Admission to the skate park at Payne Park is now free of charge to the public, effective Tuesday, Nov. 19.
11/19/2019 3:10 PM
Maxwell Guss, 34, of Bradenton, was arrested on Monday afternoon on two (2) counts of Lewd and Lascivious Conduct by a Person Over 18. Guss has been on administrative leave from Brookside Middle School where he was a business teacher. Detectives believe there may be additional victims.
11/18/2019 1:40 PM
Lousner Silencieux, 37, of Sarasota has been arrested and is facing multiple charges following a hit and run crash where a vehicle hit a home in the 1400 block of Myrtle Street in Sarasota Thursday night.
11/15/2019 8:29 AM
City of Sarasota residents, property owners and business owners interested in learning more about their local government are encouraged to register and participate in the upcoming Citizens’ Academy, an interactive, eight-week educational course. Most sessions will be held Thursday evenings from 5:30
11/14/2019 9:22 AM
The skate park at Payne Park will be temporarily closed beginning Friday, Nov. 15, as the City plans for future operations of the park.
11/13/2019 11:31 AM
Darion Lee, 16, of Sarasota, has been arrested and is facing two charges of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, felony charges, in connection to a shooting that happened Sunday, November 10, 2019 near the intersection of Carver Street and Orange Avenue in the City of Sarasota.
11/13/2019 9:20 AM
The City of Sarasota, in conjunction with the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, will host its annual Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11.
11/06/2019 2:54 PM
11/06/2019 1:01 PM
11/05/2019 8:45 AM
Last week, Chief Bernadette DiPino traveled to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) training conference in Chicago. While attending the conference, Sarasota Police Department Legal Advisor Joe Polzak accepted the IACP Chief David Cameron Leadership in Environmental Crimes Award.
11/05/2019 8:09 AM
The City of Sarasota, in conjunction with the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, will co-host the annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10 a.m. in downtown Sarasota. There will be several road closures and vehicle tow away zones for the parade.
11/04/2019 12:55 PM
Please take a few minutes to complete a survey.
10/24/2019 4:57 PM
Chief Bernadette DiPino, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), United States Attorney’s Office and the Florida State Attorney’s Office of the 12th Judicial Circuit announced the arrest of 95 individuals in Operation SURGE during a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
10/22/2019 1:00 PM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department have arrested Juan Jose Esparza, 20, of Bradenton. He’s being charged with murder, armed burglary and additional charges in connection of a death over the weekend. Esparza is being held at the Sarasota County Jail.
10/22/2019 9:59 AM
Drivers traveling on the John Ringling Causeway to and from St. Armands Key can expect limited lane closures beginning this week as work starts on the new Coon Key Multi-Use Recreational Trail (MURT).
10/22/2019 9:57 AM
Chief Bernadette DiPino, the Sarasota Police Department Criminal Investigations Division along with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), United States Attorney’s Office and the Florida State Attorney’s Office of the 12th Judicial Circuit will hold a news conference Tuesday.
10/21/2019 3:00 PM
Short-term closures of the intersections along North Orange Avenue from 21st Street to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way are expected to begin Monday, Oct. 21, as part of an ongoing water main replacement project.
10/18/2019 10:16 AM
Renovations are scheduled for November 12, 2019, at Payne Park.
10/17/2019 2:01 PM
On Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Sarasota Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, and unwanted prescription drugs.
10/17/2019 10:58 AM
The inaugural First Watch Sarasota 5K will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019. The 14th Annual First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon, Relay and 10K will be held on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Due to the race participants sharing the roadway along the race route, there will be temporary lane closures.
10/15/2019 11:17 AM