Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Nursing homes should not open without generators

I find it amazing that facilities charged with caring for our elderly loved ones do not, on their own, have onsite generators in case of emergency. They all charge top dollar for providing families with the security of knowing loved ones are safe. One would think emergency power sources should be part of the equation.

Letters to the Editor

Palmetto employees deserve accolades for Irma efforts

The employees of the City of Palmetto are to be commended for their efforts in preparing for, and recovering from, Hurricane Irma. While emergency responders are rightfully recognized for the work they do in sometimes dangerous situations, all too often the efforts of our municipal public works employees are taken for granted, and I believe they deserve a big “thank you” for what they do in emergency situations and on a daily basis to make our lives better.

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