City of Venice Offering Low-Flow Toilet Rebates

The City of Venice wants residents to use less water and they are offering a rebate for homeowners to buy low-flow toilets. Pam Johnson says the money is coming from a grant from the Southwest Florida Water Management District… TAG: There are restrictions and requirements. To learn more about the rebate program, call 800-964-2140.

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Authorities Investigating Sarasota Shooting

A domestic dispute turned deadly Monday in Sarasota. Wendy Rose with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Troy Hugan assaulted a woman…friends and family responded to her aid just moments before shots rang out… TAG: Forty one year old Edwin Frett was shot and killed. Deputies recovered two guns from the scene. Three others […]

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Alleged Drug Dealer Arrested

A Rotonda West man arrested on charges of dealing cocaine. Charlotte County Sheriff’s narcotics officers say 41-year-old Joseph Ayala is free on bond today after being arrested on six drug charges. Ayala charged with two counts each of sale and delivery of cocaine, possession of cocaine and possession of narcotics paraphernalia. Investigators say the charges […]

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L.A. AingerEearns Top Award

A local group has awarded L.A. Ainger Mid­dle School its top recognition: L.A. Ainger was recently named the 2012 STEMs­mart School of the Year by the Gulf Coast Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion of Venice. The foun­da­tion also pre­sented spe­cial awards to eight teach­ers for their inno­v­a­tive work in sci­ence and math edu­ca­tion, includ­ing three from Engle­wood schools. […]

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One Dead, 3 Wounded In Sarasota Shooting

One person dead and three injured in a shooting in Sarasota late last night. Police say it happened around midnight in the three thousand block of U-S 301. One of the three wounded victims was taken to the trauma center at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. The other two were treated and released for minor […]

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