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Commission considers millage increase

Commission considers millage increase

June 18, 2014

Commissioners originally sought a flat millage but agreed to consider a tax rate hike to cover rising pension costs and achieve the town’s 90-day operating target.

Ocean Properties makes highest bid for Colony estate

Ocean Properties makes highest bid for Colony estate

June 18, 2014

Ocean Properties Ltd. put in an offer at 3:59 p.m. Tuesday — one minute before bids were set to close for the bankrupt Colony Beach & Tennis Resort Partnership estate — and had the winning bid at $2.45 million.

News Briefs

News Briefs

June 18, 2014

Power pole debate goes dark again; Deletion of towers in ordinance passes first test; Two firefighters complete their paramedic training

County dispatch services remain on hold

County dispatch services remain on hold

June 18, 2014

Commissioners need information about the level of service Sarasota County can provide before they decide the future of the town’s emergency dispatch services.

Developers vie for piece of Colony puzzle Thursday

Developers vie for piece of Colony puzzle Thursday

June 18, 2014

The sale is scheduled to continue this week after U.S. Bankruptcy Judge K. Rodney May denied a motion from Colony Lender LLC to delay the sale.

Florensa shines spotlight on Public Works duties

Florensa shines spotlight on Public Works duties

June 18, 2014

When you woke up this morning, you probably turned on your faucet and shower and flushed your toilet. The water was almost certainly safe to drink, voluminous enough for a shower and went down the drain without any troubles, thanks to the work the town’s Public Works Department does every day.

Freedom Fest is always short in distance, heavy on charm

Freedom Fest is always short in distance, heavy on charm

June 18, 2014

Longboat Key Freedom Fest parade participants march just a quarter-mile around Bay Isles Road, but the parade goes the distance on charm. In fact, the Fourth of July parade is often described as the shortest, most charming parade in America.

The Good News: Ivonne Padilla

The Good News: Ivonne Padilla

June 18, 2014

Through a partnership with Girls Inc., Selby Gardens has awarded 20 families yearlong memberships to help instill a lifelong love of the outdoors in children.

Telecommunications ordinance approved on first reading

Telecommunications ordinance approved on first reading

June 17, 2014

The commission stated on the record in November that it doesn’t want a tower built on the Key.

Two Longboat Key firefighters complete paramedic training

Two Longboat Key firefighters complete paramedic training

June 17, 2014

Firefighter/paramedics Brandon Berwick and David Stark recently completed a four-month training process.



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