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Confirmed COVID-19 cases on islands holding steady

April 2, 2020 Lee County has 245 confirmed cases of COVID-19 — 237 Florida residents and eight non-residents — which includes four cases between Sanibel and Captiva, the Florida Department of Health reported. more »»

Virus-related updates on island activities, more

April 2, 2020 (Editor's note: To have an item or announcement added to the list, call 239-472-1587 or email Editor Tiffany Repecki at more »»

Waiting week for Reemployment Assistance waived

April 2, 2020 The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, at the direction of Gov. more »»

UPDATE: Fire district commission meeting canceled

April 2, 2020 UPDATE: The Sanibel Fire and Rescue District reported today that the monthly commission meeting planned for April 8 has been canceled. ..... more »»

Governor issues statewide stay-at-home order

April 1, 2020 UPDATE: Today, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay-at-home order effective on April 3. more »»

Sign of the times

April 1, 2020 Amy Wainwright recently provided this photograph of a stuffed bunny — donning a medical mask — on top of a mailbox on Sanibel. more »»

CECI announces cancellation of annual festival

April 1, 2020 In spring, the natural world begins its shift in growing and blooming; birds are migrating and seeds are sprouting. more »»

Scammers exploiting U.S. Census amid COVID-19

April 1, 2020 Today is Census Day and Attorney General Ashley Moody is issuing a consumer alert to warn Floridians about scammers using COVID-19 and the mandatory count to steal personal information. more »»

Peeking into WoW

April 1, 2020 As work progresses on the J.N. more »»

Historical village highlights beloved 'Cracker house'

April 1, 2020 There is a place on Sanibel where visitors can step back in time and see a real “Cracker house” built in 1913. more »»

Public asked to fish responsibly

April 1, 2020 Because of pandemic measures, the J.N. more »»

Library's eShelf delivers the world to your door

April 1, 2020 The Sanibel Public Library is closed out of concern for the health and safety of patrons and staff amid the spread of COVID-19. more »»

SCCF Marine Lab reports on seaweed observations

April 1, 2020 In early March, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation researchers found a diverse and abundant seaweed community in the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refug. more »»

SanCap Trust covers market, investment strategy

April 1, 2020 Capital markets remain extremely volatile as the COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe. more »»

Dunes announces DMGA Member-Guest results

April 1, 2020 The 2020 Dunes Men's Golf Association Member-Guest was recently held at the Dunes Golf & Tennis Club on Sanibel. more »»

People's Choice awards for 'Project Refuge' unveiled

April 1, 2020 The “Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge reported that it received nearly 600 votes for the People's Choice award for the “Project Refuge: A Couture Fashion Show Using Trash. more »»

Historical village spotlights two volunteers

April 1, 2020 Alan and Edina Lessack started volunteering at the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village about 2010 and came to Sanibel in the late 1980s when a cousin invited them to spend a week at their Casa Ybe... more »»

Keep Lee County Beautiful extends art contest deadline

April 1, 2020 Keep Lee County Beautiful recently extended the entry deadline for the 2021 “Leave The Scene Clean” calendar art contest to May 29. more »»

SCUCC live steaming Sunday service, more

April 1, 2020 During this time of COVID-19 precautions, Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ will be live streaming its worship service every Sunday at 10 a.m. via the church's YouTube pag. more »»

H2O youths take part in Night to Shine

April 1, 2020 In February, H2O students and leaders participated in the Night To Shine event, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and hosted by Sanibel Community Church. more »»

Department of Elder Affairs announces partnership to support meals for elderly

April 1, 2020 On March 24, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs announced a partnership with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association that allow... more »»



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