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Guest Commentary: Make the most of your charitable donation

With the holiday giving season underway, many generous Southwest Floridians will look for ways to support those less fortunate, lending their support to nonprofit organizations making a difference in this community. There are an endless variety of causes worthy of support, including ...

Guest Commentary: Small Business Every Saturday

The U.S. Small Business Administration is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to helping the nation’s 32.5 million small businesses start, grow, and scale. This Small Business Saturday, the SBA along with our resource and community partners are encouraging consumers to shop ...

Guest Commentary: It takes a village: Help a small business

This holiday season, pitching in to support a small business may be easier than you think. Many small towns are proud to feature a vibrant main street, and rightfully so. Busy storefronts are a sign of activity and growth. They also indicate strong community support. But not every small ...

Your vote for governor impacted electric bills

To the editor: For years we stayed on a tight budget, worked hard and paid our $120 on average electric bill. This past year however, we received a shock when our electric bill rose to $600. I did some research to get to the bottom of this. I found out the following: We have our power ...

Use of unmarked patrol cars for traffic stops can be frightening

To the editor: I was recently stopped by a Cape Coral police officer in one of those unmarked police vehicles. I felt so strongly about this officer’s behavior in this event that I wrote two letters to Police Chief Sizemore, one of them certified. I have lived in Cape Coral for 15 years and ...

Guest Commentary: Working better together for families after Ian

The volume of what we’ve all accomplished together in the last month since Hurricane Ian strikes me with awe. In just three weeks, Better Together staff, volunteers and supporters knocked on 10,000 doors, delivered supplies to 6,500 families, covered more than 440 roofs and served more than ...

Clean water is the best way to ensure personal and environmental health

To the editor: Red tide causes neurotoxic air discharges that can affect those who inhale the air near the waters. Bronchial distress is the difficulty red tide causes the airways. It is still not safe to go into the water in most of Lee County. The beaches are closed, fish kills and red tide ...

What happened to the Red Wave?

To the editor: When did voters start to care more about abortion and “threat to democracy” than inflation, energy prices, cost of debt borrowing-mortgages and credit cards, grocery prices, crime, cost of living etc? Democrats are so proud of the fact more young people turned out to vote ...