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+Police department to be axed?
A proposal to eliminate the Sarasota Police Department arose during City Commission budget discussions this week.
+Sarasota County braces for looming shortfalls
General fund projections for Sarasota County show a budget shortfall hitting as early as 2015, then climbing.
+Buyers flocking to Siesta homes, condos
With the No. 1 beach drawing more tourists, the inventory of houses and condos is decreasing, and prices are going back up, Realtors say.
+The blueprint to living large
In the Lake Club, Lakewood Ranch's most private and upscale gated community, five ultra-luxury
homes are planned this year or under construction.
+Sarasota County Circuit Court ruling favors Marina Jack
County Property Appraiser Bill Furst has lost a court battle to force Marina Jack to pay $1.5 million in property taxes.
+PIC to hold north-end revitalization forum
The public is invited to the forum, which will focus on a community-based, north-end planning effort.