The department will receive 11 of the life-saving devices.
Longboaters attempting to get to downtown Sarasota or St. Armands Circle Thursday had an hour wait to deal with, thanks to a faulty traffic light at Longboat Club Road, just before the New Pass Bridge.
Traffic on Gulf of Mexico Drive heading southbound is backed up to the Bay Isles Parkway traffic light.
Today's Stories: Standing their ground; North Trail development hits roadblock; First impressions: Jeff Mayers
The fire destroyed 85% of a home and left a family dog and rabbit dead.
A Sarasota County medical mobile unit will be at Bayfront Park Friday, Feb. 15 to assist all Key residents with free medical tests.
Today's Stories: Design & Dine finalists: Jamie and Cindy Krider; SMR secures use of Viking unit; Sarasota considers changes to its 2050 growth plan; SMA performs for Town Hall Lecture Series; Brass Tacks: Maestro Andrew Lane