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Sarasota County Hears Charter Proposals

The Sarasota County School Board has now heard formally from five applicants for charter schools. Each of the five made a presentation to Board members at the Board’s monthly work session. Board members then questioned school representatives about how their plans mesh with standards the Board has already set for new charter schools in the […]

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Walmart Opens North Trail Food Store

Normally the opening of a new WalMart isn’t news except to WalMart but this may be different. The mass retailer opened a new WalMart Market store on North Tamiami Trail today and residents say they hope it may be a harbinger of more revitalization in the North Trail area. It’s made a good start. Ninety-two […]

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Romney Adds Sarasota Appearance

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has added a public rally to a private fundraiser in Sarasota tomorrow. Romney had been set for a 2500-dollar-a-plate dinner tomorrow evening. Now, his campaign has added a public rally for three-thirty near the Ringling Museum of Art on Bay Shore Road. Free tickets online at Romney’s website. Romney pulling […]

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Englewood Drug Bust

A drug bust in Englewood and investigators say this guy had a lot of product on him. Detectives are calling 32-year-old Sean Monahan a known drug dealer. He was arrested when a deputy cruising a neighborhood saw him running toward a truck and away from a woman who may have been in the middle of […]

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Romney Coming To Sarasota

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is on his way to the Sun Coast. Romney’s campaign says he’s scheduled to attend a small fundraiser at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota on Thursday evening. The 25-hundred-dollar-a-plate event is the only event scheduled for Romney’s Sarasota appearance so far. However, the Republican Part of Sarasota says it’s working to […]

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