November 25, 2022 Edition


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Although residents voice worries about potential for worse flooding after loss of 34.4 acres of open space, County Commission approves Regional Fire Academy on Nokomis site


Neal proposal to eliminate affordable housing in Windward community wins County Commission approval


Resurfacing of 1.635-mile segment of Midnight Pass Road on Siesta Key to begin in December


Sarasota Police Department personnel to get raises between 14% and 16%


No county tree permits required in certain circumstances in aftermath of Hurricane Ian


Suspicious death in north Sarasota under investigation


Early morning shooting on Nov. 23 leaves 31-year-old male victim with multiple wounds


SRQ Airport passenger traffic takes another big jump, month-over-month, for October


Neunder, Smith formally sworn in as members of Sarasota County Commission


County’s COVID-19 positivity rate declines to 8.99%, and total case count falls, CDC reports


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Nov. 30 last day to pay property taxes with 4% discount, Tax Collector Ford-Coates reminding the public


Dec. 5 Water Quality Virtual Update to include presentations by Sarasota County staff and two nonprofit organizations


City and county offices and facilities to be closed Nov. 24 and 25 for Thanksgiving holiday


Sarasota Memorial continues straight A streak on Leapfrog Group report cards regarding facility safety measures for patients


4th annual Sheriff’s Office open house set for Dec. 10


Children First named one of top workplaces in Sarasota and Manatee counties for fourth consecutive year


Sarasota County financial management staff wins national recognition for 32nd consecutive year


New exhibit ‘celebrating City of Sarasota’s rich cultural arts history’ on display at City Hall