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Scullers women take gold at competition

Scullers women take gold at competition

July 7, 2011

The Sarasota Scullers recently sent 16 rowers and five boats to compete against the country's most elite rowers in the U.S. Rowing Youth National Champions, in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

News Briefs

News Briefs

July 7, 2011

A home on Bird Key sells for $4.95 million; Siesta Key newsrack rules adopted; Sarasota County School District earns an 'A'; Robinson wins home-rule advocacy award

Observers named top-three weeklies in Florida

Observers named top-three weeklies in Florida

July 6, 2011

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

Commission hits brakes on parking meters

Commission hits brakes on parking meters

July 5, 2011

The Sarasota City Commission voted 3-2 to temporarily bag downtown parking meters.

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.



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