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Losing bidder protests Orioles' stadium contract

Losing bidder protests Orioles' stadium contract

November 19, 2009

Michigan-based Barton Malow was the only company to receive a perfect score on its bid to build the Orioles' spring-training stadium, but Halfacre Construction Co., a local company, received extra points — and the contract.

City wants to label parks for activities

November 19, 2009

After some games, such as golf and archery, were deemed dangerous to some park users, city officials moved to dictate what activities will be acceptable in the city's 48 parks.

City to test roundabouts

City to test roundabouts

November 19, 2009

After Commissioner Terry Turner said he's seen research that suggests two roundabouts work better in tandem than one, the City Commission called for two test roundabouts on U.S. 41. — at 10th Street and 14th Street.

Manners matter

Manners matter

November 19, 2009

To reach a larger market, Patricia Persson, founder and president of Hobby Hall Etiquette, has expanded her etiquette classes to the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

News Briefs 11.19.09

News Briefs 11.19.09

November 19, 2009

Community news and notes

Golden Gate Point completes streetscape plan

Golden Gate Point completes streetscape plan

November 19, 2009

Golden Gate Point residents and Sarasota officials celebrated the new streetscape at the neighborhood's "Welcome Home" block party Saturday, Nov. 14.

Photo of the day: Skink-a-licious

Photo of the day: Skink-a-licious

November 18, 2009

Everyone at G. WIZ calls him "the big burrito." This blue-tongued skink just arrived at the science museum today from a Bradenton pet store and already has taken to cuddling with staff members.

Siesta Beach to host Great American Smokeout

Siesta Beach to host Great American Smokeout

November 18, 2009

County health groups and the Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a stop-smoking event at the beach pavilion.

Unique technology aids students in musical production

Unique technology aids students in musical production

November 18, 2009

Oak Park students will present "It's a Small World" using a technological device that will 'speak' for them.

Health Matters

Health Matters

November 18, 2009

Enjoy The Observer's monthly magazine insert bringing you local, health-related news you can use, for people of all ages.



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