+PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Remembering 9/11
Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Sarasota and Manatee residents, businesses and government officials remember those who died in the attacks.
+Manatee County School Board names interim superintendent
Manatee County Public Schools Superintendent Tim McGonegal resigned Monday. School board members named Bob Gagnon as interim superintendent.
+Longboat Key Northern Trust branch to close
The bank recently sent a letter to customers explaining that the bank would close for consolidation purposes.
+Village taxes get public hearing
There were no public comments during the hearing last night to consider the rate charged to Siesta Key Village merchants for upkeep of the commercial district.
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25 Manatee Audubon -- Bird walk at Leffis Key
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
11 Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
15 Arias In Flght
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
15 Being your best self
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Only 9 days left to vote for your favorite 'It's Read Everywhere' photo!
Voting is now live for the Observer's 'It’s Read Everywhere' photo contest.
Happy birthday, Edith!
On Monday, long-time Sarasota resident Edith Barr Dunn blew out the candles for her 94th birthday.
Donte's Den names top dog
We’re sure the Walters family of Longboat Key thinks of its dog, Buck, as quite the golden boy.