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Honoring their service

On Saturday, more than 250 volunteers helped lay wreaths at Gulf Pines Memorial Park and Lemon Bay Historic Cemetery in Englewood. Each had… Read more

Involuntary treatment

More than 44 million Americans have a mental health issue, according to Read more

Charlotte's Grant named Fla. House Majority Whip

Rep. Michael Grant (R-Port Charlotte) was selected to serve as the House Majority Whip. Read more


Back in the game: Foles leads Eagles past Rams 30-23

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles hope they're about to make another late-season run that begins with another big r… Read more

A palpable passion, Pennell excels in goal

It’s almost as if it’s second nature. Read more

Stanford wins NCAA-record 8th title, in 5 sets vs. Nebraska

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The celebration of Stanford's NCAA-record eighth national volleyball title was in full swing, when the Cardinal players … Read more


New retailers join Port Charlotte Marketplace

Burlington, Home Goods, and Lucky’s Market in the Port Charlotte Marketplace will soon be joined by additional retailers, including Ross Dr… Read more

Tis' the season to support local businesses

’Tis the Season and each year, at this time, the Punta Gorda Chamber encourages you all to support our local businesses, who, year round, a… Read more

Chamber membership: Time to get off of the fence

We recently staged an initiative called “Operation MRR” (Membership Recruitment and Retention). This 1 ½ day operation was executed by the … Read more


Column: What we need is a revival of humanism

FLORENCE -- A tourist in Florentine museums is like a skipping stone above unfathomable depths. Here a Botticelli. There a Donatello. A sin… Read more

Letter: Women should becomes priests

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Letter: A merry Christmas in El Jobean

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Weather Today

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 40s.


67° 46°

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 40s.

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Wind:NNW at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:10:30 AM
Sunset:05:36:22 PM

This Week's Forecast

Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the mid 40s.Mon
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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.Tue
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Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 60s.Wed
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Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 60s.Thu
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Showers possible. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 40s.Fri
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Sunshine. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.Sat
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Sunshine. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the mid 40s.Sun
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