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Robert Peterson changed shape of local organizations

Robert Peterson changed shape of local organizations

March 22, 2012

Sarasota philanthropist, visionary and renaissance man J. Robert Peterson died March 15, due to complications from vascular surgery. He was 88.

Group receives city manager input

Group receives city manager input

March 22, 2012

A Citizens Advisory Panel met last week to help formulate a job advertisement brochure to find the next city manager.

Casino gambling change not recommended

Casino gambling change not recommended

March 22, 2012

The city's Planning Board doesn't feel it's appropriate to roll the dice and bet that a future casino could be earmarked for Sarasota until the Legislature approves casinos statewide.

Four organizations partner in 36-hour fundraiser

Four organizations partner in 36-hour fundraiser

March 22, 2012

The Community Foundation of Sarasota, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, the Manatee Community Foundation and The Patterson Foundation have all partnered with the goal of raising $1 million to benefit more than 100 local nonprofits in the animal welfare, arts, education, environment, health and human-services sectors.

Hotel developers reveal hands

Hotel developers reveal hands

March 22, 2012

After legal counsel for the city determined both hotel proposals contain violations of a state constitution provision, both developers said they are willing to negotiate.

White prepares lean school budget

White prepares lean school budget

March 22, 2012

A $1.6 million shortfall is expected for the Sarasota County School District. Reserves and some controversial cuts will be needed to soften the blow again.

Van Wezel discussions stalled

Van Wezel discussions stalled

March 22, 2012

Talks with the Van Wezel Foundation and the city are not a top priority.

Culverhouse Nature Park features take shape

Culverhouse Nature Park features take shape

March 22, 2012

Park structures have been installed on the site of The Culverhouse Nature Park in Palmer Ranch.

DID makes enhanced landscaping push

DID makes enhanced landscaping push

March 22, 2012

The Downtown Improvement District will work with the city's Public Works Department to pay for an employee who works exclusively in the downtown district.

March 21: Daily Headlines Video

March 21: Daily Headlines Video

March 21, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota, and Siesta Key.



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