+Caregiver exploits elderly Sarasota client
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested Lisa Redmond, 52, for stealing $15,000 from her 94-year-old client.
+Manatee School audit: Former assistant superintendent at fault
Auditors blamed former assistant superintendent Jim Drake for the Manatee County School Board's 2011-12 $3.4 million budget deficit, but faulted him for incompetence — not criminal or illegal activity.
+Klauber stalls Colony Lender foreclosure
The Siesta Key Village Avenida Madera road is home to new and coming eateries — and new opportunities for marketing.
+Contractor clears 400 trees for Esplanade by Siesta Key
Contractors have cleared 24 acres of land near the intersection of Constitution Boulevard and U.S. 41 for the Esplanade by Siesta Key, a coming Taylor Morrison development.
+New Honore Goodwill opens
The opening is part of Goodwill Manasota's overall rebranding effort.
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1 Community Cookout
2 3rd annual 'Power of the Girl' Business Breakfast
2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.
Win big in two Observer contests
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Can you dig it?
Third- and fourth-grade students of Temple Beth Sholom had a chance to brush up on their paleontology skills last week while digging for faux dinosaur bones.