Letters to the Editor
Reader calls for rent justification bill
Rent justification, HB 33, is the only way to level the playing field between owners of manufactured home parks and the people who own their own home and rent the land under it.
Reader questions merits of beach replenishment
Last week’s front-page article announcing the federal allocation of monies for the 2013 beach replenishment in Delaware marginalized some of the larger economic and environmental issues inherent in a project of this magnitude.
Longtime property owner speaks out
IRHSAA thankful for support with event
Reader: The little man has an uphill battle
The worldwide housing recession began at the end of 2008 when the citizens were ordered by the government to bail out the big banks.
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:
Reader discusses proposed campground
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.
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.
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.
Reader thinks state needs to ‘keep it real’
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.
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.
Elling takes issue with headline on article
Another proposed campground discussed
Reader urges voters to pass referendum
Lesson offered from Wounded Knee
Nature Center looks back on great year
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.
Reader sees a rising ocean of debt, danger
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.
Reader responds to previous Point letter
Dr. Bunting responds to previous letter
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.
Osher institute has strong first semester
Connor announces candidacy for council
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:
Family grateful for support after storm
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.
IRHS Alumni ask for support
Hocker is the man
Hocker is the man for the job
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.
Reader offers praise
Readers offer praise for for Clear Space
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!
Atkins offers his side on prison story
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.
Reader encourages even more public input
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.
Kiwanis leadership programs start new year
Barefoot Gardeners thankful for support
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.