Sarasota named one of the happiest cities in the U.S.
confirmed what many Sarasota residents know already – their city is in one of … from U.S. News & World Report also touted Sarasota among the nation's … 14th happiest in the country.
Sarasota named one of the …
Sarasota named No. 1 city for retirees
Sarasota named No. 1 city for retirees … According to U.S. News and World Report, the city is No. 1 of 35 top … Sarasota, according to U.S. News and World Report, you’re in the right place …
Aging in paradise — so much to do
tools, ranks Sarasota the No. 1 city in all of Florida — out of 111 it listed — for retirees. “Sarasota is vibrant for people who are getting … strain credibility to suggest the Sarasota region is a retiree’s paradise …
Vietnam War documentary omits truths
Vietnam. A resident of Peachtree City, Ga., Garlock wrote this for the … and news came on one hour a day, at dinner time, delivering scenes from … sport viewed through the lens of home life, because it is a different world, with …
Planning department gets boost in city budget
planning department in 2017-18.
Planning department gets … Despite criticism from some commissioners, the city will add staff to … lack of thoroughness in the budget process, City Commissioner Hagen Brody …
Sarasota extends local state of emergency again
up to $18 per cubic yard. The city of Sarasota announced Tuesday that …
Officials are continuing to work to get life back to normal in Sarasota County, but the process is ongoing.
Sarasota extends local …
Lakewood Ranch woman represents Florida in Ms. Senior America Pageant
been sprinkling it on her life. At 82, Robertson continues to pack her … America Pageant at the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. She won the Ms … Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Brush with fame: In 1958 she played …
Opinions differ on future of Cortez Bridge
For example, the city of Sarasota went from initially objecting to the … nine-week detour through either Anna Maria or Sarasota Continued operating and … options at about $10.7 million, but it also has the shortest service life …
Taming U.S. 41: City, residents discuss roadway changes
Sarasota a more livable city. “Highly desirable, high-quality, vibrant urban … car to get around downtown Sarasota,” Barwin said. He said the city is … Is there a solution that can satisfy everyone’s needs?
City unveils Paul Thorpe Park plans
improvements actually happen?
City unveils Paul Thorpe Park … week, city staff is prepared to present an ambitious plan for … When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16 Where: Commission Chambers, City Hall …
Surprise storm works as test-run for emergency managers
rising water. Kerkering, emergency manager for the city of Sarasota … bigger storms, and suggest you do the same.
Surprise storm … Department and the Police Department within the city.” On the barrier islands …
Mike Hein resigns as Longboat's assistant town manager
the job. “He’s going to move on with this next chapter of his life … administrative role. In July, the Town Commission voted 6-1 to hire Sarasota County … years of experience in public service. He was city manager of Tucson …
Police address San Remo crime fears
working to curtail.
Police address San Remo crime fears … incidents in the neighborhood that the Sarasota Police Department is working … reached out to city officials with an urgent message: The neighborhood is …
Longboat resident reflects on life during the Great Depression
American history instilled a lasting sense of gratitude.
News … at her life with a deep sense of appreciation. She’ll be the first to … can see fish jumping in the bay below. The view is one of life’s simple …
Longboat Key votes 6-1 to hire Harmer as manager
annual on or before Sept. 15 of each year of employment. Benefits: Life … a five-year contract allowing Tom Harmer, the Sarasota County Administrator, to … including eight spent as city manager of Titusville, adjacent to the Kennedy …
Harmer tells County Commission he's Longboat-bound
Sarasota County and our citizens these past five years,” Harmer said. “I am … latest in a line of several Sarasota County employees who have left their … include former Sarasota County Public Works Director Isaac Brown, who in May …
Sarasota sees decrease in burglaries and robberies
Sarasota sees decrease in burglaries and … summer drags on in Sarasota County, some residents are getting heated over … a problem, the story of a Sarasota man wielding a machete to fend off would-be …
New Blood: Brody, Ahearn-Koch win City Commission seats
Ahearn-Koch bring to City Hall?
New Blood: Brody, Ahearn-Koch … Sarasota a sanctuary city. “I did what I thought was the best thing at the … of agreement,” he said.
Voter turnout in the 2017 runoff Sarasota City …
Myakka City snake hunter goes prime time
Myakka City snake hunter goes prime time … dance with a partner. Myakka City’s Dusty Crum dances barefoot with wild … fellow Myakka City residents Daniel DeSear and his daughter, Winchester …
DID scales back gateway sign plans
DID scales back gateway sign plans … City planning staff raised a series of concerns about the Downtown … to install gateway signs at key intersections, invited three city …