Today's Stories: Twelve former Sarasota mayors endorse Susan Chapman; Cuban defector Edward Gonzalez joins Sarasota Ballet; Colony workshop scheduled at Town Hall; Sarasota County Commission approves more Grand Prix funding
Sarasota County commissioners directed staff to prepare a program to plant wildflowers in at the Fruitville Road and I-75 corridor during an April 9 meeting.
Wanted: altruistic souls with a soft spot for tiny, fuzz-covered birds.
Commissioner Joe Barbetta spearheaded motions during an April 10 meeting, to earmark $79,200 of tourist development funds for the Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix.
A representative of the property owner south of the proposed Walmart Neighborhood Market asked Sarasota County commissioners to consider extending the April 24 public hearing.
Sarasota County taps former Moffitt Cancer Center Grant Administrator Nancy Paradise for the position in the Office of Financial Planning.
At a press conference scheduled for 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at the Federal Building, Susan Chapman will announce that 12 former city of Sarasota mayors have endorsed her candidacy for an At-Large seat on the Sarasota City Commission.