Mar 8, 2024

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County split into 2 districts for new solid waste franchise contracts, with automated garbage collection beginning in March 2025

Sarasota County Schools superintendent refuses to allow Suncoast Builders Association to use Florida House as headquarters

Residential Neighborhood Traffic Management Program revived by County Commission

This summer, county staff anticipates providing update on feasibility study regarding reopening of Midnight Pass to restore tidal flow between Little Sarasota Bay and Gulf of Mexico

Mostly on split votes, City Commission authorizes multiple changes in parking program, including charging for 80 spaces near Lido Beach and charging for parking at Centennial Park Boat Ramp

Closure of southbound I-75 lanes between Bee Ridge and Clark roads, originally planned for this week, rescheduled to March 14-15

Sarasota County Fire Department awarded Accredited Agency Status by Commission on Fire Accreditation International

$1 million appropriated for pickleball courts project planned at Twin Lakes Park

About 4,700 gallons of fully treated, reclaimed water spills at intersection of Bee Ridge and Lorraine roads

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Supervisor of elections announces early voting dates, times and locations for the March 19 Presidential Preference Primary

March 14 memorial service planned for Patterson

Gulf Coast Community Foundation to host free Better Together 2024 event on April 4 in downtown Sarasota

Visit Sarasota County announces return of awards program with new name

FWC unveils interactive Wildlife Management Area Recreation Finder

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System welcomes 13 ‘lucky Leap Day babies,’ staff announces