Despite opposition to the 44th Avenue extension, county officials now are planning to widen 44th Avenue and are also considering constructing a toll bridge over the river.
Hundreds of children and their families gathered March 30, at Lakewood Ranch Main Street for an Easter Egg Hunt event.
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School board members Julie Aranibar and Karen Carpenter want their fellow school board members to reimburse them for more than $20,000 in legal fees stemming from a recent investigation into whether they violated public records policy.
Children at Bashaw Elementary School raised more than $4,000 for the school March 28, during Bashaw's annual Jump for Fun event.
Nolan Middle School students celebrated spring with plenty of music, dancing and snacks April 27, during the schoolâ€™s Parent-Teacher Organization Spring Fling Dance.
Children at Kiddie Academy today enjoyed an Easter-themed day as they hunted for eggs on the playground, visited with the Easter Bunny and participated in other activities.