, in the Cone Rooms on Chadwicks Square at South Seas Island Resort. This meeting is open to all interested islanders and the public.


  • Friday, November 30, 2018 2:00 PM

    Sanibel City Council will consider approval of several consent agenda items, including a resolution to move forward with the rehabilitation of the city’s wastewater system, during its meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4 at City Hall, 800 Dunlop Rd.

  • October Traffic on Causeway Down From 2017
    Friday, November 30, 2018 9:00 AM

    Traffic on the Sanibel Causeway decreased by nearly seven percent in October 2018 compared to October 2017, according to statistics provided to the City of Sanibel by Lee County, which owns and operates the scenic bridge.

  • Proposed Four-Lot Mini-Subdivision Garners Opposition
    Friday, November 23, 2018 2:00 PM

    A proposed four-lot mini-subdivision at 3869 W. Gulf Dr. garnered much opposition from its neighbors and underwent intense scrutiny by Planning Commissioners – all of whom questioned its compliance to Land Development Code Section 86-43 or appearance, size and mass of structures.

  • Friday, November 23, 2018 1:23 PM

    Sanibel Police was dispatched to a minor vehicle crash near Bailey’s General Store last week.

    Terrance Flippinger, 74, Sarasota, Fla., was traveling east on Periwinkle Way at 1:24 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, when he slowed his vehicle to a stop for traffic and the back of his vehicle was struck by a vehicle operated by Matthew Donaldson, 45, Fort Myers. No injuries were reported.

  • Jordan Marsh Project Moving Ahead of Schedule
    Wednesday, November 21, 2018 10:28 AM

    The Jordan Marsh Water Quality Treatment Park, being constructed in the vicinity of Periwinkle Way and Casa Ybel Road on six acres of the city-owned Jordan Marsh Preserve and 1.3 acres of land within the Sanibel Captiva Conservation’s Bob Wigley Preserve, is projected to be completed ahead of the January 2019 schedule.

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