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Venice makes "World's Most Extraordinary Beaches" listing

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Venice area recognized again!

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Doggie Dining

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017

Dog Friendly Dining is allowed in the City of Venice within certain designated outdoor portions of restaurants.

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Venice ranks No. 2 in state on Best Cities to Retire

Published Thursday, June 1, 2017
The City of Venice has been ranked No. 2 in Florida and No. 14 nationwide among the Best Cities for Seniors to Retire, according to consumer research website GoodCall.com. GoodCall analysts aimed to take into account a wide variety of metrics that would make a city great for retirement, according to the website. Some retire-ment-focused metrics included more»

National Tourism Week Luncheon

Published Monday, May 1, 2017

National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is the annual salute to travel in America. For the last 34 years, the first full week in May has been reserved in communities nationwide to showcase the impact of travel to policymakers, business leaders and local media. It has also been a week of celebrating and honoring the "Faces of Travel" by recognizing those in our community who keep this industry thriving.

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Sea Turtle Lighting Workshop set for April 5

Published Thursday, March 30, 2017

The City of Venice is sponsoring a free presentation for the public on sea turtle lighting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 5

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Authorities warn of IRS scam

Published Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens to be cautious about a telephone scam commonly known as the "IRS scam,” popping up on the Sun-coast during tax season.

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County parks get even more dog friendly

Published Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Sarasota County Commission on Tuesday approved a resolution designating 71 Sarasota County parks and preserves in north and south county as "dog friendly." These are sites where dogs are welcome, but must be leashed at all times.

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Venice Fire scores ISO rating of 2

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
In July 2016, Venice Fire Rescue underwent a department-wide Insurance Service Office (ISO) evaluation. This evaluation is completed every 5 years and an ISO Public Protection Classification (PPC) is given to the department. Historically, Venice Fire has been scored at a 3, which by national and state guidelines is above the standard. On Oct. 24, Mayor John more»
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