6-foot gator caught in Cape Coral yard

Just weeks after trappers caught a large alligator crossing a sidewalk in Cape Coral, another gator was spotted along Palm Tree Boulevard. Halley Vincent who spotted the gator said she was surprised to see it in her yard since she doesn’t live near water. With the gator just feet from her home, she called 911.…

Lee County to approve emergency dispatch upgrade

In an emergency minutes count, which is why Lee County is looking to upgrade their current radio system. Commissioners could approve the first phase of a three-year project Tuesday that will allow new antennas to be placed on their communication tower, to improve the 70,000 signals that dispatch teams to destinations in emergencies. Virginia Braddick…

Red tide relapse hits Boca Grande

Many families were disappointed to find that red tide is back on Boca Grande Monday. Mote and Florida Fish and Wildlife’s most recent map shows that red tide concentrations are patchy with the highest concentrations near the Boca Grande Pier. Ed Johnson brought his family down from Ohio to enjoy what he remembers as one…