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News Briefs

November 23, 2011

County offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday; City changes garbage schedule for holiday; Collins named SMH Physician of Year

Commission takes no action after judge's ruling

Commission takes no action after judge's ruling

November 23, 2011

The County Commission Tuesday made no effort to amend the ballot wording for a proposed charter amendment on term limits, which a judge Nov. 21 had ruled misleading.

Commissioner Patterson won't seek another term

Commissioner Patterson won't seek another term

November 23, 2011

County Commission Chairwoman Nora Patterson says she has no plans to seek a fifth term on the county board when her current term is up in 2014.

Pelikids: Thanksgiving edition

Pelikids: Thanksgiving edition

November 23, 2011

Pelikids is a monthly feature highlighting the work of Sarasota County students. This month's offerings are from students at Lakeview Elementary schools.

Council's guidelines clarified for arts grants applications

Council's guidelines clarified for arts grants applications

November 23, 2011

By unanimous vote Nov. 17, the Sarasota County Tourist Development Council approved changes in its grants policy guidelines, part of which were designed to eliminate any confusion over eligibility of applicants for funding.

Island Beat: Treasure Boat Way fence problems multiply

Island Beat: Treasure Boat Way fence problems multiply

November 23, 2011

The gas line rupture last week, near the Treasure Boat Way intersection with Ocean Boulevard, is almost enough to make one think that area has been 'hoodooed.'

Sarasota kindergarteners offer thankful thoughts

Sarasota kindergarteners offer thankful thoughts

November 23, 2011

The Sarasota Observer caught up with kindergartners at Julie Rohr Academy and Gulf Gate Elementary to ask some Thanksgiving trivia questions and to find out for what they’re most thankful.

POLL: What is your favorite traditional Thanksgiving dish?

POLL: What is your favorite traditional Thanksgiving dish?

November 22, 2011

Thanksgiving is only two days from today! What traditional dish are you most excited for?

Judge calls term limit ballot language 'deficient'

Judge calls term limit ballot language 'deficient'

November 21, 2011

Senior Judge Jack Schoonover Monday, Nov. 21, declared 'very deficient' the language approved last week by the Sarasota County Commission for a proposed county charter amendment scheduled to go on the Jan. 31 ballot.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lighting up the town

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Lighting up the town

November 21, 2011

Siesta Key will soon be all lit for the holiday season, but someone's got to get those lights in place first.



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