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June 29, 2011 by Kelly Farrell (Register to contact)

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The Estero High School campus is about to be painted and the principal wants to hear from the community whether it should stay pink or not. What do you think? Are you still in the Estero area?
Hope you'll take a minute to share your thoughts-- call, send a message or email.
Kelly Farrell
Naples Daily News
Staff reporter
(239) 877-XXXX cell

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Photos from Estero High School graduation  Naples Daily News

A graduate reacts as family and friends celebrated their student walked the stage. Estero High School seniors were excited to graduate Saturday morning during ...

Lee County high school graduation details  NBC2 News

This coming weekend, students from Lee County's 13 high schools will be graduating.

East Naples’ Foxboro Sports Tavern to open a Bonita Springs location  Naples Daily News

Popular New England-themed restaurant and bar in East Naples is set to open a second location and replace a Buffalo Wild Wings on U.S. 41.

Estero residents, business owners teach money skills to local students through Junior Achievement program  Naples Daily News

Juniors at Estero High School have decisions to make. Do they want to work in a city or small town? Should they have a job that causes little stress in their lives ...

High school softball: Experienced Estero team sets expectations for the state title in 2019  Naples Daily News

The Wildcats have progressively improved the least three season with getting past Fort Myers and into the state final four the next hurdle.

Estero teacher accused of inappropriate sex talk with student has Florida teacher certificate revoked  The News-Press

Two years after FGCU graduate Christopher Rohling began teaching history at Estero High School, alleged sex talk with a female student ended his career in ...

THC dab pens being found in SWFL schools  NBC2 News

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Estero High football coach Brad Vojcak steps down a week before fall camp  The News-Press

The Estero High football program will be in search of its third head coach in less than a year. The current coaching search began a week before fall camp.

Two arrests made in connection with threats at Lee County schools  The News-Press

A threat of violence at North Fort Myers High School prompted the assignment of additional school resource officers on campus Monday.

Teen stalks, takes pictures of woman at Coconut Point Mall  NBC2 News

Lee County deputies arrested 18-year-old Eugenio Gonzalez Friday afternoon.

Estero in 2019: From Road construction to the village's first land buy, here's what to keep an eye on  Naples Daily News

Estero, the youngest city in Lee County, likely will have another busy year in 2019. From road projects to a possible village council election, here are five stories ...

Roofing company completes large high school project  Business Observer

Target Roofing installs 210000 square feet of roofing, 1.5 miles of gutter and fascia at Estero High School.

High school golf regional roundup: Gulf Coast, Naples boys, Estero girls win crowns  Naples Daily News

The Gulf Coast High School boys golf team won a regional championship on Monday. The Sharks shot a 298 to win the Class 3A-Region 5 team title at Heritage ...

Wave of vehicle burglaries hit three Estero, Bonita Springs neighborhoods  The News-Press

Overall, there were 21 vehicle burglaries across Lee County reported Monday, including 11 in Estero and seven in Bonita Springs.

Public access keeps Estero driving range open  Naples Daily News

Golf Coast Driving Range is the only driving range not attached to a golf course within the Village of Estero and one of few that are left in SWFL.

Readers' Choice Game of the Week: Rashawn Hunter stars as Mariner overwhelms Estero  The News-Press

Hunter accounts for five of seven touchdowns Mariner had in first half to lead 47-6 at home at halftime.

New FEMA maps in Estero as of Dec. 7 could impact flood insurance rates  Naples Daily News

Some property owners in south Estero may no longer have to purchase flood insurance or might be eligible to buy insurance at a lower rate.

Weeks Fish Camp site plans draw more than 100 people to meeting in Estero  Naples Daily News

The former Weeks Fish Camp might become a retirement community with a high-rise tower. But south Lee County community members who attended a public ...

Eight to be inducted to Lee County Athletic Hall of Fame - | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

The School District of Lee County has announced the Lee County Athletic Conference Hall of Fame inductees for 201.

Back to school in new Bonita Springs High School  The News-Press

Lee County students are heading back to school, and teens in Bonita Springs are excited to jump into a brand new high school.

Three Lee County students face felony charges in making threats at middle and high schools  The News-Press

Two Lee County students facing felony charges, accused of making written threats of violence at their schools, had their first appearances in court Tuesday and ...

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Why was Estero High School football coach, wife reassigned from campus?  NBC2 News

The head high school football coach and his wife, a track-and-field coach, were removed from Estero High School.

Estero teacher resigns amid allegations of inappropriate contact  NBC2 News

A female teacher at Estero High School is accused of being inappropriate with one of her male students, but she resigned before the school district could do ...

Estero OK's tentative tax rate, approves $37M capital improvement program  Naples Daily News

At a public meeting Wednesday, the Estero Village Council voted to keep property taxes steady in 2019. The council's vote serves as a tentative approval of a ...

High school athletics: Bonita Springs High School Bull Sharks revel in new home  The News-Press

After years of planning and calling Estero High School home for a year, Bonita Springs High School athletics prepared for takeoff.

Prep Football 2017 Preview: Estero upgrades offense, looks to be a force in 2017  Naples Daily News

Estero optimistic about chances in 2017 due to improved offense.

FGCU student, Estero High School graduate opens acai cafe in Estero  Naples Daily News

Ben Casey, 20, opened Bahia Bowls with the help of his father and a family friend after seeing a need for healthy eating options in Estero.

Week 2: The News-Press previews all 13 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

North Fort Myers at Fort Myers was voted The News-Press Reader's Choice Game of the Week.

Lee Sheriff Mike Scott says his agency will fund deputies in Bonita, Estero, Fort Myers Beach schools  Naples Daily News

In a phone interview, Scott said his agency will pitch in the 50 percent funding needed to make sure that law enforcement is at each public school.

Monday Night Football: The News-Press high school football game previews for Aug. 27  The News-Press

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Opinion: 'Defenseless' hit doesn't belong in high school football either given brain, CTE knowledge, safety  The News-Press

As in college and NFL, high school football also has rules protecting "defenseless players," as it should given efforts to protect players' brains.

Red tide has mixed impact on Estero, Bonita kayak businesses  Naples Daily News

Some kayak shops see fewer patrons this summer despite the Estero and Imperial rivers are algae-free.

Citizens fighting against possible Bonita Springs rezoning for proposed retirement community  NBC2 News

It's a debate that dates back to 2014 when Weeks Fish Camp in Bonita Springs closed down for good. But now, after years of sitting overgrown, a developer is ...

From a teacher's alleged sexual relationship with a student comes a new Florida law  The News-Press

A mother's concern led Ray Rodrigues, R-Estero, to sponsor new legislation cracking down on Florida teachers who have sex with students, regardless of the ...

Almost 900 students absent from Oasis charter schools after threat, arrests made in threats to Lee County schools  The News-Press

Authorities have made at least eight arrests in the last 10 days for threats of violence against schools.

2019 off to a deadly start for Lee County roadways with 10 reported deaths  The News-Press

The month's number of fatalities in Lee County was twice that of January 2018 and included three crashes that killed two people each.

Lee County school district's graduation rate hits 82 percent — its highest level ever  The News-Press

The Lee County school district's graduation rate has been steadily increasing the past few years.

Bonita Springs High School, for the first time ever, welcomes freshman class  Naples Daily News

Thursday was the start of school for kids across Lee County, marking the first day of classes ever for the Bonita Springs High School.

Brent Batten: Site for new high school in northern Collier could be decided Tuesday  Naples Daily News

Twenty-three rhymes with triple G. That might have the makings of a great senior class slogan if the next high school in Collier County keeps its present name.

Dave & Buster's to open at Bell Tower in April; hiring event scheduled  The News-Press

Dave & Buster's is now hiring for its first Southwest Florida location at Bell Tower Shops in south Fort Myers. The venue will open April 8.

Family, friends honor, run for Estero track coach Jeff Sommer  The News-Press

Jeff Sommer, the athletic director of Estero High School who coached numerous runners to state championships, collapsed and died at the state track and field ...

Lee district recommends Estes for Bonita High principal  The News-Press

Jeff Estes Jr. has been recommended by the Lee County school district to become Bonita Springs High School's first principal.

Sell the sizzle  Business Observer

Bonita Bay Club Culinary Boot Camp Estero High School culinary program.

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Fort Myers man arrested, accused of armed robbery of 7-Eleven  The News-Press

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Affordable and senior housing coming to Michigan Avenue in Fort Myers  The News-Press

The Fort Myers City Council approved a 214-unit development slated to bring affordable and senior housing on Michigan Avenue.

Hundreds mourn Estero's Jeff Sommer  The News-Press

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Job growth for Southwest Florida manufacturing picks up its pace  The News-Press

Manufacturing employs a sliver of the region's workforce – no more than 3 percent in Lee and Collier counties. But the job growth is accelerating.

Lee County to add new Fort Myers, Estero athletic fields; completes Edison Farms deal  The News-Press

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Regional playoffs: The News-Press previews all 8 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

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Cape Coral police say shooting of man on Country Club Boulevard was accidental  The News-Press

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Bonita Springs High School safety a top priority, Lee school officials say  Naples Daily News

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Fort Myers businessman Lewis C. Midlam killed in crash of plane at Apalachicola airport  The News-Press

The Fort Myers man who was killed in the crash of his private plane Friday at the Apalachicola Airport was the owner of a Lee County engineering company.

Estero Chamber hosts 20th annual luncheon, names person and business of the year  The News-Press

Estero Chamber of Commerce recognized person, business and volunteer of the year at 20th annual luncheon.

Celebration of Life for Dress for Success SWFL founder Barbara Dell set for Feb. 8  The News-Press

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Charlotte County Sheriff's Office IDs victim in Saturday night fight at Redneck Mud Park  The News-Press

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man who died during a weekend altercation at the Red Neck Mud Park in Punta Gorda.

Authorities identify motorcyclist killed in crash with semitrailer in Cape Coral  The News-Press

Brandon William Bolen, 24, was killed Friday night in Cape Coral when he drove his motorcycle into the side of a semi.

Editorial: Tough task for Lee voters in reshaping School Board  Naples Daily News

Lee County voters face a formidable task in casting ballots in four School Board contests that will begin determining if the current majority continues serving or a ...

New K-8 charter school proposed in Estero  Naples Daily News

Athenian Charter Academy of Estero might be built next to Estero Community Park, off of Via Coconut Point Road.

Florida, Lee County, Collier County continue seeing growth in grocery business  The News-Press

While grocery stores are shrinking in most parts of the country, with store openings down nearly 29 percent nationwide last year, they're growing in Florida.

Permit now required to pick berries from saw palmetto plants in Florida  Wink News

You're likely see saw palmetto plants (Serenoa repens) everywhere, lining the roads and even in your backyard. But it's now illegal to pick and sell their berries ...

Suspect sought in armed bank robbery at Wells Fargo branch in Lehigh Acres  The News-Press

The suspect approached a teller and held a gun in clear sight while demanding all the cash from the drawer.

Military veterans help build a Habitat for Humanity home for one of their own  Naples Daily News

The effort attracted 30 to 40 volunteers. To future homeowner Summer Galvan, an Army veteran, owning a home had seemed an unattainable dream.

Fort Myers police investigating death on Glenn Drive  The News-Press

The Fort Myers Police Department is investigating a death on Glenn Drive off of Fowler Street. According to the FMPD, a dead man was discovered along the ...

Bonita Springs issues to keep on your radar in 2018  Naples Daily News

From a new library and high school to lingering issues about flooding and traffic, there will be no shortage of news.

Lee Co. teachers recognized as being high impact  Fox 4

The Lee County School District congratulates the more than 200 teachers designated High Impact by the Florida Department of Education.

Lee County school board approves new contract, raise for superintendent  The News-Press

The Lee County school board voted 6 to 1 on Tuesday to give Superintendent Greg Adkins a new three-year contract that will pay him $209,000 a year.

Estero Councilman Jim Wilson announces 2019 re-election plans  Naples Daily News

Councilman Jim Wilson said he wants to keeps representing District 7 on the Village Council. The election is in 2019.

Shark week: Bonita Springs High holds first football practice  The News-Press

A group of 20 ninth-graders made a little bit of history as the first Bull Sharks players to hit the gridiron.

Sun Country Airlines pilot arrested, accused of having gun in carry-on suitcase at RSW airport, report says  The News-Press

A Sun Country Airlines pilot was arrested and accused of bringing a gun into Southwest Florida International Airport.

Florida passes bill to repeal smokable medical marijuana ban  Naples Daily News

The Florida Legislature is sending Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis a bill to repeal the state's ban on smokable medical marijuana.

Where, when to find farmers markets from Naples to Fort Myers  Naples Daily News

While some farmers markets in the Naples and Fort Myers area have been operating year-round, others are prepared to open this fall and in early 2019.

At Fort Myers' Sunrise Towers, a collapsing staircase scares residents, forces owners to fix issues  The News-Press

A stairwell collapsed at a complaint-ridden apartment complex in Fort Myers. Residents hope this will make management take their complaints seriously.

Golden Apple award winners surprised in their classrooms  The News-Press

Six teachers are 2019 winners of the Golden Apple award. They are were surprised Friday with the news.

Food and water distribution locations in Lee County  Fox 4

Three distribution points are opening in Lee County for people who are affected by Hurricane Irma. National Guard members will be providing water and meals.

Brother says man killed in Pine Island Road crash was known for smiles and laughter  The News-Press

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Family, duty combine in Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott's decision to retire  The News-Press

Life, and the declining health of key family members, put a detour in the fourth and final term in office for Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott. "I had always thought that ...

Best food trucks Fort Myers, Cape Coral: Frozen Chosen founder shares his picks  The News-Press

When he's not using liquid nitrogen to craft made-to-order ice cream, Frozen Chosen's James Hardenbrook likes to support his food truck brethren.

Where to watch some your favorite NFL teams in Cape Coral  The News-Press

The NFL season starts on Thursday night. If you live in Cape Coral and want to know where to watch your favorite team, here's a list we have compiled for you:.

Hospitals proposed for SW Florida face opposition from competitors  Naples Daily News

Patients will face waits for new hospitals proposed for south Lee and Ave Maria due to competitors' opposition.

Things to do with the kids this weekend  The News-Press

The Southwest Florida & Lee County Fair is just one of the many things to do with the kids this weekend.

Cape Coral man killed in motorcycle crash on Metro Parkway  The News-Press

Stephen Morgan Bannworth was driving a motorcycle south on Metro Parkway north of Landing View Road at about 9:45 p.m. when he lost control on a curve ...

Community leaders pitch new proposal for county-owned land in East Naples  Naples Daily News

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Gwynetta Gittens: Candidate Lee Co. School Board, Dist. 5  The News-Press

Gittens: "I taught, volunteered and worked hard for 13 years in the Lee County system. I have been a member of several Advisory councils and district ...

LCSO: Eight East Lee High students arrested Wednesday - six after brawl draws crowd of 300  The News-Press

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Barefoot bandit sought for break-in at North Fort Myers mobile home park clubhouse  The News-Press

Police are searching for a shoeless man who apparently left empty-handed after breaking into and rummaging through a North Fort Myers community's ...

Katy Errington, Estero's only councilwoman, is running again — in 2019  Naples Daily News

Katy Errington announced her plans early to make both Estero's seasonal and year-long residents aware of her candidacy.

Lee County Hurricane Irma info  NBC2 News

October 4 The City of Fort Myers will resume bulk items and junk pickups on Thursday, October 5. Customers will be served on their regularly scheduled day ...

Privately-owned 10 acres in Estero could become a natural preserve  Naples Daily News

There is a privately-owned, 10-acre plot of land in Estero covered with oak trees and natural walking paths. A small footbridge crosses over a tributary of the ...

Old Florida Festival among things to do with kids this weekend in Southwest Florida  The News-Press

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Runoffs needed in 3 of 4 Lee County school board races  The News-Press

Lee County school board member Mary Fischer retained her District 1 seat Tuesday, but the other races will require runoffs.

Things to do with the kids this weekend in Southwest Florida  The News-Press

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Interim CEO of NCH Healthcare System on right track, observers say  Naples Daily News

NCH board reviewing proposals from executive search firms.

Suspect sought in PDQ carjacking in Fort Myers, 7-Eleven robbery in Estero  The News-Press

Anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the armed suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).

Two fatal crashes closed Fort Myers roads Wednesday, authorities say  The News-Press

Two people died in separate car crashes Wednesday in Fort Myers.

Review: Smoothie bowls latest healthy food trend in Naples, Estero  Naples Daily News

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Two years after Club Blu shooting in Fort Myers, case in state attorney's hands  The News-Press

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Estero incorporation vote passes  The News-Press

Estero incorporation passed with 87 percent of the vote.

A new mission  The News-Press

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