June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Father’s Day 5K helps veterans, benefits Miles of Smiles Foundation

The upcoming TownePlace Suites by Marriott is hosting a Veterans 5K Father’s Day Weekend Run on Saturday, June 17, with a 7:30 a.m. warmup and 8 a.m. More...

Love That Dress!9 to raffle car at fashion show

Love That Dress!9 will present the Funky Fashion Show from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway. It will feature entertainment, food, raffles and prizes. More...

Southwest Florida Community Foundation awards $800,000 in scholarships

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation recently granted a record $800,000 and 150 scholarships through a competitive process to local high school students, undergraduate and graduate students from Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee counti More...

Tri-Town Construction hires Kevin Smith as director of business development

Tri-Town Construction recently hired Kevin Smith as its director of business development. Mr. More...

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Real Estate News

House Hunting

12126 Via Cercina Drive, Bonita Springs

This 4,300-square-foot home in Vasari has three bedrooms, two baths and a den along with an abundance of upgrades including a $100,000 rock waterfall and saltwater pool adjacent to an outdoor kitchen/bar area that is idea for entertaining.  More...

TwinEagles to host 2018 Chubb Classic PGA TOUR Champions golf tournament

The Ronto Group’s TwinEagles community has been selected to host the 2018 Chubb Classic PGA TOUR Champions Golf Tournament to be held next February 12th through 18th. More...

Quail West’s YTD sales approach $50 million

Quail West processed 26 binding and pending sales contracts worth just under $50 million between January 1 and May 31 of this year. More...

Two-year undercover FWC operation busts gator ring

On a dark night two years ago, thieves cut through the fences, then cut the padlocks on the incubators at Gatorama on U.S. More...

Celebrate Father’s Day early at Edison-Ford estates

The June Rhythm on the River event at Edison & Ford Winter Estates will celebrate Father’s Day a little early with craft beer on from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Food bank is giving away repellent targeting Zika

The Harry Chapin Food Bank will distribute 80,000 units of OFF! mosquito repellent during June, July and August to those in need throughout its service area of Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties.  More...

City communication efforts moving to the Next Door platform

The city of Bonita Springs plans to share city news through the Next Door social media platform. If residents would like to receive updates on the Next Door network they can visit nextdoor.com.  More...

Marriott opens local-oriented hotel in Estero

The 114-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott opened its doors to travelers on June 8 in Estero.  More...

Business News

Filling the gap

Futuremakers Coalition survey shows Southwest Florida companies need employees with business skills

COMPANIES THROUGHOUT SOUTHwest Florida are looking for new employees with business, accounting and internet technology skills — and nearly 79 percent are willing to pay more for qualified candidates. More...

Overcoming adversity: 23rd Blue Chip award will honor local small business

BONITA SPRINGS AREA CHAMBER INSIDER

Each year the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce has the honor of endorsing the Blue Chip Community Business Award. This annual accolade is presented to a small business that has overcome extreme obstacles. More...

It has risks, of course, but cloud security company a good investment

MONEY & INVESTING

People always ask me why I continue to write Money & Investing articles now that I am in the jewelry business. I guess there are two main reasons. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Naples Art Association puts photographs from around the country in the SPOTLIGHT

PHOTOGRAPHY IS ALL ABOUT LIGHT, capturing an image with everything from bright white to coal black and all the gradations of gray — or color — in between.  More...

Films made in Southwest Florida bring home to the screen

There’s a special thrill that comes with seeing your hometown in a movie.  All those familiar sights and sites, up there on the big screen: Look, there’s downtown! There’s the beach! There’s the courthouse! More...

Settling in for a long, cool season of binge-watching

THE DIVA DIARIES

Finally, after a long, long wait, binge season is here.  Not binge eating, not binge drinking and not binge shopping. Instead, it’s time for the most glorious binging of all: The Netflix Binge.  More...