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November Island Girl

November Island Girl

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

This month’s Island Girl is Logan of Toledo, OH. She moved to Sarasota two years ago after graduating from Newberry College in South Carolina majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Logan played college volleyball and especially loves sand volleyball on Siesta Beach. She plans to enter Dental School at the University of Florida." […]

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Paid siesta beach parking

County staff asked to hone proposal for public parking lot on South Midnight Pass Road and seek information about parking management consultants

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com   When it comes to a paid parking approach for Siesta Key Public Beach, the director of Sarasota County’s Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department summed it up on Oct. 11: “It’s complex.”   In response to County Commission direction in July, Carolyn Brown reported to the board on the research staff […]

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Beaches fared quite well during Irma

Beaches fared quite well during Irma

October 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney Sarasota County’s Environmental Protection Division staff reported late on Sept. 13 that the county’s beaches fared “very well following Hurricane Irma.” On Sept. 12, the summary says, staff of the division conducted a countywide, post-storm inspection of the beaches and dune conditions on the unincorporated barrier islands, including Siesta and Casey […]

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