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Former Longboat Town Commissioner Bob Dawson passes

Former Longboat Town Commissioner Bob Dawson passes

Former Longboat Key Commissioner Bob Dawson passed on Saturday, October 18, in Sarasota Memorial Hospital with his wife, Wendy, at his side.

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote is on the move

Mote is on the move

Mote wants to move forward with its plan to build a science center and aquarium in Downtown Sarasota. Will the City bless the idea Monday night? Is Mote moving too fast or are they the catalyst that could drive Sarasota’s bayfront redevelopment?

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Cost to bury power lines along GMD less than $19 million

Cost to bury power lines along GMD less than $19 million

It will be up to voters to decide if they bond with the idea. Commission considers plan Monday.

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Who trusts the government anymore?

Who trusts the government anymore?

The world, and us with it, is spinning out of control.

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Traveling again

Traveling again

In Scituate MA, the marsh outside the window has lost its summer look.

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

In Print — October 17, 2014 edition

In Print — October 17, 2014 edition

Click to open up the edition and then click to open up the page full size just as it was printed.

October 19, 2014 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — October 9, 2014 through October 15, 2014

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — October 9, 2014 through October 15, 2014

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — October 9, 2014 through October 15, 2014

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

A grand farce — electronics health records

A grand farce — electronics health records

Sometimes comedies are really tragedies.

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending October 17, 2014

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending October 17, 2014

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. No dogs on the beach To: Editor [...]

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending October 17, 2014

On Patrol – Week ending October 17, 2014

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Oct. 9 Noise violation 7:43 a.m. Officer Schoepfer responded to 4900 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive in reference to an early construction call. Upon arrival, Officer Schoepfer made contact with the [...]

October 19, 2014 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »