ENGLEWOOD - The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the death of a 3½-month old male baby who was found to be unresponsive at approximately 7 a.m. Saturday. Continue reading this story…
Deputies will be watching Boundary Boulevard this week.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY – The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) will pay special attention to traffic enforcement at these locations from Sept. 19 to Sept. 25:
- The entire length of Boundary Boulevard
- Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) between Cornelius Drive and Toledo Blade Boulevard
Traffic light enforcement:
- South McCall Road and Oriole Boulevard
- Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) and Jones Loop Road
Charlotte County has 19 vehicle deaths so far this year, according to the Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles. There were 19 deaths this same time last year.
Submitted by Suncoast Humane Society
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. –Meet Chance, the Suncoast Humane Society’s pet of the week.
Chance is a 6 ½-year old Shepherd/Chow Mix weighing 57 pounds. He has a short mostly brown and white coat with a dash of charcoal around his face. Continue reading this story…
Holly is one of the many dogs who will benefit from the 2016 Giving Challenge, Sept. 20-21st.
The annual 24-hour Giving Challenge will kick off for Suncoast Humane Society on Sept. 20th, at noon, and with this year’s theme of “Be The One”, it is a perfect fit for the homeless animals of Suncoast Humane Society! Will you “Be The One” for the adoptable animals of Suncoast Humane Society who are waiting for their happy ending?
To participate in this year’s challenge, visit Suncoast Humane Society’s website anytime between noon Sept. 20th and noon Sept. 21st. During this 24-hour period, donations can be made online. With a minimum donation of just $25, this is an opportunity for anyone to be a philanthropist. In addition, The Patterson Foundation will generously match donations from new donors, up to $100, at a 2:1 ratio. This turns a first-time donation of $100 into $300 for the animals of Suncoast Humane Society! Continue reading this story…
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – An Englewood bicyclist was injured Thursday when he was struck by a truck on Englewood Road.
Jeremy Carder, 39, was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with serious injuries after he was hit at about 1:39 p.m. by an unknown truck, while crossing Englewood Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Continue reading this story…
An Englewood man was seriously injured Saturday evening when he was ejected from his motorcycle on North Indiana Ave., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Robert Joseph Peteski, 54, was heading south in the outside lane when an unknown vehicle exited the Tower shopping plaza, forcing Peteski to swerve, the report written by Trooper Ramon Baez states. Peteski was ejected from the motorcycle and fell on its left side at about 8:57 p.m. He was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
This was near the intersection of Foxwood Boulevard.
Anyone who has information about the unknown vehicle can call Florida Highway Patrol at 239−938−1800. The report did not describe the vehicle.
Cedar Point Environmental Park.
The Charlotte County Community Services announces that the Cedar Point Environmental Center will close and be unavailable for use beginning Monday, Aug. 22 through Tuesday, Aug. 30 for the installation of new carpeting.
Cedar Point Environmental Park is still open to the public. Cedar Point Environmental Center and Park are located at 2300 Placida Road in Englewood.