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Letter to the Editor: Let’s set priorities
Published 3/24/2014 at 1:26 p.m. 0 comments
Many issues face the citizens and government of Marco Island. We lack the money and resources to tackle them all at once, so let’s set priorities. The most critical issue is Goodland’s Route 92A. This has been an issue for ...
Letter to the Editor: It is time to stop the craziness
Published 3/21/2014 at 6:00 a.m. 3 comments
Our last Congressional District 19 Congressman self-destructed in just nine months. Actually it appears he had a long term problem. Are we angry and frustrated of course, but the critical question is – can we learn from our mistakes or ...
Letter to the Editor: To City Council, Planning Board members
Published 3/21/2014 at 6:00 a.m. 11 comments
My name is Thom Fisher and I live on Fieldstone Drive on Marco Island. I have been a property owner on Marco for over 30 years and now a full time resident. I have always followed events on Marco since ...
Letter to the Editor: Agree, disagree
Published 3/18/2014 at 6:00 a.m. 8 comments
I read Michael Coleman’s letter interpreting the minds of the Mackel brothers. While I agree with his facts as to their vision I am in total disagreement with his conclusions. Those of us opposed to the expansion do not oppose ...
Letter to the Editor: Proposed marina expansion
Published 3/18/2014 at 6:00 a.m. 3 comments
Anglers Cove faces double whammy from proposed enhancements to marina Anglers Cove is a diverse group of 320 unit owners consisting predominantly of middle and lower income retirees and many younger single blue collar workers who are servers at the ...
Letter to the Editor: Trees in Old Marco
Published 3/13/2014 at 2:36 p.m. 9 comments
This article is a rebuttal of some of the information written in the article “Trees at root of dispute in Old Marco will be removed,” in the Marco Eagle, March 7. It quotes Tim Pinter as stating that the trees ...
Letter to the Editor: Parade feedback
Published 3/13/2014 at 2:35 p.m. 0 comments
Dear friends: Thank you for participating in the Sons and Daughters of Erin Marco Ireland St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Individuals and organizations like yours are what make our Parade bigger and better every year. If we are to get better ...
Letter to the Editor: Who will be our Yul Brynner
Published 3/11/2014 at 6:00 a.m. 3 comments
First, the Marriott proposal: this is a very bad idea for all the resident of Marco Island. It has tremendous downsides for the island – traffic congestion, and greatly decreasing the neighbors home value and ability to enjoy their property ...
Letter to the Editor: Marriott expansion goes with Mackle Brother’s vision
Published 3/7/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 14 comments
I have been following the Marriott expansion plans intently for months now but a recent spike in letters to the editor opposing the plans based solely on Marco being a “residential retirement community’’ or “tranquil resort island’’ could not be ...
Letter to the Editor: Added EMS service
Published 2/28/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 2 comments
After many years of asking, Marco Island will finally see on March 1 a seasonal ambulance added to fill the growing need for help. Effective Jan. 15, an EMS operational change was made to improve response times for Marco Island. ...
Letter to the Editor: Thank you Koch brothers
Published 2/28/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 0 comments
In responding to the cartoon on page 23A of the Feb. 11 Marco Eagle, if the Koch brothers own the country, then they must also own the national debt of twenty trillion dollars. Way to go Koch brothers. Thank you ...
Letter to the Editor: A grand disaster
Published 2/28/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 6 comments
To Marco Island City Council members: The Marriott’s plan for expansion would be a grand disaster for our wonderful island. I have yet to speak to anyone who approves. Please know that my friends and I am opposed to the ...
Letter to the Editor: Marriott and Marco
Published 2/28/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 42 comments
Marco was developed as a tranquil resort island. It was never intended to be a convention center. Marriott wanting to expand to accommodate conventions does not trump residents’ desires for a tranquil island. The increased truck traffic, if Marriott is ...
Letter to the Editor: Against Marriott expansion
Published 2/28/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 0 comments
I’m pretty sure God did not create the Gulf of Mexico so the Marriott could improve its bottom line and be a leader in the “incentive travel” industry. What’s wrong with building the convention center in Hammock Bay? It is, ...
Letter to the Editor: Community support gaining momentum for Mackle Park Community Center expansion
Published 2/28/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 3 comments
In December of last year, the City of Marco Island Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee developed a strategic informational plan to take the proposed Mackle Park Community Center expansion plan out to the public. To date, committee members have been ...