In North Port, three men are running for the city’s District 1 seat that Commissioner Vanessa Carusone is leaving open as she terms out.
OUR POSITION: We learned a lot last week when Nokomis resident Nathan Tzodikov decided to drop his petition to stop a state permit being issue…
The race for Sarasota County School Board District 3 in the Aug. 18 primary is the only one in which Venice-area voters have a choice between …
OUR POSITION: The so-called “dark money” that has infected our local election for the Charlotte County Airport Authority is another example of…
OUR POSITION: Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell’s decision to seek body cameras for his deputies now, and not later, is a welcome change …
OUR POSITION: North Port City Commission had plenty of warning to prepare to take over the city’s parks, and now the time has come.
OUR POSITION: When the next hurricane comes, don't automatically head for a shelter. There may not be room.
OUR POSITION: Charlotte County has wasted no time in working out a plan to deliver CARES relief checks to local businesses.
Two things are certain in the race for the Sarasota County School Board District 2 seat: The winner will be new to the board but will also be …
OUR VIEW: A judge’s ruling that Marsy’s Law does not protect the names of law officers who shoot and/or kill civilians supports our view.
OUR POSITION: Charlotte County commissioners showed a little more resolve this week in the dispute over masks, but they stopped short of forci…
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OUR POSITION: A belated report on the algae bloom scourge of 2018 and its impact when mixed with red tide is disturbing to say the least.
It’s the second time around for Charlotte County School Board candidate Joe Williams and incumbent Kim Amontree.
OUR POSITION: This has to be the last extension for Lost Lagoon developers.
OUR POSITION: The role and the sacrifices of hospital staffs in the COVID-19 battle cannot be taken for granted.
OUR POSITION: Charlotte County commissioners deserve kudos for taking the lead on joining a compact to fight the consequences of climate change.
OUR POSITION: Maybe the state should put the projected toll road projects on hold until the budget recovers from the pandemic.
OUR POSITION: A lawsuit may spur the sense of urgency needed to settle on a statewide plan for schools to reopen.
OUR POSITION: Retailers across the nation have taken the responsibility to force their customers to wear masks.
OUR POSITION: It boiled down to a matter of resolve and neither Venice City Council members nor Charlotte County commissioners demonstrated an…