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  1. WMU moves forward on expansion in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... southwest Florida," according to a college news release. The area WMU is eyeing for possible expansion is in the Punta Gorda, Charlotte County area, WMU Executive Director of University Relations Cheryl P. Roland said. The WMU-Cooley Law School ...


  2. New aviation school flying into Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A new aviation school will soon arrive in Charlotte County. Tuesday, Western Michigan University unanimously voted to expand academics to Southwest Florida.


  3. Charlotte County hoping WMU program lands locallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NBC2 News

    Charlotte County leaders are eagerly awaiting a decision that could bring the Western Michigan University aviation program -- along with jobs and a financial boost -- to Punta Gorda. The county has been trying to sell Western Michigan on the idea for two years, citing great winter weather and a huge WMU alumni base.


  4. Punta Gorda PD offering free vacation home checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Punta Gorda Police Department is working to protect residents from being targeted by thieves through a free service called "Away from Home." Southwest Florida is home to thousands of snowbirds, and many people worry about their homes while they're away for months at a time.


  5. Fortistar Expands Landfill Gas to Energy Portfolio Company Adds 11 MW ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Electric Energy Online

    ... to Constellation Energy under a long-term offtake agreement. The 3MW Port Charlotte Energy project, located in Punta Gorda, FL, sells power to Orlando Utilities Commission under a long-term contract. Fortistar will own and operate both projects. The ...


  6. Mighty Quinn: October 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | New York Daily News

    "Hey Mighty, I have some good news for you. The Punta Gorda Chapter of the MQFC will be adding two new members shortly.


  7. With Florida trial looming for slain Scranton native, benefit planned SundayRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | The Times-Tribune

    The first of two trials 14 years in the making will begin this month for the slaying of a West Scranton High School basketball cheerleader. The trials will take place 1,268 miles away, in Punta Gorda, Florida, where 19-year-old Tara Ord Sidorovich was killed.


  8. Punta Gorda caregiver accused of taking advantage of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A caregiver is being charged with exploitation of the elderly after Punta Gorda police say she used an 87-year-old woman's credit card to make more than $1,000 in transactions. Police say the victim's daughter discovered charges on two of her mother's credit card accounts totaling $1,594.11.


  9. Dementia caregiver charged with exploitation, fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... of the elderly and fraudulent use of a credit card belonging to an 87-year-old dementia patient, the Punta Gorda Police Department said. Police said they were contacted on Aug. 24 after the victim's daughter discovered transactions on two of her ...


  10. Readers to Embark on a Cruising OdysseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | PRWeb

    ... They embark at Fort Pierce on a cruise north on the Atlantic ICW to the Upper Chesapeake Bay, returning to Punta Gorda, Florida. From there, they embark on two other passages: to the Bahamas and across the Gulf of Mexico to Gulfport, MS. If a dream ...


  11. Deputies searching for missing Punta Gorda boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | NBC2 News

    ... was on edge Saturday after gunshots erupted. It happened on West Mariana Avenue near Piney Road. The Punta Gorda Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 11-year-old boy. Luke Campbell was last seen Sunday at 4 p.m. ...


  12. Coyotes keep Punta Gorda residents on their toesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... was on edge Saturday after gunshots erupted. It happened on West Mariana Avenue near Piney Road. Neighbors in Punta Gorda are on edge as coyote sightings are up, which some say could be the reason why some local pets have gone missing. "It's scary. ...


  13. G. Henry Jacques, 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 26 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... d MA, Timothy J Jacques of Feeding Hills MA, Alexandre Lague-Jacques of Basel Switzerland, daughter M.E. Hoke of Punta Gorda FL, and five grandchildren.


  14. Disappearance of pets raises coyote concerns in downtown...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Punta Gorda Police Department says coyotes have begun entering downtown Punta Gorda, a previously uncharted territory when it came to sightings of the animals. "It's the coyotes, you know they go after the rabbits, that's what they eat, but when they run out of rabbits, they start going after outdoor pets, cats, and small dogs," said Officer Dean Irving.


  15. Kenneth Rivers, former a Melrose police officerRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | Boston Herald

    Kenneth S. Rivers of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Melrose, veteran, retired police officer and EMT, died Sept. 17 at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Fla.


  16. Obituaries, September 25, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 24 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Jacob Jackson, Lane Ellis, Tim Ashley, Dwayne Williams, and Larry Estes. Flower bearers will be his nieces. PUNTA GORDA, FL - Manuel "Manny/Chico/Pancho" Federico Alonso of Punta Gorda, Florida, passed away Friday, September 18, 2015 at his home. A ...


  17. Morning police chase rattles nerves in Punta GordaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | NBC2 News

    ... weather arrives, despite the fact today is the first day of autumn. A frightening scene unfolded Thursday in Punta Gorda, where a police officer chased a pickup truck that may have been stolen. An eyewitness said he was in the parking lot of a ...


  18. Punta Gordaa s Fishermena s Village getting a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    "We are so excited, the owners are so excited, they intend to invest for the long hall for Fishermen's Village. They love this community, they love Punta Gorda," said Kathy Burnam, marketing director at Fishermen's Village.


  19. Finding Little Bathroom Cupboards To Fit Your RequirementsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Villager Austin

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  20. Jean E. HaaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper

    ... a volunteer for the American Red Cross and enjoyed her flower gardens, golfing, especially after retirement in Punta Gorda, Fla., but mostly Danish cooking. She is survived by her husband, William; a daughter, Christine Stratton of Lakewood, Co.; ...


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