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Letters to the Editor


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lemon Bay Conservancy receives grant for Hurricane Ian relief

June 15, 2023
To the Editor: Lemon Bay Conservancy is pleased to announce it has received a $6,800 grant from the Charlotte Community Foundation. These funds will support replacement of the maintenance shed …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Increase in accidental 911 calls leads to public plea from CCSO

June 15, 2023
To the Editor: Charlotte County Emergency Communications Centers are requesting assistance from the public in relation to their cellular devices and 911 accidental calls. Charlotte County has s…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep your generator gassed up, cash on hand … and not just because of hurricanes

June 15, 2023
To the Editor:  As we go about our daily lives, watching our country self-destruct and slouching toward oblivion, there have been concerning developments far away that receive little atten…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t forget to check before digging

June 8, 2023
 To the Editor: Hurricane season has finally arrived, and as you share advice with your readers to best prepare them, there is one simple step they can take to help keep them safe and avoi…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commissioners approve initiatives to address housing needs

June 8, 2023
To the Editor: The Lee Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to approve two measures to assist people affected by Hurricane Ian with housing needs.  The Board voted to approve an …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: If you’re out boating, use caution around Caloosahatchee River, blue-green algal toxins found

June 8, 2023
To the Editor: The Florida Department of Health in Lee County has issued a Health Alert for the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins in Caloosahatchee River – Fort Myers Shores. Resident…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Buchan Airport celebrates top-flight scholars

June 1, 2023
 To the Editor: After a record attendance of nearly two thousand people during last year’s 15th annual Buchan Fly-In, the Scholarship Committee decided to move ahead and award three well-d…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Boca Grande has a new beach cam

May 25, 2023
 To the Editor: Boca Beach Cam is Back! Barrier Island Parks Society (BIPS) is excited to announce that the Boca Grande Beach Cam is back. The new beach cam was launched live on May 22,…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Governor signs SB 540

May 25, 2023
To the Editor: We are deeply disappointed to report that Governor DeSantis has signed Senate Bill 540, legislation that will decimate citizens’ planning rights and imperil the future of Evergla…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: County announces special commission meeting

May 25, 2023
To the Editor: The Lee Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, at the Old Courthouse, 2120 Main St., Fort Myers. The purpose of the meeting is to re…