September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Charlotte Chamber honorees named at banquet

Charlotte County Chamber members and guests gathered at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center on Saturday evening to celebrate the 88th Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.  During a brief business program, outgoing More...

Aquaentrepreneurs

Inventors seek profits by helping preserve waterways

Perhaps it’s time to name names, both private and public: Paul Marcuzzo. Lee Shepard. John Hartman, Andrew Dickman and Betty Staugler. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Homegrown vet cares for the county’s animals

When the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 officers need medical attention, they’re taken to see Dr. Steven Groves.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Anna Nicole’

delivers opera’s 21st century tragic heroine

It’s the perfect blend of high art and low art, pageantry and tabloid trashiness. “Anna Nicole,” the opera about Anna Nicole Smith, made debut its at American the Brooklyn of Music in Academy New York on Sept. 17. More...

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ to be presented in Charlotte one night only

Last May, Tom Cappiello found himself in a theater full of women watching a performance of Nora and Delia Ephron’s play, “Love, Loss and What I Wore.” The show had a three-weekend run at Theatre Conspiracy in Fort Myers, with the pr More...

Just for laughs

Comedy clubs are serious business in Southwest Florida

SOUTHWEST FLORIDIANS EVIDENTLY enjoy a good laugh, judging by the multiple venues where stand-up comedy has proven successful over the years.  Charlotte County has Visani Restaurant & The Comedy Zone in Port Charlotte, and in Collier County More...

Chemo gets easier for Florida patients

Susan Kristoff has a demanding full-time job, fighting the mutant cells she’s lived with for 11 years. More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Scam seminar set for Oct. 15   More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

3383 Atwater Drive, North Port

THIS HOME WITH A BACKYARD VIEW of a wooded area is located in a neighborhood with sidewalks and streetlights. Recently painted on the exterior, the home offers 1,430 square feet of living space in an open floor plan. More...

Time to pay our fair share for flood insurance

Sometimes with all of the political discourse that we see on the news, it is easy to feel almost disconnected from it all: This bill was signed, that bill was blocked. More...

Barrett named CDBIA executive officer

The Board of Directors of Charlotte Desoto Building Industry Association has announced the appointment of Donna Knatz Barrett as executive officer.  “Donna has provided leadership and support for businesses and nonprofit organizations in o More...