Politics

Event Honoring Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney Rescheduled

The Republican Party of Sarasota will hold a dinner honoring the former vice president and his daughter on Friday, Jan. 19.

10/11/2017 By Staff

Technology

Is Your Website Accessible to the Disabled?

The Trump administration shelved Americans with Disabilities Act website guidelines, but it’s better to be safe than sorry.

10/11/2017 By Susan Burns

Hurricane Maria

Federal Government to Help Florida Pay for Sheltering Displaced Puerto Ricans

The state has opened three Hurricane Maria disaster relief centers—two in Miami and one in Orlando.

10/09/2017 By Staff

Politics

Sarasota Supervisor to Speak About Upcoming Elections

Ron Turner will discuss how local elections are managed during the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

10/03/2017 By Staff

Planning

Sustainable Communities Workshop Returns

Early-bird registration is now open for Sarasota County's 12th annual Sustainable Communities Workshop.

10/02/2017 By Staff

Politics

New Online Voter Registration System Launches

Florida residents who already have a state-issued driver's license or identification card can register at registertovoteflorida.gov.

09/29/2017 By Staff

Politics

Event Honoring Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney Postponed

The Republican Party of Sarasota is rescheduling its event honoring former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter, Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.

09/15/2017 By Staff

Politics

Dates for Special Election to Replace State Rep. Alex Miller Set

Miller, R-Sarasota, recently resigned from the Florida Legislature after serving less than a year.

09/05/2017 By Staff

Politics

Legislative Summit Scheduled

The purpose of the summit is to bring together a wide range of community members to discuss and establish the region’s priorities for the 2018 Florida legislative session.

08/31/2017 By Staff

New hires

Sarasota County Names Interim Administrator

The Sarasota County Commission voted to designate assistant county administrator Jonathan Lewis as interim administrator after current administrator Tom Harmer leaves the job.

08/25/2017 By Staff

Law

Land Planning Firm Hires New Director

Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC—a subsidiary of the business law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP—recently hired Joel Freedman as its director of land planning.

08/23/2017 By Staff

Politics

Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney to Be Honored By Sarasota Republican Party

The two will be named the Republican Party of Sarasota’s 2017 Statesman of the Year and Stateswoman of the Year.

08/22/2017 By Staff

Economy

Cuba Relations Focus of Panel Discussion in Sarasota

Panelists to address how recent policy changes will affect business, travel and trade

08/21/2017 By Staff

Planning

Diverging Diamond Interchange Now 'Substantially Complete'

All six eastbound lanes and six westbound lanes are open to traffic.

08/14/2017 By Staff

Environment

Manatee County Recognized for Cutting Energy Use

Manatee County has reduced its kilowatt hours nearly 7 percent over the past five years.

08/11/2017 By Staff

Planning

Downtown Park, Streetscape Plans to Be Discussed Aug. 16

The City of Sarasota is organizing a community presentation on plans for a downtown park, as well as the Lemon Avenue streetscape.

08/10/2017 By Staff

Retail

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

Over the weekend, consumers can purchase certain qualifying items without paying sales taxes.

08/02/2017 By Staff

Politics

Panel Discussion to Focus on Ethics in Media

The panel includes participants from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, the Observer Media Group and ABC 7.

07/26/2017 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Planning Group Looking for Design Team

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization last week issued a Request for Qualifications to find a design team that will lead the creation of a comprehensive master plan for the bayfront.

07/24/2017 By Staff

Construction

State to Help Fund Preservation Updates to Downtown Federal Building

The Florida Division of Historical Resources recently awarded the City of Sarasota with a $296,948 historic preservation grant.

07/24/2017 By Staff