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U.S. 41 audit cites contractor errors

U.S. 41 audit cites contractor errors

December 3, 2009

FDOT reviewed the Nokomis U.S. 41 road-widening project that took about two years longer than anticipated and found that Hubbard Construction made a host of mistakes.

DID considers bond for future projects

DID considers bond for future projects

December 3, 2009

A downtown advocate suggests the Downtown Improvement District borrow at least $1 million so it can speed up the completion of its goals.

Observer Updates

December 3, 2009

Click here for updates and resolutions to previous stories featured in The Sarasota Observer.

City awards parking garage contract

City awards parking garage contract

December 2, 2009

Suffolk Construction Co., of Lakewood Ranch, is the preliminary winner of the contract to build the Palm Avenue parking garage.

Sarasota shelter slashes adoption fees

Sarasota shelter slashes adoption fees

December 2, 2009

With its shelter overcrowded, Sarasota County’s Animal Services is offering lower adoption rates.

Surveillance camera installation to begin

Surveillance camera installation to begin

December 1, 2009

A police-monitored camera will be placed at Five Points Park, which is one of the city's crime hotspots.

Swine flu shots available for all

Swine flu shots available for all

November 30, 2009

The vaccine will be available this weekend to the general public.

Police arrest Denny's robbery suspect

Police arrest Denny's robbery suspect

November 30, 2009

A Sarasota man was caught trying to rob this Denny's restaurant at 8214 S. Tamiami Trail.

Arts groups bristle at city's gift

Arts groups bristle at city's gift

November 25, 2009

Last week, the city gave the state-run Ringling Museum $100,000 to hold a second international arts festival. Locally based arts organizations say it’s a 'slap in the face.'

Transients drawn to First Street

Transients drawn to First Street

November 25, 2009

Several factors have made the retail area from Whole Foods Market to Starbucks a popular place for transients. Storeowners say their presence is hurting their businesses.



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