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Two dead in motorcycle crash on I-75

NORTH PORT — A man and a woman from Iowa died Friday after their motorcycle crashed into a tree off Interstate 75, the Florida Highway Patr… Read more

Apartments planned near new Venice hospital

More than 150 people turned out for a neighborhood workshop Monday evening to learn more about a proposed 347-unit apartment complex in Ven… Read more

Smaller units for affordability approved in Sarasota County

Continuing their efforts to diversify the housing stock and promote affordability, Sarasota County commissioners unanimously approved a mea… Read more


Venice water polo debuts at home with district win

Done is the debut — and it was well worth the wait. Read more

Indians track and field wins Venice Relays

The Venice High boys and girls track and field teams defended their home turf well on Thursday in the Venice Track and Field Relays, with e… Read more

Venice weightlifting ties Charlotte for first-ever district title

As is the case with many athletic endeavors at Venice High, football is a year-round sport for most of the Indians, and the winning has car… Read more


It's time to toast Toastmasters on its 30th anniversary in Venice

The late comedian George Jessel famously quipped that the human brain is a wonderful organ. Read more

Venice Area Chamber of Commerce has exciting events planned for spring

Each year we celebrate businesses by honoring them at the Venice Chamber Business of the Year Awards. In its 40th year, this event recogniz… Read more

PetWorks Cat Clinic opens on Venice Avenue

Establishing her new veterinary clinic on the border of an industrial estate encouraged Roberta Hughes, DVM to embrace the vibe or culture,… Read more


Editorial: Sheriff's Office consolidation: No walk-ins

OUR POSITION: Efficiencies, yes. But South County isn’t feeling feeling the love from the Sheriff’s Office. Read more

Spring time arrives in Florida

Following those last couple of 45-degree nights, I declared the end of cold weather. Sure enough by the end of last week, spring slipped in… Read more

Venice Gondolier editorial cartoon for 03/16/19

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.


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Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.

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Wind:NNE at 9 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:35:04 AM
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