County takes steps to reduce homelessness
city of Sarasota passed a similar ordinance several years ago, which … need. While the county is contributing $194,000, the city of Sarasota is … Homelessness.
County takes steps to reduce homelessness …
Ten Sarasota things you missed while you were up north
issue a permit for the proposed Big Pass dredge. The city of Sarasota and … all summer?
Ten Sarasota things you missed while you … brought Hurricane Irma to Sarasota, just weeks after the country saw what …
Local providers take regional approach to solving the homeless crisis
Quality of Life Ordinance Though the city already has one, Sarasota County … moves the public may soon notice. In 2013, Sarasota County and the city of … It’s locating the affordable housing.” Sarasota City Manager Tom Barwin …
SPD wins two awards from International Association of Chiefs of Police
person, it’s the quality of life for everyone who resides in that city … as homeless outreach efforts.
SPD wins two awards from … Sarasota Police Department programs at its annual conference last week. The …
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 …
Ten Longboat things you missed while you were away
goodwill to go around when Sarasota City Commissioners voted unanimously to … reason to kill -- $900 was stolen. At a news conference to announce the … got some news. Art center demolition Art center demolition It’s not …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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?
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 …