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BICYCLE ACCIDENTS DOT THE AREA

THERE WERE THREE SEPARATE BICYCLE ACCIDENTS IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX ON TUESDAY.  THE FIRST OCCURRED JUST BEFORE 8:20AM AT EAST BAY STREET AND OLD VENICE ROAD IN OSPREY.  TROOPERS SAY 61 YEAR OLD EDWARD KAMINSKIE TURNED RIGHT INTO THE PATH OF 14 YEAR OLD... Read More.
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LOVEBUGS INNUNDATE THE AREA

WELL IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN.  IT ACTUALLY HAPPENS TWICE A YEAR.  THEY DON’T STING OR BITE, BUT THEY ARE A NUISANCE.  I’M TALKING ABOUT LOVEBUGS, AND THEY ARE BACK.  THE LITTLE BLACK BUGS HAVE INVADED THE SOUTHWEST PLEX IN THE PAST WEEK,... Read More.

NEW ELDERLY SCAM HITTING THE AREA

CHARLOTTE COUNTY ECONOMIC CRIMES DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING A NEW SCAM THAT INVOLVES WINNING A LOTTERY AND A NEW CAR.  SO FAR TWO CASES ARE BEING INVESTIGATED WHERE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS HAVE BEEN SENT TO A SCAMMER.  DEPUTIES RECEIVED A CALL MONDAY FROM OFFICIALS AT... Read More.
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AREA HIGH SCHOOLS GRADE OUT WELL

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL GRADES FOR THE 2009-10 SCHOOL YEAR WERE RELEASED BY THE STATE ON TUESDAY, FIVE MONTHS AFTER THEIR USUAL RELEASE DATE.  A NEW GRADING SYSTEM CAUSED THE DELAY.  AMONG SCHOOLS IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX, LEMON BAY, CHARLOTTE, EDISON COLLEGIATE, VENICE,... Read More.

HOUSING NUMBERS IN THE AREA MIXED

HOME SALES IN THE AREA WERE UP BUT PRICES WERE MIXED IN AUGUST ACCORDING THE NUMBERS RELEASED BY FLORIDA REALTORS.  IN SARASOTA COUNTY, WHICH INCLUDES THE CITY OF VENICE, SALES WERE UP 11% IN AUGUST FROM LAST YEAR, BUT THE MEDIAN PRICE FOR HOMES... Read More.
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AREA HOME SALES FIGURES MIXED

FUELED BY THE END OF THE FEDERAL TAX CREDIT AND THE SLOW SUMMER SEASON, HOME SALES FELL IN JULY IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX BUT WERE UP FOR THE QUARTER THAT ENDED IN JUNE.  ACCORDING TO STATISTICS RELEASED BY FLORIDA REALTORS, JULY HOME SALES... Read More.