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BREAKING: Gas line struck on Ocean Boulevard

BREAKING: Gas line struck on Ocean Boulevard

November 16, 2011

As workers Wednesday, Nov. 16, began construction of the new wrought-iron fence at the intersection of Treasure Boat Way and Ocean Boulevard, they struck a gas line, a county staff member informed representatives of Siesta organizations.

Public comments sought on review of schools

Public comments sought on review of schools

November 14, 2011

A company undertaking a study of the efficiency of the Sarasota County School District will hold a community open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Laurel Nokomis School cafeteria to take public comment on the process.

VIDEO: Siesta Key Crystal Classic dedicates opening ceremony to U.S. Veterans

VIDEO: Siesta Key Crystal Classic dedicates opening ceremony to U.S. Veterans

November 10, 2011

Today marks the 236th anniversary of the U.S. Marines. To celebrate, the Siesta Key Crystal Classic kicked off this morning with an opening ceremony in front of an Iwo Jima sculpture.

Crystal Classic returns to Siesta Key

Crystal Classic returns to Siesta Key

November 10, 2011

From its Nov. 10 tribute to veterans to its Nov. 14 conclusion, the master sandsculpting competition could draw up to 100,000 people.

Sarasota County Commission to backtrack on height vote

Sarasota County Commission to backtrack on height vote

November 10, 2011

Commissioners will pursue a remedy after voting Oct. 12 on a zoning change that could allow Miami Beach-style skyscrapers on the county’s barrier islands.

An extension sought for SWFWMD grant

An extension sought for SWFWMD grant

November 10, 2011

With construction of a beach stormwater project still delayed, county staff is worried about getting an extension of a grant to cover half the cost of the work.

Radar signs expected in December on Key

Radar signs expected in December on Key

November 10, 2011

New radar signs are expected to help traffic adhere to posted speeds on the island.

News Briefs

News Briefs

November 10, 2011

County staff looking into charging-station grants; County offices to close for Veterans Day; Virtual school enrollment under way

FULL STORY: St. Denis misses cut for administrator

FULL STORY: St. Denis misses cut for administrator

November 10, 2011

The list of finalists for Sarasota County administrator includes two Floridians and applicants from York County, S.C., and Augusta, Ga.

Lawsuit challenges Sarasota County over term-limits action

Lawsuit challenges Sarasota County over term-limits action

November 10, 2011

The commission hired the same attorney who represented the county in a 2005 term limits lawsuit to represent it again in a new lawsuit over term-limits action.



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