The Sarasota City Commission held a budget Town Hall meeting tonight to discuss the budget with the city's residents and set a maximum millage rate.
After a downtown resident bused in homeless people to dine in front of the vice mayor's house, Mayor Suzanne Atwell attacked that stunt.
North Trail residents cheered a proposed Walmart at an informational open house last week. Bringing more jobs to the area was the highlighted benefit.
Sarasota County will enter into a contract with a management-recruitment company, in spite of concerns that have been raised about that company's effectiveness.
The owner of First Street Chop House was forced to close up shop, after he failed to pay this month's rent. He blames the shortfall on parking meters, which he said hurt business.
Neighborhood leaders want some action to be taken, but they do not want another stoplight on Central Sarasota Parkway.
The Sarasota City Commission believes the Lido Pool can be a marketing focal point for visitors to the area.