Boat Parade along the Imperial River, enjoyed by the Willoughby family

Memory Lane: Estero Residents Cherish the Memories & Traditions of the Season

By Laura J. C / November 30, 2018

By Laura J. Cummings & L.J. Bury Memories of childhood Christmases light up our souls — the festive lights, the familiar melodies, the sacred stories,…

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Lee Health Coconut Point: Technology for a ‘Frictionless’ Patient Experience

By Web Editor / November 29, 2018

By D.K. Christi The much anticipated grand opening of Lee Health’s Coconut Point healthcare and wellness facility happens this month, and administrators can’t wait to…

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Youth Empowerment

VILLAGE LIFE: YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

By Web Editor / November 29, 2018

Youth Empowerment Day at Koreshan State Park is a fun-filled learning experience. In its second year, the Oct. 13 event kicked off with a 5k…

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Estero Chamber of Commerce

Estero Chamber Executive Director answers 7 questions

By Laura J. C / November 29, 2018

Questions with Sarah Newcomb By Laura J. Cummings In seeking a first, full-time executive director, the Estero Chamber of Commerce’s Search Team was looking for…

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Fifth grade students at Three Oaks Elementary show off their Constitution booklets

The Constitution Project: Educating the next generation of voters

By Web Editor / November 5, 2018

By Laura J. Cummings Photos by Autumn Gates Mrs. Patsy Howell, gifted education teacher at Three Oaks Elementary, still has the U.S. Constitution booklet presented…

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Meet FGCU Men’s Basketball Head Coach Michael Fly

By Web Editor / November 1, 2018

By: Scott Graison Photos by: Tessa Mortensen There will be a very familiar face leading the Florida Gulf Coast University basketball team this season. But…

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Lee Health Coconut Point

Meet Alex Greenwood & the Lee Health Coconut Point Leadership Team

By Web Editor / October 5, 2018

Coordinated values, vision, skills and experience were personal traits Alex Greenwood was looking for as he put together his leadership team for Lee Health Coconut…

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John McCarron: Heart & Soul of the Florida Everblades

By Web Editor / October 3, 2018

When you look at the media guide or the names on the back of the Everblades jerseys, you may not recognize most of them. Player…

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Genova Building A aerial view

Living in Estero Village Center: First Owners Move into Genova

By Laura J. C / October 1, 2018

The Genova condo community on Via Coconut Point made local history as the first development to traverse through Estero’s zoning and planning process after the…

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Estero Women in Business

By Laura J. C / September 1, 2018

Women-led companies are thriving. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners, more than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, generating $1.7 trillion…

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Jordan Paris

Growth Mindset University

By Web Admin / September 1, 2018

FGCU Student Jordan Paris Lives Life by His Own Rules Jordan Paris proves age is nothing but a number. The 20-year-old Florida Gulf Coast University…

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Nancy McCrory (bottom left) and her six siblings, Bill Sheehan, Patricia Geary, Hilary Carlson, Barbara Buntrock, Mary Emily Brown and Catharine Newick

Her Irish Eyes Are Smiling

By Web Admin / August 1, 2018

Nancy McCrory of Estero discovers a family she never knew A spiral-bound copy of Nancy McCrory’s paternal grandparents’ original honeymoon diary served as a “road…

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