Monday, August 21, 2017

Bonita Springs

a lee county sheriff's office squad car

Three Bonita Springs teenagers were arrested Tuesday after robbing a man at gunpoint, then bragging about it on social media. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested two 17-year olds and Ernesto Ortiz, 18, and charged them with robbery with a ...

The Bonita Springs City Council voted to abandon a proposal that would have explored adopting their own separate ethics code for public officers, employees, and advisory council members. The state already has its own ethics code that dictates standards of ...
Yellow Police Crime Scene tape with do not cross above black asphalt

Police are looking for a man who robbed a Bonita Springs convenience store Saturday. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the man walked into the Speedway gas station at 27001 Old 41 Road, at the intersection with Terry Street, ...
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Local government officials are concerned about state actions impacting their governance. At a Wednesday meeting, State Senator Kathleen Passidomo met with the Bonita Springs City Council, to talk about what’s been done in Tallahassee this year and how it affects ...
In this Dec. 31, 2013 file photo, employees tends to marijuana plants at a grow house in Denver.

The Bonita Springs City Council put medical marijuana on hold, voting to extend a moratorium on distribution centers during its meeting on Wednesday. The issue motivating the ban for most of the council seemed to be the state law limiting ...

By: Ariel Long In celebration of the Fourth of July, the Bonita Springs Firefighter Department Local 3444, hosted Bonita Springs’ annual Fourth of July parade held in Riverside Park on Tuesday. This year’s theme for the parade was “Pride in ...
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By: Miguel Rodriguez Looking for places to take your family to celebrate America’s independence? Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples and Bonita Springs will be hosting events that kids and adults alike can enjoy while celebrating the freedom we earned in ...

By: Miguel Rodriguez As the front entrance panels were lifted into place at Bonita Springs High School on Thursday, Jeff Estes, the principal of Bonita Springs High School and Superintendent Greg Adkins watched on as the city’s first high school ...

Local municipalities are having to decide where they stand after Lee County decided to withdraw funding from the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council.   The county is required by law to be a member of one of the 10 regional ...

Mayor Peter Simmons called for a renewed commitment to reducing bureaucracy and increasing efficiency inside the Bonita Springs government on Wednesday. “We like to say we are government lit- but I would say we are bureaucratic heavy,” Simmons said. “That ...
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