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Cost of programs for public good are intended to be shared by all

May 30, 2018 To the editor: My letter is in response to Mr. Roger Johnson’s letter published May 18. His letter related to the proposed school district tax increase and who should be required to pay of it. more »»

Publicly funded education

May 30, 2018 To the editor: I am writing in response to a letter last week suggesting that only those people with children in public schools should have to pay to properly fund the schools. more »»

The buzzing sound you hear isn't a mosquito

May 30, 2018 To the editor: The buzzing sound you hear isn't from mosquitoes but the sounds of the Independent Special District called the Lee County Mosquito Control District and it’s coming from staff meetings... more »»

Pine Island resident salutes a true heroine!

May 23, 2018 To the editor: Last Friday, a boy was savagely attacked by a dog in the Winn-Dixie parking lot. Several people stopped to offer assistance but one person in particular really helped save the da. more »»

Let those who benefit pay for schools’ tax increase

May 23, 2018 To the editor: A recent headline “School district touts proposed sales tax” immediately caught my attentio. more »»

Non-secular nature of public schools must be preserved

May 23, 2018 To the editor: A friend posted an article on a Florida group suing Collier County schools over “unbalanced” science books as a reminder that our local school board elections are really important and... more »»

Pine Island Elementary Springfest 2018 a success

May 17, 2018 To the editor: Pine Island Elementary School held its annual Springfest on Thursday, March 29. more »»

Meemer's is closed

May 17, 2018 To the editor Unfortunately, Meemer's LLC, located at the old Dairy Queen (10493 Stringfellow Road), has closed effective May 12. more »»

Online voter registration site has issues

May 17, 2018 To the editor: I registered to vote at DMV and got a copy of my info. I received the brochure from Lee County Election Board with an application for a mail-in ballo. more »»

Gun violence or human violence?

May 17, 2018 To the editor: With all this interest once again concerning gun laws I “researched” to see how many gun laws are already on the books. more »»

Thank you to all my Pine Island angels

May 9, 2018 To the editor: Thank you from the bottom of my broken heart to three Pine Island angels: Melinda Plumstead, Melissa Bradford and Faith Sorrenson. more »»

Resident questions Stringfellow paving project

May 9, 2018 To the editor: I drove on Stringfellow Road yesterday and could not believe my eyes or what I was driving through. more »»

Matlacha recognition well-deserved

May 9, 2018 To the editor: How pleasing to read the April edition of my “Southern Living” magazine and find Matlacha mentioned! They listed Matlacha fourth in a list of the 10 best tiny towns in the South! ... more »»

A thank you note for From Our Hearts

May 9, 2018 To the editor: After coming to Pine Island for decades, we moved here full time in 2000. more »»

We achieve more together

May 9, 2018 To the editor: Last night, at the Greater Pine Island Civic Association meeting, I was chagrinned to learn that the Matlacha Civic Association has opened its own negotiation with the Cape Coral Cit... more »»

Enough already

May 9, 2018 To the editor: Lee County Schools said it is all about the children. Now Mr. Tuber wants a half cent increase in sales tax but it’s not about children, it’s about mone. more »»

Guest Comment: Put children first on ballot; vote ‘yes’ for half-cent sales tax

May 2, 2018 In 2006-2007, the Florida State Legislature took .25 mil of your property taxes designated for public education capital expenditure and directed it into the General Revenue fund. more »»

Couple thanks young man who helped them in a time of need

May 2, 2018 To the editor I want to extend a sincere thanks to a kind, gentle and helpful young man that works for Island Lawn Care. more »»

Questions about arsenic levels

May 2, 2018 (Editor's note: The following let was addressed to the Lee County Commission and presented to The Eagle for publicatio. more »»

Guest Comment: But wait, there's more for veterans at the Beacon of HOPE

April 25, 2018 More vets are calling the Beacon of HOPE for help with our new community based program helping local veterans navigate the VA system for possible benefits. more »»



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