Town attorney David Persson accepted the city of Venice town attorney post Tuesday afternoon.
+Commissioners consider new dog park downtown
Commissioner Shannon Snyder suggested that the city use vacant property near Payne Park as a dog park.
+Dora the Explorer
Longboat Observer Senior Editor Dora Walters retired after a career that spans more than six decades as an inquisitive journalist.
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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.