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Letters to the Editor


LETTER TO EDITOR: Suncoast to auction Borza art in September

July 20, 2023
To the Editor: Suncoast Humane Society is thrilled to receive two pieces of art from local artist Kelly Reark Borza to be auctioned off at the SHS Art for Animals Auction event being held at Th…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lee County clerk, property appraiser and tax collector to host free class on property assessments, collections and disputes

July 20, 2023
To the Editor: The public is invited to join Lee County’s Clerk and Comptroller Kevin Karnes, Property Appraiser Matt Caldwell and Tax Collector Noelle Branning for a comprehensive presentation…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Using weed killer? You’re probably using glyphosate

July 13, 2023
To the Editor: One of the greatest threats to Florida’s fisheries is poor water quality resulting from too many nutrients and contaminants. Contaminants that have recently made the news are pha…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We might soon be losing our sharks

July 13, 2023
To the Editor: Overfishing is driving reef sharks toward extinction, according to new study published today in the peer-reviewed journal, Science. The five main shark species that live on co…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Patronis preparing for another storm season

July 6, 2023
To the Editor: On Wednesday, I was joined by members of Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Florida Task Force 6 for a Press Conference encouraging Floridians to prepare now before the next Hurr…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Call for photo entries for Nature of Charlotte calendar contest

July 6, 2023
To the Editor: Calling all photographers! To highlight Charlotte County’s beautiful natural environment, the theme of our 2024 county calendar will be “The Nature of Charlotte.” Submit your …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lee County Department of Health issues blue-green algae bloom alert

July 6, 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 the Caloosahatchee River. The public should exerci…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How safe is our community?

June 22, 2023
 To the Editor: This vehicle burglary occurred IN BROAD DAYLIGHT on Lime Tree Park in Rotonda.  It serves as a crucial reminder about the utmost importance of consistently locking …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lee County Commissioners recognize retiring county manager, approve contract for successor

June 22, 2023
To the Editor:  The Lee Board of County Commissioners today recognized retiring County Manager Roger Desjarlais for his 10 years of leadership and approved a contract for Deputy County Man…

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 …