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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Top 5 news stories in Gateway in 2017

Some awesome, awful and amazing things happened in Gateway in 2017. I’ve looked over every story and my notes from throughout the year and compiled (what I believe) are the top 5 news stories in our community. Originally I was going to make this...



Thirteen trees marked for removal on Gateway Boulevard

Over the past few weeks, thirteen trees in four separate medians on Gateway Boulevard have been marked with pink ribbons, and in some cases spray paint. Three of the trees are in the median immediately north of the Gateway Boulevard and Griffin Drive intersection,...


Gateway District meeting on December 21 has been cancelled

Just a bit of housekeeping here. The GSCDD meeting originally scheduled and announced for December 21 at 3:00pm has been cancelled. Which is too bad because I was going to get each of the Supervisors a shiny, brand new, turn key as a present. (Inside...


Supervisors support building new GSCDD HQ at Gateway Commons

It appears as though the efforts of two Pinecrest homeowners to outsmart the rest of Gateway have backfired spectacularly. In case you weren’t following the saga: the Gateway Services District attempted to purchase the abandoned building beside the Trinity Church to turn it in...



Food Runner becomes a major GFFL sponsor for 2018 spring season

Restaurant delivery service Florida Food Runner has formed a significant corporate partnership with the Gateway Flag Football League for their 2018 spring season. While exact terms of the deal will not be disclosed, Food Runner will be paying for all field lighting expenses incurred...


Lee County soccer fields are $30/hour, while Gateway’s now cost $48/hour

We’re still trying to make sense of Thursday’s 3-2 decision by the Board of Supervisors of the Gateway Services District to increase the soccer field rental rates by astronomical proportions. Chairman Margaret Fineberg, Vice-Chairman Bill Guy and Supervisor Kathleen Flaherty all voted to raise the...


THREE SCROOGES: Politicians send Gateway youth sports on death spiral

Three members of the Board of Supervisors of the Gateway Services Community Development District have a simple, two-word message for the youth sports leagues in Gateway this holiday season: Bah humbug. At yesterday’s district meeting, Chairman Margaret Fineberg, Vice-Chairman Bill Guy and Supervisor Kathleen...


New #williegate rumor: Did Supervisor Flaherty set up Big Willie?

Multiple Stoneybrook HOA board members have told the Gateway Sun that there is another possibility that would explain why board president George Flaherty got Big Willie fired from his Stoneybrook security guard position. While these board members may or may not have shared what...