19 Apr 2019


Circuit Court judge denies City of Sarasota motion to dismiss Siesta Key Association petition in Big Pass case

Audit by county’s Office of Inspector General identifies multiple problems with economic incentives program

The Bay agreement with nonprofit conservancy wins unanimous City Commission approval

City Commission majority shoots down staff proposals for major traffic changes on Fruitville Road

‘Bed tax’ revenue finally returns to positive territory

Save Our Siesta Sand 2 preparing for review of thousands of Army Corps of Engineers documents as next step in lawsuit to try to stop dredging of Big Pass

With urging from nonprofit SURE, City Commission agrees to direct staff to research information related to funding sources for affordable housing

Issuance of $19 million in bonds approved to pay for Sheriff’s Office’s new fleet facility in Nokomis

Siesta homeowners on Tenacity Lane win After-the-Fact Coastal Setback Variance for paver patio constructed without county authorization

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Photo essay: In pursuit of pitcher plants

Sarasota County to host Water Quality Summit on June 5

Community Canopy program underway again in City of Sarasota, with trees offered for free to the public

City of Sarasota to host Earth Day Festival on April 22

Big Truck Day to roll back into Nathan Benderson Park on April 20

Sarasota County Legacy Trail bonds earn AAA credit rating from Fitch, S&P

Sarasota County School District receives Mid-Size District of the Year Award from the University of Cambridge

City of Sarasota receives $28,300 grant for educational materials on climate change in region