Browsing Posts In: Estero FL News

Estero High students recognized in Outstanding Cambridge Scholar Awards

December 28, 2017

45 students from Estero High School were recognized by Cambridge Assessment International Education for their outstanding performance in the November 2017 Cambridge examination series. One student, Cody Hutchison, received the ‘Top in Country’ award for earning the highest standard mark in the United States! The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards are a group of awards issued by Cambridge Assessment International Education who recognize exceptional learner achievement in Cambridge examinations around the world. The Principal of Estero […]

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Governor Rick Scott has signed the Okeechobee Reservoir Bill into Law

May 16, 2017

Governor Rick Scott has signed Senate Bill 10, which is the legislation giving authorization to significantly increase the water stored south of Lake Okeechobee to build a reservoir in an effort to further reduce and eventually completely eliminate harmful discharges from the lake to the St. Lucie River. The building of the reservoir was Senate President Joe Negron’s chief priority during the Florida Legislature session that ended Monday May 8. “After 20 years of talking […]

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First Time Buying a Home in Estero? You’re Not Alone

October 21, 2016

Are you in the market to buy a home in Estero for the first time? According to Zillow, you’re not alone – there are a lot more people like you in the market. The results of a recent Zillow survey were shocking: as much as 47 percent of all home sales in 2015 were to first-time homebuyers. The historical average, by the way, is just 39 percent. If the stat is accurate, that means the […]

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Tax Rate Lowered for Estero | Estero Real Estate

October 16, 2016

Being a resident of Estero and an owner of Estero real estate just became more affordable. Last month, on September 21, the Village Council unanimously voted to lower the Estero tax rate to 0.7998 mills, which is lower than the 0.8398 mills rate that was originally proposed. This comes as the Council has vowed to institute “government lite” operations to reduce expenditures and limit the tax burden throughout the village. The Council is also trying […]

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Hurricane Matthew – Get Information Now

October 6, 2016

Hello Neighbors, To assist Estero residents in preparing for the effects of Hurricane Matthew, the Estero Fire Rescue has been posting information through their social media and website.  These posts include the latest updates, links to the Lee County Emergency Operation Center, National Weather service, etc.  In essence, it is a one-stop-shop.  They are the point for emergency liaison with the Village of Estero.  For more information, please visit the link below. They will continue to update […]

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