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Federal funding could skip some of Southwest Florida’s coast

Several areas in Southwest Florida are concerned that they’re being passed over for federal funding. The worry is that some of our coastal areas may not be fully protected. Just a few minutes from the shoreline sits Marco Island Center for the Arts. Right outside of the center is a time capsule. It’s set to […]

Lee County admin building. (Credit: WINK News)

Lee County leaders discuss how to spend $135 million in federal funds

Lee County commissioners held an emergency meeting Tuesday to decide how to allocate $135 million from the federal government. One option on the table that will have a large impact on the community is helping out with rent and mortgages. “One of the goals is people need help right now,” said Chairman Brian Hamman. He […]