+Historical Society closes museum
The group will close its Whitney Beach location but that doesn't mean its programs are history.
+'Dead' buses on County Commission agenda
Sarasota County commissioners will consider a contract to buy buses past their "useful life" from Palm Beach County. The deal is five buses for five bucks.
+Siesta Chamber seeks board members
The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce will be accepting applications for seats on its board of directors until Nov. 30.
+Palm Avenue garage receives green building award
Features of the parking garage include an underground cistern used to retain rainwater for irrigation, LED lighting and a solar carport on the top deck.
+PHOTO GALLERY: 2012 Crystal Classic Sand Sculpting Competition
Twenty-four sand sculptors competed in the 2012 Siesta Key Crystal Classic Competition on Siesta Beach Nov. 8 through Nov. 12.
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Mote-tagged shark swims toward Sarasota
A 14-foot, 2,300-pound great white shark is currently heading eastbound toward Sarasota.
Police get a wheel deal from anonymous citizen
An anonymous citizen recently contacted the town with an offer to buy the Longboat Key Police Department a new bicycle.
Surprise daytime turtle encounter
On his evening beach walk, Longboat Key resident Mike Haycock was in for a big surprise when he spotted a sea turtle coming out of the water Sunday.