Sarah Jarvis, The News-Press

Sarah Jarvis

The News-Press

Cape Coral, FL, United States

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Past articles by Sarah:

After 15 years of land assembly, Festival Park property taking shape in Cape Coral

The finish line is in sight for city employees who have been working to piece together a contiguous 212 acres for Festival Park in northwest Cape Coral. → Read More

Cape Coral lawsuit: Former city employee says she was fired for reporting sexual harassment

A former Cape Coral city employee filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city, claiming she was fired after reporting sexual harassment. → Read More

After Southwest Airlines family boarding policy change, here are policies on other airlines

Southwest updated its family boarding policy after a same-sex couple said they faced discrimination by a boarding agent two years ago. → Read More

Cape Coral approves Rotary plan to install 200 school bus stop benches

The Rotary Club of Cape Coral agreed to donate the benches to the city, in hopes that students won't sit on the road while waiting for their buses. → Read More

Cape Coral City Council to decide on extended hours for Dixie Roadhouse tonight

Cape Coral's Police Chief suspended the nightclub's permit in December, after about 40 patrons started fighting in a nearby parking lot. → Read More

Cape Coral to hire more firefighters, add more fire stations

The fire department also plans to decrease response times and add more fire stations in the city over the next several years. → Read More

Census report: Cape Coral-Fort Myers metro area among fastest growing in the country

The Cape Coral-Fort Myers area was ranked #7 for top metropolitan areas in percentage growth from 2010 to 2018 with 22% growth over that period. → Read More

Dixie Roadhouse, Cape Coral may reach agreement on extended weekend hours

Council will make a decision on the matter at their next regular meeting on May 6. → Read More

Bus stop safety town hall: Lee County community searches for solutions to keep kids safe

School choice, school start times, benches, lighting, sidewalks were among the issues local officials discussed with the public → Read More

Cape Coral OKs interactive kiosks downtown, tables Oasis charter schools crosswalk

Interactive kiosks are coming to downtown Cape Coral, while a crosswalk could come to the street in front of the Oasis charter schools. → Read More

Cape Coral's first medical marijuana dispensary preparing to open

The company doesn't have a set date to open yet, pending state approval and some construction, but plans to operate on 47th Terrace. → Read More

Beads, boas and beer: Cape Coral holds first LGBT Pride parade

The hundreds of attendees who lined the streets and filled the nearby restaurant patios donned rainbow flag capes, beads, tutus and feather boas. → Read More

Cape Coral extends high-rise Village Square project again, passes land-use overhaul

The land-use overhaul now heads to the state for approval, while the Village Square project was pushed for the eighth time. → Read More

Cape Coral police to track license plates along SE 47th Terrace

The police department said the readers will help law enforcement track stolen vehicles, Amber Alerts, Silver Alerts and wanted individuals. → Read More

More than $60K raised for family of Cape Coral girl killed in hit-and-run crash

A total of $61,009 has been raised in two online fundraisers for the Layla Aiken's family after the 8-year-old girl was killed in a hit and run Monday. → Read More

Cape Coral police seize truck, develop person of interest in hit-and-run that killed 8-year-old girl

Police said they seized the pickup truck they believe was involved in the fatal hit and run, and they have developed a person of interest in the case. → Read More

Cape Coral parks: See what's coming near you as city begins parks improvement plan

The city plans to install WiFi at 21 parks, playground shade structures at 13 parks, and athletic field bleacher shade structures at 5 parks. → Read More

Cape Coral woman tries to save turtles neighbor kicked, threw onto property

The Cape Coral Police Department said the case would have to be sent to the state attorney's office for review and could result in a misdemeanor. → Read More

320 apartments planned for 20 acres of vacant lot in southwest Cape Coral

The plans include several buildings and a pool area with a clubhouse, according to a letter of intent filed with the city. → Read More

Smooth sailing for first day of alcohol sales at Sun Splash

With alcoholic drinks available for the first time at the city-owned park, Manager Sandy Greiner said the first day of the 2019 season went smoothly. → Read More