May 10, 2024



On May 15, Development Review Committee members for City of Sarasota to review latest plans for 327-foot condominium tower planned at 1260 N. Palm Ave.

With county commissioners’ reluctance to support use of money from Bay Park trust fund, Sarasota Performing Arts Foundation agrees to cover $44 million in fees for architects designing new facility

Second Neighborhood Workshop on proposal for 170-home community next to Celery Fields planned for May 14

Burn ban implemented in Sarasota County because of drought conditions (free)

Higher solid waste assessments planned for Sarasota County residential customers starting in 2025 fiscal year

Ban of plastic yard-waste bags in city of Sarasota to go into effect July 1

Newtown Historic District officially listed in National Register of Historic Places

May 23 meeting planned to seek public comments on latest design proposals for 10th Street/Boulevard of Arts Complete Streets project

Siesta Key trolley service rebranded as Route 77 Siesta Islander

Sarasota veterinarian charged with prescription fraud

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Westbound drivers on Clark Road advised that delays likely because left turning lane for on-ramp to I-75 southbound had to be closed

County’s Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department launches Bridge-to-Bridge Bay Slam

Conservation Foundation inviting the public to enjoy nature, family-friendly trivia, and food trucks this summer at Bay Preserve

Rominiecki to be honored as 2024 Voice of Sarasota