21 Aug 2020




Primary vote turnout surpasses marks in 2018 and 2016, unofficial results show

Regular hours to be restored to Robert L. Taylor Complex, Arlington Park and Payne Park Tennis Center in next fiscal year, based on City Commission direction

Opposition lining up to proposed new structure with six condominiums at 636 Beach Road on Siesta Key

City Commission majority decides not to increase noise violation fines after all, with comprehensive Sound Ordinance revision planned this winter

In spite of pandemic, construction booming in Sarasota County, as illustrated by permit figures

FDOT requires City of Sarasota to turn over more than twice as much money for water pipeline work in conjunction with construction of Gulfstream roundabout

Sarasota man charged with fraudulently selling home belonging to Michigan resident and using stolen identification information

City Commission approves agreement seeking state grant funds for future renourishments of Lido Key Beach

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Business grants and assistance to individuals struggling to make rent and vehicle payments the top priorities for County Commission in divvying up $18.9 million in CARES Act funding

Face coverings to prevent COVID-19 spread to be required through Oct. 28 in city of Sarasota

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Eastern half of Fruitville Road/U.S. 41 roundabout completed, city manager reports

Smithsonian Institution exhibit ‘Voices and Votes: Democracy in America’ to be on display through Oct. 10 at Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library

Benderson Park to offer family members opportunities to try paddleboarding, kayaking and canoeing on Aug. 22

Sarasota County Fire Department again recognized by American Heart Association for treatment protocols