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Selecting native plants

If you want to enjoy a garden that provides many benefits with minimal effort, then native plants are your best bet! Plants that are adapted to local climate and soil conditions where they naturally occur are classified as native plants. A “Florida Native Plant” refers to a species ...

Overpayments need to repaid to buyer

Dear Mr. Feichthaler, I provided seller financing to a buyer a few years ago, and she dutifully paid the monthly payments until the mortgage was paid off. However, she set payments on auto-pay from their bank, so the payments kept coming, $4,000 a month for 10 extra months. I didn’t even ...

Cape’s mid-year supply of unsold homes moves lower

Before we get into this week’s topic about the Cape’s monthly levels of unsold single-family home supply, we need to finish up last week’s topic with the closed sales and median sales price numbers for our dry lot home segment. Also, the large pipeline of pending home sales we have noted ...

‘Come on down!’

Cape Coral homes and vacations were once sought-after prizes on national television game shows. There was a time in the late 1950s and early 1960s when shows like “The Price is Right,” “Concentration” or “Queen for a Day” offered the chance for contestants to win their dream home ...

Stop modern day slavery: Be part of the solution

As frontline workers in the fight against human trafficking, the Cape Coral Police Department answered a global call to action Thursday. July 30 was World Day Against Trafficking in Persons and the 2020 theme urged first responders -- “the people who work in different sectors -- ...

City 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 ...

Chris Cammarota for City Council District 3

To the editor: I have known Chris Cammarota for several years. He is passionate about wanting to serve the citizens of Cape Coral. Chris is a true patriot, a conservative Republican and believes in upholding the constitution, which he teaches to his son. Jonathan Martin, chairman of the ...

Batos will listen to the people

To the editor: Citizens have the ability to vote for three County Commission seats. The first vote is the Aug, 18 primary. North Fort Myers has a large development being built on Pritchett Parkway. Two other parcels have been rezoned against the wishes of the surrounding community on ...