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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.

PHOTO GALLERY: A Royal Affair

PHOTO GALLERY: A Royal Affair

April 29, 2011

The Ritz Carlton in Sarasota celebrated the royal wedding by hosting a 4 a.m. live broadcast and breakfast affair. The event had 150 people in attendance. Many of the people who attended the event dressed up and wore extravagant hats.

Sarasota commission to review charter changes

Sarasota commission to review charter changes

April 29, 2011

City commissioners could allow voters to decide on a host of city charter improvements, including those that deal with funding sports stadiums, at-large commission seats and increasing commissioners' salaries.

PHOTO GALLERY: Paint the Town Blue

PHOTO GALLERY: Paint the Town Blue

April 28, 2011

The Paint the Town Blue event was a big success Thursday, April 28 at Westfield Southgate. The sponsors of the event included the Junior League, Westfield Southgate and The Child Protection Center. The event was held to grow awareness about child abuse prevention in Sarasota.

Picture-perfect PROM

Picture-perfect PROM

April 28, 2011

Students at Booker, Riverview and Sarasota high schools primp for the most anticipated event of their high school careers.

Lame-duck move stirs controversy

April 28, 2011

An outgoing commissioner's desire to reappoint members to the Planning Board next week, so that the new commission won't have a say, has critics raising fairness questions.



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