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'Thanks' and 'goodbye'

'Thanks' and 'goodbye'

May 26, 2011

Jim Ley had positive things to say about the residents and staff for which he served more than a decade as the chief executive of Sarasota County.

DID tunes in to park addition

DID tunes in to park addition

May 26, 2011

Downtown leaders are pushing for amplified music to ring out in Selby Five Points Park.

City staff earmarks $182 million for capital-improvement projects

City staff earmarks $182 million for capital-improvement projects

May 26, 2011

From bayfront connectivity to new police radios to U.S. 301 landscaping, City Hall has 52 projects that it is currently planning to perform during the next 10 years.

Workshop focuses on parking and budget

Workshop focuses on parking and budget

May 26, 2011

An informal City Commission meeting allowed commissioners to highlight issues most important to them.

News Briefs

News Briefs

May 26, 2011

Sit-in protest at library aimed at park benches; Downtown parking meters go online; Government offices closed for holiday; and Meetings & agendas.

Ley's resignation accepted

Ley's resignation accepted

May 25, 2011

The Sarasota County Commission voted to accept the county administrator's resignation agreement and then nominated a Sarasota County Sheriff's Office official to take the job on an interim basis.

VIDEO: Man on the Street - Downtown Parking Meters

VIDEO: Man on the Street - Downtown Parking Meters

May 25, 2011

The new parking meters are up and running downtown as of Monday, May 23. So how do they work and what do people have to say about them?

Protesters support homeless rights

Protesters support homeless rights

May 24, 2011

A sit-in was held to object to the removal of all park benches at Selby Five Points Park.

County administrator submits resignation

County administrator submits resignation

May 24, 2011

Caught up in a procurement scandal, Jim Ley offers to leave his post in exchange for his annual salary and benefits, which totals more than $265,000.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gocio's Bridge Club

PHOTO GALLERY: Gocio's Bridge Club

May 23, 2011

Gocio Elementary's newest Go-Getter program this school year was bridge club. Over 20 students participated in the after school program provided by the school. The bridge club held their final meeting Monday, May 23 inside Gocico Elementary School's Media Center where they played bridge, received awards and ate pizza.



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