Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor -- April 19, 2013

Reader: The little man has an uphill battle
Editor:

The worldwide housing recession began at the end of 2008 when the citizens were ordered by the government to bail out the big banks.

Letters to the Editor -- April 12, 2013

Reader offers food for thought on Bethany

Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the Bethany Beach Landowners Association and was sent to the Coastal Point for publication.

I would like to submit the following questions for the April 13 forum about the rezoning proposals related to the Burbage/Hotel project:

Letters to the Editor — March 29, 2013

BBLA to host meeting on zoning changesEditor:

Questions and concerns have been raised recently about a number of proposed changes in residential and commercial zoning provisions in the Bethany Beach Town Code. The changes, which were recommended by the Town Planning Commission, are pending before the Town Council for decision, which may occur as early as April 19.

Letters to the editor -- March 22, 2013

Bethany resident has questions on project

Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the mayor and town council of the Town of Bethany Beach and was sent to the Coastal Point for publication. The writer owns a home on Hollywood Street, adjacent to the Bethany Arms property.

Letters to the Editor -- March 15, 2013

Chamber puts support behind Bethany project

Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the Bethany Beach Town Council and was sent to the Coastal Point for publication.

On behalf of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, I am writing to express the Chamber’s support for the proposed hotel project in downtown Bethany Beach.

Letters to the Editor -- February 22, 2013

Reader thinks state needs to ‘keep it real’
Editor:

Just like a cartoon, a bulb lit up over my head today. Inside the circle appeared these words: “Stop thinking Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives, Left or Right.” Think real. Think true. No newspeak. No propaganda. No Armageddon scare-tactics or polarize-speak.

Letters to the Editor -- February 15, 2013

Costello discusses Bethany Arms project

Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to the Bethany Beach Town Council and was forwarded to the Coastal Point for publication.

Letters to the Editor: January 4, 2013

Nature Center looks back on great year
Editor:

What have we been up to at the Bethany Beach Nature Club? The answer is: a lot of things! Founded in September of last year, the BBNC has been doing a lot of things.

Letters to the Editor -- December 28, 2012

Reader sees a rising ocean of debt, danger
Editor:

The Indian River School District will be asking the voters of our school district, by referendum, to expand our educational facilities in order to accommodate the increasing student populations. Look for it to occur early in 2013.

Letters to the Editor -- December 14, 2012

Dr. Bunting responds to previous letter
Editor:

I’d like to offer some clarification on the comments made by Mr. Lawrence Mayer in his letter to the editor in the Dec. 7 edition of the Coastal Point.

Letters to the Editor -- November 30, 2012

Connor announces candidacy for council
Editor:

This is to announce my candidacy for a seat on the Dagsboro Town Council in the local election to be held between 1 and 5 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2012.

If elected I will:

Letters to the Editor -- November 23, 2012

Family grateful for support after storm
Editor:

We would like to express our gratitude to all those who helped and supported our family after the recent storm damage to our home and the loss of our wonderful, precious dog.

Letters to the Editor -- October 19, 2012

Hocker is the man

Hocker is the man for the job
Editor:

Recently, I have been reading many letters to the editor about Senate District 20 Candidate Rick Eakle. I know Rick Eakle. He is a neighbor of mine and has many talents, but Rick Eakle is no Gerald Hocker.

Letters to the Editor -- October 5, 2012

Reader offers praise

Readers offer praise for for Clear Space
Editor:

I am one of the many people who have left the Big City to enjoy beach life (“bloom where you are planted!”). I frequented theater in D.C. and NYC with my husband, Ray, and we miss this stimulation. Luckily, there is an excellent substitute right here at the beach!

Letters to the Editor -- September 28, 2012

Atkins offers his side on prison story
Editor:

I have to admit, I’m a little surprised over the uproar over a visit my then 10-year-old son and I took to Sussex Correctional Institution last year. But, at the same time, I now have to explain what happened so the full story is out there.

Letters to the Editor -- September 21, 2012

Reader encourages even more public input
Editor:

We were in Delaware this weekend, and I heard from several people that the Planning & Zoning public hearing this past Thursday was overwhelming in support of the residents.

Letters to the Editor -- August 31, 2012

Barefoot Gardeners thankful for support
Editor:

The Barefoot Gardeners Club of the Fenwick Island Communities had their first Small Standard Flower Show on Aug. 17. Its huge success was mainly due to the garden club members devoting many volunteer hours to be sure that every part of the show was perfect.

Letters to the Editor -- August 24, 2012

BBLA Board urges vote for new water tower
Editor:

The Board of Directors of the Bethany Beach Landowners Association has followed the proposal to construct a new water tower for the Town of Bethany Beach and the borrowing of up to $2.6 million for that purpose.

Letters to the Editor -- August 17, 2012

Reader believes Pires has right experience
Editor:

In reference to a previous letter in a local paper (“Alex Pires not ready for senate seat”), the writer from Milton commented that candidate Pires questioned Sen. Carper’s character and health, then said that he wants to make the race solely about the senator’s health.

Letters to the Editor: August 10, 2012

Bethany resident offers suggestion to town
Editor:

Bethany citizens are raising questions about what manner of park is being planned and developed for the Church-Neff property and how recent activities on the property fit into that plan.

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