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Commission hits the brakes on meters

Commission hits the brakes on meters

July 7, 2011

About 460 downtown parking spaces got some change at Tuesday's Sarasota City Commission meeting — and it wasn't in the form of coins. The commission voted to bag parking meters until Oct. 1 to allow the city to gather input from downtown business owners.

Committee upholds police complaint rulings

July 7, 2011

In its second meeting, the Police Complaints Committee reviewed complaints against officers and found no fault with police actions. of police.

Commission sends charter amendments to voters

July 7, 2011

On Nov. 1, Sarasota voters will head to the polls to vote on 23 amendments to the charter that could impact everything from commissioner pay to bond issues to the citizens' initiative process.

Osprey Avenue closure schedule shifts

Osprey Avenue closure schedule shifts

July 7, 2011

During construction of a new lift station, where U.S. 41 intersects with U.S. 301, a stretch of Osprey Avenue will now stay open during the winter months.

Playgrounds may become tobacco-free

Playgrounds may become tobacco-free

July 7, 2011

Tobacco use is already prohibited at many places around the county — beaches, baseball fields, Sarasota Memorial Hospital and county facilities, such as libraries and the Administration Center on Ringling Boulevard.

Sexy stilettos are talk of the town

Sexy stilettos are talk of the town

July 7, 2011

Ladies (and some gentlemen) strapped on what they hoped would be the most comfortable "hiking" heels Saturday, July 2, for Sarasota’s first 1 kilometer High Heel Hike to benefit autism.

Farmers Market offers seafood feast

Farmers Market offers seafood feast

July 7, 2011

Sarasota Farmers Market held its first Shrimp and Lobster Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2, in the parking lot on State Street.

Observer seeks the dish on recipes

July 7, 2011

Does your chocolate-cake recipe truly take the cake? Or, maybe you have a saucy secret to the perfect spaghetti.

New organization seeks to help military families

July 7, 2011

Longboat Key residents Joyce Rubin and Sheila Weiser grew concerned as they read the news reports about soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan — many who had depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Scullers women take gold at competition

Scullers women take gold at competition

July 7, 2011

The Sarasota Scullers recently sent 16 rowers and five boats to compete against the country's most elite rowers in the U.S. Rowing Youth National Champions, in Oak Ridge, Tenn.



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