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Another free taxi service operating on Siesta Key

Another free taxi service operating on Siesta Key

October 6, 2011

A former Daiquiri Deck waitress has been operating a free taxi service on the Key since April, using a battery-powered vehicle she calls the Green Hopper.

News Briefs

News Briefs

October 6, 2011

County Commission to vote Oct. 25 on salaries; County beginning address verifications; Sarasota offers mobile health services

City of Sarasota spending $1.2 million for backflow devices

City of Sarasota spending $1.2 million for backflow devices

October 6, 2011

A state and federal mandate that requires municipal water systems to be protected with backflow prevention devices will cost the city of Sarasota $1.2 million.

Sarasota Animal Services sees increased adoption need

Sarasota Animal Services sees increased adoption need

October 6, 2011

Sarasota County Animal Services won’t turn away any animals that are dropped off at its facility on Bee Ridge Road.

Dealers scrap over metals

Dealers scrap over metals

October 6, 2011

Rare coin dealers protest as county officials try to develop a stricter ordinance regarding the sale and purchase of ferrous, non-ferrous and precious metals, including gold and copper.

Commission forgoes specific rules for park signs

Commission forgoes specific rules for park signs

October 6, 2011

Although wary of advertising in county parks, county commissioners declined to set guidelines for signage. The Friends of Sarasota County Parks Inc. will handle requests.

Island Beat: Season brings a number of fundraisers back to the Key

Island Beat: Season brings a number of fundraisers back to the Key

October 6, 2011

Benny Kimsey's bluegrass picnics are back.

Neighbors: A man for all members

Neighbors: A man for all members

October 6, 2011

Ohio native Kevin Cooper focuses on service to members and the community as executive director of the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce.

County launches new energy-efficiency program

County launches new energy-efficiency program

October 6, 2011

An online county initiative launched Monday has been designed to make it easier for residents to lower their utility bills.

Innovative Business: Acceleration Machine

Innovative Business: Acceleration Machine

October 6, 2011

The idea people behind a technology startup sometimes lack two key elements: cash and know-how. A trio of Gulf Coast business veterans is here to help.



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