Apr 12, 2024



Commissioners Neunder and Rainford win concession from owner of Sarasota Square Mall property to limit height of new residential structures to 65 feet

2023 water quality report shows healthy conditions in Sarasota Bay segments, director of Sarasota Bay Estuary Program tells City Commission

Rainford calls for commission discussion about taxpayer costs associated with services to ‘non-citizen aliens’

In February, ‘bed tax’ revenue finally shows month-over-month increase

Report on county’s finances at end of 2023 fiscal year shows total revenue up by $188 million, compared to 2022 fiscal year figure

County Commission to provide letter of support for community leaders hoping state will select Sarasota as home of Black history museum

Resurfacing of multiple Siesta Key roads expected to begin later this month, thanks to County Commission’s April 9 vote

Participants in latest workshop on Kompothecras hotel proposal decry its timing, without amendments to county’s Comprehensive Plan and zoning regulations already in place to make project feasible

Certified arborist appointed to Sarasota Tree Advisory Council

About 2,500 gallons of raw sewage spilled at Meadows Community Center after mower apparently strikes air release valve

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Sarasota Ballet dancers tackle variety in choreography and themes in ‘Portraits of Expression’

Public meetings scheduled next week to provide updates about coming changes to Sarasota County Solid Waste Department services

SMH expanding limits of minimally invasive spine surgery

Florida Center for Early Childhood Education receives $2,000 grant from Wawa Foundation