Florida Students To Receive Free Meals

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced students in 48 counties will receive free school meals following Hurricane Irma. That includes Charlotte, Manatee and Sarasota counties. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam accepted a request to allow all students in 48 counties subject to a FEMA Major Disaster Declaration access to […]

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Florid Students To Receive Free Meals

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has announced students in 48 counties will receive free school meals following Hurricane Irma. That includes Charlotte, Manatee and Sarasota counties. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam accepted a request to allow all students in 48 counties subject to a FEMA Major Disaster Declaration access to […]

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Sarasota Drops Repairs Fee

The City of Sarasota normally requires a permit for residents to do repairs that exceed $1,000. For now, due to Irma’s destruction, the city has decided to put that on hold as people begin to put their lives back to normal. Anybody wanting to fix their property can do so without paying the permit fees.

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Venice Roadwork Set For Majority Of City

Venice residents are about to see quite a change in the area as construction will alter nearly 70 percent of road within the city limits. The areas are affected stretch from downtown to residential areas and will be paid for through a voter-approved bond to the tune of $18 million. The project will virtually change […]

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Out of Town Electrical Worker Injured in Englewood

An electric company employee who had traveled from Pennsylvania to try and restore power in Englewood was injured after being shocked on electric lines Wednesday. The man’s identity was not made public, with officials only saying he is an employee of West Penn Power. The accident happened around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon when he and his […]

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