2019 Winter Model Home Showcase ends today at Mediterra

Phase I of Mediterra’s clubhouse 24,000 square-foot expansion has been completed. (Photo11: Submitted) Six beautifully designed and furnished model residences are being featured during London Bay Homes’ Winter 2019 Model Home Showcase that ends today at Mediterra, a 1,697-acre gated community located two-miles north of Immokalee Road on Livingston Road in North Naples. The models…

Real Estate Briefs

Real estate show: Avoiding contract mistakes made in 2018 James D. York P.A., a local Realtor, is the host with Realtors Michael and Morgan York of York Real Estate Group of Downing-Frye Realty on the show “Southwest Florida Real Estate Update.” The show has different guests who specialize in relevant topics. This week’s show will…

Latest Florida Report Shows No Red Light Camera Benefit

Accidents of all types increased at red light camera intersections in Florida according to state government report. After a decade of red light camera use in Florida, officials remain unable to find evidence that the devices have been effective in reducing traffic accidents. A report released Thursday by the state Department of Highway Safety and…

North Bay Village Is Tiny, but Absolutely Looney-Tunes Crazy UPDATED

Not long ago, the police chief, city attorney, and several other key officials were fired. Then old pro Manager Frank Rollason, his deputy manager, and a secretary quit. In October a mayoral candidate, Laura Cattabriga, was found guilty by the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics of lying about her opponent, Brent Latham, but said she wouldn’t…

Hurricane Irma evacuations begin in Miami: ‘This storm is bigger, faster and stronger than Andrew’

MIAMI — Mandatory evacuations of vast swaths of coastal South Florida began Wednesday as anxious residents continued to watch and wait — and watch, and wait — for the massive storm to roll closer. “This storm is bigger, faster and stronger than Hurricane Andrew,” cautioned Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who made Wednesday stops in Marathon,…