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City manager will cull list of police chief candidates

City manager will cull list of police chief candidates

September 13, 2012

By the beginning of next week, City Manager Tom Barwin, working with city staff, will narrow down the list of police chief candidates from 13 to five.

Single-family homes are slated for vacant land in Laurel Park

Single-family homes are slated for vacant land in Laurel Park

September 13, 2012

The Sarasota Planning Board could vote on the project as early as October. The two-story homes could come with a price tag of $650,000 to $900,000 each.

Insect-population control sees $200,000 budget increase

Insect-population control sees $200,000 budget increase

September 13, 2012

For the first time in five years, the fiscal year budget includes an increase in property taxes aimed at paying for insect population management.

Barwin comments on issues

Barwin comments on issues

September 13, 2012

The Sarasota Observer asked neighborhood and business leaders what they felt was the No. 1 issue City Manager Tom Barwin will have to tackle in his new role.

City seeks proposals for State Street garage

City seeks proposals for State Street garage

September 13, 2012

To have the State Street parking garage built in time to meet a four-year deadline, the city must start its two-phase process of selecting a design-build firm no later than October.

City negotiates to sell defunct parking meters

City negotiates to sell defunct parking meters

September 13, 2012

For sale: parking meters. Top-of-the-line technology. Gently used (less than 365 days) and in good condition. Being sold for a fraction of the original cost.

News Briefs

News Briefs

September 13, 2012

City of Sarasota welcomes new store; Electric-car parade planned for downtown

Fountain renovation rises to the top

Fountain renovation rises to the top

September 13, 2012

After being covered with dirt for more than 60 years, the late Mable Ringling's memorial fountain in Luke Wood Park has been uncovered and awaits restoration.

'Dear Bubbie' offers anonymous advice from online community

'Dear Bubbie' offers anonymous advice from online community

September 13, 2012

Julie London's advice column has become a platform for people to discuss their problems and has received more than 800 'likes' on Facebook.

Sept. 12: Daily Headlines Video

Sept. 12: Daily Headlines Video

September 12, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota and Siesta Key.



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