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Buchanan to hold town hall meeting

Buchanan to hold town hall meeting

July 23, 2010

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan will host his “America Speaking Out” town hall at 11 a.m., July 24, at the Sarasota County Administration Center.

City sets higher tax rate

City sets higher tax rate

July 23, 2010

The millage rate was increased for the first time in four years, but most taxpayers will still see a decrease in their actual tax bills.

'Beauty and the Backpack'

'Beauty and the Backpack'

July 22, 2010

SkinSmart Dermatology and New Beauty Magazine presented an evening full of fun, beauty and fashion Wednesday, July 21, at Saks Fifth Avenue. The evening benefited Warren BackPack Program to help provide food to at-risk children in Sarasota County.

CAMP SPOTLIGHT: Sarasota Orchestra

CAMP SPOTLIGHT: Sarasota Orchestra

July 22, 2010

The Sarasota Observer checked in with the Sarasota Orchestra's summer camp on its final and most exciting day — recital day.

Mayor, city manager spar

Mayor, city manager spar

July 22, 2010

A rare public spat broke out between the mayor and city manager while the City Commission discussed the adoption of the Police Advisory Panel's recommendations.

Parking meters a near certainty

Parking meters a near certainty

July 22, 2010

Because the city's parking department is on track to run out of money at the end of the next fiscal year, four commissioners want paid parking downtown soon.

Condos seek to shut out hotel

Condos seek to shut out hotel

July 22, 2010

Property owners on South Palm Avenue have come up with a new strategy to keep a proposed timeshare hotel out of their neighborhood, but the move may no longer be necessary.

Candidates tangle at Tiger Bay

Candidates tangle at Tiger Bay

July 22, 2010

Four County Commission candidates fielded questions on the county's biggest challenges and Amendment 4.

News Briefs 07.22.10

News Briefs 07.22.10

July 22, 2010

Because the city feels the parking situation on Gulfstream Avenue requires a slower speed limit, it wants to reduce the speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph.

Observer Updates 07.22.10

July 22, 2010

An ambitious plan to place a large ice-skating rink at Five Points Park got a big boost this week, when the City Commission unanimously approved the plan and offered financial support.



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