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Punta Gorda Paving Scheduled

The city of Punta Gorda advises that, beginning Monday and continuing through Wednesday, March 15th, milling and pavement resurfacing is scheduled on several roadways in Burnt Store Meadows and in Burnt Store Isles. Each road will be open to local traffic only. Detours and impact to traffic are to be anticipated. Hours of operation will […]

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Early Voting Starts Monday

Early voting for the March 14th municipal elections will begin on Monday, March 6th, and continue through Saturday, March 11th. That word from Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner. The March 14 elections include the City of North Port Special Primary. Turner said eligible voters may cast their ballots during the early voting periods […]

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Alien Arrested 2nd Time

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a criminal illegal alien for the second time early Thursday morning as a follow up to a road rage incident that occurred in North Port in January. Investigation into Carlos Echeverria-Pena began on January 6th, when he was identified as the primary aggressor in the incident that took place […]

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Venice Student Gov’t Day

Venice Student Government Day is set this year for Monday at City Hall, 401 West Venice Avenue, with students from Venice High School. A mock City Council meeting, open to the public, will be held at 11:45 a.m. This mock Council meeting will conclude around 1:30 p.m.

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Road Closure Friday

Here’s a traffic heads-up from Charlotte County Public Works: Intermittent lane closures will occur on Midway Boulevard, between Harbor Boulevard and Elkcam Boulevard, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. tomorrow. Workers will be replacing trees in the median that did not survive transplanting. Advance warning signs will be on site. Travelers should anticipate slow moving […]

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