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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.
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.
Englewood Edge editor Mark Chapman passed away suddenly Monday, Aug. 15.
Englewood Edge was one of Mark’s passions. He loved Englewood and I am very glad that we got down to visit last December.
Mark was in the news business for our entire married life, 39 years. Before that he was in theater. Mark’s parents were very involved in the Cape Cod Melody Tent; his father ran the physical facility, as I recall, and his mother was wardrobe mistress. He grew up in the presence of celebrities and creative people and always had stories to tell about it. Continue reading this story…
Submitted by Charlotte County
GULF COVE, Fla. – Beginning tonight (Aug. 11), the intersection of South McCall and Gasparilla roads will have intermittent temporary lane closures. Installation of new utilities will be conducted from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (overnight).
Update: The Englewood Water District’s Precautionary Boil Water Notice for all of Willow Avenue from Placida Road to Tenth Street is hereby rescinded. All repairs to the water main are complete and a bacteriological survey shows that the water is safe to drink.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Englewood Water District has issued a Precautionary Boil Water Notice because of a water main break in Grove City.
The notice applies to residents on all of Willow Avenue from Placida Road to Tenth Street.
All water used for drinking or cooking purposes should be boiled. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient or as an alternative, bottled water may be used.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – A pair of Charlotte County top officials got some good news last week.
Charlotte County Administrator Raymond Sandrock has been elected to the Florida Association of County Managers (FACM) board of directors for 2016–2017, and longtime county employee Hector Flores has been named assistant county administrator.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – An Englewood man with a long criminal record was arrested Thursday night after a shooting incident on Washington Avenue.
After a Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office investigation, Mark Stackhouse, 28, of 850 Michigan Ave., was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Firearm.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Four Englewood-area juvenile boys were arrested this week in Charlotte County and charged with a total of nearly 140 crimes ranging from marijuana possession to armed burglary.
The boys, from East Fray Street, Heapford Terrace, Ada Street and one listed as homeless, range in age from 15 to 17.
The arrests may have put at least a temporary end to a rash of vehicle burglaries in Charlotte County. More than 75 of the crimes involved burglary of unoccupied vehicles.