January 21, 2022 Edition

 


TOP STORIES:

 

With Mayor Arroyo voting ‘No,’ city commissioners refuse to settle lawsuit by selling property associated with Paul Thorpe Jr. Park


Sarasota mayor and city manager to conduct outreach to Siesta Key leaders to determine interest in rest of island’s becoming part of city


Sample ballot for March 8 Special Election available on Supervisor of Elections Office website


Trial date set for Ramirez’s challenge to County Commission approval of hotel on Calle Miramar on Siesta Key


Two local suspects arrested in connection with Dec. 29 shooting at Ackerman Park


Tourism records fall in 2021 fiscal year, county’s Tourist Development Council members learn


Osprey Junction Trailhead of Legacy Trail to get improvements, including a small restroom, thanks to County Commission vote


COVID case count climbing at Sarasota Memorial Hospital facilities as CDC reports county’s positivity level to be 31.16% (free)


Jan. 27 public meeting planned in person and remotely on FDOT plans to widen River Road from U.S. 41 to I-75


Homeless sex offender charged with taking advantage of 21-year-old woman with developmental disabilities


OPINION (free):

 

Cartoon of the Week


OTHER NEWS (free):

Photo essay: The underworld


‘Done with the Gun’ turn-in event set for Saturday, Jan. 22, Sarasota Police Department announces


SRQ Airport finishes 2021 with record-breaking numbers


‘TreeQuest’ scavenger hunt focus of Sarasota County staff’s plans for public’s 2022 observance of Arbor Day


New scooter and bicycle options to be available for city residents and visitors this spring, thanks to City Commission vote


Conservation Foundation protects more than 48 acres next to Celery Fields in Sarasota County


Meetings scheduled in City of Sarasota to encourage participation in creation of Public Art Master Plan