Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pastor’s gift to the community

GULF COVE — When the Rev. Wes Runk, pastor of Hope Lutheran Church, bought the reproduction rights to multiple jazz liturgies, he wanted to share an unconventional form of worship through jazz music. Runk purchased rights to about 400 hymns … Continue reading

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Panelists address water concerns

ENGLEWOOD — The Englewood Center for Sustainability wrapped up its drinking-water film series Thursday with a panel to discuss ecology and water conservation with local experts at Buchan Community Airport Park. The first topic was about the role bottled water … Continue reading

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In His footsteps

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Placida Market featured Artist of the Week

PLACIDA — Woodworker Jim Whipple never knew what creative potential he had until he started doing the art of intarsia in 2000. Intarsia is the process of carving, shaping and mixing wood to create art. The process does not use … Continue reading

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Paying for the wall

ENGLEWOOD — Property owners at Overbrook Gardens are taking matters into their own hands. After learning they didn’t qualify for a neighborhood initiative grant from Sarasota County, they’re raising the $140,000 needed to build a concrete wall around their neighborhood … Continue reading

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Englewood company to expand to Port Charlotte

Englewood-based Hi-Tech Integrated Systems Inc. has opened a new office in Port Charlotte and may expand into other markets. As a preferred full service retailer for DISH, Hi-Tech offers TV and Internet services to more than 2,000 active subscribers in … Continue reading

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Spring break for artists

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