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Tempers flare over homelessness

Tempers flare over homelessness

June 23, 2011

A former mayor's act of civil disobedience during a City Commission meeting leads to cursing, rude comments and threats of violence in the commission chambers.

Businesses owners sound off on meters

Businesses owners sound off on meters

June 23, 2011

Downtown merchants are becoming increasingly vocal about parking meters since 459 parking spaces became metered spaces last month.

Sarasota Briefs

Sarasota Briefs

June 23, 2011

City Commission enacts tobacco ban at parks; Wayfinding sign system scrapped; City fine-tunes its noise ordinance

Park to receive playground

Park to receive playground

June 23, 2011

The city revealed details of a playground that will be nearly an acre in size at the underutilized Payne Park.

WEEKLY WINNER: Ambient Lighting

WEEKLY WINNER: Ambient Lighting

June 23, 2011

Carolann Cahill submitted this sunrise photo, taken at City Island, in downtown Sarasota.

CAMP SPOTLIGHT: SYC Summer Camp (VIDEO)

CAMP SPOTLIGHT: SYC Summer Camp (VIDEO)

June 22, 2011

Sarasota Yacht Club campers today learned how to bait a hook, cast a line and reel in fish.

Public given access to city leaders' e-mail

Public given access to city leaders' e-mail

June 22, 2011

Citizens can get insight into commissioners' and charter officials' thoughts by reading their public e-mails.

Tourism leader picked as town hall chair

Tourism leader picked as town hall chair

June 21, 2011

The Ringling College Library Association chose Stephanie Grosskreutz, managing director of the Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau, as chairwoman for its Town Hall 2013.

Protests over pensions, homeless dominate meeting

Protests over pensions, homeless dominate meeting

June 21, 2011

The Sarasota City Commission meeting heard union members objecting to pension cuts and homeless advocates protesting measures they believe are unfairly targeting transients downtown.

Sarasota residents push to end homeless feedings

Sarasota residents push to end homeless feedings

June 20, 2011

A petition to tighten restrictions against feeding homeless people in Selby Five Points Park is one of several items up for discussion at today's Sarasota City Commission meeting.



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