Events

Civic Group to Honor John McCarthy at Annual Celebration

For decades, McCarthy has worked on environmental issues, parks management and historic preservation, given tours and lectures about the history of Sarasota and more.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Politics

Ride-Share Companies Offering Free Or Discounted Trips to the Polls on Election Day

Both Uber and Lyft are offering free or discounted rides to the polls on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum for State Legislature Candidates Set for Oct. 18

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature Tracy Pratt, Will Robinson, James Buchanan and Tony Mowry.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum Focuses on 'Single Member Districts' for Sarasota County Commission

The proposal would allow voters to only vote in the County Commission election in their district, rather than having county commissioners elected in a county-wide vote.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Politics

Deadline to Register to Vote Is Oct. 9

To vote in this November's general elections, you must complete a registration form before that date, if you have not registered before.

09/28/2018 By Staff

Balancing Act

Six-Term Republican Congressman Vern Buchanan Walks a Tightrope in the Age of Trump

This year, Buchanan faces his most hostile election since 2006.

09/26/2018 By David Hackett

From the Editor

From the Editor: Vote for the Environment

“These intense blooms are not normal. It’s clear that excess land-based nutrients exacerbate the growth of all harmful algae.”

09/26/2018 By Susan Burns

Politics

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Start Going Out

Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner's office began sending out vote-by-mail ballots for the Nov. 6 general election last week.

09/24/2018 By Staff

Politics

National Organization for Women Co-Founder to Speak in Sarasota

Sonia Pressman Fuentes will discuss her career as an attorney, women's rights activist and author on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

09/21/2018 By Staff

Politics

Republican Club Dinner Features State Legislative Candidates

Tommy Gregory, Ray Pilon and Will Robinson will appear on Thursday, Sept. 20.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum Features Candidates for State Legislature

Tracy Pratt, Will Robinson, Margaret Good, Ray Pilon, Liv Coleman, Tommy Gregory, James Buchanan, Robert Samuel Kaplan and Tony Mowry have been invited to participate.

09/04/2018 By Staff

Politics

Watergate Prosecutor, MSNBC Analyst to Speak at Democratic Fundraiser

Jill Wine-Banks is speaking in Sarasota on Sunday, Oct. 7.

08/30/2018 By Staff

Environment

Lawmakers Hosting Red Tide Town Hall Saturday

State Reps. Margaret Good and Joe Gruters are holding a joint town hall from 3 to 4:30 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 25, to hear concerns about red tide.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Politics

Panel to Discuss November Ballot Initiatives

Participants will discuss the possible extension of the Legacy Trail, whether to allow most felons who have served their time to vote and more.

08/20/2018 By Staff

Politics

County Commission Candidates' Forum Takes Place Monday

Wesley Ann Beggs, Mike Consentino, Al Maio and Lourdes Ramirez have been invited to participate in the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations event.

08/08/2018 By Staff

Politics

Proposed Change to Sarasota County Commission to Be Debated Aug. 16

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature a discussion of the proposal to create "single member districts" for the Sarasota County Commission.

08/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

Deadline to Register to Vote in Primaries Is Monday

All new voter registration applications or party changes must be signed and returned in person or postmarked by Monday, July 30.

07/27/2018 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Mr. Chatterbox Sizes Up Our Political Candidates

This month: We're going politicking.

07/26/2018 By Robert Plunket

Philanthropy

Manatee County NAACP Holding Fundraising Dinner Aug. 11

The event will feature Florida Sen. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg.

07/23/2018 By Staff

Politics

Primary Vote-By-Mail Ballots Start Going Out

Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner's office began mailing vote-by-mail ballots for next month's primary elections on Friday.

07/13/2018 By Staff