Daily Headlines: Nov. 5, 2013


Daily Headlines: Nov. 5, 2013


Date: November 5, 2013
by: Alex Mahadevan | Digital Content Producer



+ Two Longboat properties sell for $6 million each

 The Chart House Shops sold for $6.2 million, and a vacant north-end parcel sold for $6 million.

Ramirez to run for Sarasota County Commission

 CONA President Lourdes Ramirez has filed to run for the District 4 seat on the Sarasota County Commission.

Town Commission approves police contract

A new police contract includes a 401(a) retirement plan offer that includes a 3% pay increase and gives officers another 7% increase in take-home pay.

 PHOTO GALLERY: Ann Goldstein Children Rainforest Garden

Selby Gardens previewed the Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden, Tuesday Nov. 5. Families from Selby’s Little Sprouts program were invited to explore the recently finished rainforest before its grand opening.

 City Commission to extend Street Team program

The Street Team program, a collaborative homeless outreach effort between the city and the Salvation Army, received broad support from the commission for its success

BCC set to discuss lawsuits, Ed Smith lighting

The Sarasota Board of County Commissioners (BCC) will meet in Venice on Tuesday to discuss issues ranging from public works improvements to financial planning.

 Business Observer: Local wellness products firm targets France

It Works Global now does business in 12 countries worldwide.

  SMOA ARTmuse seeking colorful cardboard for January project

Sarasota Museum of Art's 2014 ARTmuse artist Lisa Hoke will turn Sarasotans' cardboard into a public art installation.


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