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Guest Commentary | Summer break is here!

The joyous sounds of hundreds of our students tossing their caps in celebration filled the air as the Class of 2024 graduated this May. These graduates are now embarking on diverse paths: entering the workforce, joining the military, pursuing technical education, or attending traditional ...

The importance of positive family and childcare provider interactions

To the editor: Whenever a child is going to a childcare facility it is extremely important to have a positive open line of communication with the teachers, facility staff and parents. Providing times for parents to come in and speak with the staff and or teacher is key for the success of ...

Florida. Love it or stay home

To the editor: Here we go again. Reading a letter from a recent transplant who is going from an Independent to a Democrat because she does not like the way Florida is governed. What? You didn’t check why the residents of Florida are pleased before moving here? Newcomers leave their ...

Equal justice for all

To the editor: I am a Democrat and currently living in Lehigh Acres. I have been a Democrat all my life. I am very upset and disturbed that Trump is still a candidate for the Presidency. I have a 41-year-old son who happens to be a felon and cannot get a job. He recently in September went ...

Not so impressive

To the editor: Gov. DeSantis announced on June 10 that he was committed to approving a teacher salary increase of $1.25 billion for the 24-25 Fiscal Budget. This is in addition to the “impressive” job of increasing starting teacher pay by a little over $8,000 in 2019. Florida has a debit ...

Many thanks

To the editor: We just wanted to take a moment to share with the community an uplifting experience we shared with complete strangers a few months ago. My husband and I were in a car accident. I was driving and the car malfunctioned and accelerated on its own, causing us to strike a building. ...

Yacht Club redevelopment

To the editor: I walked around The Boathouse area today after the city demolished the Yacht Club building, the pool and the senior center. It is flat vacant land. It is unfortunate that the City Council, in its infinite wisdom, chose to spend nearly $1 million to demo this area when their ...

Guest Commentary: In Lee County, no bad deed goes unpunished

Like many, I rarely considered the role the Lee County Clerk of Courts plays in our community. Typically, thoughts of community enrichment bring to mind the selfless acts of volunteers, the life-saving duties of first responders, or the educational contributions of teachers. The Clerk of ...

Any way to take a buck

To the editor: Regarding your article “Utility bill arrears surprising some Cape property owners” (June 6, 2024) I am continuing to wonder what else this city will come up with to garner funds for their overspending and careless budget decisions. I have an idea: Let’s suppose John Q. ...