Rowing Regatta In Sarasota

Sculling in the sun. Competitive rowers from around the world are in Sarasota this weekend for the Sarasota Invitational Regatta. Organizers say more than seven hundred boats and fourteen hundred rowers will compete in two days of competition. The Regatta hasn’t been around more than a few years but it’s become one of the fastest-growing […]

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BBQ Chicken, good. Benefit, better.

Hopefully they won’t have to put this fire out: Venice firefighters will barbecue some chicken on Sunday at the Venice Moose Lodge, 111 North Auburn Road. There will also be a family fun day and the whole thing will raise money for the Venice Firefighters Benevolent Fund. Chicken dinners will cost from $6 – $9 […]

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Phishing Scam Warning

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is aware of at least two phishing scams circulating on local cell phones and email inboxes and warns residents about what to look for. Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) is a type of online identity theft where con artists send emails or text messages that appear to come from institutions you trust, […]

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Englewood To Get Low-Impact Storm Water System

It’s been a long time in the offing but now a new low-impact-design storm water management system in Englewood has been approved. Sarasota County Commissioners giving the green light for 800-thousand dollars toward a pilot storm water system that would run along Dearborn Street west of State Road 776. The project will use low-impact water […]

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