03:31 pm | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 20, 2014 through November 26, 2014...

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03:27 pm | Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to 5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Ste. 201B, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters...

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02:44 pm | Town water pipe drilling alleged to have damaged bridge....

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02:41 pm | The Rufa Red Knot has suffered reduced population due to coastal development, climate changes and horseshoe crab over-harvesting....

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02:38 pm | The Town Commission voted to make the Key Club request for Tourism zoning a mailed ballot vote....

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08:34 am | In this healthy and fashionable future, once again it will be hats off to hats....

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08:29 am | The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Dec. 4 Roofing accident 3:00 p.m. Officer Smith was dispatched...

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01:36 pm | Bullock spoke with residents about plant cutting dilemma, curb painting, ways to beautify the Village in general as well as finding areas to store kayaks. ...

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01:33 pm | Commission can decide how to best proceed with vote....

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01:29 pm | Gulf-side condominium groundbreaking adds spark to Longboat market....

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01:25 pm | A former maintenance man for Windward Bay will be sentenced for burglary and theft of a diamond ring from a Longboat Key woman on Dec. 19....

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01:13 pm | The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Nov. 26 Harassing collection 9:55 a.m. Officer Smith was dispatched...

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12:40 pm | What if obesity is not all about calorie counts followed by long hours exercising at the treadmill?...

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12:37 pm | Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to 5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Ste. 201B, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters...

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08:38 am | My dad repeatedly looked through the oven window waiting for the pop-up thermometer. But the more he waited, the more the home filled with an acrid and nauseating odor. I asked my father...

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04:30 pm | “This week we stood by and helplessly watched a lot of hard work cut down and loaded into a trash truck for no reason other than our governing body ‘having the right to...

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04:10 pm | The signature event will raise up to $70,000 to award student scholarships and local children’s charities....

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03:58 pm | This sale marks the first major private business spin-off from Mote research....

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03:35 pm | For too long, health care has been determined by what treatments and procedures are backed by large economic actors – and how much they pay. ...

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03:31 pm | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 20, 2014 through November 26, 2014...

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11:47 am | Often times the best kept secret dining locations are found through word-of-mouth in Sarasota....

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08:26 am | The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Nov. 15 Trespassing 11:58 a.m. Officer Bidwell responded to Publix...

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Major Headlines

Lawsuit ‘imminent’ over Longboat Pass damage »

Lawsuit ‘imminent’ over Longboat Pass damage 02:44 pm | Town water pipe drilling alleged to have damaged bridge....

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Longboat shorebird named as threatened »

Longboat shorebird named as threatened 02:41 pm | The Rufa Red Knot has suffered reduced population due to coastal development, climate changes and horseshoe crab over-harvesting....

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Town to mail Key Club tourism ballots »

Town to mail Key Club tourism ballots 02:38 pm | The Town Commission voted to make the Key Club request for Tourism zoning a mailed ballot vote....

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Town Manager walks, talks Longboat Village »

Town Manager walks, talks Longboat Village 01:36 pm | Bullock spoke with residents about plant cutting dilemma, curb painting, ways to beautify the Village in general as well as finding areas to store kayaks. ...

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Key Club tourism request to hit Town Hall »

Key Club tourism request to hit Town Hall 01:33 pm | Commission can decide how to best proceed with vote....

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From here to Infinity »

From here to Infinity 01:29 pm | Gulf-side condominium groundbreaking adds spark to Longboat market....

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Man pleads to Longboat diamond theft »

Man pleads to Longboat diamond theft 01:25 pm | A former maintenance man for Windward Bay will be sentenced for burglary and theft of a diamond ring from a Longboat Key woman on Dec. 19....

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Villagers accuse Town of clear cut foliage destruction »

Villagers accuse Town of clear cut foliage destruction 04:30 pm | “This week we stood by and helplessly watched a lot of hard work cut down and loaded into a trash truck for no reason other than our governing...

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Longboat’s best-tasting ticket to fun, community support »

Longboat’s best-tasting ticket to fun, community support 04:10 pm | The signature event will raise up to $70,000 to award student scholarships and local children’s charities....

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Mote announces caviar business »

Mote announces caviar business 03:58 pm | This sale marks the first major private business spin-off from Mote research....

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Moore’s to renovate, revamp and partner with Caragiulo’s »

Moore’s to renovate, revamp and partner with Caragiulo’s 06:05 pm | The plan is for a complete renovation of the restaurant without adding any seats under the existing roofline of the 6,600 square-foot building that sits on one acre...

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Opinion

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars »

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

08:42 am | The whole place must be cleared and all the convalescent memories must be extinguished before either Ocean...

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Liberals hate the middle class »

Liberals hate the middle class

08:38 am | The middle class is in trouble. This, of course, we have heard from both parties ad nauseam....

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Three countries or one continent »

Three countries or one continent

08:36 am | In spite of economic gains in tri-lateral trade, there is far to go on measures of integration....

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Memo to Republicans: Don’t blow it again »

Memo to Republicans: Don’t blow it again

01:19 pm | Your attitude on immigration, if I understand it, runs counter to your professed beliefs....

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Recreation Center – alternate approach? »

Recreation Center – alternate approach?

01:17 pm | This seems to be the unique part of this methodology – building of a public purpose facility...

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Surviving Thanksgiving and a toxic, menacing bird »

Surviving Thanksgiving and a toxic, menacing bird

08:38 am | My dad repeatedly looked through the oven window waiting for the pop-up thermometer. But the more he...

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51 Ways to Leave Your Lover »

51 Ways to Leave Your Lover

03:50 pm | It is a simple story. We had stopped for gas at a station on 301 and,...

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Elections do matter »

Elections do matter

03:45 pm | The big story of course is who becomes the Senate Majority Leader in 2015, Harry Reid of...

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  2. Linda Hoza: Oh, please, Republicans bought us endless war in Iraq (based on WMD’s that didn’t exist),...
  3. Georgie McFarland: I like the term cockroaches and also the reference to General Custer, who as we all know from our...
  4. brian logun: just fyi gene… your article was false i live in that last little building on the beach and it was...
  5. Tom Burgum: Ross, always good to hear from you but will mention one thing in the interest of historical accuracy. The...
  1. Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — December 4, 2014 through December 10, 2014
  2. Longboat Key Letters – Week ending December 12, 2014
  3. In Print — December 12, 2014 edition
  4. Lawsuit ‘imminent’ over Longboat Pass damage
  5. Longboat shorebird named as threatened
  6. Town to mail Key Club tourism ballots
  7. The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars
  8. Liberals hate the middle class
  9. Three countries or one continent
  10. Can fashion save lives?
  11. On Patrol – Week ending December 12, 2014
  12. Town Manager walks, talks Longboat Village

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Book Sale at Longboat Library »

07:33 am | On Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11, the Longboat Key Library will hold its most extensive Book Sale in the Library’s 57 years of operation. This will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Library, 555 Bay Isles Road (next to the Town Offices). Hundreds of hardback and paperback books will be bargain priced...

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Book Sale at Longboat Library

On Patrol – Week ending December 12, 2014 »

08:29 am | The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Dec. 4 Roofing accident 3:00 p.m. Officer Smith was dispatched to 3400 Gulf of Mexico Drive for an accident call. Officer Smith observed a male subject lying on the ground on the...

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On Patrol – Week ending December 12, 2014

Obit: Kenneth Hugh ‘Kenny’ Barr owner of former ‘Sports Page’ »

08:15 am | Kenneth Hugh “Kenny” Barr, 73, of Sarasota, passed away on May 8, 2014. Formerly of Rankin, IL and Helena, AR, he was born February 20, 1941. He was preceded in death by his father, Loyall L. Barr; stepfather, Gus J. Dunn; stepmother, Gerry Campbell, and a brother, Loyall L. Barr, II (Lee). He leaves behind...

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Obit: Kenneth Hugh ‘Kenny’ Barr owner of former ‘Sports Page’

Lido Key condo project takes off »

07:11 am | Friday marked the latest development with the groundbreaking of Park Residences of Lido Key where 18 units will be completed within a year on the last developable vacant parcel on Lido Key....

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Lido Key condo project takes off

Can fashion save lives? »

08:34 am | In this healthy and fashionable future, once again it will be hats off to hats....

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Can fashion save lives?

Real Estate

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — December 4, 2014 through December 10, 2014

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — December 4, 2014 through December 10, 2014 »

03:31 pm | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 20, 2014 through November 26, 2014...

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From here to Infinity

From here to Infinity »

01:29 pm | Gulf-side condominium groundbreaking adds spark to Longboat market....

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Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 20, 2014 through November 26, 2014 »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 20, 2014 through November 26, 2014

03:31 pm | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 20, 2014 through November 26, 2014...

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Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 13, 2014 through November 19, 2014 »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 13, 2014 through November 19, 2014

10:03 am | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 13, 2014 through November 19, 2014...

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Lido Key condo project takes off »

Lido Key condo project takes off

07:11 am | Friday marked the latest development with the groundbreaking of Park Residences of Lido Key where 18 units will be completed within a...

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Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 6, 2014 through November 12, 2014 »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 6, 2014 through November 12, 2014

06:23 am | Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — October 30, 2014 through November 5, 2014...

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Sotheby’s opens St. Armands location »

Sotheby’s opens St. Armands location

09:24 am | Premier Sotheby’s International Realty opened the firm’s newest location at 540 John Ringling Blvd. on St. Armands Key. The office is led...

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Key Life

Strong nesting season for sea turtles »

Strong nesting season for sea turtles

07:18 am | According to scientists from multiple research facilities, endangered sea turtles have had a highly successful nesting season along the Southwest Florida coast...

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Longboat Key as seen through a deluge »

Longboat Key as seen through a deluge

01:52 pm | The following photos are Longboat Key through the streaming deluge of rain last Sunday early evening. Photos by Stephen Reid....

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Time for a delicious summer cocktail »

Time for a delicious summer cocktail

04:12 pm | The Shore Diner was designed to be an open-air, mid-century beach restaurant, or a café like one would travel to in Southern...

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The Shore Diner »

The Shore Diner

08:18 am | The Shore Diner was designed to be an open-air, mid-century beach restaurant, or a café like one would travel to in Southern...

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Longboat Key Rotary and our Mayor »

Longboat Key Rotary and our Mayor

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Sardinia: Flavorful and fresh Italian delights

Sardinia: Flavorful and fresh Italian delights »

11:47 am | Often times the best kept secret dining locations are found through word-of-mouth in Sarasota....

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Embrace the Holiday Season without tipping the scale

Embrace the Holiday Season without tipping the scale »

10:25 am | When you really want to indulge, limit yourself to three bites. ...

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Key Recreation