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Candidates Face Off Delete 02/25/2011 at 5:41pm

Commotion by the OceanCandidates Face Off

On Tuesday, March 8th, three seats will open on the Fort Myers Beach Town Council and the four candidates who are vying for those seats have been busy attending candidate forums to let voters know where they stand on the issues. Last week, Bob Raymond, Jo List, Carl Conley and Joe Kosinski appeared before the Beach Condominium Association. Earlier this week three of them spoke to the Realtors Association and last night they answered questions at the Beach Chamber of Commerce's Commotion by the Ocean.

Library Deals with Public Record Request Delete 02/24/2011 at 7:10pm
Fort Myers Beach Library
Library Deals with
Public Record Request
Photo by: James Royce
Library Board Members met Tuesday night for their regular monthly meeting. Public attendance was less than 20, possibly due to the concurrent Town Council meeting being held at Town Hall. The Town Council meeting, normally held on Monday evenings was moved to Tuesday due to the President's Day holiday.

Bridge Resurfacing Postponed Until After Season Delete 02/16/2011 at 3:53pm
Big Carlos Pass Bridge
Bridge Resurfacing Postponed
Until After Season
(Photo by: James Royce)

Residents and visitors tired of long traffic delays at the Big Carlos Pass bridge on the island's the south end will get some relief after Friday when the re-surfacing project gets postponed until after season.

"I spoke to Paul Weingard with the Florida Department of Transportation today, and he explained that the reason the project is being done this time of year – when it's not raining every day - is because the surface has to have time to dry,” said Councilman Alan Mandel.

Michael Hunt Appointed New Lee County Attorney Delete 02/08/2011 at 5:01pm

Michael Hunt Appointed New Lee County Attorney

At their meeting on Tuesday morning, the Board of Lee County Commissioners voted to appoint Michael Hunt, the deputy county attorney for St. Johns County, as the county’s new attorney.

Seven candidates, including former Town of Fort Myers Beach Attorney Anne Dalton, were interviewed on Saturday after being chosen from dozens who applied.