Recent Articles by Francesca

  SNEAK PEEK VIDEO: North Port’s brand new Aquatic Center set to open!

  Caught on camera: Pair of coyotes kill cat, owners worried for their safety

  Local teacher associations weigh in on DeSantis proposal to raise minimum salary for teachers

  National Fire Prevention Week kicks off after a little relief of dry weather

  Homeless man found on Sarasota woman’s porch illustrates need for residential mental health facilities

  Opening date for North Port’s Aquatic Center may be getting closer

  Manatee County Sheriff’s Office welcomes first female SWAT deputy

SCSO warns parents of additional apps they should know about after online predators arrest

  Flu season underway, doctors say get flu shot now

  With current landfill filling up fast, Manatee County searching for new landfill site

  Suncoast ranks in top five as one of the most dangerous place for pedestrians

  FDOT looking into a $2 million study on Longboat Key Pass Bridge to determine if it needs replacement

New updates underway for Lemon Avenue Streetscape project

  Non-profit organization honoring Jabez Spann raising awareness and helping families of missing children

Sarasota County looking into redistricting certain areas, will ask for community input

‘Save Our Y’ holding pledge-a-thon to hit $1 million in pledges

  Local group wants Manatee County to move to clean energy

  Some locals concerned over gun show in Venice

  Outdoor workers keep cool during high temperatures

  Englewood Pioneer Days looking for new dates after postponing festival

  Sarasota Police to begin visibility enforcement plan to boost pedestrian and bicycle safety

  Local school police on lookout for red flags amid threats around the state

  Hands Along the Water teams up with City of Venice to protect Gulf waters

  Town of Longboat Key receives grant for sea level rise plan

Groups work together to help save Sarasota YMCA

  With teacher shortage, new program helps place new teachers in Manatee County Schools classrooms

  Sarasota PD hold fair and impartial policing training with officers and community leaders

  ‘Save Our Y’ working to save both Sarasota YMCAs

Protect yourself from back to school scams

Manatee County Schools get ready for new school year reminding parents about cell phone policies