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Observer wins 61 awards at newspaper contest

Observer wins 61 awards at newspaper contest

July 17, 2014

Six newspapers in the Observer Media Group garnered 61 total awards, including 24 first-place finishes, at the 2013 Florida Press Association Better Weekly Newspaper contest held July 10 to July 11, at the Biltmore in Coral Gables.

County terminates SCAT director

County terminates SCAT director

July 17, 2014

The Sarasota County administration fired Sarasota County Area Transit Director Glama Carter this week. Director of Community and Intergovernmental Relations Rob Lewis will take over in the interim.

VIDEO: Palmer Point Park: 2 acres away from full restoration

VIDEO: Palmer Point Park: 2 acres away from full restoration

July 17, 2014

After the first effort to restore 1.75 acres of the park stalled in 2011, the county has begun the project again. It will have to redo some work lost during the hiatus.

Budget shows declining revenues

Budget shows declining revenues

July 17, 2014

Commissioners have several options to address a $3.6M general fund deficit in the city manager’s proposed budget.

Merchants lobby to legalize samples

Merchants lobby to legalize samples

July 17, 2014

Following reports of code violations, the St. Armands Business Improvement District requests the city re-examine its policy on offering samples to passers-by.

News Briefs

News Briefs

July 17, 2014

Sarasota Police Department loses accreditation; Elected mayor campaign admits defeat; Engineers refine Lift Station 87 design; Wallenda’s plans for training center hit a wall

SCAT racks up unclaimed bicycles left on buses

SCAT racks up unclaimed bicycles left on buses

July 17, 2014

SCAT is collaborating with the Sheriff’s Office to set up a process to help reunite riders with their bikes.

Aging equipment causes more fountain closures

Aging equipment causes more fountain closures

July 17, 2014

Keeping the Steigerwaldt-Jockey Children’s Fountain open regularly is becoming a bigger challenge for the city.

Bound for Nationals

Bound for Nationals

July 17, 2014

Sarasota Sharks swimmers Bethany Leap and Alex Katz will compete in the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships Aug. 6 through Aug. 10, in Irvine, Calif.

Sharks tap new coach

Sharks tap new coach

July 17, 2014

Gulf Gate resident Brent Arckey was named the new head coach of the Sarasota Sharks July 8.



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