6 Mar 2020




Redistricting lawsuit down to one count, following latest ruling by U.S. District Court judge and plaintiffs’ agreement to drop another count

Cosentino loses county Charter amendments case, ending his Circuit Court battle over the vacation of a portion of North Beach Road

‘Counter-flow’ proposal for Ringling Bridge and John Ringling Boulevard seen as one way to reduce traffic congestion during peak tourist season

Miami nonprofit the focus of Sarasota County administrative staff negotiations for affordable housing project on the North Trail in Sarasota

Sarasota County to cover 100% of mobilization expense and 47% of remaining cost of Manasota Key Beach Renourishment Project

Split motions pave way for occupied RVs on single-family residential lots in historic section of Pinecraft during height of tourist season

Florida Department of Health providing daily updates of coronavirus cases on its website
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Award of contract for Lido Key Beach Renourishment Project anticipated ‘on or about’ March 17

Code Enforcement process again the focus of County Commission concerns

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Photo essay: The goliaths

A&E: A political event inserts itself into an artistic event

Fruitville Road to be closed to westbound traffic from Coconut Avenue to U.S. 41 starting week of March 1

Paul Thorpe Jr. Park and Lemon Avenue improvements to be showcased during grand re-opening on March 6

Early voting to begin on Saturday, March 7, for March 17 Presidential Preference Primary

Transportation open houses set for March 10 in City of Sarasota, at Bayfront Community Center and R.L. Taylor Community Complex

St. Boniface to hold third annual Young Artists Showcase Auditions on April 4

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of ‘The Gulf’ to be guest speaker for Suncoast Waterkeeper’s Brunch for the Bay fundraiser on March 8