Siesta Shuttle Transportation has a 40-foot bus ready to run a route to Siesta Key beach by the end of this month.
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Property owner Elling Eide battled with the county for nearly a decade as he sought to make his lifelong dream a reality.
Sarasota County can't enforce an outdoor smoking ban on most public-owned land.
Bob Waechter left the Tourist Development Council and the board of Zoning Appeals but remains on the Siesta Key Association Board of Directors.
Deputies remove aggressive dogs; Siesta beach wins more accolades; Impact fee data delayed for months
Firms chosen for targeted territories must remove 2,300 of the invasive animals the first year under contract.