March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

RSW passenger, freight traffic down 4.4 percent from 2016

During February, 946,079 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, a decrease of 4.4 percent compared to February 2016.  Year-to-date, passenger traffic is down 3.7 percent from the same period last year.  More...

Captains for Clean Water raises $300K during gala

Captains for Clean Water raised more than $310,000 in one evening to fight for science-based solutions to save Florida estuaries and the Everglades.  More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Emergency response course offered   Charlotte County Emergency Management is offering a Citizen’s Emergency Response Team training course, which is designed for anyone who is interested in gaining skills and knowledge to help make their co More...

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Business News

See the future, save money

STRANGELY ENOUGH, PERHAPS, IT’S NOW possible to see the future in fairly sharp detail.  More...

Despite dips, Nike and Under Armour stocks should climb

MONEY & INVESTING

A great number of retail stores that focus on clothing are fighting for their very survival. They face pricing pressure from the likes of Walmart and Amazon. More...

Most Millennials plan to buy first home in next five years

More than four in five (80 percent) Millennials in the United States who don’t own a home intend to buy in the next five years, according to recent HSBC Group research. More...

Donated pillows bring comfort to those in need

They’re not just pillows. More...

Charlotte County is the perfect place to celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day is around the corner — April 22 — and with pristine beaches, unspoiled wilderness and expansive waterways, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach on the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast has the perfect ingredients for celebrating and enj More...

Golf classic set for April 8

The Freedom and Virtue Institute will hold its charity golf classic on Saturday, April 8, from 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Grandezza Golf and Country Club, 11481 Grande Oaks Blvd. in Estero.  More...

MAKING THE LIVES OF KIDS BETTER

Golisano Children’s Hospital grand opening was a long time in the making

DR. EMAD SALMAN KNOWS ALL THE details about the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting

24132 Buckingham Way, Punta Gorda

Enjoy resort living in this furnished, three-bed/ two-bath home in Kings Gate, a beautiful guardgated community. This lovely updated Edinborough plan has been exquisitely maintained. More...

A visit to Babcock Ranch

A visit to Babcock Ranch, the solar powered town being built by Kitson & Partners in Charlotte County off State Road 31 just north of the Lee Civic Center, is a trip into a bygone era and a trip into the future. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Madama Butterfly’

Beloved opera coming to three Southwest Florida stages

“It’s exquisite music,” says Andrew Kurtz. More...

Performers turn out in force for I Love the ’90s Tour

Somewhere between Young MC and Vanilla Ice’s performances at Germain Arena this weekend during the I Love the 90s Tour, it hit me. I’m old. More...

Don’t think it can’t happen

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Zero Day: China’s Cyber Wars” by T.L. Williams. First Coast Publishers. 350 pages. Trade paperback, $15.95. More...