20 May 2022




With height bonuses removed, City Commission votes 4-1 to transmit attainable housing proposals to state officials for formal review

Sarasota County administrative staff trying to ease community worries that Florida House could be moved to Southwest Quad if it is sold to Manatee-Sarasota Business Industry Association

$5.95-million settlement with former teacher struck and dragged by county worker in truck to be presented to County Commission on May 24 for consideration

Transformation of Ringling Boulevard into ‘complete street’ from Lime Avenue to Pineapple Avenue to begin next week

County’s COVID-19 positivity rate climbs to 17.39%, an increase of 14%, compared to last week’s figure

June 14 Neighborhood Workshop planned on revised design for hotel on former Wells Fargo bank site on Siesta Key

Brody continues to lead County Commission District 2 fundraising race, with Neunder far ahead of opponent Hawkins in District 4 campaign

Former County Commissioner Hines updates Sarasota City Commission on plans for filling in gaps of state-recognized Gulf Coast Trail

County Commission approves plans for seawall on north end of Casey Key, to combat erosion

SRQ Airport sees 31% more passengers in April, compared to total for April 2021

County seeking quotes on installation of temporary shaded bus shelter at Siesta Public Beach

Sarasota named No. 9 among Best Places to Live in the nation, ‘U.S. News & World Report’ announces

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May 23 open houses planned on draft concepts for construction of ‘complete streets’ on 10th Street and Boulevard of the Arts in Sarasota

City of Sarasota to host Memorial Day parade starting at 10 a.m. on May 30

Suncoast cancer survivors to be treated to free, drive-in celebration at The Grove Restaurant on June 5

Sarasota Memorial moving forward with third phase of Brian D. Jellison Cancer Institute

June 11 Party on the Plaza event at CoolToday Park to feature Tropical Avenue