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The Food Trucks are Coming!


We have talked with FP&L regarding the downed lights in our area. There are two twisted poles on Davis Boulevard that have been lying on the ground looking like giant pretzels, since Hurricane Irma! FP&L got back to us to say that the poles are the state’s possession and FP&L cannot work on them. When contacting FDOT, their response was: […]

Hotels Coming to East Naples


Recently I found some fascinating information in Ohio Amish Country that I’d like to pass along to people who want to bring new development and restaurants to our area. While here in Berlin, Ohio, I went into a place called Keim Lumber in Charm, Ohio. No wonder you haven’t heard of it – it’s a tiny village with 150 people […]

Good News From FDOT


Let’s start off with a little good news about roads! I just received this note, which I am copying right onto this column, and I’ll call it “A Note from Zac at FDOT.” “Thanks for reaching out. The lights on the Jolley Bridge and the poles on Davis Blvd. were damaged by Hurricane Irma. Repairs to lighting like those are […]



It’s been mentioned recently in a few ways that the commissioners are off for six weeks in the summer months. Many people are not aware of how that started in the first place, so let me bring you up to date. Back in the ‘90s many decisions regarding confrontational issues were decided in the summer months while the residents were […]

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