Port Charlotte man arrested for molesting girl

(PORT CHARLOTTE) Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man for Lewd or Lascivious Molestation on a 14 year old girl that was in his home on Feb. 25. Arrested was Andy Ramos, 30, of the 500 block of Cicero Street. The juvenile said she waited until Tuesday to tell Ramos’ […]

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Charlotte County non-profits compete in fundraiser

More than 20 non-profit organizations in Charlotte County continue compete for their share of $625,000. It’s part of The Giving Partner’s 36-hour challenge. The challenge includes 250 groups throughout Charlotte, Manatee, DeSoto and Sarasota Counties. Each group is looking to get as many donations from the public as possible within a 36-hour time frame. Over […]

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Port Charlotte crack dealer and supplier under arrest

(PORT CHARLOTTE) Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives, in an undercover operation, arrested a Crack Cocaine drug dealer and his supplier Tuesday in Port Charlotte. Arrested were Eric Charles Householder, 35, 21150 Gertrude Avenue; and Thomas Denyse Flynn, 54, 343 Northview Street, both of Port Charlotte. Narcotics detectives made two previous undercover drug purchases from Householder; […]

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Englewood Getting New Downtown Park

A lot owned by Sarasota County, and already being used for a farmer’s market and festivals is in line for upgrades and a new name. The Herald Tribune reports the County Commission’s approved spending up to $237,000 to create a plaza at 348 W. Green St. The lot will get sidewalks, more electric outlets, a […]

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Opposition Growing to Another Proposed Walmart Store

Walmart’s getting slammed again. This time it’s over the retail giants plans for a new 41,000 square foot grocery store at Bee Ridge and Beneva Roads in Sarasota County. Just a week ago, the Herald-Tribune reports angry residents convinced the COunty Commission to reject Walmart’s plans for a supercenter on Ringling Boulevard. Traffic was the […]

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