Longboat Observer Senior Editor Dora Walters retired after a career that spans more than six decades as an inquisitive journalist.
Sarasota police arrested Francis Gerry Monday morning after he allegedly burglarized a time-share unit. He is a suspect in a string of similar incidents.
Hilton Hotels is pressing Ocean Properties to meet a June 1 deadline to begin renovations. If it doesnâ€™t, Hilton may pull out.
If ratified, firefighters would join the state-run Florida Retirement System. But state rules regarding contributions could make it a tough sell for the union.
The town seeks a consultant to review the Key's codes and Comprehensive Plan.
Fire chief concerned about emergency access
The town manager ordered staff not to pay the county for fiscal 2011-12, nor to pay for 2012-13. He wants details.