Recent Articles by Francesca

  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

  Manatee County Schools providing prevention programs amid vaping concerns among students

  Health experts continue to encourage mental health dialogue

Several Englewood businesses burglarized, caught on camera

5th Annual Adopt-a-Palooza helps furry friends find their forever home

  Study: Older drivers are more likely to drive distracted than younger drivers when using in-car technology

Rowing championships wrap up in the Suncoast

  North Port Police cracking down on illegal ATV riding this weekend

  Research on red tide’s long-term health effects is underway

  Roadway improvements planned for 60th Avenue East in Ellenton

  Sidewalk construction delays parking garage opening in Bradenton

  North Port officials looking into 911 funds

  Former teacher speaks out amid Lincoln Memorial Academy controversy

  Some Siesta Key residents concerned over lack of notification of sewage spill

  SCAT looking to design a new cost efficient transit plan

Lionfish used in unique dishes as it becomes a problem on Florida waters

  Some canceled events are back on as Barry crashes on the northern Gulf Coast

  Rapid Response EMS pilot program expands to Venice

  Officials prepare for possible flooding with potential of tropical development in the Gulf

  Grand Prix organizers hope to exceed economic impact in this year’s races

  Lido Beach renourishment project expected to hold hundreds for Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix

  Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office launches new program to help veteran inmates at county jail

  Crowds fill Siesta Key for 4th of July festivities causing traffic for hours

  Roskamp Institute begins studying long-term effects of red tide in humans

  New Florida law to aid hospitals build facilities without ‘certificate of need’

  Contract negotiation underway between Cigna and SMH