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Community Redevelopment Plan Discussion Nearly Over

The Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Rede­vel­op­ment Area Plan will get its final pub­lic dis­cus­sion at today’s CRA meeting. The Plan is the agency’s long-range blue­print of actions to help move the area for­ward as a thriv­ing, desir­able des­ti­na­tion for vis­i­tors and res­i­dents alike. Respond­ing to to pub­lic requests, the CRA will begin its meet­ing a bit later […]

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NCAA Rowing Coming To Benderson Park

Another high profile sporting event’s coming to the area. {WENG-121213-Jennings Benderson Park VO} Nathan Benderson Park will co-host the 2018 NCAA Rowing Championships with the University of Central Florida.  It’s another major ebvent that will be a boost to tourism.  The Herald-Tribune reports NCAA Rowing Championships will be nationally televised and be another sign that […]

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Warm Mineral Springs: Progress, But It Won’t Open Soon

After months of chilly negotiations, the co-owners of Warm Mineral Springs — North Port and Sarasota County — now say they have a roadmap to reopen the attraction. Nonetheless, even a best-case scenario would likely keep the popular spot closed for several more months. Sarasota County commissioners voted Tuesday to search for a short-term operator […]

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