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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.

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pink Heals Tour hits Siesta Key Beach

PHOTO GALLERY: Pink Heals Tour hits Siesta Key Beach

October 5, 2011

The Pink Heals tour made a stop Tuesday, Oct. 4 out at the Siesta Key Public Beach. Three pink firetrucks along with volunteer firefighters who are participating in the tour came out to sell t-shirts and raise awareness about women and cancer, not specifically breast cancer.

Drowning victim off Siesta Key shore identified

Drowning victim off Siesta Key shore identified

September 30, 2011

The Sarasota Police Department recovered a drowning victim off the shores of Siesta Key Thursday.

Blackburn Point Park plans move forward

Blackburn Point Park plans move forward

September 29, 2011

The County Commission approved a permit for construction and a water buffer variance. One more meeting is to be held to address remaining concerns.

New beach sign in the works

New beach sign in the works

September 29, 2011

At the County Commission’s direction, county staff is assembling a group of representatives from the Key and interested members of the public to create new signage about the Siesta Public Beach being No. 1 in the United States.

Village maintenance vendor bid almost ready

Village maintenance vendor bid almost ready

September 29, 2011

A request for proposals for a new vendor to handle the upkeep in Siesta Village is awaiting final county approval before it is released. At the latest, a new vendor should be on board by early 2012. In the meantime, the county will continue the upkeep.

Siesta still leading the way

Siesta still leading the way

September 29, 2011

It seems Siesta Beach’s No. 1 beach ranking is paying off.



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