All posts tagged "letter to the editor"

  • Chief Ogden formal
    MY VIEW: Windermere police chief full of faith, hope

    A few days before Christmas, a news reporter asked me if I felt hopeless after having our own Windermere police officer and several others killed in the line of duty and now having to deal with the...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • LETTERS
    TLC and the town of Windermere

    Dear Editor: Trees, Lakes and Community. To me, these three things make Windermere what it is. When people visit my home in downtown Windermere for the first time, the first remark I often hear is, “Wow! All...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • MY VIEW
    MY VIEW: Veterans need our support every day

    Each Veterans Day, Americans pause to recognize the sacrifices of those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. While this holiday gives us a specific reminder to do so, it’s important to remember our heroes each...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Webster represents young Floridians

    Dear Editor: Politicians on both sides of the aisle talk about outreach to the young Floridians in my generation, asking us to be involved with their campaigns, to understand the issues of the day, and, most importantly,...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Windermere needs stricter tree ordinances

    Dear Editor: Our beloved trees that give Windermere its ambience are in danger of falling away — one tree at a time! These trees also help to absorb storm water run-off for the Butler Chain of Lakes. Windermere...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Chamber endorses millage increase

    Dear Editor: At the October West Orange Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting, the board voted to support the continuation of the Orange County Public Schools current one-mill ad-valorem millage. These funds will continue to be utilized...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Amendment 1 critical to our future

    Dear Editor: This is to respectfully provide my opposition to your negative opinion of Amendment 1 and your advice to vote no. Anyone who has witnessed the rampant destruction of natural ecosystems, destruction of valuable wetlands and pollution...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Where is Winter Garden’s 9/11 memorial?

    Dear Editor: A little more than two years ago, it was brought to my attention by a Winter Garden firefighter, along with my two children standing nearby, that the little odd-shaped piece of land that sits next...

    • Posted October 16, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Reader doesn’t want to lose blueberries

    Dear Editor: So, I hear they want to turn our blueberry patch into a high-density residential complex. The “they” in this case is the West family, which has been in West Orange County for generations. They own...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • LETTERS
    LETTER: Starke Lake is our gem

    Dear Editor: Many times, when people set out to go boating, they plan a day off a bit far from home. We often head over to the Harris Chain of Lakes, which are about 30 minutes from home,...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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