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I-75 funding axed from state budget

I-75 funding axed from state budget

April 22, 2014

The state Legislature has eliminated a proposal for $100 million in transportation funding from the budget. FDOT planned to use some of the money for improvements to Interstate 75 at University Parkway.

Barge skirts Siesta for drainage project

Barge skirts Siesta for drainage project

April 22, 2014

Sarasota County's Beach Road Drainage Improvements project is 91% complete. The latest work came from a barge installing a diffuser on a stormwater discharge pipe.

Lift Station 87 costs projected at $27.1 million

Lift Station 87 costs projected at $27.1 million

April 22, 2014

The engineering firm tasked with completing work on the lift station says the project — originally budgeted at $12.5 million — could cost another $13 million before it’s finished.

Siesta special event permits to get another look

Siesta special event permits to get another look

April 22, 2014

The county commission agreed Tuesday to consider adding Halloween to the list of holidays covered by a special event permit available to Siesta businesses.

Bird Key home sells for $6.1 million

Bird Key home sells for $6.1 million

April 22, 2014

The transaction was the highest sale on Bird Key since January 2008.

Southbound I-75 ramp blocked

April 22, 2014

The southbound on ramp at the at mile marker 191 in Venice is blocked.

Shelter talks set to continue

Shelter talks set to continue

April 22, 2014

The Sarasota City Commission will meet with county commissioners Tuesday to discuss the results of study evaluating the primary option for a downtown homeless shelter.

VIDEO: The Garbage Men rock for sustainability

VIDEO: The Garbage Men rock for sustainability

April 22, 2014

The group of Pine View students performed in front of Whole Foods Saturday, then taught a workshop to children on recycled instruments.

Sarasota welcomes Suncoast Science Center

Sarasota welcomes Suncoast Science Center

April 21, 2014

The Suncoast Science Center will provide 60,000 square feet of experiential learning for students and members of the community. “We need a place outside the classroom where there are no time limits," says Ping Faulhaber, "where kids can explore, create and be innovative."

Commission approves State Street garage construction

Commission approves State Street garage construction

April 21, 2014

Despite an $11.4 million price tag — more than 50% higher than the original budget — commissioners granted final approval to the construction at a meeting Monday.



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