+Longboat commission sets millage at 2.0760
The rate is up 10% from last year, meaning that a property owner with a $500,000 home will pay $94.20 more.
+City Commission to vote on finalizing budget, millage rate
The Sarasota City Commission will hold the second and final public hearing regarding its proposed FY2014 budget and millage rate this evening.
+Alleged drug smugglers busted at airport
Manatee County deputies arrested two men carrying 63 pounds of marijuana Sunday, at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
+Flood watch in effect for Sarasota County
Sarasota Police could close roads as heavy rain continues to batter the region.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.