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Letters to the Editor


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A letter from Florida’s CFO

September 22, 2023
To the Editor: This week, I highlighted the success of the My Safe Florida Home program, which helps Floridians harden their homes against storms while reducing their insurance premiums. It’s n…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GIMM thanks everyone for a great season

September 14, 2023
To the Editor: The Gasparilla Island Maritime Museum (GIMM) and Whidden’s captains had a great tarpon season! We hosted  two “Howl At Moon“ tournaments, and William Woodroffe hosted two mo…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Summer and fall news at BGCC

September 14, 2023
To the Editor: The summer has been an active season at the Boca Grande Community Center, and that will continue through the fall. Here are some highlights of what has happened and what is to co…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Closed for the month, but not out of touch …

September 7, 2023
To the Editor: The Boca Grande History Center will be closed from September 1 – 30 as we refresh our exhibits for the coming season.  We appreciate your patience and will announce our reop…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Shorebird and sea turtle presentation to be held in September at Port Charlotte location

August 31, 2023
To the Editor: Charlotte County Environmental Specialist Suzanne Derheimer will host a presentation on Charlotte County beach nesting species from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Harol…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BIPS to hold golf tournament to benefit the Gasparilla Island Lighthouse

August 31, 2023
To the Editor: Save the date! Barrier Island Parks Society (BIPS) will host the Light Keeper’s Open on Monday, Oct. 30 at the exclusive Coral Creek Club to benefit the historic Gasparilla Islan…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sarasota Opera Food & Wine Festival welcomes new partners and returning favorites

August 24, 2023
To the Editor: Sarasota Opera’s annual Food & Wine Festival returns on September 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. and will take place at Sarasota Opera House. Local restaurants will gather to serve tast…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Lee Clerk’s Office to host free class on how to file property deeds

August 10, 2023
To the Editor: Lee County home buyers and sellers who would like more information about the new requirements for filing property deeds are invited to attend a free class hosted by Clerk Kevin K…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fishery Disaster Assistance options opening up

August 10, 2023
To the Editor:  Fisheries are an essential part of coastal economies, providing jobs for fishermen, fish processors and related maritime support industries. Since fisheries depend on the p…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commissioners approve creation of 23 community development positions, funds for families

August 3, 2023
To the Editor: The Lee Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to approve the immediate creation of 23 new positions within the Department of Community Development to address increasing bui…