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Police chief to learn fate

Police chief to learn fate

November 19, 2009

The city will reveal Friday whether Chief Peter Abbott and any other police or city employees are being reprimanded for their role in the kicking of a handcuffed suspect.

Losing bidder protests Orioles' stadium contract

Losing bidder protests Orioles' stadium contract

November 19, 2009

Michigan-based Barton Malow was the only company to receive a perfect score on its bid to build the Orioles' spring-training stadium, but Halfacre Construction Co., a local company, received extra points — and the contract.

City wants to label parks for activities

November 19, 2009

After some games, such as golf and archery, were deemed dangerous to some park users, city officials moved to dictate what activities will be acceptable in the city's 48 parks.

City to test roundabouts

City to test roundabouts

November 19, 2009

After Commissioner Terry Turner said he's seen research that suggests two roundabouts work better in tandem than one, the City Commission called for two test roundabouts on U.S. 41. — at 10th Street and 14th Street.

Manners matter

Manners matter

November 19, 2009

To reach a larger market, Patricia Persson, founder and president of Hobby Hall Etiquette, has expanded her etiquette classes to the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

News Briefs 11.19.09

News Briefs 11.19.09

November 19, 2009

Community news and notes

Siesta Beach to host Great American Smokeout

Siesta Beach to host Great American Smokeout

November 18, 2009

County health groups and the Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a stop-smoking event at the beach pavilion.

Bird Key Park construction could begin in January

Bird Key Park construction could begin in January

November 18, 2009

The Sarasota City Commission voted 4-1 Monday at its regular meeting to approve a two-phase plan for Bird Key Park.

Author Stephen King gets key to city

Author Stephen King gets key to city

November 17, 2009

The part-time Casey Key resident was handed the key while on stage at the Van Wezel.

Police review panel's duties detailed

Police review panel's duties detailed

November 17, 2009

City commissioners assign duties to the board it appointed to examine the police department's policies and practices.



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