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Expect little impact from Karen

Emergency officials in Charlotte and Sarasota counties say not to worry about Tropical Storm Karen’s impact in our area. “If (Karen) holds track, we’ll see very few effects,” Wayne Sallade, Charlotte County’s Emergency Management director said Thursday. “We’ll see an … Continue reading

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Charlotte sweeps unlicensed contracting

Unlicensed contracting is a problem Erin Mullen-Travis sees all too often in Charlotte County, particularly in Englewood. The Contractor Licensing Division of Charlotte County Community Development, in conjunction with state workers’ compensation officials, recently performed a sweep for unlicensed contracting … Continue reading

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Placing carp a long process

MURDOCK – Developing a plan of action for establishing grass carp in the Rotonda River was a primary concern at the West Charlotte Stormwater Utility Advisory Committee meeting Wednesday in Murdock. “Initially we were going to fund (the carp and … Continue reading

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Utility group to talk remediation

Grass carp, erosion among topics at stormwater meeting Establishing grass carp in the Rotonda River has been discussed by the West Charlotte Stormwater Utility Advisory Committee for years, according to chairman Hank Killion. One of the food sources for the … Continue reading

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Concerns grow for healthy beach program

Joy Wyman, a Boca Grande resident, was relieved to read about the healthy state of her local beaches due to the Environmental Protection Agency-funded Beach Grant Program when she discovered in an email from the nonprofit Surfrider Foundation that the … Continue reading

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Beaches in ‘good’ shape

ENGLEWOOD — Lil Dixon of Englewood has traveled to beaches all over the United States and believes the local beaches are the best. “I think our beaches here are cleaner,” Dixon said. “The water’s warmer. I think they’re a lot … Continue reading

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Wetter rainy season brings more problems

ENGLEWOOD — The ground is soggy and drainage ponds and ditches are full, but the all-day thunderstorms have been replaced by familiar late afternoon soakers. At least for now. “Thursday was a transitional period,” said WINK News meteorologist Scott Zedeker. … Continue reading

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