Monthly Archives: August 2013

Time off for good behavior

ROTONDA —Students who gathered in the cafeteria at L.A. Ainger Middle School were in for a treat Friday morning, as school staff provided a pancake breakfast at a Positive Behavior Intervention Support assembly. “(PBIS) is not only a statewide, but … Continue reading

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Parade to promote grand prix

ENGLEWOOD — The Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix may not be until April, but there’ll be a little taste of what’s to come in Monday’s Pioneer Days Parade.    One of the high-powered boats expected to compete in the … Continue reading

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Gasparilla Inn hiring for season

BOCA GRANDE — The Gasparilla Inn & Club is hoping to hire up to 50 people for the coming winter season at a job fair from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at 500 Palm Ave., Boca Grande. The … Continue reading

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Sarasota SWAT delivers sweet reward to kids

The annual discovery of the gingerbread men is fast becoming a tradition for Englewood Elementary School’s kindergarten students, thanks to the combined efforts of principal Mark Grossenbacher, school staff, and the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. Parents like North Port resident … Continue reading

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Driving drunk can cost you

Court costs, attorney fees, insurance hikes can add up Englewood attorney Mark Creech sees this all too often. “The scary thing is people will come to you and say, ‘I have every intention of getting pulled for (driving under the … Continue reading

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Kindergarteners search for a sweet reward

Englewood Elementary School kindergarteners are on the lookout for five gingerbread men out on the prowl after escaping the school cafeteria Friday. Mark Grossenbacher, principal of Englewood Elementary School, described the suspects as 3-feet tall with M&M buttons and Twizzler … Continue reading

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Parade staging area damaged

ENGLEWOOD — Recent heavy rains and damage allegedly caused by a vehicle in a church parking lot could impact Monday’s Pioneer Days parade. A vehicle that may have gotten stuck in a St. Raphael’s Catholic Church parking lot — the … Continue reading

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