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Cedar Point Environmental Center Closed Aug. 22 — 30

Cedar Point Environmental Park

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.


Honor fallen law enforcement officers May 17

Send signed letters to editor@englewoodedge.com

Send signed let­ters to editor@englewoodedge.com

To the Editor:

The time of year is upon us when we are called together to pay trib­ute to those among us who have made the ulti­mate sac­ri­fice. It is an Honor for us to stand together and reflect on the mean­ing of our pro­fes­sion and show the fam­i­lies that carry on, our sup­port. It is our duty to ensure they are never forgotten.

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Two speakers set for Woman’s Club; lunch RSVP by March 4

The cost for lunch is $10 and the deadline for orders is Friday, March 4.

The cost for lunch is $10 and the dead­line for orders is Fri­day, March 4.

Sub­mit­ted by RW Woman’s Club

ROTONDA WEST, Fla. – The GFWC Rotonda West Woman’s Club will have it’s monthly meet­ing at 11:30 a.m. Thurs­day, March 10, at the Amer­i­can Legion Post 113, 3436 Indi­ana Road, Rotonda West.

One of two speak­ers this month will be the Rev. Brian Armen from Faith Lutheran Church, who will speak about the Engle­wood Drug Free Coali­tion. A sec­ond speaker will be mem­ber Louise Huff­man, who will share her expe­ri­ences in Antarc­tica.  Please wear some­thing green to cel­e­brate St. Patrick’s Day.

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We wish you a merry Christmas and happy holidays


From all of us to all of you who cel­e­brate, a very merry Christ­mas, and a happy Kwanzaa!

For those who do not, we hope you are enjoy­ing the hol­i­day season.

We thank you for your sup­port, and wish you all the hap­pi­ness and joy the sea­son can bring!

Sarasota County needs advisory board volunteers

Click link at end of story for list of opportunities.

Click link at end of story for list of opportunities.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota County

SARASOTA COUNTY – Sara­sota County Gov­ern­ment invites the pub­lic to vol­un­teer for one of its many advi­sory board oppor­tu­ni­ties, includ­ing the Gen­eral Con­trac­tors Licens­ing and Exam­in­ing Board and Mechan­i­cal Con­trac­tors Licens­ing and Exam­in­ing Board.

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Port Charlotte woman reported missing, endangered

Katy Marie McDonald

Katy Marie McDonald

Update 7:57 p.m. Fri­day, Oct. 17: Ms. McDon­ald has been located and is safe., accord­ing to the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office.

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Katy Marie McDon­ald, 34, has not been seen since Sat­ur­day, Oct. 11, and has been entered as a miss­ing endan­gered adult. She was last seen at her home in Port Char­lotte, and may have a blue acoustic gui­tar with her as it is miss­ing from her home.

She is described by Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office as white with brown hair, about 5-foot-4. Please report any infor­ma­tion of her loca­tion to local law enforcement.

TEXT-A-TIP : Text TIP CCSOFL fol­lowed by your mes­sage, to 888777

State senators tout new education program to Charlotte super

To the Editor:

The fol­low­ing is an open let­ter from state Sen­a­tors Don Gaetz and Bill Mont­ford to Char­lotte County Schools Super­in­ten­dent Dou­glas Whittaker:

Super­in­ten­dent Whittaker:

Con­grat­u­la­tions on a good start to the 2014–2015 school year!

As for­mer school dis­trict super­in­ten­dents our­selves, we appre­ci­ate the chal­lenges and oppor­tu­ni­ties that come with a new year. We’re also keenly aware that not all let­ters from Tal­la­has­see bring wel­come news for those who are respon­si­ble for the per­for­mance of our pub­lic schools.

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Sheriff’s office seeks help ID’ing person who passed fake cash

Suspect  caught on Walmart camera

Sus­pect caught on Wal­mart camera

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office is ask­ing the pub­lic to help iden­tify a woman who passed coun­ter­feit bills at the Osprey Wal­mart and another per­son of inter­est in the case.

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