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Sarasota among leaders in job growth

Sarasota among leaders in job growth

June 30, 2014

Sarasota County ranked fifth in employment growth last year, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released this month.

Driver hits deputy's vehicle on I-75

Driver hits deputy's vehicle on I-75

June 30, 2014

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office was conducting an operation aimed at 'Move Over' violations Sunday, during which a 77-year-old Ellenton man struck a law enforcement SUV and left the scene.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sally and Sam Shapiro Babies and Children's Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

PHOTO GALLERY: Sally and Sam Shapiro Babies and Children's Medical Center Ribbon Cutting

June 29, 2014

Sarasota dignitaries and citizens celebrated the completion of the Sally and Sam Shapiro Babies and Children's Medical Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sunday, June 29. The center is the newest addition to the Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center located on 17th Street. After the ceremony, guests were invited to explore the new facility and meet members of staff. "It's an exciting day for our children and for the community," says Jay Berman, executive director of the Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Patriot Plaza Dedication Ceremony

PHOTO GALLERY: Patriot Plaza Dedication Ceremony

June 28, 2014

Sarasota veterans and community leaders celebrated the Sarasota National Cemetery’s newest addition, Patriot Plaza, with an opening ceremony Saturday, June 28. The morning ceremony began with a performance by the Venice Concert Band and included remarks by Congressman Vern Buchanan and John Rosentrater, director of Sarasota National Cemetery. The plaza, which seats more than two thousand and includes 49 images embedded in marble, was donated by the Patterson Foundation. “Patriot Plaza is a jewel to our community and a gift to our nation,” says Debra Jacobs, president and CEO of the Patterson Foundation.

Orange Avenue parking lot to close in July

Orange Avenue parking lot to close in July

June 27, 2014

Beginning July 8, the parking lot at the southeast corner of Orange Avenue and Second Street will be closed for three weeks for a city improvement project.

Weekend Best Bet: Fourth Friday Art Walk

Weekend Best Bet: Fourth Friday Art Walk

June 27, 2014

Guests can watch painting demonstrations, have intuitive readings and meet authors at this monthly event the Historic Downtown Village merchants hosts.

Benderson pitches Stickney project

Benderson pitches Stickney project

June 26, 2014

Siesta Promenade would bring a hotel and 250,000 square feet of retail to the gateway to Siesta Key, causing worry among residents.

City targeted for shelter site delays

City targeted for shelter site delays

June 26, 2014

At a joint meeting of the Sarasota County Commission and the City Commission, members of both boards questioned the actions of city staff during the search for a homeless shelter site.

Commissioners discuss upcoming vacancies

Commissioners discuss upcoming vacancies

June 26, 2014

With two city commissioners planning to resign in November, the three remaining commissioners will need to select replacements to serve out those terms.

News Briefs

News Briefs

June 26, 2014

Vehicle disrupts Siesta shorebird nests; Commercial space at State Street garage hits the market; World of Beer to expand to Eat Here building



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