6 Nov 2020




Sarasota County records highest General Election turnout since 2008, based on unofficial results

Funding mechanism for 53-acre Bay Park on City of Sarasota waterfront wins final approval from Sarasota city and county commissions

Army Corps of Engineers extends to Nov. 19 comment period regarding permit for ‘fish farm’ planned off Sarasota County coastline

Maximum individual assistance grant through county CARES Act program boosted from $5,000 to $10,000 (FREE)

All Sarasota city residents facing water shut-offs to get red tags placed on doors with information about applying for COVID-19 funding assistance

FDEP cites Siesta property owner for ‘sand fence’ blocking public access to the beach near Access 2

Republicans prevail once again in County Commission races, with Moran facing closest competition

Two new Sarasota city commissioners to be sworn in Friday, with incumbent Alpert re-elected

State Attorney’s Office review underway of Sheriff’s Office recommendation for charges against Democratic County Commission candidates who exceeded County Charter contribution limit

FDOT seeking public comments on plans to add buffered bike lanes and sidewalks to stretch of U.S. 41 between Beneva Road and Stickney Point Road

Delays for multiple reasons lead to extra expense for Fruitville roundabout project in downtown Sarasota

Nov. 18 public hearing set on proposed amendment to county regulations that would allow legal use of fireworks on three holidays

53-year-old woman charged with shooting at people — including ex-husband — outside Connors restaurant at Westfield Siesta Key mall

SCAT to take a ‘MOD’ approach, with on-demand services replacing a number of fixed routes

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Photo essay: Call of the wild

Saprito Pier to be closed starting first week of November

Siesta Key businesses to kick off holiday season on Nov. 28 with storefront- and window-decorating competition, along with tree-lighting ceremony

Butterfly House opens at Selby Gardens’ Historic Spanish Point campus

363 acres at headwaters of Myakka River receive permanent protection from development

Fitch Ratings affirms AA+ ratings on county revenue bonds amid coronavirus pandemic