Large Development Planned For Punta Gorda

More than 2,000 homes could potentially be built in Punta Gorda after a Naples company completed a $6.5M purchase this week. The subsidiary of Lely Development Corporation bought the Tucker’s Grade development site in Punta Gorda. Company president Joseph Boff told the Herald-Tribune they plan to redesign the site to build as many as 2,400 […]

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Bodies Found In Charlotte County ID’ed

Officials in Charlotte County have identified two bodies that were found in a burning car back in December. Police were initially called to a car fire near 45991 Bermont Road on the night of December 15th. After the fire was put out, police found the remains of 21-year old Emmanuel Marmolejos and 27-year old Anthony […]

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12 Arrested In Multi-County Drug Sting

A long-term drug sting in Charlotte County has netted 12 arrests of people the sheriff’s office say are responsible for drug trafficking. Over the course of the past several months, the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducted a long-term investigation into drug activity in the county targeting meth dealers. This investigation then led to the service […]

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Some Venice Residents Up For Property Tax Break

Nearly 700 homes in Venice could qualify for a break in property taxes if a bill gets passed by the city council. At their Tuesday meeting, the council discussed drafting an ordinance that would provide tax relief to owners of historical structures. The homes in question include everything in the historica John Nolen Plan, which […]

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