Jan 26, 2024



Knight, Rainford remain close in total contributions in Republican race for District 3 County Commission seat

Sarasota resident to pursue legal action against Commissioner Battie over presentation during which he called her racist without apparently having tried to verify authenticity of photo

On Feb. 20, new zoning text amendments regulating bars and restaurants in Sarasota to be addressed during final required public hearing

Sarasota Police Department investigating two shootings over past week, one of which resulted in fatality

Challengers seeking to defeat Alpert and Arroyo in their re-election bids

On Jan. 30, County Commission expected to adopt new resolution modifying efforts to reduce fossil-fuel consumption in powering new and renovated county buildings

Two Siesta plaintiffs in hotel lawsuits establish new nonprofit organization to try to preserve quality of life for island residents, visitors and property owners

On Jan. 29, Sarasota County Transit to begin serving all of Longboat Key

About 16,000 gallons of sewage sludge spills at City of Sarasota Wastewater Treatment Plant on 12th Street

OPINION (free):


Cartoon of the Week

Guest Column: Election reform comes through ranked choice voting

OTHER NEWS (free):

Manasota ASALH appoints inaugural program director of its Freedom School and Youth Program

Grand reopening of Bayfront Park playground and splash pad scheduled for Feb. 1

Conservation Foundation reminding public of importance of land preservation efforts to safeguarding ‘fishable, swimmable, drinkable water’

Florida Supervisors of Elections Association announces scholarship opportunities for college students

With April 6 opening, ‘Greatest Show On Earth’ gallery to update The Ringling’s history of American circus

Culinary Training Academy wins $50,000 grant from trust at Gulf Coast Community Foundation