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New art projects announced

New art projects announced

August 4, 2011

The Public Art Committee is planning two new art projects for Main Street and the historic Federal Building.

Median project to begin soon

Median project to begin soon

August 4, 2011

Work will begin soon on a $450,000 St. Armands Circle median project that will enhance the district while improving safety for pedestrians.

Egret addicted to fast food?

Egret addicted to fast food?

August 4, 2011

The same cattle egret has been visiting a McDonald’s restaurant for more than a year, because customers were regularly feeding it. Now wildlife officials are warning people that an unnatural diet could harm the bird.

Cattle ranchers to watch government-owned land

Cattle ranchers to watch government-owned land

August 4, 2011

Sarasota County is gauging the merits of a pilot program that gives ranchers the opportunity to let their cattle graze on government-owned property.

County official makes charge of poor follow-up on trees

County official makes charge of poor follow-up on trees

August 4, 2011

According to a county sustainability official, once commercial developments have been completed, county staff does a poor job of ensuring trees stay healthy and thriving in the landscaping.

Ranch community eyes expansion

Ranch community eyes expansion

August 4, 2011

As a result of its previous success, The Isles on Palmer Ranch is exploring a possible expansion on 38 acres between its property and Interstate 75.

Urfer Family Park nominated for 'America's Favorite Park'

Urfer Family Park nominated for 'America's Favorite Park'

August 3, 2011

Sarasota’s Urfer Family Park could win a $100,000 grant.

PHOTO GALLERY: Florida State DanceSport Championships

PHOTO GALLERY: Florida State DanceSport Championships

August 3, 2011

Ballroom dancers from around the state of Florida came out to show off their stuff Wednesday, August 3 in the ballroom of the Ritz Carlton Sarasota for the Florida State DanceSport Championships.

Traffic tickets to help fund driver’s education

Traffic tickets to help fund driver’s education

August 3, 2011

A $5 surcharge on traffic fines will generate $235,000 for the school district to put toward driver’s-education programs.

The Castaway

The Castaway

August 3, 2011

This week's Castaway cartoon.



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