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Letters to the Editor


Letter to the Editor: Last call to get early ballots dropped off in Lee County

November 4, 2016
To the Editor: The deadline to request to vote by mail has now expired. You can still drop your ballot off in person, however. Voted ballots must be physically returned (not just postmarked) to the…

Letter to the Editor: Recent net pull at preserve a great success

October 28, 2016
To the Editor: Just a letter of thanks to local resident and Marine Dock & Seawall contractor Jim Bennett, who donated his time, truck and four of his strong young water-experienced staff to he…

Letter to the Editor: Many thanks from Boca Grande Sea Turtle Association

October 28, 2016
  To the Editor: As the 2016 sea turtle nesting and hatching season comes to an end, we want to extend a generous “Thank you” to our community and volunteers. This season, despite the storms …

A big ‘thank you’ from BIPS for Light Keeper’s Open

October 21, 2016
To the Editor: Barrier Island Parks Society wishes to express sincerest thanks to our community who supported us wholeheartedly at the Light Keeper’s Open on Monday. We could not have asked for a m…

Many thanks from the Chamber for an excellent golf tourney

October 14, 2016
To the Editor: The Boca Grande Chamber Fall Scramble golf tournament was again a huge success this year. It required the efforts of 18 teams of golfers and 28 sponsors to raise over $22,000 to supp…

Doyle explains his run for Supervisor of Elections

October 14, 2016
■  BY TOMMY DOYLE As the campaign season comes to a close, I think it is important to remind people why I decided to run for this office. I am running to fix a series of problems that have existed …

Letter to the Editor: When it’s time to turn and burn

October 7, 2016
To the Editor: Well, it happened again. Boca Grande made the news in another unflattering way. One of our community members made an “off-color” statement on social media. I have met a lot of people…

The Gasparilla Inn Open House open to all on October 5

September 30, 2016
To the Editor: Now ushering in the classic resort’s 103rd Season, The Gasparilla Inn & Club invites its neighbors from Boca Grande and beyond to step through the white pillared entrance for the…

Are you ready to pull some nets at Wildflower Preserve?

September 30, 2016
To the Editor: Greetings, my Lemon Bay Conservancy Tarpon & Snook Net Pull Volunteer Team friends, I hope everyone had a great summer. It’s that time again, and I am excited to invite you all t…

Letter to the Editor: Futch explains his airport authority run for election

August 26, 2016
To the Editor: I am Mark Futch, and I am asking for your vote for Charlotte County Airport Authority. This year’s electoral cycle is a call for change, nationally and locally. The entrenched inter…