July 22, 2009
Police confiscated a brown pouch with two white, small discs that a housekeeper thought could have been an illegal drug. The white discs tested negative for drugs several times.
July 15, 2009
A woman with no valid driver’s license backed her tan pickup truck into oncoming traffic on Gulf of Mexico Drive.
July 8, 2009
For the fourth time this month, police responded to a boarded-up house because of a 911 hang-up call. Police determined there is a problem with the phone line.
July 1, 2009
A man called police from out of town to report his wife had lost a 2-carat diamond and white-gold ring valued at $16,500 at a Longboat Key condominium. He said his wife thinks the ring may have slipped off her finger.
June 24, 2009
Police caught a Bradenton man with a stone crab and four blue crabs in a bucket.
June 17, 2009
June 10, 2009
May 27, 2009
May 20, 2009
May 14, 2009
1 Floridafitfest and 5K Treasure Run
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8 World Oceans Day Family Festival
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.
Youth sailors descend on City Island
Approximately 250 people hit the water Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, for Sailfest. The regatta, Sarasota Youth Sailing's biggest fundraiser of the year, included four classes of competition — Optimus, 420, Laser and Multi-hull — and a barbecue feast.
Book club sunsets for the season
The Sunset Beach Book Club, in its 10th year, ended this season with a luncheon and discussion of the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, April 18, at Lazy Lobster. Discussion moderator was Ricki Carroll. Together, the group read five books this season.