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Matt Herrick is a staff writer for the Banner.
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  • Bonita/NN: Six candidates running for three BSU seats Published 01/25/2006 at midnight

    In the second of two articles, The Banner talks with the other half of the six candidates seeking positions on the Bonita Springs Utilities board of directors.

  • DOT: Toll mulled for I-75 Published 01/21/2006 at midnight

    Private industry may play a major role in Southwest Florida's considerations of switching from a seemingly free Interstate 75 to a pay as you exit tollway, said Dave Loveland, transportation planning manager for Lee County's Department of Transportation, at the ...

  • A move of historical proportions: Buildings to be relocated to park site Published 01/21/2006 at midnight

    Here's a challenge: Place a single glass of water on a flat table in the middle of your kitchen. Then get on the horn and hire engineers and machinists from Flint and Doyle Inc. of Fort Myers to jack up ...

  • State rep stops short of endorsing freestanding Estero emergency room Published 01/21/2006 at midnight

    State Rep. Trudi Williams (R-Fort Myers) cut to the chase Wednesday evening at the South County Regional Library. "I would have absolutely no opposition to the lifting of the moratorium on freestanding emergency rooms, if that's what you all want ...

  • Six candidates crowd BSU ballot Published 01/18/2006 at midnight

    Bonita Springs Utilities, the not-for-profit water and wastewater utility servicing residents in Bonita Springs and other surrounding areas, has set a slate of six candidates seeking election to the nine-member board of directors, the utility's corporate governing body.

  • Estero fire board gives interim chief 18 percent raise Published 01/14/2006 at midnight

    The Estero Fire Rescue board of commissioners discussed all things pay-related at Tuesday evening's meeting. In the end, EFR's chief officers received a raise, Interim Fire Chief Jeff Lindsey was the benefactor of an 18 percent increase in his monthly ...

  • Vines residents speak out against retail center Published 01/14/2006 at midnight

    Residents of The Vines, Estero Country Club, attended Wednesday's meeting of the Estero Development Review Committee at Rapallo to tell project managers from Kinsey Associates that they are not happy with plans for a 20,000 square-foot retail center in their ...

  • First Citizens' of Bonita Beach: Wards honored for years of dedication Published 01/14/2006 at midnight

    Dave and Marge Ward sat in the front row of Lee County Commission Chambers on Tuesday morning and shrugged off the attention, the cameras and the praise. But the commissioners and most everyone in the chambers insisted on treating the ...

  • Lovers Key gears up for Great Outdoor Adventure Published 01/11/2006 at midnight

    Carl Johansen and Bruce Cramer have known each other for most of their 30-plus years as high school teachers in Chicago. Neither knows the other to be the consummate boater. When Cramer climbed into a single-person person kayak for the ...

  • Cutting yard sales? Bonita considering requiring permits Published 01/11/2006 at midnight

    Letitia Magwitz hasn't met a yard sale she doesn't like. "We don't pass a sign," said Magwitz on Saturday morning, holding in her hand a feather-light, miniature baby carriage made for a doll. She turned and completed the sale for ...

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