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New parking fines take effect next week

New parking fines take effect next week

November 24, 2009

Higher fees will help balance the city parking department's budget.

Police Advisory Panel schedules first meeting

Police Advisory Panel schedules first meeting

November 24, 2009

The panel created to monitor Sarasota Police policies and procedures will meet for the first time next week.

Virtual school registration opens Monday

Virtual school registration opens Monday

November 22, 2009

Eligible students may register Nov. 23 for an online learning option called Sarasota Virtual School.

Police chief keeps job

Police chief keeps job

November 20, 2009

Chief Peter Abbott was suspended for two weeks without pay for his role in the investigation of the videotaped kicking of a handcuffed suspect. The officer who kicked the suspect was fired.

Community Foundation announces BOOST grant recipients

Community Foundation announces BOOST grant recipients

November 19, 2009

Thirty local nonprofits will receive more than $820,000 in economic stimulus grants courtesy of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

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.



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