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Police panel takes over department

Police panel takes over department

April 1, 2010

APRIL FOOLS — The Police Advisory Panel will become the board of directors of the Sarasota Police Department. Police Panel Chairwoman Susan Chapman is named co-chief of police.

News Briefs 04.01.10

News Briefs 04.01.10

April 1, 2010

APRIL FOOLS - Sarasota just hired a consultant-hiring consultant to instruct city staff on more effective ways to hire consultants.

New Osprey library under consideration

April 1, 2010

The new library model calls for a smaller location than normal stand-alone libraries. Sarasota County is considering a classroom at Historic Spanish Point.

Referendum leads to GOP infighting

April 1, 2010

Upset that the Republican Party of Sarasota County did not oppose the school-tax extension, one prominent member accused the party of supporting big government and higher taxes.

Referendum to offer business-tax exemption

April 1, 2010

The Aug. 24 referendum vote is aimed at attracting new businesses to Sarasota County by offering up to a 100% exemption on property taxes.

Signs to point the way

Signs to point the way

April 1, 2010

The city plans to erect 6-foot signs at road closures to indicate the businesses that are still open during upcoming downtown improvement projects.

New airline targets SRQ

New airline targets SRQ

March 31, 2010

German-based Condor Airlines is considering non-stop flights between Sarasota and Frankfurt, Germany.

Golden Apple funding denied

Golden Apple funding denied

March 30, 2010

Although the Downtown Improvement District turned down a request to give the dinner theater $144,000, board members said they would help in other ways.

Voters to decide business-tax exemption

Voters to decide business-tax exemption

March 29, 2010

An August referendum targets new businesses by offering up to a 100% property-tax exemption

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Flying high

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Flying high

March 26, 2010

With sensational scents of fried Oreos, funnel cakes and smoky barbecue, the Sarasota County Fair is reeling in locals by the hundreds.



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