Law

Osprey Attorney Sets New Legal Precedent for Injured Workers

Attorney Kevin Sanderson recently helped establish new rights for federal employees who experience employment disability discrimination.

07/25/2018 By Staff

Construction

District Breaking Ground on New Elementary School

Barbara A. Harvey Elementary School is scheduled to open in Parrish next August, with the capacity to house roughly 800 students.

07/25/2018 By Staff

Wealth

Florida No. 2 in Ranking of States Based on Income Inequality

The North Port, Sarasota and Bradenton region ranked No. 12 in a list of the most unequal metropolitan areas in the country.

07/23/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Parking Garage Planned for Downtown Bradenton

The garage, which will house roughly 500 spaces, will cost $13.8 million.

07/20/2018 By Staff

WTF

Poachers Suspected of Damaging a Sea Turtle Nest on Nokomis Beach

Reminder: tampering with or harming sea turtles, their eggs or their nests nests is illegal.

07/11/2018 By Megan McDonald

Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Planning

Supporters of Legacy Trail Extension Holding Campaign Kickoff Event

If approved by voters this fall, the referendum would provide $65 million in funding to extend the trail to downtown Sarasota.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Law

Estate and Trust Attorney Joins Law Firm

The law firm Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen recently hired Alyssa Acquaviva.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Education

Argosy Campus Closing

Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC is closing the Sarasota campus of Argosy University, one of nine Argosy campuses closing overall.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Education

University Names New Veteran Services Administrator

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently hired Carlos Moreira.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Education

New College Named One of America's Most Affordable Small Colleges

New College of Florida was recently ranked No. 7 in a list of America's 20 most affordable small colleges.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

College Wins State Grant to Fund Workforce Training Program

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Enterprise Florida recently awarded a $201,500 grant to Manatee Technical College.

07/02/2018 By Staff

Tracking Irma

How Cuba Saved Florida From a Category 5 Hurricane

Weather expert Bob Bunting’s presentation shows how close the monster storm came to hitting Sarasota.

07/01/2018 By Bob Bunting

Law

More Than Three Dozen Local Attorneys Earn 'Super Lawyers' Ranking

Super Lawyers rates attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

06/29/2018 By Staff

Planning

New Downtown Crosswalk Activated

The City of Sarasota and the Florida Department of Transportation activated a new pedestrian crosswalk signal on U.S. 41 on Thursday.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Angola's Ashes

A Newly Excavated Settlement Highlights Florida’s History as a Haven for Escaped Slaves

Called one of the most significant historical sites in Florida and perhaps the U.S. by Florida historian Canter Brown Jr., Angola is a story of struggle, tragedy and, ultimately, survival in the quest for freedom.

06/27/2018 By Isaac Eger

Education

New Manatee County Schools Superintendent Approved

Cynthia Saunders will serve as superintendent following Diana Greene, who was recently named superintendent in Duval County.

06/27/2018 By Staff

Only in Sarasota

Only in Sarasota: Blackburn Point Bridge

It's one of the few remaining swing bridges in Florida.

06/27/2018 Illustrations by John Pirman

Female Factor

Kelly Romanoff Wants to Help Babies Thrive During Their First 1,000 Days

A child's first two years are crucial to his or her development. First 1000 Days Sarasota County wants to help make them the healthiest they can be.

06/27/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Female Factor

With Her Emerge Sarasota, Samantha Gholar Wants to Bring Together Minority Young Professionals

Emerge Sarasota began with a handful of members but has grown to about 80 participants who attend the organization’s social mixers, arts outings and volunteer and charity events.

06/27/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker