Apr 5, 2024



Siesta businessman files suit against county over staff refusal to process Site Development Plan for 112-room hotel on former Wells Fargo Bank property

Advocates for saving historic Colson Hotel in Sarasota urging city’s Historic Preservation Board to deny demolition application

Battie’s attorney in Franklin defamation case asks judge to halt taking of ‘non-party’ depositions until ruling on validity of complaint

Siesta Key Association demands that County Commission rescind waivers that allowed developers to resubmit Siesta high-rise hotel applications

County Commission offers full support for Peace River Authority surface water initiative to expand extra drinking water capacity in coming years

City of Sarasota’s efforts to help the homeless considered among best practices in nation, City Commission hears

Knight, Rainford both qualify for County Commission District 3 race by submitting voter-signed petitions

SRQ airport records 9% uptick in passenger count for February

Ross named new CEO of Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness

March 26 incident that resulted in injuries to 2 persons in Newtown under investigation by Sarasota Police

March 22 power outage on north Siesta Key still under investigation, FPL reports

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Health Department in Sarasota County encouraging residents to complete first Community Health Well-being Survey since 2019

SMH-Venice’s new patient care tower opens

SWFWMD offering tips for Water Conservation Month

Conservation Foundation accepting submissions for Community Art Show at Bay Preserve

Chief Kiesel of Sheriff’s Office graduates from Florida Sheriffs Association Commanders Academy