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Woman crashes car into north Sarasota home

Woman crashes car into north Sarasota home

April 19, 2014

A Tampa woman allegedly fleeing a crime scene drove her car into a home on 32nd Street killing 62-year-old Eleanor Ball before 3:30 a.m. Saturday.

Sheriff's Office reports falling crime rate

Sheriff's Office reports falling crime rate

April 18, 2014

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office released its annual report Wednesday, highlighting agency milestones and achievements.

State Street garage comes with $10.6 million price tag

State Street garage comes with $10.6 million price tag

April 18, 2014

The guaranteed maximum price to build the State Street parking garage is lower than a February estimate, but exceeds the original budgeted cost by $3.4 million.

Visit Sarasota County seeks more funding

Visit Sarasota County seeks more funding

April 18, 2014

Sarasota County commissioners will consider the organization's request for more than $700,000 of additional funding for the fiscal year, and an application to build on the Siesta Key shoreline during a meeting next week.

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Madfish Grill

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Madfish Grill

April 18, 2014

This week we went in the kitchen at Madfish Grill with manager Casey Clinch while she prepares their signature seafood pie, a seafood medley with a sherry cream sauce in a puff pastry shell.

VIDEO: Downtown advocates test new circulator vehicle

VIDEO: Downtown advocates test new circulator vehicle

April 17, 2014

A low-speed vehicle is traveling through the heart of Sarasota today as part of an ongoing effort to find a fleet for a proposed downtown circulator route.

Obstacles plague lift station

Obstacles plague lift station

April 17, 2014

The new engineering team tasked with overseeing the work at Lift Station 87 discovers more challenges as it attempts to complete the protracted project.

Artist housing could jumpstart North Trail

Artist housing could jumpstart North Trail

April 17, 2014

A visit from a nonprofit that develops artists’ live/work housing provides hope for local artists looking for a home — and North Trail advocates who hope to see the area redeveloped.

City could quiet Duval's desire for nightclub status

City could quiet Duval's desire for nightclub status

April 17, 2014

Duval’s New World Café seeks a liquor license, but the city worries about a potential transformation.

Preliminary city budget shows $3 million deficit

Preliminary city budget shows $3 million deficit

April 17, 2014

The city of Sarasota began its budget season Monday, and at the opening of the five-month process, staff projects a deficit of more than $3 million in the city’s general fund for fiscal year 2015.



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