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Posted on: April 23, 2018

City Council appoints Dr. Liston D. Bochette III to serve as Ward 4 Councilman

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 23, 2018) – The Fort Myers City Council has named Dr. Liston (Lin) Bochette III to fill the remaining term of Ward 4 council member Michael Flanders, who recently became president and CEO of the Edison & Ford Winter E...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Ward 1 Community Meeting takes place on April 24

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Fort Myers, FL (Apr. 17, 2018) – Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, April 24, at 6:00 p.m. at the IMAG History and Science Center (2000 Cranford Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916). All are...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Dora Street at Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard temporarily closed

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FORT MYERS, FL (April 16, 2018) – Dora Street at the intersection of Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard is temporarily closed to evaluate safety concerns of residents. Northbound traffic on Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard will not be able to turn left to enter Dor...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Local fire department hosts cyclist raising $25,000 for Project Hero

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FORT MYERS, FL (Apr. 12, 2018) – The Fort Myers Fire Department is hosting special guest Jerry Lachance on Friday, April 13 as he travels through town on his bicycle raising money for charity. Jerry, a 23 year member of the Sandown, NH Fire Depa...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Community volunteers needed to construct new playground

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FORT MYERS, FL (April 4, 2018) – Volunteers from the City of Fort Myers, Target and the community will join KaBOOM! on Friday, April 27 to transform an empty site at the S.T.A.R.S. Complex into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playgroun...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Local first responders applaud new coverage for mental health benefits

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Fort Myers, FL (Apr. 2, 2018) - Local first responders joined Fort Myers Fire Chief John Caufield, Florida Chief Financial Officer/State Fire Marshall Jimmy Patronis and Southwest Florida elected officials this morning at Fort Myers Fire Department Fire S...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Citizen input needed for Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan

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Fort Myers, FL (Mar. 29, 2018) - Input is needed from citizens on housing and community development programs. The City of Fort Myers receives grant funding annually from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to administer the Community ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

City seeks community input at Midtown Visioning Plan Public Meeting

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Mar. 28, 2018) – The City of Fort Myers seeks community input at the next Midtown Visioning Plan public meeting on Thursday, April 5, 2018 in the Parish Hall of St. Francis Zavier Catholic Church, 2050 Heitman Street, Fort Myers, FL. Doo...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Gwen Carlisle sworn in as new City Clerk

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 26, 2018) – Gwen Carlisle was sworn in on March 22 as the new Fort Myers City Clerk. The City Clerk’s office maintains all city records and ensures the integrity of elections and documents. Ms. Carlisle will lea...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Ward 1 Community Meeting on January 23, 2018

Teresa Watkins-Brown

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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