+Chapel cell tower lease will expire
A lease to place a 150-foot cellular tower on Longboat Island Chapel property will not be renewed.
+Maintenance facility construction progressing
Lakewood Ranch IDA Operations Director Ryan Heise said staff has identified two cost-savings opportunities.
+Sarasota hires a senior strategist
Sarasota County taps Alliance for Innovation Regional Director Tracy Miller as senior strategist in the Office of Financial Planning.
+2013 It's Read Everywhere
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