Punta Gorda Info

Punta Gorda, Florida is located in Charlotte County. Zip codes in Punta Gorda, FL include 33982, 33950, and 33955. The median home price in Punta Gorda is $210,000 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Punta Gorda information.

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11 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Excavator stolen from Punta Gorda construction site

It isn't something you might normally think of as being stolen, but sometime over the weekend, someone took a yellow 2007 Kabelco Excavator from a construction site along Burnt Store Road in Punta Gorda. A site manager for the company that owns the equipment reported that sometime between about 5:00 pm on Saturday September 13 and 10:00 am on Sunday September 14, someone loaded the machine up, possibly on a low-boy type trailer, and left the site with it.

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16 hrs ago | F&M Magazine

Press Brake Safety Launches Service Division

Press Brake Safety , the exclusive North American installer of Fiessler Elektronik AKASA laser safety systems, has announced the formation of a full service division. Press Brake Safety Service will provide complete maintenance, service and training to customers that are using the most sophisticated press brake safety systems in the world.

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20 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

Man flees from officers during traffic stop

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A man was arrested for allegedly attempting to flee from police officers during a traffic stop. According to authorities, 26-year-old Aaron Brinson was observed by an officer going approximately 20 mph over the speed limit on Rio de Janeiro Avenue.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WWGR-FM Fort Myers

Downtown Punta Gorda Gallery Walk

For the freshest local produce, foods, flowers, soaps, handmade items, and more - and the best people watching. Bring the family and the dog as you stroll through nearly 50 vendors selling locally produced vegetables and fruits, herbs, jams, Florida grass fed beef, coffee and coffee beans, Gourmandize, French, German, Dutch & American baked goods, prepared foods, pet foods, shell oil lamps, Mediterranean Foods and fresh local seafood.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

NBC2 News

Crash closes SB lane of I-75 near Tuckers Grade exit

The inside southbound lane of I-75 is blocked due to an overturned semi truck in the median near the Tuckers Grade exit in Punta Gorda, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The crash involved two vehicles.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WWGR-FM Fort Myers

Chamber Music

For the freshest local produce, foods, flowers, soaps, handmade items, and more - and the best people watching. Bring the family and the dog as you stroll through nearly 50 vendors selling locally produced vegetables and fruits, herbs, jams, Florida grass fed beef, coffee and coffee beans, Gourmandize, French, German, Dutch & American baked goods, prepared foods, pet foods, shell oil lamps, Mediterranean Foods and fresh local seafood.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

NBC2 News

Charlotte Co. authorities search for missing teen

The Sheriff's Office is looking for a 17-year-old boy who was last seen in the area of the Town Center Regal Cinema last Friday September 5. Daniel S. Vargo, who lives in Punta Gorda, was dropped off at the theater by a relative and has not been seen since. He is listed as a missing/runaway juvenile.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

NBC2 News

Forecast: Afternoon storms likely

Despite sun in the morning, a round of afternoon showers and thunderstorms is likely to develop in Southwest Florida by this afternoon. Temperatures today are expected to top out near 91 at Fort Myers, 90 at Naples and 93 at Punta Gorda.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

NBC2 News

Forecast: Some storms on Labor Day

Any areas of lingering rain should fade from the region after 9 p.m. tonight, with overnight lows retreating back into the mid and upper 70s.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Boil Water Notice for the Burnt Store Area

Charlotte County Utilities has declared a precautionary boil water notice for the entire Burnt Store Utilities service area.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

NBC2 News

Punta Gorda residents concerned about noise with airport expansion

Some Punta Gorda neighbors want to ground a new airport construction project. They say the planes are already too noisy and they don't want room for more.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Charlotte Airport receives $6 million grant for expansion

Millions of dollars are on their way to the Punta Gorda Airport. The Charlotte County Airport Authority announced in their meeting Thursday night they were awarded a nearly $6 million grant.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Punta Gorda woman warns of scam that cost her thousands

Last week Joan Milligan got a call that would change her life forever. "I had a phone call saying that I had won $2,500,000.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Over 400 lbs. of marijuana found in Punta Gorda home

According to Charlotte County Sheriff's officials, the Narcotics Unit and members of the Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Washington Loop Road at around 10 a.m. Friday.

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NBC2 News

Over 400 lbs. of marijuana found in Punta Gorda home

According to Charlotte County Sheriff's officials, the Narcotics Unit and members of the Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Washington Loop Road at around 10 a.m. Friday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

NBC2 News

Punta Gorda mom faces DUI and child neglect charges

When a Charlotte County deputy managed to pull her over near Tamiami Trail and Bayshore Road the deputy said she had already taken the pickup truck over the median and almost hit traffic as she made a right hand turn.

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NBC2 News

Deputy in fatal crash with teen bicyclist on administrative leave

The Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy who fatally struck a teenager on a bicycle with his cruiser in Cape Coral has been placed on administrative leave with pay, the office announced Thursday.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Woman under arrest for driving drunk with 2 children in car

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A woman is under arrest for allegedly driving under the influence with her two children in the car.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Handyman under arrest for cashing thousands in checks

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A handyman has been arrested for allegedly cashing $14,600 in checks.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC2 News

Charlotte County ambulances get pet oxygen masks

Pets in Charlotte County will be better protected after the Animal Welfare League presented pet oxygen masks to surrounding fire departments.

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