It covers about three miles on both sides of U.S. 41, but on some sections of this new trail, the path is only a few feet away from the busy road way – which has been seen as too close for comfort in the last week.
What makes matters worse is that this isn’t the first time. We reported about this last year when the district moved the Gran Paradiso community’s bus stop to U.S. 41 but quickly moved it after all the complaints.
Scientists say the Suncoast is in the clear - at least for now. This time, it’s brown algae which from a distance looks like an oil spill mixed with thick globs of seaweed. Although it looks gross, experts say it’s nothing to be worried about.
Parents know that a lot goes into planning the locations of bus stops and the routes, but they say Sarasota County has overlooked one huge hazard. That hazard is the man that lives right across from the school bus stop is a registered sexual offender.
With the new school year, comes long lists of supplies and other expenses. That’s why one North Port organization is making sure families know its doors are open to help - especially for this back to school time.
“Flesh eating bacteria or Necrotizing Fasciitis is the fascia, which is the layer underneath the skin, gets inflamed and infected. It’s basically a glorified cellulitis infection, which is very common," Dr. David Rizzo explained.
The Venice Police Department conducted an internal inquiry after video showing a controversial arrest was released to the public. Some say the video shows excessive force. It was from an incident that took place last December outside of the Motel 6 in Venice.
Digging for details about your child’s future daycare is thankfully getting a bit easier for Suncoast parents. Aside from being able to search violation histories on the Department of Children and Families’ website, the Early Learning Coalition for Sarasota County has created a “Look for the Stars”
Wednesday is the last day of stone crab season. While you still might be able to grab a few claws through the weekend, fishermen are required to pull up their traps tonight. Was this season all that it was cracked up to be?
The remodeling will be completed in phases. The first part of construction will demolish the back end of the pier so people can still have access and use the part of the pier closest to the shore. Then eventually, crews will work their way down the entire pier.
In the lawsuit, the groups claim that over the course of many years, Sarasota County has failed to maintain its sewage system. It says the infrastructure is aging and gets inundated very quickly, so not only is raw sewage spilling, but storm water as well, has been dumping into our waterways - way m
For two decades now, the Venice Fire Department and the Sarasota County Fire Department have shared responsibility in this area, but starting October of 2020, Sarasota County is stepping aside, and the Venice Fire Department will take all EMS calls.
This study comes just two days after a fatal crash happened in North Port this past weekend, making it the third time in less than a month that there was a fatal accident in Sarasota County– that involved alcohol.
It’s no secret, the City of Sarasota continues to grow more and more each day. Today, commissioners are deciding on future plans for new ways of transportation around the city to make sure Sarasota is keeping up with this growth.