OUR POSITION: If you are not registered to vote, there is still time.
We were critical of Mayor Ron Feinsod in a recent editorial, but for what we considered good reasons that were all about his performance in office.
Kudos to the Venice City Council — well, to the four-sevenths of the Council that voted both for a mask ordinance and for extending it.
Join us today in singing the praises of unsung hero Mitsi Corcoran, who may feel as though she just stepped off a roller coaster she’d been ri…
OUR POSITION: Labor Day was a day to celebrate the American worker.
On the surface, the Venice City Council appears to be functioning pretty well, given the problems created by the pandemic.
OUR POSITION: If a majority of West Villages/Wellen Park residents truly want to leave North Port behind they would be making a mistake.
Public schools open in Sarasota and Charlotte counties Monday. Keeping them open is a test students, staff and parents will be taking every day.
OUR POSITION: There has been no movement for two weeks to supplement Florida’s paltry $275-per-week pay to the unemployed.
Our position: The legal wrangling showed how difficult it is for any resident to fight a huge billion-dollar corporation with deep pockets for…
What would my town be without a newspaper? If you haven’t asked yourself that question, perhaps it is time to consider just what the newspaper…
OUR POSITION: A lawsuit may spur the sense of urgency needed to settle on a statewide plan for schools to reopen.
Let’s start with a point of agreement: No one wants to be wearing a mask.
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OUR POSITION: It’s time for local governments to ignore the controversy and do what’s right — pass an order requiring masks in public.
Editor’s Note: America’s Newspapers and its members have a vested interest in helping the general public understand the essential role of a fr…
OUR POSITION: Too many people are making the coronavirus a political issue. That has to stop.
OUR POSITION: Wearing a mask can save lives. We must do it.
OUR POSITION: The economic fallout from the COVID-10 pandemic is hitting Florida harder than most other states and there is no resolution in sight.
OUR POSITION: Any thought of drilling for oil and gas off Florida’s coastline needs to be squashed.
OUR POSITION: It’s time for America to take down monuments to a troubled time in our history and not feel guilty about it.
OUR POSITION: A steep spike in coronavirus cases should catch your attention, but Florida continues to do well in prevention and treatment com…
Our Position: Once more it’s been proven how generous and thoughtful Southwest Floridians can be.
When Sir Isaac Newton posited that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, he was grossly underestimating the reaction an ac…
Our Position: Florida has stepped up its testing of nursing home and assisted living clients and staff, and that is a positive move, yet more …
I died at Bunker Hill.
Our Position: Law enforcement officers continue to expand the definition and usage of Marsy’s Law to deny the public and media information.