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Maughan will fight for Southwest Florida

To the editor: What a year it has been and as we look to leaders in our community for guidance there has been one that stands out consistently over the years helping SWFL fight on issues that matter most. Jason Maughan has been at the forefront of many concerns facing residents of SWFL and ...

Vote Cammarota

To the editor: As a full-time resident/homeowner/taxpayer of Cape Coral, I, thoughtfully and sincerely, recommend, for your vote for city council, Mr. Chris Cammarota. Over the many years that I have interacted with him, I have known Mr. Cammarota to be a consistent fiscally and ...

Face coverings mask lack of a real solution

To the editor: I cooperate with the idea of wearing face masks. However, considering how they are constructed and used, I intuitively strongly suspect that their utility is much more a wish and a hope than an actual fact!!! I have found no verifiable experimental evidence illustrating ...

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 ...

Letter was dead-on

To the editor: In response to a recent letter to the editor by Tom Krieser, I totally agree with all of the comments regarding President Trump and what he has done for this country. I am not afraid to say I am a Republican and will vote for Donald Trump once again. The leftist media ...

The law must be respected

To the editor: Apparently Donald Trump hopes to re-brand himself as a law-and-order candidate by dispatching untrained men with machine guns to babysit federal buildings, glower at protestors demanding civil rights and tear gas American cities. (While purporting to be helpful to the cities ...

Democratic Party history steeped in racism

To the editor: There is a movement orchestrated by our universities to eliminate any statue or name connected in any way in our history with slavery. Actions include renaming military bases, taking down Jefferson, Washington, Jackson and many other statues of men who were once connected in ...

Magical palms

By ANN BLOCKSpecial to The BreezeI must admit it, I'm in love with palm trees. Imagine my surprise when we moved to Florida from the Northeast to discover so many varieties over 3,000 worldwide. So how to identify palm trees? Looking at the shape of palm fronds (leaves) is the first step. ...

What you need to know before you buy a condo

Dear Mr. Feichthaler:I plan to purchase a condominium in the next few weeks in Cape Coral. Besides the price, is there anything else I should be concerned about?-Deborah T.Dear Deborah,Purchases of condominiums have continued to be strong over the past several months, as we see more demand from ...

Second quarter Cape home sales down versus 2019

After coming off of the best first quarter performance ever for the number of closed single-family home sales in Cape Coral, the COVID-19-related shutdowns caused the second quarter closed home sales numbers to come in well below the second quarter results from a year ago. However, we have put ...