LEMON BAY PLAYHOUSE GROUP CAN’T AGREE

LEMON BAY PLAYHOUSE LEADERS AND MEMBERS COULD NOT RESOLVE AN ONGOING DISPUTE OVER THE SIZE AND COST OF A NEW PERFORMING ARTS CENTER DURING THEIR MONDAY MEETING.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ARGUED WITH ONE ANOTHER AND THE FIFTY OR SO MEMBERS THAT WERE IN ATTENDANCE OVER JUST HOW BIG THE NEW FACILITY […]

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THREE INJURED IN ACCIDENT LAST NIGHT

THREE TEENAGERS WERE SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT IN SARASOTA COUNTY LAST NIGHT.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 18 YEAR OLD RAYMOND CONSUL OF SARASOTA WAS EASTBOUND ON BAYVIEW PARKWAY APPROACHING THE PINE ROAD INTERSECTION JUST AFTER 11PM WHEN HE FAILED TO NEGOTIATE THE CURVE IN THE ROADWAY.  CONSUL LOST CONTROL AND COLLIDED WITH A […]

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POSSIBLE CHILD ABDUCTION AT NEIL ARMSTRONG ELEMENTARY

CHARLOTTE COUNTY MAJOR CRIMES DETECTIVES SAY THEY’VE EXHAUSTED ALL LEADS IN A POSSIBLE CHILD ABDUCTION CASE IN PORT CHARLOTTE.  A 911 CALLER TOLD AUTHORITIES THAT A CHILD BETWEEN THE AGES OF SIX AND EIGHT WAS TAKEN INTO AN OLDER MODEL SEDAN NEAR NEAL ARMSTRONG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT AROUND 7:30 MONDAY MORNING.  THE CALLER SAID THE […]

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WORK FINALLY BEGINS ON CHAMBER BUILDING

WORK HAS FINALLY BEGUN ON THE NEW ENGLEWOOD-CAPE HAZE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUILDING AFTER FINAL PERMITS WERE ISSUED LAST WEEK.  ACCORDING TO THE ENGLEWOOD EDGE, CREW BEGAN DIGGING UP PARTS OF THE SITE IN PREPARATION FOR POURING THE SLAB FOR THE BUILDING.  HOWEVER, THEY FOUND SEWER PIPES WHICH WERE LOWER THAN EXPECTED, SO THERE […]

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SEXUAL BATTERY ON AN ELDERLY WOMAN

NORTH PORT POLICE HAVE RELEASED A SKETCH OF A MAN WHO SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AN ELDERLY WOMAN AT HER HOME OVER THE WEEKEND.  POLICE SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO THE 8200 BLOCK OF HERBISON AVENUE JUST BEFORE 9:30 SUNDAY MORNING BY THE 76 YEAR OLD VICTIM.  SHE TOLD THEM SHE WAS HOME ALONE WHEN A MAN […]

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