Elections

Early Voting Begins Next Week

Early voting in Sarasota County will begin on Saturday, Aug. 8 and continue through Sunday, Aug. 16.

07/30/2020 By Staff

Moments of Joy

Moment of Joy: Sipping That Nitro Cold Brew With Sweet Cream

Cooper Levey-Baker has been working from home since March, and since he doesn't have regular access to his favorite coffee shops, he's come to rely on Starbucks.

07/30/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fast Track

Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Board Names New President, CEO

Tomás Herrera-Mishler was previously the president and CEO of the Balboa Park Conservancy in San Diego.

07/29/2020 By Staff

Finance

City of Sarasota Commission Sets Preliminary Millage Rate

No increase is proposed for fiscal year 2020-21.

07/29/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Durisan Names New Science, Marketing Leadership

The company has hired a chief scientific officer, vice-president of sales and marketing and a staff accountant.

07/29/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Expands COVID-19 Antibody Trial

On Monday, the hospital opened the trial to people who have been infected with the novel coronavirus, but who aren’t sick enough to be hospitalized.

07/29/2020 By Megan McDonald

Back to School?

Parents and Teachers Face Difficult Decisions as Schools Begin to Reopen

As the number of area residents with COVID-19 continues to grow, parents are being forced to decide whether to send their kids back to school, and teachers are wondering if it's safe to go back to work.

07/29/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Sustainability

Sarasota County Wins National Award for Solar Energy Efforts

Sarasota County scored high marks for permitting, planning, zoning and community education processes related to solar energy adoption.

07/28/2020 Photography by Staff

Development

Port Manatee Advances $8.3 Million Dockside Yard Expansion

The project will nearly double the size of the port's dockside container yard.

07/28/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Manatee County Issues Mask Resolution

The local medical community estimates that up to 48 percent of Manatee County residents may be asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic and spreading the novel coronavirus.

07/28/2020 By Megan McDonald

COVID-19

How to Handle COVID-19 at Home

Most of us will quarantine at home when we're infected. Sarasota Memorial Hospital doctors offer tips for equipment and people to have on hand.

07/28/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Events

Sarasota Chamber Announces August 2020 Virtual Events

All events will be held via Zoom.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

The Ringling Names New Board Members

Jeffrey R. Hotchkiss will serve as board chair and Dr. Sarah Pappas will serve as vice-chair.

07/27/2020 By Staff

Moments of Joy

A Daily Flower Show Boosts Spirits in a Difficult Time

The colors and shapes of a host of blooms fill my yard.

07/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Awards

Sarasota Magazine Wins 29 Awards at Florida Magazine Association’s Annual Charlie Awards

The honors include Best Magazine Website and top excellence awards in writing and design.

07/27/2020 By Staff

The Future Was Female

Pioneer Mary Jane Wyatt Whitaker Braved the Wild and Helped Found a Dynasty

To mark Amendment 19's 100th anniversary of giving women the right to vote, we're telling the stories of influential local women.

07/27/2020 By Kay Kipling

Fast Track

Bank of America Names Sarasota-Manatee-Area Youth to Student Leaders Program

Anayeli Alvarado and Maya Dean-Elois will participate in the six-week paid summer internship program.

07/24/2020 By Staff

Breaking News

Sarasota's Museum of African American History and Culture Announces Location

The museum will be housed in the historic Leonard Reid home, currently located at Seventh Street and Cohen Way in the Rosemary District.

07/24/2020 By Megan McDonald

Sustainability

Partners for Green Places Offers Webinar on Low-Cost Solutions for Energy Savings

Participants will learn how investing in sustainability can provide significant savings and drive the community toward a greener future.

07/24/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

City of Sarasota Public Health Emergency Extended Through July 31

Face coverings continue to be required in all indoor and outdoor public spaces within city limits.

07/24/2020 By Staff