SBA Disaster Assistance for Small Businesses Affected by Toxic Algal Blooms


Low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)s from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to Florida small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small aquaculture businesses and private nonprofit organizations affected by toxic algal blooms beginning June 1, 2018.  SBA Administrator Linda McMahon made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Rick Scott on Aug. 20, requesting a […]

Interim Manager Candidates Now Down to Three


On Tuesday evening, the Marco Island City Council pared down the number of applicants for the interim-city manager position to only three possibilities. They would choose not to interview the former longtime Lee County Manager and previous city manager of Fort Myers Beach, Don Stilwell.  Stilwell was given the opportunity to leave Lee County, rather than be terminated, when photos […]