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County Commission drafting letter to city for answers on homeless shelter plans

County Commission drafting letter to city for answers on homeless shelter plans

July 8, 2014

After the city decided not to pin down a date for the next joint meeting, the county wants to continue forward searching for a site for the Come As You Are shelter.

Commission nixes Rosemary overlay expansion

Commission nixes Rosemary overlay expansion

July 8, 2014

Citing fears of price speculation, the City Commission denied a request from property owners to expand the boundaries of the Rosemary Residential Overlay District.

FDOT to host meeting on proposed roundabouts

FDOT to host meeting on proposed roundabouts

July 8, 2014

The Florida Department of Transportation will host a public forum tonight at Van Wezel Performing Arts Center to discuss improvements planned for U.S. 41 from 10th Street and 14th Street.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota High Baseball Camp

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota High Baseball Camp

July 8, 2014

Eighty kids hit the diamond for Sarasota High’s annual summer baseball camp, which began June 7 and runs through July 10. During the 20-session camp, players, who were divided into groups based on age, focused on baseball fundamentals, including hitting, fielding, pitching and more. Players also spent a hour each day working on strength training.

VIDEO: County archaeologist aims to inventory artifacts

VIDEO: County archaeologist aims to inventory artifacts

July 8, 2014

Sarasota County Archaeologist Ryan Murphy spends 20 hours per week vetting development applications — and assembling puzzle pieces of history to strengthen the local community’s connection to the past.

Bass Pro Shops confirmed for Fruitville Initiative

Bass Pro Shops confirmed for Fruitville Initiative

July 7, 2014

The outdoor retailer announced plans yesterday for an 80,000-square-foot store as part of a larger mixed-use development at the intersection of I-75 and Fruitville Road.

County Commission to discuss SCAT evaluation

County Commission to discuss SCAT evaluation

July 7, 2014

Sarasota County Area Transit went under an organizational evaluation after the April 29 commission meeting. The County Commission will discuss the results at tomorrow's meeting.

Great white shark heads toward Sarasota

Great white shark heads toward Sarasota

July 7, 2014

Mote scientists tagged the 2,300-pound great white shark last August, near Cape Cod, Mass.

PHOTO GALLERY: Shrimp and Lobster Festival

PHOTO GALLERY: Shrimp and Lobster Festival

July 5, 2014

Seafood lovers had a whale of a time at the annual Shrimp and Lobster Festival Saturday, July 5, at the Downtown Farmers Market. Sarasota restaurants served their seafood specialties including shrimp pasta dishes and lobster bisque to hungry festival-goers.

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Tropical 4th of July'

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Tropical 4th of July'

July 5, 2014

The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens invited Sarasota residents to watch the fireworks at its annual 'Tropical 4th of July' Friday, July 4. The evening event included live music and outdoor activities for kids.



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