River Road Project Rolling Along

As the $8.7 million River Road/U.S. 41 intersection improvement project taking place just north of North Port hits the one-third completion mark, Sarasota County officials say the project should be finished sometime this winter. They also say there could be a short overnight closure in a little more than two weeks so the work can […]

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NPEDC Wants to Do More

The North Port Economic Development Corp., says it’s upping its game. President Peter Bartolotta, tells the Herald-Tribune instead of referring leads to city hall, the NPEDC will be following up with prospects on its own. Bartolotta says there’s also discussion of the group doing marketing the city outside the immediate area. The economic development corporation […]

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Venice marine patrol rescues boaters

Venice Police Marine Patrol pulled a boater from the water after the boater’s craft sank in the entrance to the Venice Jetties. The marine officer was responding to a Sarasota County lifeguard’s report of a boat capsizing Aug. 4 around 2:25 p.m. At the same time the officer brought one of the boaters onboard the […]

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CCSO Announces Wilson Donations Arrangement

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office officials have announced a way for those wishing to do so to make donations to help cover the expenses of Sergeant Michael Wilson’s funeral. Spokesperson Debbie Bowe says many people have inquired as to making a donation to assist the family. Trusts are in the process of being set up for […]

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