Developers of Long Bar Pointe file a notice of claim through the Bert J. Harris Private Property Rights Protection Act to reverse a 2013 decision by the Manatee County Commission that effectively killed their vision for the 426-acre bayfront parcel...
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Sarasota County has filed a lawsuit against Sanborn Studios claiming the Lakewood Ranch-based film production company did not create jobs that it had promised as part of an incentive agreement.
The developers of Longbar Pointe have applied to establish a CDD to pay for infrastructure improvements on a portion of the proposed community's land.
A new study has found that oil from the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico is impairing swimming in one of the ocean’s fastest fish.
The Sarasota County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved suing Sanborn Studios over unkept promises of job creation.
Jacques Cousteau's grandson honors his exploring legacy with 50th aniversary expedition.
Sarasota County had looked forward to Sanborn Studios' creation of more than 100 jobs promised with a projected $164 million added to the local economy. It came up empty-handed.
The search has resumed on Anna Maria Island for the body of businesswoman Sabine Musil-Buehler, believed to have been killed by her boyfriend.
Most Manatee County commissioners are refusing to move forward with a deep injection well at the former Piney Point Phosphates property until they are comfortable with the science behind it and with county responsibility for the half-billion gallons of contaminated water to be pumped underground.
A deep-injection well Manatee County proposes to build holds promise for disposing of industrial wastewater at the former Piney Point Phosphates facility near Port Manatee. Critics say it may also contaminate groundwater and deliver a crippling blow to the county's agricultural industry.
A new federal study shows that certain drywalls of Chinese manufacture do emit elevated levels of sulfur compounds and other toxins.