Sarasota County commissioners vote to terminate Randall Reid after lackluster performance reviews.
FBI crime statistics expose disparities between the city of Sarasota and the rest of the county and place Sarasota in the same league as major crime hot spots nationwide.
Landscapers discovered a dead body near the 10th Street boat ramp Wednesday, Oct. 23.
A Siesta Key ban on outdoor merchandise displays is under review, continuing a debate ignited by a crackdown on Siesta zoning codes launched earlier this year.
Ladies in the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club enjoyed the club’s annual Bazaar, Boutique and Luncheon Oct. 23, at the Polo Grill.
Guests enjoyed an ‘artistic and culinary experience’ Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Michael’s on East.
Mayor Shannon Snyder met with young professionals, students and Community Youth Development Wednesday, Oct. 23, at New College to discuss future plans and participate in an intimate conversation with young adults. The goal of the event was to cultivate active and informed citizens in Sarasota.
Stacy Prouty will run day-to-day operations at the Institute for the Ages.
Politicians, take note. You can work together even when you disagree — as these three couples demonstrate.
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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.