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VOTE HERE: Should the Town keep its Police dispatch on Longboat Key?

VOTE HERE: Should the Town keep its Police dispatch on Longboat Key?

 

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat dispatch switch ‘far from over’

Longboat dispatch switch ‘far from over’

‘I am not thrilled with giving up control to Sarasota or Manatee County and my overarching concern is to make our dispatch as good as it can possibly can be.’

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote frees turtle off Lido Key

Mote frees turtle off Lido Key

‘If someone had just cut the line between the turtle and the crab pot, the turtle would’ve died.’

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Garden Club and Kiwanis pair up for ‘fun’draiser

Garden Club and Kiwanis pair up for ‘fun’draiser

The Longboat Key Garden Club and Longboat Key Kiwanis Club have paired up for an exciting new ‘fun’draiser on Friday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 each and limited to 200 guests. The Dinner & a Movie themed evening begins when ticket holders arrive at the Longboat Key Club Islandside driving range and [...]

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

The frozen cat I buried on Good Friday

The frozen cat I buried on Good Friday

I tried to take the turn into the driveway slowly so our cat, Popsicle, who was now melting in a brown box, would not bounce around in the trunk.

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Another take on immigration?

Another take on immigration?

The rise in Latinos is a huge opportunity. Might we squander it?

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending April 3, 2015

On Patrol – Week ending April 3, 2015

  The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. March 17 Water leak 7:51 p.m. While on patrol, Officer Smith observed water coming from the construction area north of 4700 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive. The water appeared to [...]

April 6, 2015 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending April 3, 2015

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending April 3, 2015

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 sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Traffic problems To: Editor As Presidents of [...]

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — March 26, 2015 through April 2, 2015

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — March 26, 2015 through April 2, 2015

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — March 26, 2015 through April 2, 2015.

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat shuts down dispatch

Longboat shuts down dispatch

The commission reached consensus to move all dispatch to Sarasota County with the caveat that the Longboat Police Station would be staffed around the clock.

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »