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Sanibel officer recognized for service to country, community

The city of Sanibel reported that 19 veterans of the U.S. military service are among its workforce. It added that the Lee Coast Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will give special recognition to one, Sanibel Police Officer Magdiel “Maxx” Bernier, for his service to the country and community. On Nov. 11 at 11 a.m., the city and the Lee Coast Chapter of the MOAA will release the virtual Sanibel Veteran's Day Program via the city's Website, email and Facebook page. Bernier joined the Sanibel Police Department in 2017. During his time with the city, he has been ...

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Transition of power issues, even on our island

To the editor: Sanibel’s City Council will have a vacant seat effective Nov. 3. That is because Councilman Jason Maughan decided to run for Florida state representative and, in doing so, needed to comply with Florida’s “resign to run” law (F.S.A. § 99.012). Specially, Florida law ...