Letters & Guest Commentaries

Letter to the Editor: Free Educational Forum on Medical Cannabis


Green Balance Health and Wellness is excited to invite you to a free educational forum on medical cannabis that we are hosting on October 24th beginning at 5:30 PM. There has been a venue change, so the event will now be held at the Mackle Park Community Center in the Burrowing Owl room. The address is 1361 Andalusia Terrace, Marco Island. […]

Medical Cannabis Educational Forum

Letter to the Editor

Dr. Faremouth will be offering a free educational forum on medical cannabis.

Letter to the Editor: Marco – Marijuana Marketplace?


At this week’s meeting, City Councilors discussed a proposed ordinance prohibiting the sale of recreational marijuana on Marco Island. Councilors Brechnitz, Reed and Roman supported exploring the ordinance. Unfortunately, the remaining four councilors, Grifoni, Honig, Young and Rios, opposed and prevailed. Grifoni and Honig tried to defend their opposition. Their logic was, in my opinion, well… illogical. Councilor Grifoni dramatically […]

Letter to the Editor: Safety Should be Number One Priority in Marco’s Senior Softball League 


There is currently an intense debate within Marco’s Senior Softball League with respect to safety. The issue regards the use of a six foot high screened net to protect the pitcher from line drives up the middle. Protective nets are common around the country in the senior softball circuit. Serious and even fatal injuries have occurred. Pitchers have been killed […]

November Will Bring New Council Chair



Regina Dayton offers her opinion on who should be named Council Chair this November.

MICA Survey Results & Burrowing Owls


Andrew Tyler gives his opinion on the MICA survey and protection of the burrowing owls on Marco Island.

Will ‘Man’ Be Left Standing?


The movie, “The Defiant Ones” was produced by Stanley Kramer and released in 1958. It cast Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier as one black and one white, who while chained together, escaped when being transported to prison. Shackled together and in total distrust of one another, they slowly and reluctantly had to set aside their bigotry and hatred toward each […]

LTE | Illegal Dune Vegetation Removal at Madeira


Klaus-Peter Voss gives his opinion in a letter to the editor on the illegal dune vegetation removal at the Madeira Condominiums in Marco Island.

LTE | Howling Wolves?


Russ Colombo gives his opinion on recreational marijuana on Marco Island in his letter to the editor.

Letter to the Editor: Correct a Misconception


Because I’m a member of the PAC Ban Recreational Marijuana, I’m submitting this LTE first to correct a misconception and second to issue a plea for decency and honesty in our discourse. I hope I’m not barking at the moon in doing so. Florida law allows Medical Treatment Centers to dispense medical cannabis. I like many want to afford Marco […]


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