IT’S OFFICIAL…WILLIAMS OUT IN VENICE

THE VENICE CITY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THE SEPARATION BETWEEN POLICE CHIEF JULIE WILLIAMS AND THE CITY.  THE TERMS INCLUDE WILLIAMS PICKING UP A ONE-TIME LUMP SUM CHECK FOR A LITTLE MORE THAN $39,000 DOLLARS AT CITY HALL THIS MORNING, ALONG WITH AN AGREEMENT THAT SHE NOT SUE THE […]

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PLACIDA MEETING TURNS INTO SHOUTING MATCH

THE SECOND PUBLIC MEETING FOR THE PLACIDA ROAD WIDENING PROJECT WAS HELD MONDAY NIGHT AT THE LEMON BAY GOLF CLUB AND THINGS TURNED HEATED AGAIN.  ACCORDING TO THE ENGLEWOOD EDGE, CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONER ROBERT SKIDMORE FIELDED ANGRY QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FROM AN OVERFLOW CROWD WHICH WAS MOSTLY AGAINST THE PROJECT TO TURN PLACIDA FROM ROTONDA […]

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NUDE BATHERS AT CASPERSEN BEACH

CASPERSEN BEACH IS APPARENTLY GETTING A NAME FOR ITSELF ON THE INTERNET THAT THE LOCALS DON’T SEEM TO LIKE.  ACCORDING TO THE HERALD TRIBUNE, THE BEACH IS ADVERTISED ON A THONGBOARD AS A PLACE TO GO FOR NUDE SWIMMING, BUT IT IS NOT DESIGNATED AS SUCH, AND THERE IN LIES THE PROBLEM.  A NUDIST GROUP […]

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TWO ARRESTED IDENTIFIED IN NORTH PORT STABBING

NORTH PORT POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE NAMES OF THE TWO PEOPLE WHO WERE CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH A SUNDAY ROBBERY AND STABBING.  POLICE SAY 19 YEAR OLD CHELSEA MYERS AND 31 YEAR JAMES DELANEY WERE CHARGED WITH ROBBERY AND AGGRAVATED BATTERY FOR ALLEGEDLY STABBING AN UNIDENTIFIED MAN IN A HOME IN THE 8100 BLOCK OF […]

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WOMAN KILLED IN SARASOTA ACCIDENT ON SUNDAY

ONE PERSON WAS KILLED AND THREE OTHERS WERE INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT AT A VERY BUSY SARASOTA INTERSECTION ON SUNDAY.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 25 YEAR OLD DANIEL GARCIA OF RUSKIN WAS SOUTHBOUND ON US 301 APPROACHING UNIVERSITY PARKWAY AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED AT AROUND 4:20 SUNDAY AFTERNOON WHEN HIS VAN BEGAN […]

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