+PHOTOS OF THE DAY: Remembering 9/11
Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Sarasota and Manatee residents, businesses and government officials remember those who died in the attacks.
+Manatee County School Board names interim superintendent
Manatee County Public Schools Superintendent Tim McGonegal resigned Monday. School board members named Bob Gagnon as interim superintendent.
+Longboat Key Northern Trust branch to close
The bank recently sent a letter to customers explaining that the bank would close for consolidation purposes.
+Village taxes get public hearing
There were no public comments during the hearing last night to consider the rate charged to Siesta Key Village merchants for upkeep of the commercial district.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.