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School board approves millage rates, budget

School board approves millage rates, budget

September 15, 2011

With no members of the public present to offer comments, the Sarasota County School Board took about five minutes Tuesday evening to approve the fiscal year 2011 millage rates and final budget.

Residents describe the county administrator they want

Residents describe the county administrator they want

September 15, 2011

A strong sense of ethics and the ability to work well with people are among the desired traits for the person who will take Jim Ley’s former job as Sarasota County administrator.

County more pessimistic than state on property values

County more pessimistic than state on property values

September 15, 2011

Sarasota County staff projects taxable property values will drop 4% in fiscal year 2013, while the state is projecting a 2.7% increase. Moody’s is even more pessimistic than the county.

Neighbors: Siesta Olympian

Neighbors: Siesta Olympian

September 15, 2011

Sgt. Scott Osborne, leader of the community policing station on the Key, has been winning medals since 2002 in the Florida Police & Fire Games.

Island Beat: Manatees spark light-hearted comments

Island Beat: Manatees spark light-hearted comments

September 15, 2011

The subject matter was serious, but both Siesta Key Association directors and audience members injected more than a little levity into the Sept. 1 discussion about protecting the manatees in the Grand Canal.

Quidditch sweeps through campuses

Quidditch sweeps through campuses

September 15, 2011

You don’t have to be Harry Potter to play the magical wizarding game of Quidditch. Although you may not able to zoom through the air on a broomstick, the earthbound version — Muggle Quidditch — still has its perks.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Dog Days of Summer

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Dog Days of Summer

September 14, 2011

When there is low tide by the Siesta Key bridge, many people and their pets head out for fun and dirty walks in the surf and mud of the Sarasota Bay.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Serve's Up!

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Serve's Up!

September 13, 2011

Siesta Key Public Beach offers more than just water and sand activities. The public tennis courts out by the beach are a great place to enjoy a game of tennis with friends or to get in a tennis lesson.

Season of Sculpture to unveil sixth season

Season of Sculpture to unveil sixth season

September 12, 2011

Ten new large-scale sculptures will be installed at Sarasota’s Bayfront Park this November.

County Commission to hold public hearing on budget

County Commission to hold public hearing on budget

September 12, 2011

The Sarasota County Commission will hold public hearings Monday, Sept. 12, on tax assessments and the fiscal year 2012 budget during a special meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. in the commission chamber at the Sarasota County Administration Center, 1660 Ringling Blvd.



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