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Ringling Bridge roundabout prods Commission concern

Ringling Bridge roundabout prods Commission concern

Commissioner Daly was assured by the FDOT that the roundabout will outperform the triple left turn lane.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

City land leasing overhaul needed says group

City land leasing overhaul needed says group

STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com Sarasota City Commission meetings were packed numerous times over the last year with residents fighting lease agreements that they say are not in the public interest and neglect the very property the city is expected to steward. The amount of public land in the city’s holdings is staggering. Currently, there are 255 […]

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Judge says Lido sand project should proceed

Judge says Lido sand project should proceed

The plan to dredge Big Sarasota Pass and renourish a 1.6-mile stretch of south Lido Key Beach moves forward.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota shooting suspect same man who donated $200K to LBK Police

Sarasota shooting suspect same man who donated $200K to LBK Police

Ryan Flanzer allegedly fired three rounds from his semi-automatic pistol into a condominium unit.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Players CEO steps down

Players CEO steps down

For now, Board Chair Donna DeFant will serve as acting CEO while a search ensues for a new CEO and Director.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota homelessness costs business owners

Sarasota homelessness costs business owners

“My employees can’t cross the street to get to the business. It’s affected our rental properties and our business.”

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Brody Blasts Subsidized i-Ride Program for Cutting Service

Brody Blasts Subsidized i-Ride Program for Cutting Service

“I don’t feel like we should be subsidizing this. I can’t help but think you’re in material breach of the contract.”

April 1, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Will Sarasota roundabout worsen LBK traffic snarls?

Will Sarasota roundabout worsen LBK traffic snarls?

Longboat officials say they are supportive of enhancing pedestrian connectivity but not at the cost of increasing traffic.

April 1, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote to enhance your home’s waterfront wildlife

Mote to enhance your home’s waterfront wildlife

Your waterfront property may be one of those special places that increases the overall fish population, or it might be enhanced to do so with strategic improvements.

March 17, 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 »