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Library in Venice finally getting new home

The Sarasota County Public Library in Venice makes a permanent move next week. Its temporary location at the Venice Community Center closes today. Preparations continue for the opening of the new Venice library at the Hamilton Building at Venice and Nokomis avenues. The new permanent library location opens Tuesday. The last permanent Venice library shut […]

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Home prices climbing locally and nationally

The S&P’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller index shows American home prices have risen again. The index does not include local markets, but the trade group’s data shows Charlotte County has experienced an increase of nearly 17 percent over the last year. Homes have traded for a median of $197,000. Prices have increased in Sarasota and Manatee counties […]

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