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Barbetta opposes Robarts spending

Barbetta opposes Robarts spending

June 30, 2014

Sarasota County Commissioner Joe Barbetta during a budget workshop Monday, voiced opposition to improvements planned for Robarts Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Art in the Park

PHOTO GALLERY: Art in the Park

June 30, 2014

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast held its annual Art in the Park at Bay Preserve Monday, June 30. The early morning event invited families to be creative and make special bowls with pieces of nature and paper plates. The activity was organized by Kristi Mesick of Pure Imagination Studio.

Deputy wrangles gator in north county

Deputy wrangles gator in north county

June 30, 2014

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office assisted in the removal of an alligator from Richardson Road Monday.

Sarasota among leaders in job growth

Sarasota among leaders in job growth

June 30, 2014

Sarasota County ranked fifth in employment growth last year, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released this month.

Driver hits deputy's vehicle on I-75

Driver hits deputy's vehicle on I-75

June 30, 2014

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office was conducting an operation aimed at 'Move Over' violations Sunday, during which a 77-year-old Ellenton man struck a law enforcement SUV and left the scene.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sally and Sam Shapiro Babies and Children's Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

PHOTO GALLERY: Sally and Sam Shapiro Babies and Children's Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

June 29, 2014

Sarasota dignitaries and citizens celebrated the completion of the Sally and Sam Shapiro Babies and Children's Medical Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sunday, June 29. The center is the newest addition to the Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center located on 17th Street. After the ceremony, guests were invited to explore the new facility and meet members of staff. "It's an exciting day for our children and for the community," says Jay Berman, executive director of the Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Patriot Plaza Dedication Ceremony

PHOTO GALLERY: Patriot Plaza Dedication Ceremony

June 28, 2014

Sarasota veterans and community leaders celebrated the Sarasota National Cemetery’s newest addition, Patriot Plaza, with an opening ceremony Saturday, June 28. The morning ceremony began with a performance by the Venice Concert Band and included remarks by Congressman Vern Buchanan and John Rosentrater, director of Sarasota National Cemetery. The plaza, which seats more than two thousand and includes 49 images embedded in marble, was donated by the Patterson Foundation. “Patriot Plaza is a jewel to our community and a gift to our nation,” says Debra Jacobs, president and CEO of the Patterson Foundation.

Orange Avenue parking lot to close in July

Orange Avenue parking lot to close in July

June 27, 2014

Beginning July 8, the parking lot at the southeast corner of Orange Avenue and Second Street will be closed for three weeks for a city improvement project.

Weekend Best Bet: Fourth Friday Art Walk

Weekend Best Bet: Fourth Friday Art Walk

June 27, 2014

Guests can watch painting demonstrations, have intuitive readings and meet authors at this monthly event the Historic Downtown Village merchants hosts.

Benderson pitches Stickney project

Benderson pitches Stickney project

June 26, 2014

Siesta Promenade would bring a hotel and 250,000 square feet of retail to the gateway to Siesta Key, causing worry among residents.



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