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MPO plan calls for more roundabouts

MPO plan calls for more roundabouts

August 26, 2010

The long-range transportation plan for the entirety of Tamiami Trail through Sarasota County could place four more roundabouts in north Sarasota.

Union-backed candidates get mixed election results

Union-backed candidates get mixed election results

August 26, 2010

One teachers union candidate won her race by 4% of the votes. The other union-backed candidate came in last in his race.

Concession trumps recount

Concession trumps recount

August 26, 2010

With a difference of just 151 votes, a Charter Review Board race was headed to a recount, until one candidate said she wanted to go no further.

Twice-weekly trash collection seen as wasteful

Twice-weekly trash collection seen as wasteful

August 26, 2010

Starting in September, the city of Sarasota will change its garbage-collection schedule to once-per-week. The move will save the city $700,000 and save residents $36 per year.

MAN ON THE STREET: Riverview High

MAN ON THE STREET: Riverview High

August 26, 2010

The Sarasota Observer caught up with several Riverview High School students at orientation Thursday, Aug. 19, to see how they felt about the upcoming school year.

Patterson celebrates victory

Patterson celebrates victory

August 25, 2010

Incumbent County Commissioner Nora Patterson claimed 44 of 50 voting precincts from Sarasota to Osprey to defeat fellow Siesta Key resident Mark Smith in the Republican primary.

CLASSROOM SPOTLIGHT: Ashton and Southside elementaries

CLASSROOM SPOTLIGHT: Ashton and Southside elementaries

August 25, 2010

We corralled a group of students beginning their education at Ashton Elementary and Southside Elementary and asked them to divulge their feelings about the first day of kindergarten.

Patterson prevails

Patterson prevails

August 24, 2010

Incumbent County Commissioner Nora Patterson's victory over Siesta Key businessman Mark Smith was one of several key races decided in Tuesday's primary election.

Key election races decided today

Key election races decided today

August 24, 2010

Democrats and Republicans choose their candidates for governor, U.S. senator, U.S. representative, county commissioner and many other races.

STORE AROUND THE CORNER: Simply Spoiled Boutique

STORE AROUND THE CORNER: Simply Spoiled Boutique

August 23, 2010

Simply Spoiled moved to its new location on Main Street July 1.



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