→ Eight-year-old Grayson Tullio, who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, brought home his new service dog, Hooch, Friday, May 18.
EAST COUNTY — For more than two years, 8-year-old Grayson Tullio has been dreaming about the day he’d get his helper dog.
And, now, it’s finally here.
Grayson, a student at Willis Elementary School, and his mom, Jen, returned from Georgia Friday, May 18, with Grayson’s new service dog, Hooch, a golden retriever … [click here to read on!]
Circle officials bemoan lack of service
→ Provide garbage cans with lids on them and prune the palm trees.
The St. Armands Landowner’s Merchants and Residents (LMAR) members don’t think they’re asking too much of the city to perform these two basic tasks.
And, although city Public Works Director Todd Kucharski doesn’t disagree, he said there’s no available funding to trim the trees or replace the trashcans at this time.
“I simply have no money budgeted for it,” Kucharski said.
The city eliminated available funds for both services more than a year ago, and LMAR members said the Circle is headed down a slippery path. Specifically, rodents living in the overgrown palm trees could begin making thier way down into the Circle to rummage through the garbage inside the open trashcans. … [click
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FPL to hold rate increase hearing Thursday
→ Residential and business customers of FPL are invited to share their views of FPL’s service quality and discuss a proposed rate increase at City Hall Thursday.
The Florida Public Service Commission has scheduled a quality of service hearing in Sarasota 9:30 a.m. Thursday, May 31 at City Hall as part of its decision making process regarding Florida Power & Light Company’s request for a base rate increase. The meeting will be held Thursday.
Residential and business customers of FPL are invited to share their views of FPL’s service quality … [click here to read on!]