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City sets its two-year priorities

City sets its two-year priorities

January 28, 2010

In laying out its priority list of issues to tackle, the City Commission was careful to make sure some neighborhoods did not feel ignored. Newtown has topped the list for two years.

Spade exploration

Spade exploration

January 28, 2010

New College of Florida broke ground Jan. 26 on the most significant academic building to be constructed on the campus in nearly 20 years.

Palmer Ranch settles impact-fee suit

January 28, 2010

Five years of legal wrangling over a school impact fee came to a close with the school district agreeing to return more than $370,000.

Arts groups support donation

Arts groups support donation

January 28, 2010

A deal to create another festival to showcase local talent has arts organizations approving of a $250,000 donation to the Ringling International Arts Festival.

School employee questioned  for sending doctored e-mail

School employee questioned for sending doctored e-mail

January 28, 2010

A Sarasota middle-school receptionist changed a news story to make it appear a former ABC 7 news anchor made a bomb threat to his old TV station.

School tax referendum opponents face-off

School tax referendum opponents face-off

January 28, 2010

At a Jan. 25 panel discussion of the March school tax referendum, Superintendent of Schools Lori White and Jane Goodwin faced-off against Rod Thomson and Walt Augustinowicz.

Local medical professionals plan trip to Haiti

Local medical professionals plan trip to Haiti

January 28, 2010

Dr. Steve Newman, of Sarasota Memorial Hospital, will bring relief to Haiti earthquake victims, along with other Sarasota medical professionals, in February.

Unconditional Surrender deadline looms

Unconditional Surrender deadline looms

January 25, 2010

The head of the Sculpture Foundation, which owns the kissing sailor sculpture, met with top city officials to work out a deal.

Garage facade discussions begin

Garage facade discussions begin

January 22, 2010

The city wants public input on three different designs for the exterior of the Palm Avenue parking garage.

ACS reaches matching fund goal

ACS reaches matching fund goal

January 22, 2010

Penelope Kingman, a member of Art Center Sarasota’s Board of Directors, challenged Art Center members and the community to match a donation of $25,000 in September 2009. Kingman presented the center with a $25,000 check Jan. 21.



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