Sarasota residents participated in the 2011 Relay for Life fundraising event on Saturday, April 9 at Sarasota High School. There were over 50 teams and the goal of raising $110,000 was passed even before the event began.
Fearing they're an invitation for trouble, residents are trying to get a railroad company to move about two-dozen railcars that have been parked in between two Sarasota communities.
City commissioners will allow free parking in the Palm Avenue garage for six months. The hourly price of some downtown spaces will drop from $1 to 50 cents.
If a legislative bill is approved, residential areas on Sarasota's barrier islands could see single-family homes converted into short-term rental properties.
The Selby Public Library will begin renovations in April on its teen center and other facility upgrades.
Smoking ban approved for all city parks; City employees get health center
Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences students will perform the musical, 'Beauty and the Beast,' at 7 p.m. April 15 and 16, at the Booker High School Auditorium.