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Residents and visitors are invited to ride Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) buses for free on Friday, April 20.
Sarasota County has issued an air advisory for elevated ozone levels and/or the potential for elevated ozone levels that fall within the "unhealthy for sensitive groups" category, per Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) national ambient air quality standards for public health.
Lee Hayes Byron has accepted a conditional offer to become the new director of Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability, it was announced Wednesday.
04/05/2018 8:46 AM
Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) is celebrating the one year anniversary of the Siesta Key Breeze trolley by honoring the 250,000th passenger on Monday, April 9.
arasota County Fire Chief Michael Regnier has issued a countywide recreational burn ban effective immediately due to the dry weather conditions and an increased chance of wildfires.
04/04/2018 12:47 PM
Sarasota County has added three publicly available electric vehicle charging stations at county facilities, as part of a comprehensive strategy to support the adoption of electric vehicles and encourage sustainable transportation choices.
03/23/2018 8:24 AM
Fitch Ratings recently affirmed an "AA+" credit rating for Sarasota County's utility system revenue and refunding bonds, indicating a healthy financial position and a stable outlook.
The best tasting drinking water can be found in Sarasota County.
Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) is postponing the one-year anniversary of the Siesta Key Breeze service originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 20, due to expected inclement weather.
Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) is celebrating the one year anniversary of the Siesta Key Breeze trolley by honoring the 230,000th passenger on Tuesday, March 20. The celebration will be held at 10 a.m., at the gazebo in Siesta Key Village.
03/16/2018 12:23 PM
The findings of the after action review of the community's response to Hurricane Irma will be presented to the Sarasota County Commission at its meeting Wednesday afternoon.
The Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners adopted a resolution on Wednesday for a bond referendum which would extend The Legacy Trail and its connections, if approved by voters.
It's time to clean out the garage and gather discarded household items, appliances, junk, tree trimmings and other garbage as Sarasota County will hold a free community cleanup in the Pinecraft neighborhood from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 17.
Sarasota County has added evening and weekend flood zone workshops to its 2018 workshop schedule.
Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 11, and Sarasota County Emergency Services personnel are reminding the public that it's a great time to take safety precautions that could help protect your loved ones and your homes.
Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources is now accepting registrations for its seventh annual Pickleball Slam. This year's tournament will be from March 27-29, at locations in Englewood and Sarasota to accommodate players with 3.5 skill levels and above.
Sarasota County will have an open house on Monday, March 5, to collect additional public input on the county's Floodplain Management Plan update.
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is reminding vote-by-mail voters that their ballots for the March 20 elections must be returned in time to reach the supervisor of elections office no later than 7 p.m. on election night to be counted.
For more than fifteen years, Sarasota County has provided matching grant opportunities to help neighborhoods improve their leadership, character, safety, health, or environment through the Neighborhood Initiative Grant Program.
02/22/2018 10:22 AM
Beach University, the free environmental education program, returns to Siesta Beach on March 3, to teach the community how to best care for the ecology.