+Caregiver exploits elderly Sarasota client
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested Lisa Redmond, 52, for stealing $15,000 from her 94-year-old client.
+Manatee School audit: Former assistant superintendent at fault
Auditors blamed former assistant superintendent Jim Drake for the Manatee County School Board's 2011-12 $3.4 million budget deficit, but faulted him for incompetence — not criminal or illegal activity.
+Klauber stalls Colony Lender foreclosure
The Siesta Key Village Avenida Madera road is home to new and coming eateries — and new opportunities for marketing.
+Contractor clears 400 trees for Esplanade by Siesta Key
Contractors have cleared 24 acres of land near the intersection of Constitution Boulevard and U.S. 41 for the Esplanade by Siesta Key, a coming Taylor Morrison development.
+New Honore Goodwill opens
The opening is part of Goodwill Manasota's overall rebranding effort.
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Durante dog, owner well after raccoon run-in
Last week, we reported on a scuffle between a black dog and a group of raccoons that occurred at dusk near Joan Durante Park.
Golfer scores her first hole in one
Liz Lang scored her first hole in one July 8, on the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Harbourside White Course, while celebrating her friend, Jane Hunter’s birthday.
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.