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City takes control of Payne Park Tennis, hires Harris as new Supervisor

City takes control of Payne Park Tennis, hires Harris as new Supervisor

City offers Tennis Supervisor post to Tumeka Harris. Plans to upgrade facility in works.

September 16, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat to fight FDOT data for Downtown roundabout

Longboat to fight FDOT data for Downtown roundabout

‘We ought to evaluate with a full season of traffic, before proceeding.’

September 16, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lido Pavilion Plan and the Sarasota Commission reek worse than red tide

Lido Pavilion Plan and the Sarasota Commission reek worse than red tide

We love Sarasota a lot more than we love politicians. The three will be known as the trio who forever screwed up the Lido Beach Pavilion. They will be the three who devalued the gorgeous strand of calm beach and handed it off on the cheap. The only good that we will be able to salvage from the mess is after the very next election we will be able to call the trio “former” Commissioners.

September 11, 2018 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

City lends final approval to Lido sand project; emergency beach building to start in Fall

City lends final approval to Lido sand project; emergency beach building to start in Fall

The long-term project to stabilize the Lido Key shoreline is predicated on dredging a portion of the accumulated sand in Big Sarasota Pass and depositing it on about 1.6 miles of south Lido Key Beach.

September 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Pine tree removals could snarl traffic heading to St. Armands

Pine tree removals could snarl traffic heading to St. Armands

The City is about to remove the Australian pines between the Ringling Bridge and St. Armands Circle. A lane of traffic will be closed.

September 2, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Parking meters to circle St. Armands

Parking meters to circle St. Armands

City Commission votes 3-2 to pay $400K for meters.

August 27, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota County supports tackling traffic amid protest

Sarasota County supports tackling traffic amid protest

Hines said that rather than spending $1.1 million he would prefer funding a trolley or build something tangible instead of hiring consultants.

March 4, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending March 2, 2018

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending March 2, 2018

Sarasota City News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to City Hall that address City of Sarasota issues. We reserve the right to edit. Transformer in pieces To: Commissioner Jen Ahearn-Koch I received a […]

March 4, 2018 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

On Patrol Sarasota – Week ending March 2, 2017

On Patrol Sarasota – Week ending March 2, 2017

The following are actual police reports as written by Sarasota City Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Feb. 5 Dispute 3:30 p.m. Officer Buck responded to N. Palm Ave. in reference to a dispute at a restaurant. Officer Buck made contact with the complainant who advised that a subject […]

March 4, 2018 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Sarasota City News In Print — March 2, 2018 edition

Sarasota City News In Print — March 2, 2018 edition

Click to open up the edition and then click to open up the page full size just as it was printed.

March 4, 2018 | Posted in In Print | Read More »