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October 31st, 2014 at 2:00 am

Happy Halloween!

Happy Hal­loween!

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. –It’s that time, the spook­i­est night of the year. Hal­loween is upon us, and ghosts, gob­lins, super­heroes, princesses – all manor of unique char­ac­ters large and small – will haunt the streets of Engle­wood and beyond in search of sug­ary treats.

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Take care on Halloween

Take care on Halloween

ENGLWOOD, Fla. – The Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office wants all chil­dren to enjoy Hal­loween fes­tiv­i­ties this week, so please read through these reminders to help keep trick-or-treaters safe.

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Zombie-repellant cats available for spooky season



By Sara Cox

Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety has recently dis­cov­ered that its adopt­able cats can, in fact, repel zom­bies and other ghoul­ish creatures.

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Puffy Paws serving up a scary treat for Halloween

Puffy Paws co-founder Rick Kingston and friend.

Puffy Paws co-founder Rick Kingston and friend.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Puffy Paws Kitty Haven will present “Sweet Tooth – The Haunted Ice Cream Truck Hal­loween Show” at Puffy Paws Col­lectible Shop from 7:30 to 10 p.m. nightly through Halloween.

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Brunch time is coming at Englewood church

Pancake brunches run from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. every other week starting Nov. 8 at Englewood United Methodist Church.

Pan­cake brunches run from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. every other week start­ing Nov. 8 at Engle­wood United Methodist Church.

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ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – They’re get­ting ready to fire up the grid­dle Sat­ur­day, Nov. 8, at the Engle­wood United Methodist Church.

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Rotonda driver injured, cited after crash with bus

The bus driver suffered minor injuries, but two passengers were unhurt.

The bus dri­ver suf­fered minor injuries, but two pas­sen­gers were unhurt.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – An Engle­wood woman was injured Mon­day after­noon when she failed to stop at a stop sign and drove into a bus on South McCall Road, accord­ing to the Florida High­way Patrol.

Pamela Ann Dodrill, 65, was taken to Venice Regional Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment of her unspec­i­fied injuries, clas­si­fied as seri­ous in the FHP report.

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Music of the ’50s, ’60s coming to the Playhouse

Marcy Downey is bringing her new show to Englewood.

Marcy Downey is bring­ing her new show to Englewood.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Marcy Downey brings her new show, “It’s My Party: The Fab­u­lous 50’s and 60’s!” to the Lemon Bay Play­house at 7:30 p.m. Sat­ur­day, Nov. 15.

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Dollars for Mammograms president helps educate Girl Scouts on women’s issues

From lef: (front row) Brittany Furst, Anne LeVasseur, Adriana Basile; (middle) Courtney Botelho, Rita Bertler, Elizabeth D'Amico; (back) Kaylee Ferrell, Rachael Knapp, Reagan Moody.

From lef: (front row) Brit­tany Furst, Anne LeV­asseur, Adri­ana Basile; (mid­dle) Court­ney Botelho, Rita Bertler, Eliz­a­beth D’Amico; (back) Kaylee Fer­rell, Rachael Knapp, Rea­gan Moody.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Rita Bertler, pres­i­dent of Dol­lars for Mam­mo­grams, whose mis­sion, accord­ing to its web­site, is to pro­vide no-cost mam­mo­grams to area women who are unin­sured or under-insured and can­not afford the cost of a mam­mo­gram, recently spoke to Girl Scout Troop 208 about women’s issues.

I told them my mantra is “let your light shine, no mat­ter what” and this young group of Girl Scouts will do just that. They asked so many intel­li­gent ques­tion, and were just so inter­ested in women’s issues. Some­thing right after my own heart.”

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