Health care

Number of Floridians Without Health Insurance Rises

The portion of Floridians without health insurance rose by 1.4 percentage points between 2016 and 2017.

05/09/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Downtown Roundabout Opens Next Week

A new single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Ringling Boulevard is expected to be open to traffic early next week.

05/08/2018 By Staff

Restaurants

New City Effort Highlights Benefits of Composting

The City of Sarasota and Sunshine Community Compost are partnering with Libby’s Cafe + Bar, Louies Modern and Muse to encourage composting.

05/08/2018 By Staff

Climate

Free Hurricane Preparedness Workshop Offered

Engineers, insurance industry representatives, emergency management officials, property managers and more will discuss the topic on Thursday, May 17.

05/08/2018 By Staff

Finance

Wealth Management Firm Promotes Three

Venice's Caldwell Trust Company recently promoted Scott Antritt, Sonya Kristie and Sheryl Vieira.

05/08/2018 By Staff

New hires

Venice Builder Names New Office Manager

Venice's J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently hired Christina Charlotte, the daughter of owner Jeff Charlotte.

05/08/2018 By Staff

Beer

Bradenton Brewery Wins World Beer Cup Medal

Bradenton's Motorworks Brewing recently won a silver medal at the 2018 World Beer Cup.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida's Health Care System Ranked No. 48 in the Country

Florida has the fourth-worst health care system in the country, according to a new ranking published by The Commonwealth Fund.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Planning

Bayfront Redevelopment Possibilities to Be Discussed May 17

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will include an update on The Bay.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Honors

Ski-a-Rees Recognized for Tourism Contributions

The Sarasota Ski-a-Rees Water Ski Show Team recently received Visit Sarasota County's Voice of Sarasota Award.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Feld Entertainment Executive Joins Realize Bradenton Board

Realize Bradenton recently selected Jeff Watson to join its Board of Directors.

05/07/2018 By Staff

Deals

Mental Health Provider Acquired By Jacksonville Beach Company

Sarasota's Comprehensive MedPsych Systems was recently purchased by Refresh Mental Health.

05/04/2018 By Staff

New hires

Agent Joins Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Lori Bollinger.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Finance

Securities and Exchange Commission Charges Three with Fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed charges against two Palmetto residents and one Sarasota resident.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Trade

Study Suggests Proposed Tariffs Could Cost Florida Jobs

The study estimates Florida would lose 7,128 jobs if the Trump administration's proposed tariffs on Chinese goods are put into place.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Drops

The American economy added 164,000 jobs last month while the nation's unemployment rate dropped from 4.1 to 3.9 percent.

05/04/2018 By Staff

Energy

Florida Power & Light Manager to Discuss Lessons Learned From Hurricane Irma

Rae Dowling will outline what FPL learned during and after the hurricane at a Florida Public Relations Association luncheon.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Data

Floridian Consumer Confidence Rises

After two months of declines, consumer confidence among Floridians increased in April.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Education

Grant Used to Encourage High School Girls to Pursue Tech Careers

University of South Florida professors recently received a grant to create summer workshops for ninth and 10th grade girls.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Health care

Surgeon Picked to Lead Medical Society

Deepak Nair, M.D., was recently elected president of the Sarasota County Medical Society.

05/03/2018 By Staff