25 Mar 2022




Brody in financial lead in race for the District 2 County Commission seat

Holderness’ shielding of agreement with buyer of 99 Beach Road property factors into Special Magistrate’s siding with County Commission in denial of house plans seaward of North Beach Road

With updated document coming back to them on April 18 for formal vote, Sarasota city commissioners adopt partnership agreement for new performing arts hall

Revised City of Sarasota tree ordinance wins support on 4-1 commission vote, with mayor in minority

Democratic County Commission candidate Bevan also filed for U.S. House seat held by Congressman Steube, though Bevan says he was defeated in Democratic Primary in that race

January ‘bed tax’ collections exceed $4 million — first time that month has crossed that threshold

FDOT warns Benderson Development not to close traffic lanes on Stickney Point Road

Upgrades to county’s Bee Ridge Water Reclamation Facility get underway after March 22 groundbreaking

County’s Tourist Development Council endorses sixth penny of ‘bed tax,’ with County Commission hearing tentatively set for April 26

In spite of Commissioner Detert’s encouragement to deny petition, her colleagues unanimously approve plans for new pool and paver deck at 104 Beach Road on Siesta Key

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Photo essay: Okefenokee draws a wilderness rambler

2021 Sarasota County property taxes due by March 31

Gulf Coast Community Foundation awards $75,000 to Conservation Foundation to support re-wilding of county Quads parcels

Teen Court of Sarasota sees rise in demand, expands services with community support

SRQ Airport passenger count in February the highest ever for that month

Sarasota County launches new 311Connect service to enhance customer service