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Boston Crusaders hold auditions

Boston Crusaders hold auditions

January 8, 2011

The Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps. is holding its second round of auditions at Lakewood Ranch High School this weekend. About 150 drum and brass players from around the country competed for spots on the competitive team.

STORE AROUND THE CORNER: Boutique Out East Salon & Spa

STORE AROUND THE CORNER: Boutique Out East Salon & Spa

January 7, 2011

Mill Creek residents Mark and Shelly Gutowski opened Boutique Out East Salon & Spa Nov. 29 in Lakewood Ranch.

WEEKEND BEST BET: Music on Main

WEEKEND BEST BET: Music on Main

January 7, 2011

Good By Eddie will perform at Lakewood Ranch's monthly concert tonight on Main Street.

Buchanan introduces balanced-budget bill

Buchanan introduces balanced-budget bill

January 7, 2011

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan again is tackling national debt with a proposed balanced-budget amendment.

CLASSROOM SPOTLIGHT: Gullett Elementary

CLASSROOM SPOTLIGHT: Gullett Elementary

January 7, 2011

With the holiday break behind them, fifth-grade students at Gullett Elementary School already are busy focusing on their schoolwork. The East County Observer caught up with a few students in Melissa Raynor's class to find out about their academic goals for the upcoming semester.

Manatee schools 'Race to the Top'

January 6, 2011

The Manatee County School District on Monday became one of 11 districts statewide to receive additional state funding through the 'Race to the Top' grant program.

Sheriff's office conducts drug drop-off program

Sheriff's office conducts drug drop-off program

January 6, 2011

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office this week began its Citizen Medication Collection Program to provide a safe disposal location for unused prescription medications.

Ranch predicts increased home sales

Ranch predicts increased home sales

January 6, 2011

Lakewood Ranch is leading the market in commercial real estate with its 11% vacancy rate compared to the 13% in downtown Sarasota and 22% in the remainder of the local market.

SEVEN in 11: New year, new leadership

SEVEN in 11: New year, new leadership

January 5, 2011

From the political arena and local business to religion and even the movie industry, these seven leaders will impact all facets of East County life in the new year.

SEVEN in 11: Bob Whitford

SEVEN in 11: Bob Whitford

January 5, 2011

After spending 22 years as the rowing coordinator and facilities manager for the California State University Aquatics Center, Bob Whitford is bringing his expertise to the East County as Sarasota County's new park manager, where he will oversee the implementation of a new world-class rowing facility at Nathan Benderson Park.



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