Thank you


November has been an exciting month at the Spotlight News Magazines. Our first editions featuring our new look were published earlier this month. More...

Posted 11/15/2017 03:29 AM

Here to help

From the Publisher

Like most of Southwest Florida, this edition of the Spotlight looks a little different this month. Irma has challenged all of us to work together and help our neighbors. Our communities have come together to help each other. More...

Posted 10/4/2017 03:22 PM

Letter to the Editor

Uncommon Core— Common Sense

The Lee County School District (LCSD) wants to be held accountable for graduating student s ready for career and college. More...

Posted 10/26/2016 04:25 PM

Letter to the Editor

Restore Cuba’s Constitution

I have been reading several press releases about the recent opening of relations with Cuba and its rose-colored interpretations of what is to come. More...

Posted 4/27/2016 02:29 AM

Pelican Landing is Heard

Let’s face it. In Bonita Springs, especially during season, there’s a lot more interest in the latest restaurant offering than events down at City Hall.  More...

Posted 2/10/2016 04:57 PM

ECCL continues to defend DRGR


Editor’s Note: The Estero Council of Community Leaders recently filed a lawsuit challenging a Lee County decision to allow significantly increased housing density in a DRGR development.   More...

Posted 1/13/2016 04:00 AM

A dollars and sense argument for a walkable economy


Last Thursday over 400 citizens, elected officials, developers, lenders, planners and realtors gathered in Fort Myers for the “Making Dollars and Sense of Walkable Urban Communities Symposium.” They heard from three world-class speakers a More...

Posted 10/28/2015 10:33 PM

Spotlight takes flight


In my column last month I mentioned that you would notice some changes in November. The new and improved Spotlight News Magazine has arrived. More...

Posted 10/25/2017 01:19 AM

Water quality, Obamacare repeal are top priorities

There are dozens of important issues being addressed in Congress right now. Our important water quality challenges are my top priority, while nationally, repeal and replacement of Obamacare is the dominant focus throughout Congress. More...

Posted 3/29/2017 09:15 PM

Rooney for Congress

Letters to the Editor

Rooney for Congress More...

Posted 7/27/2016 03:44 PM

Patricca for school board

We have enthusiastically endorsed the candidacy of Chris Patricca for Lee County School Board. We have talked with her about a plethora of School Board issues, which include the following: More...

Posted 7/27/2016 08:47 PM

Letter to the Editor

Frequent traveler to Cuba experiences its evolution

Dear Editor: I very much appreciated and enjoyed your articles on your trip to Cuba. I have been traveling to Havana regularly for 15 years. As a Canadian I have not been encumbered by the restrictions of the embargo. More...

Posted 4/13/2016 02:46 AM

More talkin’ about the car wash

Commentary I’m Max Levine. I work for the folks trying to build a car wash on our property on U.S. 41 in Bonita Springs. We thank the Spotlight for letting us respond to its January 16th editorial opposing our project. More...

Posted 1/27/2016 04:34 PM

Car wash not compatible with land use plans

Car wash.“Talkin’ about the car wash”

Editorial Like most places, Bonita Springs long ago adopted zoning standards designed to improve the quality of life. The notion is simple. Quality planning brings quality development. More...

Posted 1/13/2016 04:00 AM