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CHURCH BURGLAR WAS A WITNESS

PUNTA GORDA POLICE ARRESTED TWO TEENS MONDAY IN CONNECTION WITH THE BURGLARY OF A CHURCH EARLIER THIS MONTH.  POLICE SAY THE PUNTA GORDA CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE WAS ROBBED BACK ON AUGUST 10TH, WITH SEVERAL PIECES OF ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT COMING UP MISSING.  POLICE SAY ONE OF THE TWO TEENS ARRESTED, 17 YEAR OLD SANTINO PERALTA, […]

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PRICES FALL CREATING TREPEDATION

ON THE HEELS OF A REPORT THAT EXISTING HOME SALES NATIONWIDE WERE DOWN 27% IN JULY, FIGURES WERE RELEASED FOR THE SOUTHWEST PLEX AND THEY SHOWED SIMILAR ALARMING TRENDS.  ACCORDING TO THE GROUP METROSTUDY, JULY’S MEDIAN PRICE FOR EXISTING HOME SALES WAS OFF 12% TO $157,700 IN THE SARASOTA/BRADENTON MARKET, WHICH INCLUDES THE CITY OF […]

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COMMISSIONERS TO TALK ABOUT WINCHESTER

CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL CONSIDER ADDING THE WINCHESTER BOULEVARD EXTENSION TO ITS LIST OF CAPITAL PROJECTS FOR 2011, BUT THERE COULD BE A ROADBLOCK.  THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SAYS THEY HAVE ALLOCATED FUNDS FOR THE PROJECT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012, AND IF THE COUNTY CHOOSES TO MOVE AHEAD IN ’11 THEY COULD LOSE THEIR […]

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ELECTION DAY IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX

TODAY IS ELECTION DAY ACROSS THE STATE OF FLORIDA, AND VOTERS HAVE MANY ISSUES TO DECIDE, SO LONG AS YOU ARE AFFILIATED WITH A PARTY.  THE POLLS WILL BE OPENED UNTIL 7PM, AND YOU NEED TO BRING A PHOTO IDENTIFICATION CARD WITH YOU, SUCH AS A DRIVER’S LICENSE, PASSPORT, MILITARY OR STUDENT I D, OR […]

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PIZZERIA OWNER HELD UP AT GUNPOINT

THE OWNER OF BELLA NAPOLI PIZZERIA ON PEACHLAND BOULEVARD IN PORT CHARLOTTE WAS HELD UP AT GUNPOINT EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE CALLED JUST BEFORE 12:30AM TO THE CLOSED RESTAURANT.  THE VICTIM SAID HE ANSWERED A KNOCK AT THE REAR DOOR AND ENCOUNTERED TWO BLACK MEN WEARING BLACK HOODIES, ONE OF […]

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