November 24, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Local students can connect with far-flung journalists

Florida Gulf Coast University’s newly created journalism program has been awarded a $42,000 grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation to launch Face-to-Face: Conversations with Journalists. More...

Better Business Bureau: 10 tips for Black Friday shopping

It’s time to start planning your Black Friday, that special day after Thanksgiving when retailers gear up to offer their best. More...

State universities consider reforms

At the urging of Gov. More...

Foreclosures spur interest … again

With Florida topping the list of foreclosure-ridden states, lawmakers recently began looking again at ways to speed up the handling of foreclosure cases that now can take two years or more to wind their way through the courts.  More...

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Services for older adults booming in Southwest Florida

Longer life spans and the coming of retirement age for America’s first baby boomers are forcing those in the medical community to respond to the unique and lingering needs of the country’s growing elderly population. More...

It’s your business … Pocket rockets

In 1943, the U.S. Military commissioned John Mauchly and John Eckert to develop a computer that could compute better telemetry for cannons. More...

Santa program provides holiday cheer to seniors

Home Instead Senior Care is teaming up with nonprofit agencies and area retailers to sponsor “Be a Santa to a Senior,” a program that collects, wraps and delivers gifts to lonely and needy seniors in Southwest Florida. More...

Low rates on home loans spur business

Homebuyers looking for a mortgage loan or to refinance the one they have could save thousands. Interest rates have rarely been as low as they are now, since the Federal Reserve made a calculated effort to give the economy a boost. More...

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Red Sox warming up with jobs for spring training season

With JetBlue Park set to open in just a few months, thehe Boston Red Sox are looking - to hire individuals to work during the 2012 spring training season and beyond. More...

Early registrants for Komen race qualify for airline giveaway

The 2012 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be held on Saturday, March 10, at the Coconut Point mall in Estero. Online event registration is now open. The Susan G. More...

Southwest Florida Community Foundation names Owen CEO

Sarah Owen has been appointed chief executive officer of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation.  More...

Real Estate News

Appliance alert: the holidays are upon us

ON THE HOMEFRONT

Overloaded garbage disposals and overused dishwashers during the holiday season cause breakdowns at crucial times.  More...

What $250,000 can buy in SWFL

25314 BUSY BEE DRIVE, BONITA SPRINGS This pool home of 2,200 square feet is on a fenced lot of 1¼ acres. The yard has ample open space. More...

Simple holiday design tips usher in the season

It’s not just about the presents and the mistletoe; holiday style is about enhancing your home and enjoying it with family and friends — and holiday entertaining and décor offer the perfect opportunity to let your lifestyle shine.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Southwest Florida Arts 2011-12 Season Guide

Asolo Repertory Theatre5555 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasotawww.asolorep.org351-8000 More...

Authentic Shaker-made furniture can be a rare find

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

The Shakers are a religious group that came to America from England in 1774 led by Mother Ann Lee. The group grew until there were 18 Shaker communities in the eastern part of the country. More...

HOLIDAY CALENDAR

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