11:35 pm | MELISSA REID Associate Publisher mreid@lbknews.com On Monday, Longboat Key Commissioners approved the new Village parking ordinance. The ordinance includes a speed limit reduction on Broadway of 20 mph, a 15-foot parking setback requirement...

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11:28 pm | MELISSA REID Associate Publisher mreid@lbknews.com Resident satisfaction is something the Town of Longboat Key will be evaluating in the upcoming months. On Jan. 13, residents will be mailed a postcard that gives them...

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11:17 pm | With perfect weather and gorgeous beachfront living, Florida is definitely one of the best states to live in the U.S. Florida also has diverse attractions for nature enthusiasts and city dwellers, and is...

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10:43 pm | The daughter of Longboat Key residents has raised both community support and excitement about her planned mission trip to Zambia. So far, an online yard sale and a separate fundraiser brought another $1,117...

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10:38 pm | STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com Ryan Flanzer was arrested in Sarasota after he fired three rounds from his semi-automatic pistol into a condominium unit at 1350 Main in Downtown Sarasota on May...

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10:01 pm | The plan to renourish the highly eroded Lido Key shoreline with sand dredged from Big Pass has faced years of court challenges primarily from opponents on Siesta Key. Now that the plan is...

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09:59 pm | Longboat Key leaders have long voiced concerns that the roundabout planned at US 41 and Gulfstream Avenue will slow traffic, create back-ups along the bridge and possibly impede evacuation attempts. The champions of...

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09:57 pm | The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens began its request to amend the City Comprehensive Plan and Code to allow the redevelopment of its Bayfront property. The City has heard hours of debate and community...

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09:55 pm | In July of 2019, the Town of Longboat Key began its $49.1 million underground utilities project along Gulf of Mexico Drive. The project consists of undergrounding the town’s electrical conduit and fiber optics...

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09:54 pm |   The Longboat Key Town Commission this year heard Village residents tell tales of parking woes associated with the Mar Vista Restaurant and The Shore Restaurant. In addition, residents complained that not only...

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09:50 pm | The Sarasota City Parking Division began paid parking this year. The City voted 3-2 in favor of spending $352,000 to implement the paid parking downtown. Commissioners Hagen Brody and Shelli Freeland Eddie were...

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09:47 pm | This year, the plan by the owners of the Daiquiri Deck to develop the Lido Pool and Pavilion into a 250-seat restaurant, tiki bar and private cabanas came to an end on Feb....

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09:45 pm | Ringling College of Art & Design President Larry Thompson announced this year that the Ringling was no longer was going to join forces with the Town of Longboat Key in developing an Arts,...

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07:58 pm |   One community battle in 2019 was far more operatic than orchestral. Within a span of six months, the Sarasota Orchestra announced it planned to move from its Bayfront home, expressed a desire...

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02:29 pm | The City Manager made some critical errors this past year, but he did do one thing right. He would do well in baseball — hitting the ball successfully one out of three times...

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02:11 pm | A Longboat police vehicle struck the Barancik’s Tesla as the couple exited their en Provence residence and turned onto Gulf of Mexico Drive. The couple donated millions in local philanthropy....

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02:08 pm | Former Longboat Town Manager named interim CEO of the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County. ...

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02:04 pm | Longboat Key Police officers voted 8-6 against a three year contract proposal offered by the Town Commission....

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01:44 pm | Amid dissent, the Sarasota County Commission votes 4-1 to allow beach building equipment to be staged at Ted Sperling Park on South Lido Key. The decision saves taxpayers $1 million....

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01:40 pm | Thanks to the collaboration between the Sarasota School District, Dr. Larry Thompson and the Ringling College of Art and Design and a group led by Linda Dickinson and Wendy Surkis, the former Sarasota...

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01:35 pm | Multiple divers and agencies searched the Gulf, Bay and Pass....

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01:08 pm | Before it allows staging of equipment at its park, Sarasota County wants additional recourse if Lido Beach building erodes shoreline. Both City Attorney and Manager argue the permit to dredge is replete with...

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Major Headlines

Commission approves new Village parking ordinance »

Commission approves new Village parking ordinance 11:35 pm | MELISSA REID Associate Publisher mreid@lbknews.com On Monday, Longboat Key Commissioners approved the new Village parking ordinance. The ordinance includes a speed limit reduction on Broadway of 20 mph,...

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Longboat to gauge satisfaction level of residents via a survey »

Longboat to gauge satisfaction level of residents via a survey 11:28 pm | MELISSA REID Associate Publisher mreid@lbknews.com Resident satisfaction is something the Town of Longboat Key will be evaluating in the upcoming months. On Jan. 13, residents will be mailed...

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Longboat ranked among the best places to live in Florida »

Longboat ranked among  the best places to live in Florida 11:17 pm | With perfect weather and gorgeous beachfront living, Florida is definitely one of the best states to live in the U.S. Florida also has diverse attractions for nature enthusiasts...

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Longboater’s daughter raises funds, awareness for trip to Africa »

Longboater’s daughter raises funds, awareness for trip to Africa 10:43 pm | The daughter of Longboat Key residents has raised both community support and excitement about her planned mission trip to Zambia. So far, an online yard sale and a...

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Man who donated $200K to Longboat and shot up a condo, avoids jail time »

Man who donated $200K to Longboat and shot up a condo, avoids jail time 10:38 pm | STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com Ryan Flanzer was arrested in Sarasota after he fired three rounds from his semi-automatic pistol into a condominium unit at 1350 Main...

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Year in Review – Renourishing Lido Beach »

Year in Review – Renourishing Lido Beach 10:01 pm | The plan to renourish the highly eroded Lido Key shoreline with sand dredged from Big Pass has faced years of court challenges primarily from opponents on Siesta Key....

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Year in Review – City of Sarasota places roundabouts »

Year in Review – City of Sarasota places roundabouts 09:59 pm | Longboat Key leaders have long voiced concerns that the roundabout planned at US 41 and Gulfstream Avenue will slow traffic, create back-ups along the bridge and possibly impede...

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Year in Review – Selby Gardens development plan moves back to City »

Year in Review – Selby Gardens development plan moves back to City 09:57 pm | The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens began its request to amend the City Comprehensive Plan and Code to allow the redevelopment of its Bayfront property. The City has heard...

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Year in Review – Undergrounding Longboat’s utilities »

Year in Review – Undergrounding Longboat’s utilities 09:55 pm | In July of 2019, the Town of Longboat Key began its $49.1 million underground utilities project along Gulf of Mexico Drive. The project consists of undergrounding the town’s...

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Year in Review – Longboat Village parking and traffic controls »

Year in Review – Longboat Village parking and traffic controls 09:54 pm |   The Longboat Key Town Commission this year heard Village residents tell tales of parking woes associated with the Mar Vista Restaurant and The Shore Restaurant. In addition,...

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Year in Review – Paid parking begins for Downtown Sarasota and St. Armands visitors »

Year in Review – Paid parking begins for Downtown Sarasota and St. Armands visitors 09:50 pm | The Sarasota City Parking Division began paid parking this year. The City voted 3-2 in favor of spending $352,000 to implement the paid parking downtown. Commissioners Hagen Brody...

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Year in Review – Lido Pavilion restaurant plan cancelled »

Year in Review – Lido Pavilion restaurant plan cancelled 09:47 pm | This year, the plan by the owners of the Daiquiri Deck to develop the Lido Pool and Pavilion into a 250-seat restaurant, tiki bar and private cabanas came...

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Year in Review – Ringling College cancels Town Center cooperative »

Year in Review – Ringling College cancels Town Center cooperative 09:45 pm | Ringling College of Art & Design President Larry Thompson announced this year that the Ringling was no longer was going to join forces with the Town of Longboat...

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Year in Review – Sarasota Orchestra still looking for site to build anew »

Year in Review – Sarasota Orchestra still looking for site to build anew 07:58 pm |   One community battle in 2019 was far more operatic than orchestral. Within a span of six months, the Sarasota Orchestra announced it planned to move from its...

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Crash claims lives of Longboaters Charles and Margery Barancik »

Crash claims lives of Longboaters Charles and Margery Barancik 02:11 pm | A Longboat police vehicle struck the Barancik’s Tesla as the couple exited their en Provence residence and turned onto Gulf of Mexico Drive. The couple donated millions in...

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Bullock back in business as Interim CEO »

Bullock back in business as Interim CEO 02:08 pm | Former Longboat Town Manager named interim CEO of the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County. ...

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LBK police refuse town contract offer »

LBK police refuse town contract offer 02:04 pm | Longboat Key Police officers voted 8-6 against a three year contract proposal offered by the Town Commission....

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County cooperates with City in Lido Beach building plan »

County cooperates with City in Lido Beach building plan 01:44 pm | Amid dissent, the Sarasota County Commission votes 4-1 to allow beach building equipment to be staged at Ted Sperling Park on South Lido Key. The decision saves taxpayers...

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Sarasota Unveils New Canvas »

Sarasota Unveils New Canvas 01:40 pm | Thanks to the collaboration between the Sarasota School District, Dr. Larry Thompson and the Ringling College of Art and Design and a group led by Linda Dickinson and...

December 25, 2019 / 1 comment / Read More »

Stone crab diver found dead near New Pass »

Stone crab diver found dead near New Pass 01:35 pm | Multiple divers and agencies searched the Gulf, Bay and Pass....

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Sarasota County, City battle over Lido Beach building plan »

Sarasota County, City battle over Lido Beach building plan 01:08 pm | Before it allows staging of equipment at its park, Sarasota County wants additional recourse if Lido Beach building erodes shoreline. Both City Attorney and Manager argue the permit...

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As Longboat dislikes roundabout, Sarasota furthers partnership with FDOT »

As Longboat dislikes roundabout, Sarasota furthers partnership with FDOT 01:05 pm | FDOT says the roundabout will slow traffic and create a more pedestrian friendly environment....

December 25, 2019 / 1 comment / Read More »

Town talks Village parking »

Town talks Village parking 01:01 pm | Longboat commissioner suggests speed bumps as possible last resort salvo for Longboat Village issue with speeding motorists....

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Where cars and community collide on north Longboat Key »

Where cars and community collide on north Longboat Key 12:57 pm | The conflict arrives in the form of hundreds, if not thousands, of diners who descend on two of the island’s most popular eateries – The Mar Vista and...

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Town to tap taxpayers $34.5 million for beach »

Town to tap taxpayers $34.5 million for beach 12:52 pm | Erosion and sea level rise are omnipresent concerns and the cost of sand has never been higher....

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Town to consider pickleball noise levels in communities »

Town to consider pickleball noise levels in communities 12:49 pm | Dozens of tennis courts have been re-striped and configured to accommodate the denizens of pickleball aficionados. But in zoning, not all things are equal. ...

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A friend of Longboat Key and former Nova Scotia Premier Gerry Regan passes at 91 »

A friend of Longboat Key and former Nova Scotia Premier Gerry Regan passes at 91 12:45 pm | Former Nova Scotia Premier Gerald Regan, a one-time sportscaster, eight-year Canadian Premier and avid tennis player on Longboat Key, died last week at the age of 91. Regan...

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Longboat commission refuses police desire to join State pension »

Longboat commission refuses police desire to join State pension 10:31 pm | The Town’s negotiator explained that in 2013, when the Fire Department entered the state retirement system, the town agreed to pay 10% of the cost annually and the...

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City spends another $230K to bolster Bobby Jones »

City spends another $230K to bolster Bobby Jones 10:27 pm | Commissioner Freeland Eddie asked how the City could not have anticipated the costs....

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Fifth-graders learn sustainable fishing from reel pros at Mote »

Fifth-graders learn sustainable fishing from reel pros at Mote 10:16 pm | A group of 97 fifth-graders from Brentwood Elementary School in Sarasota County discovered the fun of sustainable fishing during Mote Marine Laboratory’s Teach-A-Kid Fishing & Ecology Clinic on...

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Sarasota’s Fruitville roundabout to usher in road closures, detours »

Sarasota’s Fruitville roundabout to usher in road closures, detours 08:07 pm | Motorists can expect road closures, detours and a reduction in speed limit during construction. The westernmost block of Fruitville Road will be closed for all westbound traffic and...

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Opinion

The indignity of traffic on St. Armands Circle and Ringling Bridge »

The indignity of traffic on St. Armands Circle and Ringling Bridge

11:09 pm | It is clear the FDOT and the City of Sarasota have no grasp on what traffic does...

January 13, 2020 / 1 comment / Read More »

Tragic car accident, clear-cutting and a new beach bring light and dark to our holidays in Sarasota and Longboat Key »

Tragic car accident, clear-cutting and a new beach bring light and dark to our holidays in Sarasota and Longboat Key

02:29 pm | The City Manager made some critical errors this past year, but he did do one thing right....

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Conflict on the menu at Selby Gardens »

Conflict on the menu at Selby Gardens

11:11 am | To allow a restaurant to be leased and open late into the evening is simply cramming a...

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Another take on immigration? »

Another take on immigration?

10:49 am | America has been granted an extraordinary stroke of luck: a big dose of youth and energy just...

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Pelosi’s permanent impeachment »

Pelosi’s permanent impeachment

09:52 am | It helps to compare what’s being done to Donald Trump to how it’s been done before. ...

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The frozen cat I betrayed and then buried »

The frozen cat I betrayed and then buried

11:40 am | Thoughts raced through my head: Is there a rabid raccoon nearby? What’s wrong with Popsicle? Should we...

September 22, 2019 / 1 comment / Read More »

The BMW that changed my life — Part III »

The BMW that changed my life — Part III

10:06 am | I worried that we would drive off with the money and I would end up slit throat...

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My Highway to Hell through the Midwest in a BMW — Part II »

My Highway to Hell through the Midwest in a BMW — Part II

09:24 am | It seems celebrities and criminals go by single names — Sting, Oprah, Eminem, Jeter, and then of...

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How a SCAT bus destroyed my Mercedes and fueled an eBay and BMW addiction — Part I »

How a SCAT bus destroyed my Mercedes and fueled an eBay and BMW addiction — Part I

09:07 am | SCAT drivers are the most aggressive New York cab school of driving jockeys I have ever witnessed....

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East primary season gives Trump an edge »

East primary season gives Trump an edge

07:25 pm | The president may enjoy another tactical advantage. There’s a good chance that a significant independent or...

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51 Ways to Leave Your Lover »

51 Ways to Leave Your Lover

09:00 am | Some years ago Paul Simon popularized a song entitled, “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover.” The 51st...

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Call Iran’s bluff with an offer of nuclear power »

Call Iran’s bluff with an offer of nuclear power

08:56 am | “No enrichment, but other countries could supply the fuel rods for peaceful production of energy.”...

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American needs to rediscover tact »

American needs to rediscover tact

09:14 am | “I want to kick away from the daily and get to something larger....

September 6, 2019 / 1 comment / Read More »

Longboat should partner with Ringling Circus next time around »

Longboat should partner with Ringling Circus next time around

05:20 am | We should fault the Mayor and Vice Mayor for their late-game torpedoing of our community and arts...

July 20, 2019 / 1 comment / Read More »

Does Longboat really have to deport baby peacocks? »

Does Longboat really have to deport baby peacocks?

05:12 am | Some residents agree with the internment and deportation of the females. They cite late night shrieking and...

July 20, 2019 / 2 comments / Read More »

How to contain Iran »

How to contain Iran

05:06 am | A deal would put Iran’s nuclear program back in a box, making it easier to tackle all...

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Longboat Key undergrounding issue »

Longboat Key undergrounding issue

05:30 am | If the town goes ahead with its fiber project, neighborhoods will see taller metal poles replace the...

July 18, 2019 / 1 comment / Read More »

A Kosher Fourth of July »

A Kosher Fourth of July

08:13 am | “Two hundred forty-three years ago, a new nation was inspired by the Old Testament.”...

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Trump militarizes Mexico »

Trump militarizes Mexico

05:23 am | Blowing up the North American economy to solve the migration crisis never made sense....

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How Democrats can avoid losing »

How Democrats can avoid losing

10:16 am | ‘Trump is beatable in 2020, but only if his opponent appeals beyond the base.’...

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Socialism vs. ‘the Person’ »

Socialism vs. ‘the Person’

02:48 pm | ‘We are more than simply individuals, because it is in relation with one another ‘as persons’ that...

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Longboat heading down wrong path with light poles, technology »

Longboat heading down wrong path with light poles, technology

12:29 pm | Do Longboat leaders really believe they and Waterleaf and the build-out of a defensive telecommunication network will...

April 21, 2019 / 3 comments / Read More »

A Happy Easter in wake of Notre Dame »

A Happy Easter in wake of Notre Dame

12:25 pm | In a sense, Notre Dame was sadly victim to a general state of disrepair. It is the...

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Lido Beach concession stand to close temporarily for renovation work »

09:01 am | The concession stand at Lido Beach will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, Sept. 30, while the City repairs the pavilion. In its place, food trucks will be available most days of the week to provide service for beachgoers. Crews will first be installing a new vent hood in the kitchen and a new long-lasting metal...

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Lido Beach concession stand to close temporarily for renovation work

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending January 10, 2020 »

10:55 pm |   The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Jan. 4 Flooded condominium 3:52 a.m. Officer Nazareno responded to 4400 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive for a report of a flooded apartment on the first floor. Upon arrival, firefighters...

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On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending January 10, 2020

Crash claims lives of Longboaters Charles and Margery Barancik »

02:11 pm | A Longboat police vehicle struck the Barancik’s Tesla as the couple exited their en Provence residence and turned onto Gulf of Mexico Drive. The couple donated millions in local philanthropy....

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Crash claims lives of Longboaters Charles and Margery Barancik

Lifelong family friend buys Longboat Cleaners & Linen Services »

12:59 pm | A plea from a sick friend entices a lifelong friend living in Brazil to come back home and take over Key Cleaners of Longboat Key. Dana, the previous owner of Key Cleaners & Linen Services, Inc., has recently become ill and has found it difficult to continue to manage her family business that has been...

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Lifelong family friend buys Longboat Cleaners & Linen Services

Can addiction start in the ER? »

02:06 pm | Physicians treat the chart rather than the patient (some estimates put 44% of ER physician time as spent on charting), and many electronic records are walled off from each other....

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Can addiction start in the ER?

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Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — January 3, 2020 through January 9, 2020

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — January 3, 2020 through January 9, 2020 »

10:59 pm | Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — December 20, 2019 through January 2, 2020...

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Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — December 20, 2019 through January 2, 2020

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — December 20, 2019 through January 2, 2020 »

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Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — December 12, 2019 through December 18, 2019 »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — December 12, 2019 through December 18, 2019

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Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — December 5, 2019 through December 11, 2019 »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — December 5, 2019 through December 11, 2019

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Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 29, 2019 through December 4, 2019 »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 29, 2019 through December 4, 2019

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Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 21, 2019 through November 28, 2019 »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 21, 2019 through November 28, 2019

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Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 14, 2019 through November 20, 2019 »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — November 14, 2019 through November 20, 2019

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Mote urges boaters to report whale shark sightings »

Mote urges boaters to report whale shark sightings

04:36 pm | Mote Marine Laboratory received a report of five whale sharks — Earth’s largest fish species — about 40 miles off Anna Maria...

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Spirit of Reflection »

Spirit of Reflection

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Mote sets turtles free »

Mote sets turtles free

01:14 pm | Mote has documented more than 2,000 nests from loggerheads,...

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Waves of Light »

Waves of Light

02:01 pm | Night descends on Lido Shores. Photo by Steve Reid...

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Longboat’s favorite ticket for gourmet fun set for Saturday »

Longboat’s favorite ticket for gourmet fun set for Saturday

01:03 pm | The Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party, which is happening next Saturday, Dec. 3, brings out the very best in our community....

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Life on the edge

Life on the edge »

09:10 am | Tree clinging to the edge of City Island. Photo by Steve Reid...

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Author chronicles haunted Manatee sites in new book

Author chronicles haunted Manatee sites in new book »

09:38 am | Auther tracks both the historical sightings of ghosts in Manatee County and the region at large as well as seeking out the souls as she says that have not crossed...

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