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Unitarian Universalist to offer same-sex marriage if legalized

Unitarian Universalist to offer same-sex marriage if legalized

July 17, 2014

If the motion to overturn same-sex marriage ban is successful, the Unitarian Universalist Church wants to perform marriages before the overturn can be challenged.

Sarasota Police officer rescues duckling

Sarasota Police officer rescues duckling

July 17, 2014

Officer Juan Sanchez found the duckling covered in mud near a storm drain at the intersection of Ringling Boulevard and Pompano Avenue this morning. The duck, Freddy, is recovering at Save Our Seabirds.

County terminates SCAT director

County terminates SCAT director

July 17, 2014

The Sarasota County administration fired Sarasota County Area Transit Director Glama Carter this week. Director of Community and Intergovernmental Relations Rob Lewis will take over in the interim.

VIDEO: Palmer Point Park: 2 acres away from full restoration

VIDEO: Palmer Point Park: 2 acres away from full restoration

July 17, 2014

After the first effort to restore 1.75 acres of the park stalled in 2011, the county has begun the project again. It will have to redo some work lost during the hiatus.

Budget shows declining revenues

Budget shows declining revenues

July 17, 2014

Commissioners have several options to address a $3.6M general fund deficit in the city manager’s proposed budget.

Merchants lobby to legalize samples

Merchants lobby to legalize samples

July 17, 2014

Following reports of code violations, the St. Armands Business Improvement District requests the city re-examine its policy on offering samples to passers-by.

News Briefs

News Briefs

July 17, 2014

Sarasota Police Department loses accreditation; Elected mayor campaign admits defeat; Engineers refine Lift Station 87 design; Wallenda’s plans for training center hit a wall

SCAT racks up unclaimed bicycles left on buses

SCAT racks up unclaimed bicycles left on buses

July 17, 2014

SCAT is collaborating with the Sheriff’s Office to set up a process to help reunite riders with their bikes.

Aging equipment causes more fountain closures

Aging equipment causes more fountain closures

July 17, 2014

Keeping the Steigerwaldt-Jockey Children’s Fountain open regularly is becoming a bigger challenge for the city.

Park improvements to preserve a legacy

Park improvements to preserve a legacy

July 17, 2014

Ernest Werlin has donated $125,000 to improve and maintain Causeway Park, which he hopes to have renamed to honor his wife, Eloise Werlin.



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