4 Dec 2020




Sarasota County continuing to realize higher revenue from major sources than anticipated after beginning of COVID-19 pandemic

Project to install traffic signal at intersection of Avenue B and C and Stickney Point Road moving forward, with FDOT having completed its review of permit application

First segment of Legacy Trail’s North Extension likely to open in mid-summer of 2021

Kompothecras’ hotel and garage project team members hear numerous complaints as they present details of proposals during Neighborhood Workshop required by Sarasota County staff

18-year-old Bradenton man identified as operator of powered vessel that reportedly struck youth sailboats during Nov. 21 incident that resulted in child’s death

Commissioner Maio continues to tout total county acreage preserved for the public, but Siesta Key has very little of that land

Lido Beach renourishment contractor working to fill in area eroded by Tropical Storm Eta

Two houses on Siesta Key’s Sanderling Road win historic designation on unanimous County Commission votes

Final document filed in Cosentino’s appeal in North Beach Road and Charter amendments case

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Virtual public meeting on roundabout at Gulfstream Avenue and U.S. 41 in Sarasota set for 5 p.m. on Dec. 16

FDOT to conduct Dec. 8 hybrid in-person and virtual public hearing on plans for improvements to U.S. 41 between Beneva and Stickney Point roads

Sheriff’s Office accreditation manager earns distinction accorded by Florida Police Accreditation Commission

Visit Sarasota County announces board of directors for 2021 fiscal year

Starting Dec. 7, evening hours for Payne Park Tennis Center patrons to be extended by 30 minutes Monday through Thursday