Letters to the Editor


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reader grateful for deployed soldiers, their stories and what the symbolism of RED Friday is

July 8, 2022
To the Editor:  First off, I’d like to tell you how much I appreciate your fine newspaper and excellent reporting of timely happenings and news around the Boca Grande area. Please keep up …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Daughter of an island legend thanks everyone who helped make Evelyn Darna’s passing a little bit easier, a little more peaceful

July 1, 2022
“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its        members.”                  &nb…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Last tournament of the season wrap-up – many thanks all around for another great GIMM fundraiser!

June 24, 2022
To the Editor: Gasparilla island Maritime Museum hosted The Howl at The Moon tournament on last Saturday  night. The evening storms veered to the east and the tarpon bite was on  imme…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many thanks given for another Kids Classic success

June 16, 2022
To the Editor: Thank You! The Board of Directors of Boca Grande Charities, Inc. would like to thank everyone for making the 2022 Gasparilla Island Kids Classic Tarpon Tournament such a great…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Recreational red snapper season starts June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida

June 16, 2022
To the Editor: The recreational red snapper season will start June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida and remain open through July 31 with 12 days in the fall. “We are excited a…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A new resting spot at the Boca Grande Health Clinic

June 9, 2022
To the Editor: You may have noticed before departing this season from Boca Grande a new resting spot at the top of the ramp at the Boca Grande Health Clinic. A beautiful bench was crafted and g…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fertilizer ban prevents nutrient pollution in waterways

June 9, 2022
To the Editor: Please be aware fertilizers containing nitrogen or phosphorous may not be used on residential or commercial turf or landscape plants in Charlotte County between June 1 and Sept. …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hughes Gallery owner says goodbye … for now

June 9, 2022
To the Editor: Monday was our last day at 333 Park Avenue. We’ve still not found a suitable spot for the gallery, so, we have decided to organize a “Mobile Gallery,” which will continue to brin…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BE AWARE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

June 2, 2022
To the Editor:  This may hit home to some, may bring back memories, or you may be shocked at the information. Domestic Violence is not only physical … it is also mental, emotional, financial…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lee County Solid Waste encourages residents to use holiday weekend to prepare properties for hurricane season

June 2, 2022
To the Editor: Lee County Solid Waste is encouraging residents to use the holiday weekend to prepare their properties for hurricane season. Pruning trees and shrubs now that could damage you…