February 26, 2014
Find out what Observer readers are saying about local issues.
December 31, 2013
Word for 2014: revelation
October 13, 2013
Braden River High School held its homecoming dance Oct. 12. At the “Comic Book” themed dance, held in the school’s gym, students could watch clips of super hero movies on a projector screen as they grooved.
September 11, 2013
"A plane flew into the World Trade Center," I overheard someone say.
September 6, 2013
A surging economy and ambitious public and private developments will significantly change how Sarasota County looks forever.
August 28, 2013
Government subsidies, aka taxpayer funds, for economic development are bad business. Bad business for elected officials to practice. Typically a losing proposition for taxpayers with respect to ROI — return on investment.
July 31, 2013
Manatee County will change forever
July 24, 2013
Read this week's Castaway cartoon.
June 19, 2013
Enjoy this week's Castaway cartoon.
May 29, 2013
Manatee County's ban on nitrogen-based fertilizers begins June 1.
24 Christmas Eve Family Service
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
24 Christmas Eve Traditional Service
9:30 pm - 11:30 am
25 Christmas Traditional Service
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12 Scramble for SPARCC
Food and fun
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and its Young Leaders Alliance have something to talk about: the organizations collected 764 pounds of nonperishable food and $1,295 cash to benefit The Food Bank of Manatee/Meals on Wheels PLUS.
River Club’s Cheryl Kaufman says she’s still pinching herself.
A little “Ho! Ho! Ho!” can go a long way this holiday season.