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Sanibel fire chief officially sworn in

The Sanibel Fire and Rescue District's commission held the official swearing in ceremony for the district's new fire chief at its meeting, as well as heard updates on numerous items of interest. On Nov. 18, Fire Chief William “Bill” Briscoe was sworn in before the commission. The commissioners voted unanimously last month to promote him to the lead position — which he had been serving on an interim basis — after the resignation of former Fire Chief Matt Scott. Also during the meeting, Briscoe reported that the Lee County commissioners signed off on the district's application for ...

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Questions or perhaps considerations to voice

To the editor: The guest commentary published in the Nov. 11, 2020, issue of the Island Reporter by Adam Zimmerman and Tye Christoff-Tempesta was very well written. I have questions or perhaps other considerations to voice, however. I think much of our country thinks that somehow we in the ...