A Key charter mandate that requires a referendum of the voters to increase the island's density could be wiped out by the Legislature.
The final report of the Firefighters Pension Board centers on a $209,000 payment to the board's consultant.
The loggerhead turtle nests were found May 1 by Longboat Key Turtle Watch and Mote patrolers.
According to Sarasota Bay Watch founder Rusty Chinnis, the Sarasota Bay Watch Sister Keys Cleanup will likely draw around 80 volunteers.
The Lido Shores Homeowners Association honored 20-year Sarasota Police Officer Donzia 'Officer D.' Franklin for her community service.
Rios named director of communications at Key Club; Sarasota Cupcake Co. to open on St. Armands Circle; and Green Ginger Hair Design holds reception fit for royalty.
The town plans to inspect other areas of an aging wastewater pipe under Gulf of Mexico Drive this summer.