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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 13
Gardening: Simplicity equals good design
When it comes to landscaping, simplicity equals good design and low maintenance.Outdoors
| 3 days ago
Letters to the Editor, Sept. 10
Marco Island City Council approved a new three-year contract for the police department.
by Marco Eagle | 5 days ago
Pharmacist: Bubonic plague is on the rise
Let’s talk about bubonic plague from a medical standpoint, not a political one. It’s making a new deadly appearance.Life
| 6 days ago
2020 Dems should back Trump on Iran nuclear deal
Democratic presidential candidates should seek a better Iran nuclear deal. That requires continuing sanctions and rejecting the 2015 agreement.
by Joseph I. Lieberman | 6 days ago
Policies that caused Parkland spread nationwide
The Parkland shooter never should have been in the same school as my daughter. But his misbehavior and warning signs went unpunished and ignored.
by Andrew Pollack | 6 days ago
Letters to the Editor, Sept. 6
With his constant attacks on Congress, his racism, bullying and incredible cruelty to others, he hurts my heart as well as my sensibilities.
‘Red flag’ laws won’t work in our flawed world
Abuse of power is inevitable if the government can confiscate firearms from citizens who aren't charged with crimes or diagnosed with mental illness.
by Jim DeMint | 6 days ago
2020 is a referendum on Trump, Dems. Full stop.
Tough love for my Democratic friends: All their 2020 nominee needs is a short, pithy slogan and the ability to cure the infection Trump has given us.
Protect capitalism from capitalists: Our view
Top CEOs have redefined the purpose of a corporation. They now should also acknowledge that the biggest threat to capitalism is capitalists: Our view
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 30
There is little truly rural these days in Florida. Anything resembling “wild” really isn’t.
Guest Column: Democratic Women greet Passidomo
Florida Senate Majority Leader Kathleen Passidomo was given a warm welcome when meeting with the Democratic Women’s Club of Marco on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 27
As students and teachers return to classrooms, here are some facts to digest.
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 23
This is a big topic on Marco Island lately and it has not gone unnoticed.
When my students turn out moral, I’m shocked
In a world that rewards selfishness, how did my student become a person of principle? And how can our schools lead more students in that direction?
Grifoni: Rollback rate means no tax increase
Over the past few months, the city has been working on the Fiscal 2020 budget.
With hurricane season upon us, kindness counts
For those of us who stayed put, the week immediately following Hurricane Irma was especially humbling, as we scrambled for fresh water, ice, food and peace of mind.
Batte: Do the right thing Marco City Council
Police Chief Al Schettino and his police officers were there for us during the disastrous hurricane Irma.
Bookworm: From the bizarre to the empowering
You hate to admit it. The truth is, though, you got bored a few times this past summer.Entertainment
Pharmacist: 9 reasons to eat pumpkin seeds
Pumpkins can be white, yellow or green. They’re not all orange! Did you know Antartica is the only country that can’t grow a pumpkin?Life
Bookworm: History in the making
Three months from now, you’ll be making a list and checking it twice.Entertainment
Bookworm: Wandering pets and wayward readers
The panic can’t be described. Your dog is missing. How did he get out? Where did she go?Entertainment
Pharmacist: Some generics not up to snuff
I’ve always been a proponent for generic medications because they are more affordable and supposedly contain the same biologically active ingredient.Life
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 16
If you support President Trump, you are a racist and responsible for the mass killing in El Paso.
Bookworm: More ‘Sex in the City’
Dance club or intimate restaurant? He picks you up, or you meet him there? Fine dining, quiet walks, an adventure outing or all of the above?Entertainment
Pharmacist: You can order your own lab tests
I am thrilled to tell you that you can test yourself for pretty much anything!Life
Letters to the Editor, Aug. 2
To whom it may concern and the people of Marco Island: Planning Board member Joe “Vote No” Rola is at it again.
Gardening: Dealing with summer weeds
Recent rains caused a flush of growth in the garden that will continue through September.Outdoors
Pharmacist: MRI dye accumulates in brain
Gadolinium is a silvery-white heavy metal that is injected into the body through a vein and it is a contrast dye.Life
Letters to the Editor, July 26
Recently, you published my letter regarding water quality issues at the Tigertail lagoon.
Bookworm: King and his court; upwardly mobile
Cherry, cherry, cherry. That’s what you want to see, as you reach for the lever and take another spin.Entertainment
Letters to the Editor, July 19
Marco is to be congratulated! We set an all-time record for nitrogen in our waterways for 2018.
Gardening: Enjoy the colors of the tropics
In sub-tropical Florida we have shrubs and trees which can provide us with flowers all year.Outdoors
Bookworm: Fast food dreams; neighbor nightmares
A hundred years ago, if you were hungry and in Wichita, you were in luck. Although Texas, Wisconsin, and Connecticut have laid claim to it.Entertainment
Ask the Pharmacist: Protect yourself with fruit
Some people eat nothing but fruit. They are called fruitarians. While I do not advocate this diet for everyone.Life
Letters to the Editor, July 12
It’s important to remember that animals such as the iguanas and pythons “invading” Florida were once “pets,” dumped when the novelty wore off.