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Posted on: November 7, 2019

American Legion partners with city to honor veterans by cleaning headstones

Veterans day 2019 image

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 7, 2019) – Local American Legion posts are coming together to honor veterans through cleaning veterans’ headstones at Woodlawn and Oak Ridge cemeteries in Fort Myers on Saturday, November 9 from 1-4 p.m.

Partnering with the City of F...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Ward 4 Community Meeting takes place on November 13

Kevin Anderson

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2019) Fort Myers City Councilmember Kevin Anderson will host a Ward 4 Community Meeting on Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Fire Station #1 located at 2033 Jackson Street, Fort Myers. All are welcome to...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Conceptual plans for City View Neighborhood Park available for viewing at public meeting

city hall government center image

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2019) – Conceptual plans for the City View Neighborhood Park will be discussed at a public meeting on Wednesday, November 6 at 6:00 p.m. at the Dr. Carrie Robinson Center, located at 2900 Edison Avenue, Fort Myers.

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Ward 2 Community Meeting takes place on November 7

Councilman Johnny W. Streets, Jr.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2019) – Fort Myers City Councilman Johnny W. Streets, Jr. will host a Ward 2 Community Meeting on Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Riverside Community Center, located at 3061 East Riverside Drive, Fort Myers.

The...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Solid waste pickup on regular schedule for Veterans Day holiday

Solid Waste Truck

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2019) – There will be no changes in residential or commercial trash or recycling collection on Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day). All residential and commercial trash and recycling will be collected as regularly schedu...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Florida Department of Environmental Protection to host monthly educational meetings

water treatment plant from Ford Street preserve July 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla.  (October 31, 2019) – In an effort to improve its communication with the regulated community, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is hosting free monthly educational meetings. The first meeting tak...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Ward 1 Community Meeting takes place on October 29

Teresa Watkins Brown (002)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 22, 2019) – Fort Myers City Councilwoman Teresa Watkins Brown will host a Ward 1 Community Meeting on Tuesday, October 29, at 6:00 p.m. at the IMAG History & Science Center, located at 2000 Cranford Avenue, Fo...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

WalletHub names Fort Myers as 2019’s 6th Fastest Growing City

downtown Fort Myers sunset photo looking to the east

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 14, 2019) – Fort Myers is ranked as the 6th fastest-growing city in the United States in 2019, according to the personal finance website WalletHub. Three other Florida cities are included the top 20 rankings.

“Our...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

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

westerly view over Caloosahatchee

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...

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