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Twenty-eight Sarasota County students named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

Twenty-eight Sarasota County students named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

September 16, 2011

Twenty-eight seniors from Sarasota County public high schools will get to compete for 8,300 National Merit Scholarships.

Sarasota students top state and national SAT scores

Sarasota students top state and national SAT scores

September 16, 2011

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the College Board, a non-profit organization that administers voluntary tests in the U.S., announced the scores of the 2011 Scholastic Assessment Test.

County approves SCAT increases

County approves SCAT increases

September 15, 2011

Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) approved increases in fares that will take effect Oct. 3.

New Gulf Gate Library to be built on current site

New Gulf Gate Library to be built on current site

September 15, 2011

The Sarasota County Commission Tuesday unanimously approved a staff recommendation that the new Gulf Gate Library be built on the site of the current facility, 7112 Curtiss Avenue.

Police catch Sweetbay armed robbery suspect

Police catch Sweetbay armed robbery suspect

September 15, 2011

At 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, a man entered the liquor store of Sweetbay Supermarket with a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk.

Contract ruling rejected

Contract ruling rejected

September 15, 2011

The Sarasota Police Department union is upset that the city won’t give its officers the same option it afforded the local Teamsters union last month: the option to keep their pensions.

Districts demand increased levels of service

Districts demand increased levels of service

September 15, 2011

Both the Downtown Improvement District and St. Armands Circle Business Improvement District have plans to spend more for cleaning and landscaping services than the city can provide.

Wayfinding system issues begin to arise

Wayfinding system issues begin to arise

September 15, 2011

A Delray Beach-based mobile media company proposing a free downtown Wi-Fi system may have some competition from other companies.

News Briefs

News Briefs

September 15, 2011

Parking garage art debate continues

School board approves millage rates, budget

School board approves millage rates, budget

September 15, 2011

With no members of the public present to offer comments, the Sarasota County School Board took about five minutes Tuesday evening to approve the fiscal year 2011 millage rates and final budget.



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