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City Commission to consider lift station design
On Monday, the City Commission will decide whether to approve the proposed site plan for the Lift Station 87 building at Luke Wood Park.
Businesses say 'thank you' with sweet treats
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty on Lakewood Ranch Main Street and Michael Saunders & Co. on Lakewood Ranch Boulevard offered complimentary desserts throughout the afternoon Nov. 26.
Lakewood Ranch Town Hall closed
Normal government hours resume Monday, Dec. 1.
Sunset photo chosen for statewide calendar
A photo taken of the Fort Hamer Park by Manatee County employee Jonathan Sabin was chosen for the cover of the Florida Association of Counties 2015 calendar.
28 The Jazz Club of Sarasota Presents "Jazz at Two" with Alex and Judi Glover
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
28 WSLR Hand-Cranked Festival: Day 1
29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
29 WSLR Hand-Cranked Festival: Day 2