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Our view: 9/11: 2,977 + 4

Our view: 9/11: 2,977 + 4

September 11, 2013

Perhaps it’s good that Sept. 11, 2001, continues to evoke emotions of sadness, anger and a sickness in our stomachs. We are not forgetting. Those who witnessed it never will.

Letters to the Editor: Out of the jaws of victory

Letters to the Editor: Out of the jaws of victory

September 11, 2013

Recently our Town Commission and town manager have done a responsible job of “stopping the bleeding” from our underfunded employee pension plans by freezing them.

My view: ULI group needs wider representation

My view: ULI group needs wider representation

September 11, 2013

Most of the task force members have connections to the town’s ‘body politic’ of Town Hall insiders.

Our View: The economics of homeless

Our View: The economics of homeless

September 5, 2013

True story: A prominent commercial real estate broker told us this week he is representing a successful, nationally known retailer who wants to open a store in Sarasota.

Our view: LBK’s unavoidable tax hikes

Our view: LBK’s unavoidable tax hikes

September 4, 2013

As this was being composed, it preceded the Longboat Key Town Commission meetings Tuesday night.

Letters to the Editor: Town employees have high-risk jobs

Letters to the Editor: Town employees have high-risk jobs

September 4, 2013

I disagree with your statement in the Aug. 22 opinion article “DROP-dead Disappointment” in which you state that “ … a general employee works in an air-conditioned office his entire career.”

My view: Sadly, Americans are apathetic again

My view: Sadly, Americans are apathetic again

September 4, 2013

Doesn’t anyone care anymore about our soldiers still fighting against a savage and determined enemy?

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

August 28, 2013

Three wise men came to a special Town Commission meeting Aug. 14, and one of them was a woman. They came to bring wisdom to this town. Instead, they bore witness to the demise of a long-awaited opportunity to bring fairness to the taxpayers and non-unionized employees.

My View: City's challenge paved way for our bridge

My View: City's challenge paved way for our bridge

August 28, 2013

Kudos on a well-written celebration of the Ringling Bridge's 10th anniversary in last week’s edition.

Our View: Rowing with subsidies

Our View: Rowing with subsidies

August 28, 2013

Government subsidies, aka taxpayer funds, for economic development are bad business. Bad business for elected officials to practice. Typically a losing proposition for taxpayers with respect to ROI — return on investment.



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