June 10, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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The fifth annual C.A.R.E. Auxiliary golf tournament was held at Kingsway Country Club on April 17. More...

Boy Scout helps organize butterfly garden for Boys and Girls Club

As most eighth grade students were trying to decide what beach to go to over the spring break, Alex Harvey, Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 37, was using the math skills he has been learning in school to figure out how much soil, compost and mulch a 1 More...

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Business News

Less pain at the pump?

Cheaper gas could spur local travel

Gas prices were expected to inch up to the $3 per gallon mark this summer, but instead are taking a dip. The lower prices were partially attributed to a European debt crisis, which led to predictions of less demand for oil. More...

A deal too good to pass up

SHOP TALK

For a mere $250, your business can literally be part of a historical event taking place in Punta Gorda during the third week of September. That is the week Main Street Punta Gorda will host the Florida Main Street Annual Conference.  More...

Perplexing investment questions

MONEY & INVESTING

Q. Which European country is well positioned?   More...

Oil spill anxiety permeates SW Florida

Uncertainty over whether oil will reach the Southwest Florida coast has some residents ready to spring into action, but incapable of doing much more than worry. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Seven Stone Crabs players chosen as all-stars     More...

Abe Lincoln exhibit explores making of the self-made man

A traveling exhibit featuring reproduction artifacts from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois is on display at the Lee County Library System’s Northwest Regional Library, 519 Chiquita Blvd. More...

Real Estate News

Adams Homes begins building on inventory

It’s been years since homebuilders built inventory homes, but Adams Homes of Northwest Florida is building them again, right here in Charlotte County further north, in North Port.   More...

KB Home office to temporarily close

Builder KB Home is closing its sales office in the Creekside community for the time being.   The company resumed operations in the deed-restricted development last year after an extended absence. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Dress Di-vine

A COMMONER VISITS THE ROYAL GOWNS

WHEN SOMEONE DIES, HER PERSONAL THINGS — even items as mundane as a pair of slippers or a hairbrush — take a different emotional hue. More...

Gallery Walk set for June 17

On the third Thursday of every month, Punta Gorda celebrates its creative self with Gallery Walk, a free event that honors the arts and gives people an excuse to get out, dine out, take in a little fresh air great art produced by local artists. More...

Eat like a king at Hilton Naples

Dine like, well, royalty at “Dine Like Royalty” at Shula’s Steakhouse on Sunday, June 27. The six-course wine dinner will benefit Bosom Buddies, the NCH Mammogram Fund and The von Liebig Art Center Scholarship Fund.   More...