Midtown Fort Myers redevelopment plan unveiled

The goal of the Fort Myers redevelopment project is to bring more people in and project planners revealed a new vision for midtown Monday. Stretching from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard south to Edison Avenue, and US 41 to east Fowler Street. The redevelopment plan integrates downtown and midtown Fort Myers, bringing in more businesses, housing…

Fort Myers to declare algae emergency Monday

The City of Fort Myers could approve another local state of emergency to address the toxic blue-green algae that continues to plague Southwest Florida waterways. The City will discuss the proposal in a meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday. City leaders hope the funds would help pay for contractors and cleanup equipment. Gov. Rick Scott declared…