Saturday, October 21, 2017

All posts by "Justin Martin"

Riverdale High School alumnus. Graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Political Science. Reads a lot of C.S. Lewis.
In this Sept. 13, 2017, photo, debris surrounds a destroyed structure in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Big Pine Key, Fla.

Unemployment in Florida fell to 3.8 percent in September despite the impact of Hurricane Irma, but the storm’s effects could still be seen in overall job numbers. According to a ...

Congressman Francis Rooney addressed the issues facing Southwest Florida in the wake of Hurricane Irma while speaking to a gathering of Republican supporters Thursday Debris removal has been an unexpectedly ...

Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council members voted to defeat a proposal that would have change the body’s voting rules and bylaws on Thursday after expressing concerns that the changes were ...

State Representative Matt Caldwell gained support for a straw ballot proposal that would consolidate all 17 of Lee County’s fire and rescue districts into one unified district. The Lee County ...

Lee County Commissioners have expressed concern about a proposal by the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council to change its voting requirements. Florida law requires counties to be members of one ...
This April 15, 2017 file photo shows marijuana plants on display at a medical marijuana provider in downtown Los Angeles.

The Estero Zoning board voted against recommending an ordinance that would have prohibited medical marijuana dispensaries inside village limits. State legislators laid out the ground rules for marijuana dispensaries during ...

Lee commissioners received progress updates on a wide range of issues the county is dealing with post-Irma during their workshop on Tuesday. Debris removal has been a surprisingly large undertaking ...

The Fort Myers City Council voted unanimously to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by NFL player Nate Allen for the sum of $440,000 on Monday. Council members came to ...

With the wide swath of Hurricane Irma bringing damaging winds and rain to most of Florida, roofers are in high demand. In order to speed up repairs, the state has ...

The library located on Pine Avenue in Bonita Springs will remain closed until December due to water damaged sustained during Hurricane Irma, according to the Assistant County Manager for Lee ...
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