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Memorial Day

To the editor: Memorial Day is Monday, May 27, it’s not just the unofficial start of summer; it is a day of remembrance and gratitude for the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our country and uphold the values we hold dear. It is a day to honor their courage, ...

Council keeps residents in the dark

To the editor: I attended the Cape Coral City Council meeting on the evening of May 15 and asked the mayor and Council to provide feedback and/or updates of five issues I describe below. I received zero feedback from them. 1. Parks GO Bond is $28 million over budget and remains about $10 ...

Accessibility should be a given

To the editor: I’m disabled and regularly visit Jaycee Park. I have several concerns about the new plans, especially regarding safety and accessibility for people with disabilities. When I called the city parks and recreation department and asked to speak with someone about my concerns, I ...

Timing is everything

To the editor: I saw the City Council again shelve any advancement for irrigation conservation. I did see them spend millions of dollars to pipe more wastewater from Fort Myers, but nothing for the citizens to conserve. Many cities in Florida offer rebates for homeowners to upgrade their ...

The world’s policeman, no more

To the editor: As we prepare to commemorate Memorial Day once again, some of us will remember that old saw: “War never decides who is right, but only who is left.” I think we should openly acknowledge that our veterans are admirable patriots, precisely because when their country called, ...

Project 2025

To the editor: The Presidential Transition Project describes the changes to our country if Conservatives win in the 2024 election. Be an informed voter — 2024 may be the last democratic election in America. Google “Project 2025” and forward it on to everyone you know. Read the Policies ...

Democratic nonsense

To the editor: Your May 17 edition included a couple Letters to the Editor that are not only loaded with Democrat propaganda but stuff that is just plain wrong. One writer repeats Biden’s current obvious lie claiming inflation was 9% when he took office. The charts that are shown on news ...

Dishonesty in Cape Coral

To the editor: The council took great offense when a citizen declared that Cape Coral was one of the most corrupt cities in the U.S. and Florida. Corruption in this case is abuse of power by an elected official or city government for personal gain. Corruption can imply illegality. I will ...

Guest Commentary | Ending the school year strong!

As we come to the end of the school year, it is my pleasure to update you on what has been happening at The School District of Lee County since my previous article. Thank You I would like to take a moment to thank our teachers, staff, and administrators for all their hard work and ...

Guest Commentary | Travel & tourism light up Lee County’s economy

When it comes to tourism, Lee County has a lot to celebrate. The week of May 19-25 is designated National Travel and Tourism Week by the U.S. Travel Association. Established in 1983, NTTW underscores travel’s essential role in driving our economy, cultivating vibrant communities and forging ...