Posted on: February 23, 2018

Mayor Henderson and City of Fort Myers celebrate FGCU and Eagle Athletics

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2018) – Mayor Randy Henderson and the City of Fort Myers are celebrating 20 years of Florida Gulf Coast University and eight years of Eagle athletics at a breakfast on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at Burroughs ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

City of Fort Myers engages with community for Safe & Clean Initiative

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2018) – The City of Fort Myers has announced a Safe & Clean Initiative to engage with citizens for a healthier, cleaner, safer community. A collaborative effort among several City departments, staff and volunteers ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Fire Department Ceremony Recognizes 2017 Award Recipients

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FORT MYERS, FL (February 16, 2018) – Members of the Fort Myers Fire Department are being recognized at the Fort Myers Fire Department Awards Ceremony held at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the City Pier Building, 1300 Hendry Street. Light refreshm...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Fort Myers Kids Get Creative and Imagine Bright Futures Filled with Play

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Kids from Fort Myers will put crayons to paper and draw their dream playground, which will ultimately become a reality with support from Target and KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe pl...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Fort Myers Country Club hosts 56th Annual Yuengling Open

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (February 13, 2018) – Professional and amateur golfers alike will compete in the Yuengling Open at the Fort Myers Country Club on Saturday and Sunday, February 24-25. Admission and parking is free for spectators.

The Yuengling Op...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Billy Bowlegs Park Renovation

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Feb. 8, 2018) The city is launching its Billy Bowlegs Park Renovation project on February 10, 2018 at 10:00 am with a Groundbreaking Ceremony. The event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. Billy Bowlegs Park is l...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

MLK Expansion Workshops explore new potential opportunities

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FORT MYERS, FL (Feb. 3, 2018) – The City of Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host three public workshops in February 2018 to discuss the expansion of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard redevelopment area in Fort Myers....

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Ward 2 Community Meeting

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Fort Myers City Councilman Johnny W. Streets, Jr. will host a Ward 2 Community Meeting on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Riverside Community Center (3061 E. Riverside Dr.). All are welcome to attend.

Agenda items include:

City Updates and Co...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Book signing event for City of Fort Myers coffee table book to take place during Feb. 2 Art Walk

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2018) – Sponsored by Gina Taylor of True Tours, a book signing event for FORT MYERS, City of Palms – A Contemporary Portrait will take place at the Franklin Shops from 6 to 9 p.m. during Art Walk on Feb. 2, 2...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Fort Myers Aquatics to host lifeguard course

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The City of Fort Myers Aquatic Center will host a lifeguard course on February 9, 10, and 11, 2018 at the Fort Myers Aquatic Center on Matthew Drive in Fort Myers. The course takes place from 3 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 9, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Feb. 10 and...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Free pre-construction readiness training begins Feb. 1 at SWFL Enterprise Center

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2018) –  New construction jobs are opening up every day, and the SWFL Enterprise Center is offering a free pre-construction readiness training program to help local citizens take the next steps to employment i...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Public Information Workshop for South Street Assessment takes place Jan. 25

FORT MYERS, FL (Jan. 18, 2018) – The City of Fort Myers will host a public information workshop on Thursday, January 25, 2018 to present the report on the test results of the environmental site assessment of the site at 3348 South St. in Fort My...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

16th Annual Caloosahatchee Celtic Festival

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FORT MYERS, FL (Jan. 18, 2018) -- Fort Myers Recreation Division and Celtic Heritage Productions invite you to “Don your Tartan” and bring your family and friends out to enjoy the 16th Annual Caloosahatchee Celtic Festival.

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Posted on: January 13, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. lane reduction between Cranford & Velasco

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard reduced to one

lane each way between Cranford Avenue and Velasco Street 

Beginning 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 through mid-February

Beginning 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 16 through mid-February, 2018 Dr. Martin...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Ward 1 Community Meeting on January 23, 2018

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Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, January 23, at 6:00 p.m. at the IMAG History and Science Center (2000 Cranford Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916). All are welcome to attend.

The event agenda inclu...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

A Letter from Councilman Ward 2 - Johnny W. Streets Jr.

Greetings,I want to take this opportunity to welcome each and every one of you to the New Year 2018.Briefly, 2017 was a year of the good, bad, and the ugly. As your Ward 2 City Representative, it is my prayer for all to have a prosperous New Year. That pr...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Fort Myers Fire Department, Lee County EMS and Bystanders Save Life of 14-year-old Boy

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On the morning of Saturday, December 23, 2017, FMFD firefighters, staffing Engine 11 and Rescue 11, and Lee County EMS Medic 2 responded to a reported cardiac arrest on McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. Upon their arrival, they found a 14-year-old boy in ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Downtown Hotel & Convention Center Project Poised to Move Forward

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The City of Fort Myers is partnering with Mainsail Lodging and Development to bring a visionary project to life in downtown Fort Myers.  The project has grown in size and scope since the original presentations and now it is poised to move forward...

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