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Piper Road construction project nears completion, opens March 21

Neighbors who live near the intersection of Piper Rd. and Henry St. said they have been playing the waiting game for far too long....
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Four first responders recognized for saving two women in house fire

Four Charlotte County first responders are getting a big honor for the actions they took during a house fire. Charlotte County Fire and EMS received...
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State representative files bill to fund Babcock Ranch emergency shelter

Discussions are underway to build a regional emergency shelter on land in Babcock Ranch. In 2017, many Hurricane Irma survivors in Charlotte County had...
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When electronic signatures show up on documents you didn’t sign

Customers of Bonita Springs AC company allege signature fraud When the headquarters of Bruno Total Home Performance was raided by the Cape Coral Police Department...
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Motorcyclists provide outreach to Punta Gorda biker injured in crash

Friends and family of a motorcyclist are doing all they can for her after she was hit by a car more than a month...
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Construction site thief caught on cam in Englewood

A thief hits a construction site in Charlotte County. He was caught on cam walking around stealing goods, helping himself to whatever he wants. Construction...
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Commissioners plan to discuss ways to speed up Burnt Store Road project

As the population in Lee and Charlotte continues to grow, one of the major roads that connect the two is getting widened to help...
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Punta Gorda council considering to build sound barriers around pickleball courts

A heavy topic surrounding the Punta Gorda community is how to stop the noise coming from the pickleball courts. "The City Council is like a...

Curbing Your Costs: How recycling right could save you money

Do you know what’s supposed to go in your curbside recycling bin? Our garbage and recycling rates cost us hundreds of dollars every year, and...
Youth substance-abuse prevention coalition hosts 5K and Fun Walk. (Drug-Free Punta Gorda photo)video

5K and Fun Walk raises money for youth drug prevention

There is no doubt there is a drug crisis in our country. But one group in Southwest Florida is fighting back, helping the next...

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