Letters to the Editor

Letters: September 22, 2006

Not opposed to religion, it’s to favoring one

Letters: September 15, 2006

Trodden resigns over Olmstead mayorship

Three weeks ago, my former fellow Planning Commissioner, Dave Evans, wrote to you announcing his resignation in protest of the process used to enact new architectural guidelines for Bethany Beach’s C-1 and C-2 commercial districts.

Letters: September 8, 2006

Representative takes issues with comments

In the Aug. 25 edition of [another local paper], there was an article on the front page announcing that Kirk Pope, a Sussex County deputy sheriff, had announced his intention to run against me for the 14th District representative seat in the House of Representatives.

Letters - August 25, 2006

Communities to be applauded for voices

This August, Townsend Acres and the Town of South Bethany honorably spoke out against the sprawling growth that degrades our quality of life.

Letters - August 18, 2006

Current Bethany council is doing a fine job

This is a message to Bethany Beach property owners. Please vote Sept. 9 to continue good government in the town by retaining the four council members who are up for reelection. The current Bethany Beach Town Council is doing a great job of taking care of the town’s business.

Letters - August 11, 2006

Beach replenishment: Bethany’s top priority
• Where are we today?

Letters - August 4, 2006

Magill responds to letter in Point

I’m writing in response to the Letters to the Editor in last week’s edition of The Coastal Point regarding the censure of Ocean View Councilman Bill Wichmann.

Letters - July 21, 2006

Reader questions ‘agenda’ in Fenwick

Editor’s note: The following letter, titled as “Agenda to consider for the benefit of Fenwick Island,” was addressed to Fenwick Island Town Council candidates and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.

Letters - July 14, 2006

State already helping CHEER, county must now

I was recently taken to task for my quoted remarks in an article about funding for the Sussex County CHEER program which appeared in a recent issue of a local paper.

Letters - July 07, 2007

Cancer society gets a boost from community

Letters: June, 30 2006

Reader: Thanks for nothing, Sen. Adams

With only a few more days left in this year’s legislative session, it now does appear Thurman Adams will let HB 170 die in his Executive Committee rather than bring it to the senate floor for a vote.

Letters - June 16, 2006

DelDOT offers bike safety information

As the summer season approaches, many people are taking advantage of the beautiful weather by riding their bicycles. As the pedestrian/bicycle coordinator for the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), I would like to resolve some misperceptions about bicycle safety and laws.

Letters - June 9, 2006

Chamber thankful for help with event

On behalf of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, I would like to thank the many restaurants, businesses, volunteers and “tasters” who turned out for the Bay Forest Taste of Coastal Delaware on Sunday, June 4, at The Marketplace at Sea Colony.

Letters - June 2, 2006

Businesses chip in to help baseball boosters

On behalf of the Indian River Baseball Boosters, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the local business for their generosity towards our 11th annual Penny Party. Without the support of the local merchants our event would not have been successful.

Letters: May 26, 2006

MBS luau a success, according to organizers

Letters: May 15, 2006

Is SB 304 really better than ‘nothing’?

A few proponents of Thurman Adams proposed SB 304 bill that would add two districts to the Sussex County Council in 2012 are suggesting the bill would be “better than nothing.”

Letters - May 12, 2006

CBS leader addresses state lawmakers
Editor’s note: The following open letter was addressed to the Delaware State Senate and House of Representatives, and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.

Dear Legislators,

1. We ask you to support House Bill 170 to add two at-large members to Sussex County Council.


Jamboree organizer offers thanks


Bank staff appreciative of police, others

Letters - April 7, 2006

Chamber asks state to allocate funds for Rt. 26
Editor’s note: The following open letter was addressed to the members the state legislature’s Bond Bill Committee and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.

I’m writing on behalf of the Board of Directors and the more than 800 members of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.

Letters - March 31, 2006

Local emergency teams do great job

Letters - March 24, 2006

Local emergency teams do great job

Letters - March 17, 2006

Finance committee supports police

In regards to the report concerning the financial committee meeting, I want to clarify my comments regarding the pay raise issue.

Letters - March 3, 2006

Failed leadership on the IRSD School Board

Letters - February 24, 2006

Representative says health care needs help

There are few issues facing our state as pressing or serious as affordable health care. Fortunately, most people in our state are covered by health insurance plans provided by their employers.

Letters - February 17, 2006

Helping our neighbors is truly a noble thing
Editor’s note: The following letter was received in response to a letter that appeared in the Feb. 10 issue of the Coastal Point.

Letters - February 10, 2006

Property owner hopes for vote against ordinance
Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the Bethany Beach Town Council and forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication in advance of the scheduled Feb. 10 hearing on zoning issues in the town.

Letters - February 3, 2006

Senator defends Pratt’s motives, involvement

A few weeks ago a public hearing was held in Bethany Beach by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control to discuss and take comments on proposed changes to regulations concerning a building line intended to protect the coastal dune system along the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean.

Letters - January 27, 2006

County council violates voting principle

State Sen. Thurman Adams Jr. of Bridgeville and the Sussex County Council will not allow eastern Sussex people to have fair representation.

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