More than 100 community members and leaders, friends and family surprised Paul Thorpe, one of the founding members of the Downtown Association of Sarasota, April 25, at The Gator Club, to show their appreciation and celebrate the strides he’s made for Sarasota over the past four decades.
Mayor Suzanne Atwell presented Thorpe with a gold key to the city, and friends made a collage of photographs of “Mr. Downtown.”
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28 Meet The Sky
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
29 SILL Global Issues Lecture
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
29 SILL Global Issues Seminar
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
29 3rd annual Fashionistas for a Cause Bartending Fundraiser
Sarasota County crime continues decline
Total countywide offenses followed a five-year downward trend with a 10% drop in 2014, according to Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office data.
Commission hopes to rekindle affordable housing talks
At an informal meeting of the City Commission Tuesday, board members broached a number of big picture issues, including the need for more affordable housing in Sarasota.
Pine View teacher arrested for pawning laptops
Sarasota County deputies arrested Pine View School art teacher Adam Seider Tuesday, for allegedly pawning several school computers, and more charges are pending.