11 Feb 2022




Request for personal contact information on outer envelopes for vote-by-mail ballots raising alarm among voters ahead of March 8 Special Election (free)

Adding $8.5 million for other projects, County Commission settles on uses for about $908 million in penny sales tax revenue anticipated for 2025-2039, if referendum passes in November

Leaders of Siesta Key incorporation effort to launch another try this summer

Total of $320,000 donated to Sarasota County to help match state grant sought for bifurcated segments of North Extension of Legacy Trail

Cosentino files for District 2 seat on County Commission

Sarasota Memorial Hospital campuses record another 15 COVID-19 deaths in past week (free)

Two 16-year-olds charged in connection with Feb. 6 shootings in Sarasota that led to one person’s death

About 250,000 gallons of fully treated, reclaimed water spills out of pond at Isles of Sarasota after equipment malfunction

27-year-old Sarasota man charged with Attempted Murder after Feb. 9 shooting at convenience store on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Lawsuit over bicyclist’s accident at Benderson Park settled for $95,000, split between county and SANCA

$530,000 FDOT grant for operation of City of Sarasota’s Bay Runner trolley formally added to city budget for this fiscal year

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Elections supervisor urging voters to return vote-by-mail (absentee) ballots promptly

WBTT to present free, outdoor performance of ‘Jazzlinks’ on Feb. 17 at The Bay in downtown Sarasota

CoolToday Park announces World Champions Welcome Weekend Feb. 19-20, celebrating Atlanta Braves’ World Series win

Conservation Foundation of Gulf Coast permanently protects 14.38 acres in Manatee County