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Letters to the Editor


PUBLIC NOTICE: 2024 homestead exemption applications should be turned in soon

March 2, 2023
To the Editor: The Charlotte County Property Appraiser is now accepting 2024 exemption applications. Homestead exemption applications can now be filed online. Visit cccappraiser.com for further…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to concerned passerby after bike spill

March 2, 2023
To the Editor: Writing a note of thanks to the white car and kind gentleman passenger who stopped after seeing me tumble off my bike last Sunday on the bike/sidewalk path across from Kappy’s. E…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New sign at Boca Bargains is a true blessing

February 16, 2023
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to BCB Homes for providing a new signpost for Boca Bargains after our previous sign was damaged by Hurricane Ian. J…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Camera Club to hold ‘Art of Photography’ show

February 16, 2023
To the Editor: The Boca Grande Camera Club is excited to announce the “Art of Photography” Show March 3 to 5, 2023 at the Boca Grande Art Center featuring 20 exhibitors!  The public is …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Charlotte County disaster centers closing for holiday

February 16, 2023
 To the Editor: The Disaster Recovery Centers located at the following locations will temporarily close for the Presidents’ Day Holiday on Monday, Feb. 20. • Tringali Recreation Center,…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Apologies and regret expressed for recent event

February 9, 2023
To our island community: We deeply regret any worry or concern that recent events have caused members of our community. We are aware of the concerns of The Island School regarding an individual…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Need more debris hauled away? Here’s a number to call

February 9, 2023
To the Editor: Residents needing assistance with removal of storm debris on private property are reminded to apply to the Florida Division of Emergency Management by visiting iandebriscleanup.c…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Water samples show red tide in our waters

February 9, 2023
 To the Editor: The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has issued health alerts for the presence of a red tide bloom. An alert level of red tide was found near Buck Key (Blind Pass…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Financial support from Ann Potter Wilson Foundation provides BGHS with essential tools

February 3, 2023
To the Editor: The Boca Grande Historical Society & History Center wishes to extend our immense gratitude for the surprising support from the Ann Potter Wilson Foundation. This past year ha…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Question arises from a reader – What’s going on with that bridge?

February 3, 2023
To the Editor: Several years ago, The Gasparilla Inn rebuilt the bridge that traversed the Boca Grande bayou and the golf club. At that time a “temporary” metal bridge was put in place for pass…