Transportation

'Sarasota in Motion' Plan Enters Second Phase

An interactive online map is now available for public comment at SarasotaInMotion.com; the input will inform the city's master transportation plan.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Events

Selby Gardens Will Host 'Newtown Alive' Program

The panel discussion and Q&A will look back at Sarasota's black history.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Awards

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Named 'Agency of the Year'

The agency was selected based on growth in the number of children served, quality and length of mentoring matches, and increased revenues.

09/16/2019 By Staff

Redistricting

Sarasota County to Host Redistricting Open Houses Starting Sept. 18

Residents who can't make it to the open houses will be able to provide their input online via a survey starting Sept. 18.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Breaking News

Sarasota YMCA to Reopen as 'Save Our Y' Fitness Centers

The facilities will close for the weekend and reopen this week.

09/13/2019 By Staff

Legacy Trail

Jon F. Swift Construction Awarded Legacy Trail Extension Contract

Construction is expected to begin in early 2020.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Awards

Dr. Rachel Shelley Named Florida Art Education Association Principal of the Year

Shelley, who became principal of Booker High School in 2011, is known as a champion of the arts and oversees the school’s Visual & Performing Arts (VPA) program.

09/12/2019 By Staff

Meetings

Next Council of Neighborhoods Meeting Will Take Place Sept. 13

The focus will be the benefits and economic impacts of historic districts and historic designations.

09/11/2019 Photography by Staff

Hurricane Dorian

Florida Division of Emergency Management, FPL to Send Water to Bahamas for Relief

The organizations will donate a combined total of 590,000 bottles of water.

09/11/2019 By Staff

Giving Partners

Here's How You Can Help Hurricane Relief in the Bahamas

Several Suncoast organizations are facilitating donation drives for Bahamians experiencing the catastrophic consequences of Hurricane Dorian.

09/09/2019 By Megan McDonald

Life on the Fly

Helicopter Medical Crews Stationed at Dolphin Aviation to Help the Injured After Hurricane Dorian

“The only time you need us is when it’s catastrophic and the other systems have failed.”

09/06/2019 By Susan Burns

Memorial

County Will Host 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

A ceremony and moment of silence will take place to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Workshops

Sarasota County to Host Flood Zone, Structural Modification Workshops This Fall

The workshops are intended to educate residents, lenders and insurance and real estate agents.

09/05/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Sarasota, Venice Named 'Best Places to Retire in Florida'

Sarasota ranked No. 1 and Venice No. 5 on Investment U's annual list.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Elections

Elections Office to Host Orientation for Potential Bilingual Poll Workers

The elections office is recruiting people to work as inspectors and deputies at designated precincts on election day and during early voting periods prior to each election.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Health Report

Addicted at Birth: Newborns Struggle With the Legacy of Opioids

As the number of overdoses has increased, so has the number of babies born suffering from withdrawal, the pain of addiction cascading from one generation to the next.

09/02/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Bookmarks

Where to Find the Latest Info About Hurricane Dorian

Where to get sandbags, how to determine your "evacuation level" and other important information as Dorian draws nearer.

08/30/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hurricanes

Florida Power & Light Activates Emergency Response Plan

The company has 13,000 employees, as well as additional personnel, in place to help restore power outages after Hurricane Dorian.

08/30/2019 By Staff

Hurricanes

How to Protect Your Pets During a Hurricane

Expert tips, direct from an emergency vet.

08/30/2019 By Staff

History Buffs

A Sarasota Duo's Historical Experiences Educate and Entertain

Offering everything from live events to a podcast, Compass Rose will lead you down a rabbit hole of Sarasota history.

08/30/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson