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Guest Commentary: We’re all in this together

Hello everyone.I wanted to take a moment to thank all of you who are doing everything you can to keep our community safe and to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. To our beach front vendors, restaurants, hoteliers and individuals who are self isolating, I applaud you for making the effort ...

More wipes are needed

To the editor:So I go to Publix on the Beach for some necessities. I find a cart outside and look for the wipes to decontaminate the handle. No wipes! Instead, I must enter the store with my cart and a nice young lady wipes my cart handle for me.Now, by the time I've gotten to that nice young ...

Guest Commentary: A viral primer

In the very broadest of terms, there are three major categories of living things on our planet: true bacteria, ancient bacteria, and everything else. Two things are noteworthy in the previous sentence. First, viruses are not included (they are not in everything else). Secondly, I use the term ...

Voting for Veach, Atterholt and Allers

The March 17th elector for three town council seats as is important for the future of the town.In our view, four of the candidates are will suited of serve. We can cast a vote for three. The three we support, in reverse alphabetical order: Bill Veach, Jim Atterholt, Dan Allers.Bill has ...

In support of Veach

I am writing on behalf of Bill Veach whom is running for Local town Council. Beach is one of the most accomplished and respectful people I know. Bill hired me for a position I had no previous training or experience in, back in 2001. Bill has always been a great person to work with or for. He ...

Veach for the Beach

To the editor:I urge the voters of Fort Myers Beach to support Bill Veach for Town Council. His record of proactively protecting and improving the natural environment makes him an ideal candidate for an island that needs to keep the balance of business and environmental concerns in harmony. It ...

Getting the facts for better future

To the editor:TPI continues to use social media to justify what was approved by Town Council for its Margaritaville development. Use of social media has provoked division within the town. The legal system is hearing the facts and will resolve remaining issues. Some candidates for Town Council ...

Veach for the Beach Town Council

To the editor:A big Thank You to Bill Veach for all that he has done for Fort Myers Beach.Bill has served on numerous FMB Boards & Committees, he is a great volunteer and he brings joy to the beach with his music!Bill will gather information and use his experience and knowledge to make ...

Veach is the right guy for the job

To the editor:Yes, Bill is a "great guy" and an "advocate for all things environmental," as Mr. Rood writes in his letter. The majority of us believe water quality is the #1 issue here in Southwest Florida, and we absolutely need to pay attention to all things environmental that affect our ...