7 Feb 2020




Federal judge refuses to dismiss redistricting lawsuit against Sarasota County but throws out one count

Survey underway to determine public view of potential creation of Mental Health Care Special District for Sarasota County

Florida Cabinet approves use of $19.5 million of Florida Forever money to protect all of Orange Hammock Ranch from development

Letter of opposition to ‘fish farm’ proposal wins unanimous City Commission approval

County will find the money for repairs needed to stabilize road and water line on Casey Key Road shoreline, commissioners agree

Army Corps of Engineers contractor using Lido Beach project staging area in county’s Ted Sperling Park must carry insurance policy to cover any damages, county/city agreement says

Grogg named the new interim director of Sarasota County Area Transit

‘Mini reefs’ installed under docks at Ken Thompson Park boat ramp as pilot project

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A&E: ‘Brandenburgs’ proves the best in a trio of ballets reflecting ‘Redefined Movement’

In early March, state team to begin accreditation process for Sarasota Police Department

Ballots for March 17 presidential primary election going into the mail

Myrtle Street improvements between Central Avenue and North Orange underway through Feb. 5, necessitating detours

Construction of Coon Key Multi-Use Recreational Trail on south side of John Ringling Boulevard scheduled to get underway on Feb. 4

Feb. 26 open house to showcase new Sheriff’s Office Mounted Patrol barn in Nokomis

Say I Do Again to be held on Feb. 14 at two county beaches, with sunset vow renewal ceremonies

Best-selling author Lamb to headline Feb. 29 conference at University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

Sarasota Memorial Hospital named one of nation’s highest rated hospitals