Tropical disturbance forms in Atlantic

A tropical disturbance has kicked up off the African coast. The National Hurricane Center has given it a 40 percent chance of developing further over the next five days. It now sits 550 miles southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands. Should the system develop further, it would amount to the fifth named storm of the […]

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Naples may widen sidewalks

If you enjoy hanging out in Naples, then you may enjoy wider sidewalks soon. County leaders plan to double the width of the sidewalks on Seagate Boulevard at the public beach parking lot. The proposal now goes to the Tourist Development Council. With approval, construction could begin late in the fall.

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Manatee Co. commissioners approve changes affecting Lakewood Ranch

Manatee County commissioners have approved proposed changes to MCAT routes. The changes include no longer extending Route 6 westward to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Lakewood Ranch. The Herald-Tribune reports MCAT describes it as showing “very low ridership.” The route’s western terminus eventually moves to the Walmart just east of I-75 and […]

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