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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Ward 1 Virtual Community Meeting takes place on January 26

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 15, 2021) – Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a virtual Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, January 26, at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom.

Register in advance for this webinar: https://cityftmyers.zoom.us/web...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

New Hanson Street Extension from Veronica S. Shoemaker Boulevard to Ortiz Avenue now open

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2020) - The Hanson Street extension from Veronica S. Shoemaker Boulevard to Ortiz Avenue opened for traffic today. The project includes two landscaped roundabouts at the intersections with Veronica S. Shoemaker Boulevard and Ort...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

Fort Myers regains top spot as 2020’s fastest growing city in America

Fastest growing city 2020

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 13, 2020) – The City of Fort Myers has once again been named the fastest-growing city in America by WalletHub. Fort Myers is among four Florida cities earning a spot in the top 20 list.

To determine where the fastest local ...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Centennial Park closed for renovations beginning October 5

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2020) – Starting October 5, construction will affect all areas of Centennial Park as drainage, pathways, landscaping, lighting, green space, restrooms and pavilions are upgraded and new playground equipment is installed...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: August 22, 2020

Fort Myers named #1 best place for retirees to live and work in 2020

2020 best places to retire

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 22, 2020) – Fort Myers has been named the best place in America for retirees to live and work in 2020 by the financial technology firm SmartAsset. The city is especially strong in the tax department, with a senior tax burd...

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City of Fort Myers - News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Fort Myers named #1 best place to retire in the United States

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FORT MYERS, FL (Oct. 9, 2019) –  U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, has named Fort Myers as the #1 best place to retire in the United States. Topping the 2020 list, Fort Myers had increases...

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