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Signal timing system offers 'invisible' benefit

Signal timing system offers 'invisible' benefit

March 27, 2014

Sarasota County traffic engineers take to the streets to find ways to better coordinate traffic signals to prevent traffic congestion and improve roadway safety along U.S. 41.

VIDEO: Flamingo bike artist aims to spark creativity in others

VIDEO: Flamingo bike artist aims to spark creativity in others

March 27, 2014

A bicycle that once graced the stage at Florida Studio Theatre and has undergone a colorful makeover now serves a higher creative purpose.

Longboat tests new electronic pollbooks

Longboat tests new electronic pollbooks

March 27, 2014

Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent’s office used Longboat Key’s March 25 municipal election as a testing ground for new electronic equipment that will be deployed in full force later this year for the county’s primary.

County voters approve school referendum tax by landslide

County voters approve school referendum tax by landslide

March 27, 2014

Sarasota County voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum Tuesday to extend the lifespan of a supplementary school tax by another four years.

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

March 27, 2014

Discount Computers Inc. celebrates 25 years; White Aluminum buys Gingrich Glass & Aluminum; Marianne LeBar joins the Million Dollar Guild

Strong mayor opponents step forward

Strong mayor opponents step forward

March 26, 2014

Political committee The Citizens Voice is pushing against a proposal that would create a new city charter and an elected mayor position.

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: The Sandbar

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: The Sandbar

March 26, 2014

This week we went in the kitchen at The Sandbar with owner Ed Chiles as chef Ian Fairweather prepares their signature shrimp and grits.

Landslide approval for school tax

Landslide approval for school tax

March 26, 2014

The referendum’s approval will extend a 1-mill tax by four years, which supplements the Sarasota School District’s budget by more than $40 million annually, district officials say.

City prepares search for Lido Pool upgrades

City prepares search for Lido Pool upgrades

March 26, 2014

For the past three years, Carl Shoffstall has been pushing to make the Lido Pool and pavilion a destination for residents and tourists. Now, the city is close to taking a significant step toward realizing his goals.

Dolphin Tower work causes concern on Palm

Dolphin Tower work causes concern on Palm

March 25, 2014

At today’s Downtown Improvement District meeting, Palm Avenue merchants voiced worries about ongoing work at the vacant Dolphin Tower.



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