Open Registration for the Gibbons Memorial Golf Tournament

Date is set for the 3rd annual Michael Gibbons Memorial Golf Tournament. For years Michael organized a golf tournament here on Pine Island at Alden Pines. . Because of Michael’s love of golf we felt a charitable golf tournament in his name would be most fitting. Michael enjoyed meeting new people and serving in his community of Matlacha and Pine Island.

LCEC Upgrades

Lee County Electric Cooperative contract crews from Pike and are working to change out copper wire to aluminum wire on the power lines.

ClamJam Tickets On Sale.

ClamJam of Southwest Florida Seafood & Music Festival will feature over 120 craft vendors and specially selected food vendors with Fresh Local Seafood. . . right-off-the-boats of SW Florida's local fishermen. Locally harvested clams and shellfish, and other seafood dishes being offered. Also a great selection of foods for those who can’t or don’t eat seafood. Check website for list of foods being offered at the event. 

Semi Truck Disrupts Power in Bokeelia

On 11-26-18, at approx. 2 pm, and at end of Barrancus Ave. off Stringfellow Rd. in Bokeelia, a semi-tractor-trailer caused a power line to break and fall while attempting to turn into the Mango Factory driveway disrupting power to residents nearby. Lee County Co-op restored power within an hour. Pine-Island/Matlacha Fire Dept. and the Lee County Sheriffs Dept. were on site to keep the public away from the temporarily live wire.

No Decision at Oct. LCMCD Meeting

There was no in-depth discussion by the Lee County Mosquito & Hyacinth Control Districts board members about the Woodstock Airport purchase at the October meeting, other than the District’s attorneys are investigating the questions brought forward to the board about easements on the property. The next scheduled board meeting is Thursday, November 15th at 10 a.m.

GPICA Still Disputes Woodstock Airport

Update:

Recently a memo was distributed to members of the Greater Pine Island Civic Association that provided misleading and, in some cases, blatantly false statements and accusations against the Lee County Mosquito Control District (LCMCD). The following are direct responses from LCMCD to these accusations.

3 Vehicle Accident Near Stringfellow & Lolly

At approximately 4:30pm, 8-24-18, there was a three vehicle involved accident. Impact occurred near Stringfellow & Lolly roads. Original report of a rollover turned out to be incorrect. The ambulance transported at least one person to the Cape Coral Hospital. A white Nissan destroyed its front end after impacting a Dodge 4x4 and a pickup truck.

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