March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Bank sponsors shredding event More...

Grant helps Goodwill provide training services for those in need

A $12,360 grant received last month from the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation will enable six participants of a Goodwill Industries day training program for adults with disabilities to pay just $2 per day for services. More...

Special Sections

Business News

Self-employed?

Why getting a mortgage can be tough

Sure, it’s great being your own boss. No employees to oversee or pay and no dress code. You set your own hours and don’t have to deal with prickly clients if you don’t want to. More...

So far Snapchat is a one-trick pony, so be cautious before investing

MONEY & INVESTING

A number of people have asked me about my opinion of Snap Inc.’s IPO. For those not following financial markets, the parent company of Snapchat went public on March 2 with a very strong demand for the new stock. More...

Punta Gorda art festival draws national attention

There’s a reason why the Peace River National Art Festival has the word “national” in it.  More...

CHEC offering programs in March

Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center and the Charlotte County Natural Resource Department will be conducting the following free guided walks and programs this month.  Unless noted, all walks begin at 9 a.m. More...

Real Estate News

House hunting

Fantastic four-bedroom, TIP lot, waterfront home in Punta Gorda Isles with 193 feet of seawall. Spa-inspired saltwater heated pool accented with California stacked stone and raised hot tub, complete with waterfall. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Florida may be wacky but it's ours

Craig Pittman, who penned popular book on weird Florida, joins other authors at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival.

Author Craig Pittman arrived without his machete for a Florida Weekly interview at a Panera Bread plopped down in a patch of Pinellas County urban sprawl more than 100 miles north of Fort Myers.  “It’s in the car,” Mr. More...

Gabriele Childs’ ‘transformational’ art goes on display

All artists are masters of the transformative process. They take a blank canvas or a piece of clay and, through creativity and hard work, convert it into art. More...

GIVING BRIEFS

TEAM Punta Gorda holds golf tourney   More...