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A night out in ‘crimetime’

ENGLEWOOD — Englewood mother Kelly Stone encouraged her daughter, Ava Fisher, as she explored the inside of a Sarasota County SWAT vehicle at the National Night Out Against Crime at the Englewood Sports Complex Tuesday. “I heard about the event … Continue reading

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Riding out the storm

By ANNE KLOCKENKEMPER STAFF WRITER Meteorologists say the wet weather Southwest Florida is currently experiencing will continue until Friday, but things will begin to dry out in time for the weekend. Meteorologist Andrew McKaughan, with the National Weather Service in … Continue reading

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Local first responders to be featured at National Night Out

Englewood will be taking the Sarasota County spotlight for the 2013 National Night Out Against Crime on Oct. 1. The event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Englewood Sports Complex at 1300 S. River Road, Englewood. Families … Continue reading

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Church to hold open house for new music school

GULF COVE — Wes Runk and John Johnson started the Hope Academy of Music for those who want to tap into musical potential, whether it’s their child’s or their own. The academy will be hosting an open house Saturday from … Continue reading

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Englewood’s health care gap

County, clinic trying to fill needs as facility prepares to close By STEVE REILLY and TOM CHANG STAFF WRITERS ENGLEWOOD—Patients of the Charlotte County Health Department’s clinic will have rides next month from Englewood to Community Health Center of North … Continue reading

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Grant workshops offered

Bill Gibson initially didn’t think he could take advantage of Sarasota County’s Neighborhood Grant Program. He changed his mind after attending a workshop in May at the Elsie Quirk Library in Englewood. “A lot of things we wanted to do … Continue reading

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Travel agents weigh in on options

Ed Mass, owner of Expedia Cruise Ship Centers in Port Charlotte, said his agency is having the best summer ever. “People are making decisions (about their travel) and taking advantage of them,” Mass said. “We booked thousands this summer, and … Continue reading

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