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Thanking Bill Thacher for his charity involvement

March 16, 2016 To the editor: I read in the Eagle recently about Bill Thacher’s retirement from the Greater Pine Island Water Association as general manager. more »»

Traffic in Matlacha solution?

March 16, 2016 To the editor: We rented near Bert's in 2014. We have rented in Pine Island in 2015 and purchased a home in March 2015 in St James City. more »»

Guest Commentary: The Pine Island Plan: What all Islanders need to know

March 9, 2016 (Editor's note: the following is the first portion of a two-part commentary concerning the Pine Island Plan.) The vice president of King Ranch (Mitch Hutchcraft) testified on Dec. more »»

Guest Commentary: Taxpayer cleanup tab column disputed

March 9, 2016 A recent column by Ray Judah entitled “Taxpayers continue to pick up the clean-up tab” is littered with factual inaccuracies and completely misrepresents portions of the comprehensive water bill... more »»

Fire Department needs help

March 9, 2016 To the editor: Pine Islanders are, for good reasons, sick of governmental authorities -- federal, state and local. more »»

To the M/PIFCD Board and staff, stop the insanity

March 9, 2016 To the editor: Sadly, the Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District continues to ask for a greater percentage of tax dollars while demonstrating an ongoing inability to balance their own budget. more »»

Why I will vote against Fire District request

March 9, 2016 To the editor: They have demonstrated that they don't know how to manage money. Let me explain by using my budget. I get an income. more »»

Vote no to the millage increase

March 9, 2016 To the editor: $3.8 million per year is enough! Vote no on the millage property tax increase. more »»

Why the M/PIFCD referendum is on the ballot

March 9, 2016 To the editor: The Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District Board of Commissioners has placed a referendum issue on the  March 15, 2016, election, asking our constituents to consider authorizing a... more »»

When is your swale not doing swell?

March 9, 2016 To the editor:  For the past few weeks we have had rainstorms with heavy rainfall. Most of the swales on Pine Island have filled up with water beyond their capacity. more »»

Islander does not support millage increase for new fire station

March 9, 2016 To the editor: I do not support the increase in millage to build a new fire station in Matlacha. more »»

An outstanding day at the One Hole Over the Pond Golf Event

March 2, 2016 To the editor: Thank you to the Pine Island Community for their great support at the One Hole Over the Pond Golf event held on Feb. more »»

Kiwanis says thanks to all who support the Taste of Pine Island

March 2, 2016 To the editor: Dear Taste of Pine Island friends, sponsors, vendors and supporters ... more »»

Vote yes on referendum to support M/PIFCD

March 2, 2016 To the editor: The Pine Island Fire Department responded to 189 calls in January. These calls ranged from the tornadoes to medical calls to structure fire. more »»

It’s always been about money

March 2, 2016 To the editor: The Sunday, Feb. more »»

‘There is a Muslim in the White House’

March 2, 2016 To the editor: So proclaims a roadside sign on Stringfellow Road in Bokeelia. President Barack Obama will soon be coming to the end of his second term in  office. more »»

Thanks for another good year

March 2, 2016 To the editor: Thanks to everyone who donated to the Greater Pine Island Lions 6th annual Raffle/Auction which was held on Saturday, Feb. 20. more »»

Simer M/PIFCD Firefighter of the Year

March 2, 2016 To the editor: Congratulations to Cliff Simer on receiving the 2015 Firefighter of the Year award. He has been an outstanding employee, both on and off duty. more »»

American Legion's “newer” barmaids

March 2, 2016 To the editor: These two barmaids at the Pine Island American Legion are “newer'” to the Legion but just as qualified to take care of a busy night making drinks and keeping the customers happy. more »»

Northwest Cape Coral not buying into Seven Islands plan

February 24, 2016 To the editor: An over-capacity crowd filled the cafeteria of Christa McAuliffe school Wednesday night to hear what their past meetings with Cape Coral’s chosen engineers had determined what they... more »»

 
 

 

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