March 11, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

PG Police Department advises, know your census worker

The Punta Gorda Police Department wants to inform its residents that the 2010 United States Census will soon get under way. The U.S. More...

Heroes gather to aid county Red Cross

The Heroes for the American Red Cross program kicked off in Charlotte County last week. More...

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Business News

Fear & Firearms

Gun sales still brisk in the wake of recession and Democratic control in Washington

Just over a year ago, Southwest Florida gun stores experienced a frenzy of buying that industry veterans had never seen before. Store shelves were bare. Customers plunked down thousands of dollars on ammunition. More...

We’re lovin’ this good news

SHOP TALK

As noted last week, the community was featured in a very positive and beautiful article in the St. P etersburg Times touting our many fabulous amenities. More...

Points to ponder about interest rates

Possibly the most important question facing investors and corporate borrowers is, “Are we about to see higher interest rates?” It was the $64,000 question six months ago. More...

Komen grants help ease breast cancer’s financial toll

When Leesa Crapa was diagnosed with breast cancer last summer, she felt immobilized by the threat of financial devastation.   “My insurance company dropped me,” said the Cape Coral resident. More...

Relay For Life pre-events announced

¦ Carraba’s luncheon Saturday, March 13, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.   More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Coastal conservation meeting scheduled     More...

Real Estate News

Best front foward

Decorative entry doors improve resale and face value

Homeowners looking to remodel might want to start at the front of the home.   According to recent research, upgrades to front doors are making a difference in the appeal of residences.   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Relatively Speaking

Two men, two women. The possibilities for confusion are endless.

Greg loves Ginny.   Unfortunately, so does Phillip.   Phillip and Ginny have had a fling, but as far as Ginny’s concerned, it’s over. And she goes over to his house to tell him so.   More...

A sofa created for private conversations

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

A “tete-a-tete” is a private conversation between two people. The word is French and means “head to head” or “private conversation.” In the late 1800s, furniture designers created a sofa by that name. More...

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 8 P.M. The Big Band Years A mix of vintage live, rare and unreleased footage of bands and vocalists from the 1930s and ’40s. Peter Marshall hosts.   . FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 8:30 P.M. Connect! More...