Over the past few months, the Sunseeker Resort development project gradually found its way into the news in Charlotte County. Not surprisingly, as it has been unveiled, a number of opinions have surfaced about it, the two clearest sides being those opposed to changing the “old Florida” character of the Charlotte Harbor shoreline and those seeking to improve the economy of Charlotte County
Charlotte County Democrats showed off new graphics and new messaging for the Party’s presence at this past weekend’s Taste of Punta Gorda. The signs and posters allowed volunteers and Party officers to encourage interested visitors to take action
Charlotte County Commissioners approved giving the resort an additional 3.62 acres on the east side of U.S. 41 — paid for by tax payer dollars. The resort would in turn complete more than $16 million in infrastructure improvements.
A standing-room-only crowd heard citizens oppose the granting of several zoning variances to allow a mid-rise hotel & condo project on the historic Placida Fishery property. For now, the historic site will continue to look like old Florida, to the relief of many locals.
Three dozen Charlotte County Democrats joined hundreds of other marchers in today’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day parade. Members of the County DEC, the County Democratic Club, Democratic Women’s Club, and Young Democrats participated
Celebrations honoring the memory of American icon Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began today in Punta Gorda. The Blanchard House Museum hosted their 12th Annual MLK Community Breakfast. This Monday, celebrate the MLK Parade in Punta Gorda. See story for details!
Incorrect tax bills were sent out on Oct. 31 across Charlotte County. Residents who paid property taxes at the beginning of the month were charged an extra .075 percent, according to the county tax collector.