January 27, 2023 Edition


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Public opposition mounting to proposed Sarasota County Code changes that would loosen restrictions regarding preservation of Grand Trees


Gruters announces intent to clean up Little Sarasota Bay, in accord with efforts to reopen Midnight Pass on Siesta Key


Rezoning of Fruitville Road site clears way for Sarasota Orchestra’s new performance center


Jan. 30 workshop planned for City Commission to discuss Blue Ribbon Committee to consider future of Van Wezel


On 4-1 vote, City Commission approves land-use reclassification to make Bahia Vista Apartments project possible near Arlington Park


In February, county to begin publishing legal notices on its website


Siesta Key Beach Access 8 pathway realigned to ensure it stays on public right of way


Sarasota man charged with three battery counts, including one related to biting female police officer


County’s COVID-19 positivity down to 10.06%


Variance for new tiki hut at Sea Shell condominiums on Siesta Key wins County Commission approval


Sarasota Performing Arts Center Foundation receives $10 million for design team work for new facility


35-year-old Sarasota man charged with forging leases for homes whose owners had died


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OTHER NEWS (free):

JFCS of the Suncoast kicking off 8th annual book drive to benefit low-income and at-risk children


Conservation Foundation to host Florida Highwaymen for one-night-only art event on Feb. 22


Selby Gardens receives $1-million gift for Master Plan, with Phase One opening expected in early November


Buchan Airport reopens after use as storm debris management site


Vice president of programs at Children First elected to National Head Start Association board for the Southeastern U.S.


City of Sarasota achieves LEED Gold certification