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SWIFTMUD EXTENDS WATER RESTRICTIONS

THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT’S GOVERNING BOARD ON TUESDAY EXTENDED THE WATERING RESTRICTIONS PUT IN PLACE LAST DECEMBER.  DESPITE THE RECENT RAINS, SWIFTMUD SAYS A DRIER THAN NORMAL JUNE HAS RAINFALL TOTALS STILL WELL BELOW NORMAL FOR THE YEAR, AND BECAUSE OF THAT... Read More.

SIESTA KEY RESIDENTS BOILING THEIR WATER

A PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR SOME SIESTA KEY RESIDENTS AFTER REPAIRS WERE MADE TO A WATER VALVE AT THE INTERSECTION OF MIDNIGHT PASS ROAD AND SARASEA CIRCLE.  ACCORDING TO SARASOTA COUNTY OFFICIALS, THE WATER WAS TURNED OFF AROUND 11:30 YESTERDAY... Read More.
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VENICE BEACH WATER ADVISORY LIFTED…AGAIN

THE BEACH WATER ADVISORY FOR VENICE PUBLIC BEACH WAS LIFTED AGAIN YESTERDAY AFTER SARASOTA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS RECEIVED TESTING RESULTS FROM SAMPLES TAKEN WEDNESDAY.  WATER QUALITY AT VENICE BEACH NOW MEETS STANDARDS SET BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND THE... Read More.

ENGLEWOOD WATER DISTRICT RACE NOT OVER

IT APPEARS THAT THE RACE FOR ONE OF THE SEATS ON THE ENGLEWOOD WATER DISTRICT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS HAS NOT BEEN DECIDED.  RESULTS FROM TUESDAY’S ELECTION SHOWED THAT INCUMBENT PHYLLIS WRIGHT HAD EDGED CHALLENGER JOHN MEAD BY JUST 58 VOTES, BUT SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS... Read More.
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WILLIAMS IN MORE HOT WATER

VENICE POLICE CHIEF JULIE WILLIAMS IS IN HOT WATER AGAIN, THIS TIME FOR REPORTEDLY HIRING A MICHIGAN-BASED LAW ENFORCEMENT TESTING COMPANY FOR CONTRACT WORK IN VENICE WHILE SERVING AS A CONSULTANT TO THE FIRM.  ACCORDING TO THE HERALD-TRIBUNE, WILLIAMS AGREEMENT WITH EMPCO MAY VIOLATE... Read More.