Beginning on the morning of Friday, Jan. 22, police responded to five locations where residents had noticed someone had entered their vehicles and gone through the consoles and glove boxes.
Who’s in first? What’s in second? I don’t know who’s in third. When it comes to prognosticating the 2016 Presidential Election, Abbott and Costello might have as much insight as any pundit or poll can provide. Many supporters of Hillary Clinton vascillate between belief that this will be her year and a fear that 2008 [...]
“This latest idea is a shell game of the most base nature I have ever seen. It is a shifting of cost. I’m just amazed that this is even being presented. I’m disgusted where we are right now.” – Commissioner Phill Younger
“To imply this is a shell game, I take insult. Nobody is doing anything under the covers here. There is nobody trying to deceive anyone here, or move anything around. The attempt is to bring the issue to an equitable closure.” — Mayor Jack Duncan
Commissioner Jack Daly, also a member of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), and Town Manager Dave Bullock will be proposing at the MPO meeting on Jan. 25, that it consider paying $135,000 of the $675,000 cost for the regional traffic study project. The $675,000 traffic study project will be performed by the Florida Department of [...]
MARI ZEVIN Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org There’s a new kid on Sarasota’s block and her name is Anne-Marie Russell. Russell is the new Executive Director of Sarasota Museum of Art (SMOA), Sarasota’s first art museum devoted to modern and contemporary art. The idea for a contemporary art museum in Sarasota was conceived by volunteer Wendy Surkis. [...]
Dave Bowman has spent the last 35 years volunteering at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. During that time, he logged a total of 16,289 hours sharing his passion for the ocean and educating Moteguests from all over the world about Mote’s marine research and conservation efforts. Now, at age 80, as he relocates his home [...]
In May 2014 the Town and the West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) entered into an interlocal agreement for the placement of approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sand for the north end of Longboat Key. In general, the agreement provided for the WCIND to fund the majority of the project for about $500,000 with the [...]