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YEAR IN PICTURES: May, 2011

YEAR IN PICTURES: May, 2011

December 26, 2011

Take a look back at photos from this year in The Sarasota Observer.

TOP STORY, MAY: 'Thanks' and 'goodbye'

TOP STORY, MAY: 'Thanks' and 'goodbye'

December 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.

TOP STORY, APRIL: Boxcar Battle

TOP STORY, APRIL: Boxcar Battle

December 25, 2011

Fearing they're an invitation for trouble, residents are trying to get a railroad company to move about two-dozen railcars that have been parked in between two Sarasota communities.

TOP STORY, MARCH: Follow the money

TOP STORY, MARCH: Follow the money

December 24, 2011

A group of Collier County government appointees asked The Jackson Laboratory tough questions. In the end, Collier decided it was too risky.

TOP STORY, FEB.: Ranch Rejuvenation

TOP STORY, FEB.: Ranch Rejuvenation

December 23, 2011

With four new major retail stores soon to open in the Palmer Ranch area and the search on for a fifth, the south Sarasota community is seeing a surge in business revitalization.

Sarasota holiday closings

Sarasota holiday closings

December 23, 2011

The city of Sarasota's administration offices and City Hall are closed Friday, Dec. 23, Monday, Dec. 26 and Monday, Jan. 2 in observance of the holidays.

TOP STORY, JAN.: Brotherly Love

TOP STORY, JAN.: Brotherly Love

December 22, 2011

The well-known former Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Martin Gramatica and his placekicking brothers chose Sarasota to start their green building business, which has just secured a deal to provide housing to earthquake-ravaged Haiti.

County government offices to be closed for holidays

County government offices to be closed for holidays

December 22, 2011

Most Sarasota County government offices and services, including libraries, the History Center and recreation centers, will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday.

Main Street project price tag: $14 million

Main Street project price tag: $14 million

December 22, 2011

Main Street merchants have both sticker shock and construction shock over preliminary cost options for a Main Street project that could cost as much as $14 million and take years to complete.

Hamptons homeowner wins lawsuit

Hamptons homeowner wins lawsuit

December 22, 2011

After a two-year lawsuit, one resident of The Hamptons was granted the right to switch to electric-powered street lamps.



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