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Voters to decide on 21 changes to city's charter

May 5, 2011

Twenty-one changes to the city's charter —  Sarasota's constitution — passed muster with city commissioners and will now go to city voters.

News Briefs

News Briefs

May 5, 2011

Planning Board reappointments on hold; Citizen sits during City Commission prayer; and Rep. Buchanan praises Osama bin Laden killing.

SCOPE seeks community improvements

May 5, 2011

SCOPE seeks to tap residents' wisdom to keep Sarasota County thriving.

Sarasota commission delays Planning Board appointments

Sarasota commission delays Planning Board appointments

May 3, 2011

After an attorney threatens to sue over lame-duck appointments, commissioners delay a vote on Planning Board members.

Sarasota Chamber announces small business awards finalists

Sarasota Chamber announces small business awards finalists

May 2, 2011

Winners will be announced Tuesday, June 2, at the 2011 Frank G. Berlin, Sr., Small Business Awards luncheon.

Two turtle nests found on first day of season

Two turtle nests found on first day of season

May 2, 2011

Volunteers found the first loggerhead turtle nests of the season Sunday on Longboat Key. Volunteers also discovered a nest this morning on Siesta Key.

Commission considers raising business tax

Commission considers raising business tax

May 2, 2011

State law allows the city to increase the local business tax by 5% every two years.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ashton Elementary's Fifth Grade World Series

PHOTO GALLERY: Ashton Elementary's Fifth Grade World Series

April 29, 2011

The fifth graders at Ashton Elementary recreated the 1947 and 1992 World Series games Friday, April 29 out at Twin Lakes.

PHOTO GALLERY: Van Wezel Foundation Education Celebration

PHOTO GALLERY: Van Wezel Foundation Education Celebration

April 29, 2011

The Van Wezel Foundation's 10th Annual Education Celebration happened Friday, April 29 at the Van Wezel. The event included breakfast, speakers recapping the year as well as looking towards the future, followed by a performance for the attendees and Sarasota and Manatee County school children of "There's An Alligator Under My Bed, A Nightmare In My Closet, And Something My Attic".

City commission pushes for Planning Board appointments

City commission pushes for Planning Board appointments

April 29, 2011

In their last meeting in office, three outgoing city commissioners pushed to appoint members to the Planning Board, even though the city attorney advised them other potential candidates were not given enough time to apply.



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