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TOP STORY, SEPT.: Snowy Plovers, Black Skimmers see more nesting success

TOP STORY, SEPT.: Snowy Plovers, Black Skimmers see more nesting success

December 30, 2011

Six Snowy Plover chicks made it to the flight stage this year on county beaches, but more than 80 Black Skimmer chicks achieved viability.

News Briefs

News Briefs

December 29, 2011

County Commission approves Amber Alert sign

TOP STORY, AUG.: Will Siesta be able to trumpet No. 1 status?

TOP STORY, AUG.: Will Siesta be able to trumpet No. 1 status?

December 29, 2011

Siesta Public Beach has been drawing even more people than usual this summer, no doubt a reflection on its status as No. 1 beach in the country.

TOP STORY, JULY: Traffic, rainy delays top concerns with Siesta bridge project

TOP STORY, JULY: Traffic, rainy delays top concerns with Siesta bridge project

December 28, 2011

Smooth traffic management and making sure the work is completed before tourist season begins in earnest: Those were the foremost concerns voiced July 7, when the Siesta Key Association board of directors hosted Florida Department of Transportation officials for a discussion of the 2012 north Siesta Key bridge rehabilitation project.

TOP STORY, JUNE: Siesta Key Public Beach named No. 1 in the U.S.

TOP STORY, JUNE: Siesta Key Public Beach named No. 1 in the U.S.

December 27, 2011

Sarasota County officials were more than happy to join a crew from 'The Today Show' on the beach at 8 a.m. May 27 to celebrate Siesta's ascension to the No. 1 spot on the annual Top 10 Beaches list of Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research.

TOP STORY, MAY: Ley tenders resignation to board

TOP STORY, MAY: Ley tenders resignation to board

December 26, 2011

Sarasota County's procurement scandal appeared ready to claim its seventh victim May 24, as County Administrator Jim Ley tendered his resignation at the start of the County Commission meeting.

TOP STORY, APRIL: 'Motel' next door? Thank your Legislature

TOP STORY, APRIL: 'Motel' next door? Thank your Legislature

December 25, 2011

An under-the-radar bill working its way through the Florida Legislature would allow construction of hotels and motels in any area zoned 'residential.'

TOP STORY, MARCH: Midnight Pass dispute moves to federal court

TOP STORY, MARCH: Midnight Pass dispute moves to federal court

December 24, 2011

Florida authorities who twice denied Sarasota County permission to restore the Midnight Pass coastal inlet that previously separated Siesta Key from Casey Key may have thought the fight was over. If so, they can think again.

TOP STORY, FEB.: City dragged into Marina Jack tax case

TOP STORY, FEB.: City dragged into Marina Jack tax case

December 23, 2011

How large a role the City of Sarasota will play in the 12th Judicial Circuit Court property tax lawsuit between Sarasota County Property Appraiser Bill Furst and Marina Jack has yet to be determined, but it has been reluctantly dragged into the fight.

County government offices to be closed for holidays

County government offices to be closed for holidays

December 22, 2011

Most Sarasota County government offices and services, including libraries, the History Center and recreation centers, will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday.



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