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Homeless battle continues

Homeless battle continues

July 21, 2011

After a downtown resident bused in homeless people to dine in front of the vice mayor's house, Mayor Suzanne Atwell attacked that stunt.

Residents want North Trail Walmart

Residents want North Trail Walmart

July 21, 2011

North Trail residents cheered a proposed Walmart at an informational open house last week. Bringing more jobs to the area was the highlighted benefit.

County hires embattled search firm

County hires embattled search firm

July 21, 2011

Sarasota County will enter into a contract with a management-recruitment company, in spite of concerns that have been raised about that company's effectiveness.

Meters blamed for demise

Meters blamed for demise

July 21, 2011

The owner of First Street Chop House was forced to close up shop, after he failed to pay this month's rent. He blames the shortfall on parking meters, which he said hurt business.

Palmer Ranch eyes dangerous intersection

Palmer Ranch eyes dangerous intersection

July 21, 2011

Neighborhood leaders want some action to be taken, but they do not want another stoplight on Central Sarasota Parkway.

City declares Lido Pool an asset

City declares Lido Pool an asset

July 21, 2011

The Sarasota City Commission believes the Lido Pool can be a marketing focal point for visitors to the area.

News Briefs

News Briefs

July 21, 2011

Casey Key sees record home sale for 2011 Family Dollar store proposed near brownfield Five Points Park privatization on hold

State Street garage plan moves forward

State Street garage plan moves forward

July 21, 2011

The city of Sarasota will begin a two-phase plan to build a State Street parking garage that could be completed by October 2013.

SKVA gets update on parking, housing rentals

SKVA gets update on parking, housing rentals

July 21, 2011

A county code enforcement officer says Siesta Key property owners are charging drivers up to $20 a day to park illegally in residential areas. Some property owners are violating a county ordinance that supersedes a state law on short-term rentals.

Injured officer enlists some courtroom help

Injured officer enlists some courtroom help

July 21, 2011

An elbow to the face by a young man resisting arrest crushed Officer Kelvin Williams' orbital bone and put him out of action for four months.



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