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Past articles by Heather:

Fort Myers Ward 3 voting starts today

Three locations plus mail-in voting available before March 31 primary → Read More

Lee County OKs regulation for Uber, Lyft services

The future of "transportation network companies" like Uber in Lee County is uncertain → Read More

Lee Commission expands regulation to include Uber

The Lee County Commission chambers are full to capacity this morning with citizens and advocates ready to talk about two hot topics → Read More

Fort Myers sets hearings on junkyard, 'The Vue'

Monday in Fort Myers was a night for setting up the future. In a meeting that lasted just over three hours, the Fort Myers City Council set or continued a number of hearings on items including the so-called junkyard ordinance and a downtown river district project that has been in the works for over a decade. The board officially set a public hearing on changing an ordinance governing junkyards.… → Read More

SWFL makes 2nd push for VA home - but there's a hurdle

Lee County, in evacuation zone, currently ineligible for veterans' nursing home → Read More

20% impact fee ends in Lee with big jump

Lee County fees hit 45 percent Monday, but last days saw tenfold applications for homes → Read More

DiBenedetto's cancer fight hits home for reporter

The South Trail veteran played a key role in a recent story → Read More

Lee County starts early budget talks

The Lee County Board of Commissioners isn’t sure where next year’s budget road leads, but it’s likely to be far less bumpy than in years past. On Tuesday, commissioners held a non-voting workshop to start discussions of the fiscal year 2015-2016 budget. Nearly nothing is set yet, but the meeting served to get the ball rolling on conversations about what construction projects will be priorities… → Read More

What other Florida impact fee struggles can teach Lee

In impact fee talk, looking across county lines doesn't equal conclusions → Read More

Other counties struggle with impact fee issues, too

In impact fee talk, looking across county lines doesn't equal conclusions → Read More

Men honored at commemoration of Iwo Jima flag-raising

Saturday's ceremony was Cape Coral's 18th annual remembrance for the Iwo Jima flag raising → Read More

Lee commissioners settle with Pine Island developer

On this week's agenda are a motion to create a citizen's advisory committee for the Department of Animal Services, an item set into effect at a Dec. 2 public hearing about the department. → Read More

Florida lags behind 34 states in firefighter cancer law

Florida firefighters, used to conflagrations, prepare for heated fight for cancer coverage → Read More

Lee commission discusses economic alliance

The Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance seems one step closer to gaining Lee County as a partner. On Tuesday, the Lee County Board of Commissioners spent a nonvoting workshop hashing out the parameters they'd like to see in a contract with the organization, which aims to connect private fundraisers and Southwest Florida counties to market the region to companies. The alliance has… → Read More

Lee County hearing will start impact fee conversation at 45 percent

March 3 will be final vote on fees charged on new homes and used to build infrastructure → Read More

Updates: Lee County commission talks impact fees

The Lee County Board of Commissioners holds its regular meeting at 9:30 this morning, and will kick off the first round of discussions on the future → Read More

SWFL front and center come 2015 legislative session

Water quality, testing, long delegation priorities, mentioned by Scott and others Tuesday → Read More

AP's legislative update: Gov. Scott, Bondi to speak

Coverage from the Associated Press' annual legislative update. State and legislative leaders update members of the press → Read More

Lee County impact fees could hit 85 percent

Lee County's impact fees could skyrocket to a rate of 85 percent from 20 percent if commissioners follow the recommendation of a study released today. → Read More

Lee County makes moves on impact fees, trolley stop

Transportation items topped the commissioners' agenda Tuesday → Read More