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Independence Day preparations in full swing

Independence Day preparations in full swing

June 28, 2011

City readies for throngs of people on the bayfront for the July 4 holiday.

Sarasota County targets flavored-tobacco products

Sarasota County targets flavored-tobacco products

June 27, 2011

Believing tobacco companies are targeting kids with candy-flavored tobacco, the county could ask vendors to stop selling the products.

First turtle nests hatch on Longboat, Siesta keys

First turtle nests hatch on Longboat, Siesta keys

June 23, 2011

Two nests were found this week on Longboat Key, and one was documented on Siesta Key.

Cheap lunch draws huge crowd in Sarasota

Cheap lunch draws huge crowd in Sarasota

June 23, 2011

Jimmy John's gourmet sandwich shop offered $1 sub sandwiches.

Panhandling outlawed near parking meters

June 23, 2011

Following reports of people being asked for money while using the downtown meters, the city quickly outlaws the practice.

Tempers flare over homelessness

Tempers flare over homelessness

June 23, 2011

A former mayor's act of civil disobedience during a City Commission meeting leads to cursing, rude comments and threats of violence in the commission chambers.

Businesses owners sound off on meters

Businesses owners sound off on meters

June 23, 2011

Downtown merchants are becoming increasingly vocal about parking meters since 459 parking spaces became metered spaces last month.

Sarasota Briefs

Sarasota Briefs

June 23, 2011

City Commission enacts tobacco ban at parks; Wayfinding sign system scrapped; City fine-tunes its noise ordinance

Park to receive playground

Park to receive playground

June 23, 2011

The city revealed details of a playground that will be nearly an acre in size at the underutilized Payne Park.

Public given access to city leaders' e-mail

Public given access to city leaders' e-mail

June 22, 2011

Citizens can get insight into commissioners' and charter officials' thoughts by reading their public e-mails.



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