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Domestic Registry Coming To North Port

North Port may soon have a domestic partnership registry, giving unmarried couples  some of the same rights federal and state laws already grant married couples.. {WENG-120513-Jennings Domestic Partners VO} North Port’s City Commission’s expected to adopt a domestic partnership registry when they meet Monday.  Among the things the registry will allow:  unmarried couples to visit […]

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$400K To Sarasota County

Agencies throughout Sarasota County will now have a renewed effort in protecting kids during supervised visits. Kim Wiles with Sarasota County, says the Safe Havens grant will help develop coordination among all agencies. {WENG-120513-Wiles-Safe Haven} Wiles says the grant is good for three years.

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Blame Kenilworth Closure On Culvert

Fixing the collapsed section of Kenilworth Boulevard in Port Charlotte;s going to cost over $1-million and could see the road closed between Porter and Yorkshire for up to a year.   The street gave way when a culvert under it collapsed.  County officials say right now they don’t have the cash on hand to fix it, […]

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Someone Steals Christmas Trees

Lemon Bay High School reported  yesterday someone took 21- Christmas trees from their tree sales lot.  The school’s ROTC Unit and Project Graduation received 130 trees November 26 to sell as a fund-raising project.  All 130 trees were accounted for when they were delivered.   The lot was closed last Wednesday and Thursday, but was open […]

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