Environment

Grant Will Help Nonprofits Save Money Through Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Sarasota County, the City of Sarasota, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently secured a $150,000 matching grant for the project.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Government

County Names New Parks and Recreation Director

Sarasota County recently hired Nicole Rissler as the new director of the Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Store Specializing in Lavender Products Opens

Pelindaba Lavender sells lavender products made with organic flowers and essential oils from San Juan Island in the state of Washington.

11/08/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

Golf Club Names New Executive Chef

Bradenton's Concession Golf Club recently hired Peter LaMontagna to oversee its culinary program.

11/08/2018 By Staff

Environment

Free Panel Examines Science of Harmful Algal Blooms and Red Tide

Experts will discuss the science behind harmful algal blooms and the effects of red tide at a free panel that runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15.

11/08/2018 By Staff

Environment

Lido Beach Nourishment Starts This Week

The project is intended to repair erosion caused by Tropical Storm Hermine in 2016, Hurricane Irma in 2017 and other storms.

11/07/2018 By Staff

Design

Interior Design Company Wins Award for Living Room Project

Longboat Key's Collins Interiors recently won recognition for its work on a Vue condo.

11/07/2018 By Staff

Health care

Dental Office Offers Free Care Nov. 17

University Parkway Dental is offering either one free cleaning or an extraction to every patient.

11/07/2018 By Staff

Politics

Recapping Tuesday's Local Election Results

Local voters on Tuesday reelected Vern Buchanan to another term, while also reelecting state Rep. Margaret Good, a Democrat.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Legacy Trail Extension Wins Approval

Sarasota County voters on Tuesday passed a measure that will connect the existing Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Retirement

'Boomer Conference' Takes Place Nov. 16

The keynote speaker is Jeri Sedlar, co-author of Don’t Retire: Rewire!

11/06/2018 By Staff

Environment

Organizations Partner to Boost 'Urban Forest' in Venice

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast is partnering with Venice Area Beautification, Inc. to create an "urban forest" along the Intracoastal Waterway.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Retail

Consignment Shop Celebrates Expansion, Renovation

The Exchange, formerly the Woman’s Exchange, is celebrating the opening of its new 3,000-square-foot furniture wing.

11/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

Polls Open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday

A reminder to cast your ballot in this year's midterm elections.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Florida Home Sales Up

Sales of single-family homes in Florida were 7.5 percent higher in the third quarter of 2018 than during the same time period last year.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Food

Construction Company Finishes Restaurant Remodel

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently overhauled the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery in Venice.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Jaguar Dealership Begins Offering Electric Car

Wilde Jaguar Sarasota recently began offering the new zero-emissions, all-electric 2019 Jaguar I-PACE.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Politics

Elections Supervisor to Discuss Local Results Next Week

Ron Turner will offer a recap of Tuesday's local election results at the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

11/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

The American economy added 250,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate remained 3.7 percent, according to new data.

11/02/2018 By Staff

Health care

Speaker Series Features Parkinson's Experts

The Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's is offering free presentations on living with Parkinson's and new research on the disease.

11/02/2018 By Staff