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Donor sues The Ringling Museum

Donor sues The Ringling Museum

July 31, 2014

After donating more than 2,000 pieces of art to The Ringling Museum, Helga Wall-Apelt is fighting to reclaim her collection — and more than $6 million dedicated toward a new gallery.

North Palm businesses seek action on flooding

North Palm businesses seek action on flooding

July 31, 2014

Merchants say that their street, prone to flooding and other issues linked to an adjacent palm grove, is neglected by the city.

Hospital CEO blend of finances and family

Hospital CEO blend of finances and family

July 31, 2014

David Verinder served as interim CEO at Sarasota Memorial Hospital since May. His first day as official CEO was Monday.

Initial city millage rate stays flat

Initial city millage rate stays flat

July 31, 2014

Despite a $3.6 million general fund deficit, the Sarasota City Commission voted to keep the property tax rate level, opting to explore other avenues for balancing the budget.

News Briefs

News Briefs

July 31, 2014

Nine-year-old dies after plane crash; Sarasota man caught with illegal deadly snakes; Bayfront Park playground reopens

County digs up complaints with ditches

County digs up complaints with ditches

July 31, 2014

The county dug nine ditches to retain stormwater as part of the Hudson Bayou Improvement project, but it had to refill two of them after they caused problems and failed to drain properly.

Police foundation announces leadership

Police foundation announces leadership

July 31, 2014

Mired in controversy last winter, the Sarasota Police Foundation has gotten off of the ground thanks largely to the help of Larry Twill and Dan Bailey.

Siesta residents skeptical on dredging

Siesta residents skeptical on dredging

July 31, 2014

Lido Key residents are beginning a public push for a proposed project to renourish the Lido shoreline, while Siesta Key residents want more evidence it won’t harm their beaches.

Business Observer

Business Observer

July 31, 2014

Habitat for Humanity receives $18,000 grant ; Children’s World hosts 50th anniversary bash; Katie Knight appointed to CareerEdge funders’ board

County asks for input on stand-up paddleboard rental

County asks for input on stand-up paddleboard rental

July 30, 2014

After receiving a proposal to allow stand-up paddleboard rentals on county beaches, Sarasota County will hold two public hearings on the issue.



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