September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

Whitefly infestation

ON A RECENT DAY, RICK TAPIA PLANNED TO treat more than 50 trees on a Sanibel Island property for rugose spiraling whiteflies. More...

It’s Your Business … Local treasure

I’ve been involved with small business owners most of my life. More...

Research examines potential consequences of low or rising bond rates

MONEY & INVESTING

There is a common misperception among investors that bond investments, particularly U.S. Treasury bonds, are a safe haven.  Actually, bond investing entails many significant risks. More...

Old wheels steer profits for charities, turn tax benefits toward donors

It was an old hippie thing parked in John Porta’s backyard — a 1966 Volkswagen Beetle that could still start, like the car in Woody Allen’s old movie, “Sleeper,” which our hero finds in a cave 200 years later and drives More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

St. Vincent needs furniture, children’s clothes   Used furniture, children’s clothes and linens are in short supply at St. Vincent de Paul, Sacred Heart Conference in Punta Gorda.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

2085 Penrose St., Port Charlotte

This gem of a home with beautiful curb appeal is on a double corner lot. Built in 2008, the residence offers 3,977 square feet of living space, with four bedrooms and 4½ bathrooms.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

TULL RETURNS

Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson revisits ‘Thick as a Brick’ at the Barbara B. Mann

The phone rings.  A young officemate answers.  “It’s an Ian Anderson on the line for you,” she calls out.  Ah, youth.  She did not, could not know, that it’s not just any Ian Anderson, but THE Ian Anderson More...

The second Peace River Film Festival rolls out Sept. 20-23

It’s 3½ days of intellectual goodness.  In its second year, this toddler of an event is walking full stride into Charlotte’s societal, artistic and historical scenes. More...

Stevie Nicks set to cast her spell at Germain Arena

When Stevie Nicks decided to record her first solo album in 10 years, she called her old pal, Eurythmics veteran Dave Stewart.  More...