Construction

Main Street-Lemon Avenue Intersection to Close for Five Weeks Beginning May 28

Crews will be installing paver brick on the street and sidewalks along Lemon Avenue between Main Street and Pineapple Avenue, as well as adding new lighting and landscaping.

12:49pm By Staff

Water, Water Everywhere

Water Quality Summit Speakers Announced

The summit will run from 1-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, in the Review High School auditorium.

9:37am By Staff

Hurricanes

NOAA Predicts 'Near-Normal' 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The season officially starts June 1 and runs through November 30.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Events at Patriot Plaza

Patriot Plaza helps the community honor veterans through ceremonies and events.

05/23/2019 By Staff

Traffic

Road Work at Orange Avenue-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way Intersection Begins May 28

Construction is expected to take approximately six weeks.

05/22/2019 By Staff

Housing

Habitat Sarasota and Suncoast Technical College Complete Work on Affordable Home

Habitat Sarasota formed a partnership with Suncoast Technical College after receiving funds from the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP).

05/21/2019 By Staff

Hurricanes

Tax-Free Holiday on Hurricane Supplies Runs May 31-June 6

The official start of hurricane season is June 1.

05/20/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Sarasota Ranked No. 3 Most Popular Retirement Destination for Seniors

Weather and retiree-friendly tax laws are a major draw.

05/17/2019 By Staff

Construction

Construction Management Team Chosen for New Mote Science Education Aquarium

Willis A. Smith Construction, Inc., and The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company will build Mote's new aquarium.

05/17/2019 By Staff

Family Ties

All Star Children's Foundation Seeks Foster Parents

Foundation foster parents must agree to a two-year commitment, starting mid-October 2019.

05/13/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Florida Power & Light Announces Recipient of $20,000 Robotics Scholarship

Pine View School senior Lucas Giffard is the fourth recipient of the annual scholarship.

05/13/2019 By Staff

Best of Sarasota

Video: Relive the Magic of Our #BestofSarasota Party

Our annual celebration of the Best of Sarasota’s restaurants, shops, services and entertainment took place at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

05/10/2019

Transportation

City Launches 'Sarasota in Motion' Master Public Transportation Plan

It's the first citywide transportation plan.

05/10/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Renee Di Pilato Named Director of Libraries and Historical Resources

Di Pilato has served as the deputy director of the Alexandria Library in Alexandria, Va., since 2014.

05/08/2019 By Staff

Art

Ringling College Unveils 'You Have Arrived' Installation at Sarasota Airport

The installation is in place for 12 months at Carousel 3.

05/08/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Sarasota County Will Host Open Houses for Transit Development Plan

The county is required to produce a plan every five years to qualify for transit funding from the state of Florida.

05/07/2019 By Staff

Awards

Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces Tourism Award Recipients

Liza Kubik and Janene Ameck were honored.

05/07/2019 By Staff

Awards

Pine View School’s Gena Bufkin Named 2019 School-Related Employee of the Year for Sarasota County

Bufkin, an administrative assistant, has served the Pine View School community for 14 years.

05/06/2019 By Staff

Awards

Boar's Head President Honored by Americans for the Arts

Michael Martella will be honored with the Business Committee for the Arts Leadership Award.

05/06/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Verizon Ranks Sarasota No. 2 on List of Best Small Cities to Start a Business

The company gathered data from nearly 300 cities across the country.

05/02/2019 By Staff