November 17, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

NOAA awards $2.1 million to help Florida coral reefs

The Coral Restoration Foundation has been awarded $2.1 million in funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to restore eight reefs along the Florida Reef Tract to levels outlined in NOAA’s Acropora Recovery Plan. More...

Red Sox Spring Training starts Feb. 14

The Boston Red Sox 2017 Spring Training season begins Feb. 14 at Jet- Blue Park at Fenway South. Starting Feb. More...

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FGCU ingenuity could save patients’ lives

Students invent device that makes sure providers, visitors have clean hands around patients

Necessity is not the only mother of invention, it turns out: So is infection. More...

After Trump win, stocks were up for biotech firms and down for gunmakers

MONEY & INVESTING

One thing I love about the markets is, for better or worse, how instantaneous reactions are to news and events. More...

Bars, restaurants, police prepare for Black Wednesday

Black Friday is known as the start of the Christmas shopping season, but the unofficial kickoff party for the glories of holiday eating, drinking and socializing comes two days earlier on Thanksgiving Eve, sometimes called Black Wednesday, Blackout W More...

CHEC offers family environmental adventures

Take a walk on the wild — and wet — side with two programs offered by the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center Inc.  More...

Value of food Harry Chapin receives, gives has increased

The value of the food that Harry Chapin Food Bank rescues and distributes has increased, based on the nonprofit’s latest analysis. More...

CNN Hero Rev. Becca Stevens to speak about Thistle Farms

The Rev. Becca Stevens, founder of Thistle Farms and a 2016 CNN Hero, will speak on at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at BIG ARTS Schein Hall at 900 Dunlop Road on Sanibel as part of The Zonta Club of Sanibel/Captiva’s Women’s Empowerment Series.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

13452 High Springs Ave., Port Charlotte

Here’s a four-bedroom, three-bath, splitplan home with more than 2,300 square feet under air, nicely situated in a quiet setting with a privacy easement in the backyard. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Where THERE’S hope

ANN ATWATER WAS AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST. CP Ellis was the Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan. They worked together during the desegregation of Durham, N.C., schools in 1971 — though initially, not willingly at all. More...

‘The Chicken Play’ puts audience into nature, heart of production

Ghostbird Theatre Group’s “The Chicken Play,” at the Happehatchee Center in Estero, is perfectly suited to folks who are looking for an out-of-the-box, semi-immersive theater-going experience. More...

A piercing narrative of what binds and separates parents and children

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “The Nix” by Nathan Hill. Knopf. 640 pages. Hardcover, $27.95. More...