Category : Island Issues

Commissioner Ross Says Our Taxes Can Be Cut But The City Will Have To Make A Few Sacrifices

Commissioner Ross Says Our Taxes Can Be Cut But The City Will Have To Make A Few Sacrifices

Fernandina Beach City Commissioner Chip Ross (aka The Fernandina Beach Budget Bully) mocks city property-owning taxpayers who appeal for tax...

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Want To Get Rich And Keep It All In The Family? Then Buy Local Resident Pat Keogh’s New Book

Want To Get Rich And Keep It All In The Family? Then Buy Local Resident Pat Keogh’s New Book

If you’re anything like me you probably don’t understand much of what stock brokers or brokerage firms tell you, what the stock prospectuses say,...

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Fernandina Beach Tax Payers Getting Hosed; The City Commission Promises It’ll Get Worse

Fernandina Beach Tax Payers Getting Hosed; The City Commission Promises It’ll Get Worse

If you’re a property owning tax payer in Fernandina Beach you’re getting hosed and it’s going to get a lot worse, the City Commission and City...

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Walk To Demonstrate Support For Local Police; Cross The Line Crosses The Line For Veterans

Walk To Demonstrate Support For Local Police; Cross The Line Crosses The Line For Veterans

Opining weekly about the hapless Fernandina Beach City Commission, its slippery City Manager Dale Martin and his double-talking sidekick Commissioner...

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The Observer “Observes” But It Doesn’t Report; Ban Collective Bargaining Not The Police Dept.

The Observer “Observes” But It Doesn’t Report; Ban Collective Bargaining Not The Police Dept.

When Susan Steger announced eight years ago that she was creating an online newspaper, the Fernandina Observer, I was enthusiastic. (more…)

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