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This picture says a thousand words

March 25, 2015 To the editor: They say a picture is worth 1,000 words. This is less than a 50-yard stretch of Stringfellow between St. Jude's and the American Legion. more »»

Regarding "Thomas" the tortoise

March 25, 2015 To the editor: Rest in peace little "Thomas" — Hopefully your death will have some effect on those who discount the creatures that are living on PIne Island as "just an old turtle. more »»

Pine Island Food Pantry thanks all donors on Shred Day

March 25, 2015 To the editor: Thanks to Century 21 Sun Belt Realty, Jeannette Jones and all the agents who helped with Shred Day. Also, to all the Islanders who donated food to the pantry. more »»

Guest Comment:We need to act now to save the Caloosahatchee and Everglades

March 25, 2015 With the beginning of a new legislative session, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and conservation partners are urging legislators to take advantage of an historic opportunity to buy land in the... more »»

Continue to let the sunshine in

March 18, 2015 “A popular government without popular information, or means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy, or perhaps bot. more »»

Guest Commentary: Summary of latest meetings regarding proposed changes to Pine Island Plan

March 18, 2015 The Greater Pine Island Civic Associa-tion held a town hall meeting on March 9 to deal with this issue. 565 people were counted (many of whom had to listen from the parking lot and adjacent areas). more »»

Traffic turning into life-and-death situation

March 18, 2015 To the editor: Some three weeks ago, my grandson was at school, in kindergarten, on island when he suddenly started having seizures, etc. more »»

Protect Pine Island

March 18, 2015 To the editor: Pine Island is rural sparsely populated and is a true departure from the norm allowing it to occupy a rare and special place in 21st century America. more »»

Thank you for all your messages about the passing of 'Thomas'

March 18, 2015 To the editor: As a resident here in Bokeelia, I am just amazed at the outpouring of prayers, positive thoughts and then, unfortunately, the hundreds of sympathy notes, texts, messages, posts and... more »»

Islanders back the Pine Island Plan

March 18, 2015 To the editor: At our Town Hall Meeting on the above subject there were over 565 irate citizens of Pine Islan. more »»

Green for Green's tournament to F.I.S.H. green

March 18, 2015 To the editor: Big thanks to all for all your support for Janet Green's 2015 Memorial Golf Outing fund-raiser for Pine Island F.I.S.H. more »»

VFW Ladies Auxiliary says thanks for successful fund-raiser

March 10, 2015 To the editor: The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars would like to thank all of our friends and the businesses that help to make our fund-raiser a success. more »»

Hookers looking to help students pursue an education

March 10, 2015 To the editor: As a member of the scholarship committee for the Matlacha Hookers, I would like to emphasize to you, the community, that scholarships are available to those of you who are planning to... more »»

Best Art Expo ever!

March 10, 2015 To the editor: Thank you for supporting our Pine Island artists. Great event attendance and sales. Volunteers make the show possible and sponsors make it happen. The St. more »»

Greater Pine Island Lions drop boxes available around island

March 10, 2015 To the editor: Drop box collections: All occasion greeting cards [new or used - including special "Relative (mom, dad, grandson, etc. more »»

Islanders stand up for our rights

March 10, 2015 To the editor: The Lee County Commissioners recently considered a presentation by a Tampa law firm regarding litigation involving the Pine Island Plan. more »»

Losing the battle?

March 10, 2015 To the editor: This weekend we released 3,000 rubber ducks to raise money for the Calusa Land Trust to buy property on Pine Island to keep our island one of the last places in Florida that is not... more »»

Land development disaster

March 10, 2015 To the editor:  Much to my dismay, my partner and I will be leaving Pine Island  on Saturday, March 7, after a two-month respite from winter up north. more »»

Guest Opinion: Proposal to allow concealed weapons on campus ill conceived

March 10, 2015 I am sure that many people have disagreed with what I have written in previous guest opinions. more »»

Guest Opinion: Legislature should approve purchase of more land for Everglades restoration

March 10, 2015 During the 2015 Florida legislative session, the Legislature has a unique and unprecedented opportunity to restore the Florida Everglades and coastal estuaries on the west and east coast of south... more »»



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