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School zones to be heavily patrolled

School zones to be heavily patrolled

August 19, 2011

The Sarasota Police Department and Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office will be closely monitoring all school zones on the first day of school — Monday, Aug. 22.

Sarasota woman killed in accident

Sarasota woman killed in accident

August 19, 2011

Joan Gootjes Rhoat, 51, died in an accident with a mack truck yesterday.

Town schedules joint meeting with Sarasota County

Town schedules joint meeting with Sarasota County

August 18, 2011

The Longboat Key Town Commission will meet with the Sarasota County Commission in November.

Planning board approves Walmart

Planning board approves Walmart

August 18, 2011

The city’s Planning Board unanimously approved last week a proposed ‘neighborhood market’ Walmart for the North Trail.

Future charter schools may receive less district money

Future charter schools may receive less district money

August 18, 2011

The Sarasota County School Board plans a more detailed look at its funding stream for charter schools, with an eye toward reducing allocations for new schools.

Parking garage murals planned

Parking garage murals planned

August 18, 2011

Jonathan Parks Architect, the architect for the Palm Avenue parking garage, suggests the city approve a $25,000 mural project for the interior walls of the garage.

Planning Board controversy comes to close

Planning Board controversy comes to close

August 18, 2011

Accusations of lame-duck political maneuvering marked the usual process of appointing members to the city’s Planning Board.

City told to send positive signals

City told to send positive signals

August 18, 2011

The city’s economic-development coordinator said decisions that appear to be unfriendly to business are also watched by potential new businesses.

News Briefs

News Briefs

August 18, 2011

Path cleared for free electric-car service; Commission endorses North Trail plan

Government contracts with nonprofits: good doing or wasteful spending?

Government contracts with nonprofits: good doing or wasteful spending?

August 18, 2011

Local governments contracting with nonprofits for services spend millions of taxpayers’ dollars each year. The strategy has its supporters and detractors.



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