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PHOTO GALLERY: Shrimp & Lobster Fest

PHOTO GALLERY: Shrimp & Lobster Fest

July 2, 2011

Sarasota Farmers Market held its first ever Shrimp and Lobster Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2, in the parking lot on State Street. The two main vendors under the tent were Maggie’s Seafood, Annalida's and Boothbay Harbor Lobster Direct. Part of the proceeds from the event went to the GAP School.

Observers win top honors from Florida Press Association

Observers win top honors from Florida Press Association

July 2, 2011

The Longboat, East County and Sarasota Observers were named the top three weeklies in the state in the Florida Press Association's 2010 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest.

Parking-meter relief proposed

Parking-meter relief proposed

June 30, 2011

Although it is proposing changes to the paid-parking system, the parking division offers evidence to counter parking-meter critics.

Katz questions sign numbers (VIDEO)

Katz questions sign numbers (VIDEO)

June 30, 2011

With 3,878 new signs placed in Sarasota County in the last six years, Jonathan Katz took to the streets to prove his point.

Telephone poles at center of concern

Telephone poles at center of concern

June 30, 2011

Because 12 Golden Gate Point property owners have yet to consent to a free Verizon service upgrade, the company has not removed its deteriorating wooden poles in that community.

County to clamp down on flavored tobacco

County to clamp down on flavored tobacco

June 30, 2011

Calling the creation of candy-flavored tobacco 'reprehensible,' county commissioners pass a resolution to urge storeowners to take the products off of their shelves.

Fundraiser walk-a-thon gets new twist

June 30, 2011

Many nonprofits raise funds through traditional walk-a-thons, but Cancer Support Community is jazzing up the old standby with a hip new dance contest.

Commission discusses safety concerns

June 30, 2011

After a June meeting devolved into a shouting match, city leaders want to address the safety of public officials and the audience during City Commission meetings.

Girls Inc. girls get crafty for sale

Girls Inc. girls get crafty for sale

June 30, 2011

Five stores on Main Street helped support Girls Inc. by allowing the girls to sell their crafts, such as flips-flops, purses and bumblebee pins, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25.

Skin-care soiree offers vital info

Skin-care soiree offers vital info

June 30, 2011

University Park Dermatology and Med Spa held an event June 23, at Saks Fifth Avenue, to bring community awareness to skin health, from skin-cancer detection to skin-care health and beauty.



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