June 14, 2024 Edition


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Siesta Key experiences nearly 11.5 inches of rainfall on June 11, with Bee Ridge Road neighborhoods seeing more than 8 inches, as tropical system causes road and vehicle damage (free)


Judge rules for Commissioner Battie in defamation case


Neal wins County Commission approval for delay of hearing on 3H Ranch development


City of Sarasota Development Services staff awaiting formal responses from 1260 N. Palm project team to latest list of issues to be addressed in plans


With only Smith advocating for funds, County Commission denies funding for Early Learning Coalition in 2025 fiscal year


County expected to get more than $8 million through 2039 from national opioid settlement


County commissioners add several organizations back to list Moran had prepared, recommending funding in 2025 fiscal year for health services


Improvements on Stickney Point Road drawbridge expected to get underway this month


Felton files as third candidate for District 1 seat on Sarasota City Commission


‘Bed tax’ revenue down again for month of April


Malfunctioning air conditioning unit prompts Fire Department response at Beach Club in Siesta Village


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Water quality advisory issued for Bird Key Park/Ringling Causeway Park in Sarasota


City of Sarasota to mark Juneteenth with June 22 celebration on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way


Fire Department to host open houses at fire stations throughout the county one Saturday a month starting June 22