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Noah is looking for his forever humans.Gigi wants out of her cage and into your heart.

July 22nd, 2016 at 10:11 pm

Noah is looking for his forever humans.

Noah is look­ing for his for­ever humans.

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety will host an NBCUniversal-Owned Tele­vi­sion Sta­tions’ Clear the Shel­ters adop­tion drive from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sat­ur­day, July 23.

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Local restaurants getting scammed

Restaurants beware

Restau­rants beware

Sub­mit­ted by CCSO

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office recently received a com­plaint from a restau­rant owner that involved a pos­si­ble scheme to defraud. A local restau­rant owner advised that a man stated he was in the estab­lish­ment dur­ing a pre­vi­ous time and an employee of that restau­rant spilled food on him. As a result, he was forced to dry clean his cloth­ing. He pre­sented a bill for the clean­ing and the restau­rant owner wrote a check in that amount for compensation.

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STARs come out for an evening of art at the Hermitage

From left: Elizabeth Vitale, Erin Bess, Jeff Byers and Joy Hawkins. Not pictured is Adalberto Yanes.

From left: Eliz­a­beth Vitale, Erin Bess, Jeff Byers and Joy Hawkins. Not pic­tured is Adal­berto Yanes.

Sub­mit­ted by The Hermitage

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Her­mitage Artist Retreat will present the work of their STARs – the five Florida arts teach­ers who were awarded the State Teacher Artist Res­i­dency this year – on Thurs­day, July 28.

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Temporary road closure planned for Ingraham Boulevard East at Gasparilla Road

Roadwork will close the intersection for three weeks

Road­work will close the inter­sec­tion for three weeks

Char­lotte County

SOUTH GULF COVE, Fla. – The inter­sec­tion at Ingra­ham Boule­vard West at CR 771 (Gas­par­illa Road) will be closed Mon­day. July 25, for approx­i­mately 3 weeks. This road clo­sure is nec­es­sary to recon­struct the inter­sec­tion of Ingra­ham Boule­vard West enter­ing Rotonda.

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Charlotte Co. needs Englewood-area volunteers

Volunteers needed

Vol­un­teers needed

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte County

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Board of County Com­mis­sion­ers is seek­ing vol­un­teers for the fol­low­ing appoint­ments:
MPO – Char­lotte County Trans­porta­tion Dis­ad­van­taged Local Coor­di­nat­ing Board (LCB) is seek­ing two mem­bers to serve for the fol­low­ing posi­tions: one Cit­i­zen Advo­cate – user of Sun­shine Ride; and one Eco­nom­i­cally Dis­ad­van­taged. The pur­pose of the LCB is to iden­tify local ser­vice needs and to pro­vide infor­ma­tion, advice, and direc­tion to the Com­mu­nity Trans­porta­tion Coor­di­na­tion of ser­vice to be pro­vided to the trans­porta­tion disadvantaged.

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Bruno is the Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week

Bruno is our Pet of the Week.

Bruno is our Pet of the Week.

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Meet Bruno, a 2½-year-old Amer­i­can Bull­dog weigh­ing 71 pounds. He sports a sleek black and white coat, a sturdy frame and an engag­ing smile.

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Elections chief: Be sure signatures are up to date with elections office

Make sure you signature is up to date

Make sure you sig­na­ture is up to date

Sub­mit­ted by SC Super­vi­sor of Elections

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – Sara­sota County Super­vi­sor of Elec­tions Kathy Dent is urg­ing vot­ers to ensure their sig­na­tures are up to date with the elec­tions office.

Sig­na­tures are very impor­tant in the elec­tions process,” Dent said in an email news release. “The sig­na­tures on record with the super­vi­sor of elec­tions office are used to check vot­ers’ sig­na­tures on vote-by-mail (absen­tee) bal­lots and pro­vi­sional bal­lot cer­tifi­cates and on can­di­date and ini­tia­tive petitions.”

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Tringali offers Super Mini Music and Dance Camp

Super Music and Dance Camp coming to East Englewood.

Super Music and Dance Camp com­ing to East Englewood.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte County

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – The Tringali Park Recre­ation Cen­ter, 3460 North Access Road, will host a Co-Ed Super Mini Music and Dance Camp for chil­dren ages 4 to 6 years old.

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