Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Key stories to watch in 2017

By Roger Drouin In the upcoming New Year, some unresolved issues are going to take center stage, and several proposed projects could mean significant...
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December Boulevard Buzz

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com A new look for the holiday season Just in time for the holidays, Siesta Village will be getting new...

Food trucks finally get relaxed regulations

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com With changes having been made at their request in October, the Sarasota County commissioners on Nov. 8 unanimously approved...

Captain’s December Fishing Report

   December is a month that will test an angler’s ability to adapt to current conditions.  Water quality will vary throughout the area as...
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Island Fishmonger

Local Beer + Local Sea Fare = A Match Made in Heaven During a recent weekend getaway (or as we call it in Florida...
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Off Key

By Bob Frederickson From Trump’s Key Sweep to Media’s Big Sleep Majority of Island Voters Supported Trump Although there is an assumption by many...
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News Up & Down the Trail

At the center of attention A second roundabout sculpture is in the works downtown, and it is already drawing attention. The city’s Public Art...
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Dear Donnarose…

Q: Dear Donnarose, I see all the people protesting against the outcome of the presidential election. But I also see others on social media...

Who’s Playing Tonight?

An interview with Sara Nelms By Mike Sales I first heard about Sara when she started playing poolside at the Best Western Plus, Siesta...