Inaugural class of Athenian Charter School Estero

Say It in Greek!

By Laura J. C / February 4, 2019

Immersion Language Education in the Heart of Estero By Meg Daradanova Greek language has had an indelible influence upon Western civilization. Helen Keller, a lifelong…

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Pickleball ‘Explodes’ into Estero

By Web Editor / February 1, 2019

By D.K. Christi Many tennis courts in Estero’s gated communities are getting a facelift — reemerging as tennis’ popular cousin, pickleball. If you haven’t heard…

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Better Together: Families Helping Families

By Web Editor / January 30, 2019

By D. K. Christi What do jugglers, stilt walkers and circus acts have in common with helping Southwest Florida children in crisis? An upcoming fundraising…

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Estero Economic Forecast

Forecasting Estero’s Future: Economic Outlook 2019

By Web Editor / December 28, 2018

By Laura J. Cummings The Fort Myers metropolitan area continues to make the Top 10 lists of both Forbes and USA Today for the fastest…

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Estero United Methodist Church

At 100 Years Old, Estero United Methodist ‘Raises the Roof’ Again

By Web Editor / December 28, 2018

By Meg Daradanova For Estero residents, the United Methodist Church is one of the most familiar landmarks in the Village. Dating back to the times…

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The Estero Education Initiative: Another ‘First’ for Estero

By Web Editor / December 28, 2018

By D.K. Christi What could happen if a city teamed up with its local school district to better education and opportunities for all of its…

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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


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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