A long shadow cast on island beaches
March 4, 2022
By Marcy Shortuse
Isn’t it funny how one innocuous PVC pole with the words “survey marker” can seem so sinister. Just this week the pole was placed on the Charlotte Harbor beach at Hill Tide Estates, a testament to that gated subdivision’s relentless (and a bit acrimonious) pursuit of establishing the sand as private … even though people have been walking that beach for a very long time.