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Sarasota seeks to stop truck traffic

Sarasota seeks to stop truck traffic

Staff is proposing to designate specific routes for trucks, including arterial streets and collectors.

January 15, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Amid protest, Sarasota approves lease of Lido Beach Pavilion

Amid protest, Sarasota approves lease of Lido Beach Pavilion

“The community doesn’t want this and my boss is the community and they tell me they don’t want this,” said Koch. Commissioner Hagen Brody said he could not disagree more.with Koch.

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending November 24, 2017

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending November 24, 2017

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. Lido Paviion plan bad for Lido To: City Manager Tom […]

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Will Lido Pool Plan take dive?

Will Lido Pool Plan take dive?

“It’s not like we are Clearwater Beach, which has a large commercial beachfront. We have a beautiful, quiet, family beach, which the tourists love and it sits next to a lot of residential neighborhoods who don’t want this.”

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

My Thanksgiving with Charlton Heston, Chopin, an English vegetarian and Mozart

My Thanksgiving with Charlton Heston, Chopin, an English vegetarian and Mozart

There is often something daunting about holidays which is conveyed in the fearful rhetoric we employ — “Did you get through the holidays?” “Did you pull off Thanksgiving?”

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending November 17, 2017

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending November 17, 2017

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. So much for traffic planners! To: Editor In an effort […]

December 14, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota stalls Lido pool plan vote; opposition mounts

Sarasota stalls Lido pool plan vote; opposition mounts

“It is a total abdication of city government responsibility.”

November 14, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Steube aims to chop down tree regs

Steube aims to chop down tree regs

State Sen. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, is fighting tree ordinances as an infringement on property rights. Steube’s tree bill, SB 574, would prohibit local governments from regulating the “trimming, removal, or harvesting of tree and timber on private property.” That would nullify dozens of tree ordinances across the state. Only the state Legislature would be able […]

November 14, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lido Key seawall meets approval in Sarasota; redevelopment eyed

Lido Key seawall meets approval in Sarasota; redevelopment eyed

The adjustment seaward of a seawall along the Sandcastle Resort on Lido Beach met with the approval from the city of Sarasota City Commission with a 3 to 1 vote following a two-hour discussion. Commissioner Jen Ahearn-Koch voted against the project, citing fears of beach erosion and turtle protection. Commissioner Willie Shaw was absent due […]

November 14, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending November 10, 2017

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending November 10, 2017

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. Sarasota attempting to revive plan to slow traffic on Fruitville […]

November 14, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »