An Oct. 15 joint commission meeting on the possibility of merging transit systems has been canceled because of the inability of Sarasota and Manatee counties to come up with a plan both sides support.
There's a lot to love about Sarasota, but Siesta Key is truly a jewel.
Voting is now live for the Observerâ€™s "Itâ€™s Read Everywhere" photo contest.
The Sarasota Christian volleyball team defeated Southwest Florida Christian 17-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-18 Oct. 8.
The Out-of-Door Academy volleyball team defeated Southeast 25-19, 25-14, 25-20 Oct. 9.
In advance of consultant Robert Marbutâ€™s plans to fight against homelessness in the region, two Sarasota city commissioners are already questioning his process.
Should public-transit privitization occur, SCAT personnel anticipate widespread defections driven by lost pensions and decrease pay.