+Sarasota deputies shoot armed convicted felon
A speeding violation turned into a standoff this morning between Sarasota County deputies and a armed man with a violent history.
+Sarasota County School Board to address safety and security policies
Nearly one month after the Connecticut shooting, the Sarasota County School Board Jan. 22, will consider district safety and security policies during a monthly work session.
+Longboat Key Town Commission reviews tourism ordinance today
The Longboat Key Town Commission will review an ordinance today at its 1 p.m. regular workshop that could get the Longboat Key Beachfront Hilton renovation and expansion project back on track.
+DID considers storefront improvement grants
The Downtown Improvement District (DID) is considering a storefront grant program for downtown businesse
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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
2 'Safe Sex Halloween Bash: Midnight on the Bayou' Pre-Party Kiki
7:00 pm - 11:00 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.