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Morality in our country

To the editor: A recent contribution to this column made a lengthy attempt to argue/prove that “morality” is a “personal choice and cannot be legislated.” Included was an attempt to use America’s principles and institutions, referencing for example, America’s Constitution and Bill ...

Guest Opinion: County committed to LeeCares aid effort

I want to thank Lee County's residents for your perseverance during these difficult times.I also want to thank our Lee County employees who have stepped up to the challenge of what all public servants are tasked to do in times of great need - serve the community.You know many of these ...

Incorporation is not a dirty word

To the editor:Every May the pied-piper of the anti-incorporation movement here in the Greater Pine Island Community retreats to an incorporated beach town in the northeast. It is an exclusive community where many wealthy east coast residents spend their summers. Modest homes are priced in the ...

Personal morality cannot be legislated

To the editor:Our nation has continued throughout its existence to achieve and strive for equality, prosperity, peace and the personal freedoms guaranteed under our Constitution and The Bill of Rights, at times imperfectly, but always with the guidance of our forefathers' wisdom.Todays ...

Supporting Dreikorn for commission

To the editor:Pine Island has not had an Islander on the Lee County Commission since Henry Stringfellow. Pine Islander Mike Dreikorn is running for that spot against Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane. The contrast between the two is just like the contrast between Pine Island and Sanibel City.Mike is an ...

A public health issue

To the editor:I am writing to share my deep concerns regarding the candidacy of Michael Dreikorn, a Pine Island resident running for the open seat as County Commissioner on a dangerous gun platform. In an interview with local Fox News he said, "Someone should not lose guns based on ...

Issues must be addressed

To the editor:The following is an open letter to senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott:On behalf of the 448 members of Pine Island ROAR (Rise Up, Organize, Advocate, Reform), a local grassroots advocacy organization in Pine Island and Cape Coral, we would like to make a statement regarding many ...

Cape Coral needs to address the Chiquita Lock

To the editor:As it appears the Chiquita Boat Lock will not be removed any time soon, the city of Cape Coral should establish a citizens ad hoc committee to address the following issues:1. The lack of information on how to safely navigate the lock;2. Immediate necessary repairs;3. Upcoming ...

Wearing a mask is the patriotic thing to do

To the editor:Florida is having a rough time. The number of people infected with the COVID-19 virus keeps going up, while the number of intensive care unit beds available keeps going down. On the news today, I heard that two out of four Lee County hospitals had no ICU beds available, and that a ...