11 Oct 2019




County Commission directs redistricting consultant to work with resident whose analysis of consultant’s data found more than ‘1,000 serious flaws’

Before allowing staging of renourishment project equipment in Sperling Park on Lido Beach, county commissioners request staff report on a variety of issues

‘No Swim’ advisories rare in Sarasota County over past 10 years, Health and Human Services Department statistics show

Botulism suspected in increasing number of laughing gulls found suffering with lethargy and severe dehydration, mostly on Siesta Beach

Road swap agreement wins County Commission praise, with FDOT planning underway for River Road improvements to start in 2021

Griggs wins unanimous City Commission support to become city auditor and clerk

Siesta Key Association files appeal of Circuit Court ruling in its efforts to try to prevent dredging of Big Pass

County Administrator Lewis wins overall high marks during annual evaluation, with only Chair Charles Hines raising concerns in regard to supervision of staff

Proposals for improving water quality in the Grand Canal a focus of the Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum, Siesta Key Association members learn

OPINION (free):


Cartoon of the Day

Commentary: Anonymous calling a booming business

OTHER NEWS (free):

A&E: ‘Flamenco, Flamenco’ offers new insights into a centuries-old dance form

Collection fees to be waived by Sarasota County Clerk of Court from Oct. 14-18 as part of statewide initiative Operation Green Light

Oct. 15 public meeting to seek comments about conservation area at Bobby Jones Golf Club

15th anniversary of Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota County Library to be observed on Saturday, Oct. 12

Annual Trunk-or-Treat plans announced