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Undergrounding election violation complaint dismissed; Town makes case seeking $30,000 in fees from Jaleski for “malicious intent”

Undergrounding election violation complaint dismissed; Town makes case seeking $30,000 in fees from Jaleski for “malicious intent”

Jaleski says Town influenced underground vote; Town says Jaleski acted with malicious intent.

February 10, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Through the looking glass

Through the looking glass

As entertaining as the early stages of the crowded Republican campaign were, it is time now to get serious and have done with comic challenges to Constitutional requirements such as American ‘natural birth’.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Man struck by car in crosswalk

Man struck by car in crosswalk

“If FDOT staff does not know how to fix the crosswalks, then they need to remove them before anyone else is hurt or killed due to the poor design of these facilities.” — Town Manager Dave Bullock

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Ringling film students arrested for trespassing at Colony

Ringling film students arrested for trespassing at Colony

The students said they thought it would make an ideal set.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Gulf-front commands $7 million sale

Longboat Key Gulf-front commands $7 million sale

The property had originally been listed at $7.4 million by the Buky Team, and a Wisconsin buyer bought the property for $7 million.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Police summoned at commission meeting

Police summoned at commission meeting

STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com There was a ruckus in Town Hall this week when Mayor Jack Duncan used the gavel twice insisting two residents were “Out of order” and then commanding Police Captain Skinner to remove one of the offenders. The issue began when north end resident Gene Jaleski during public comment told [...]

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sand on way for Longboat beaches

Sand on way for Longboat beaches

The town can now officially declare that sand is on its way to remedy the severe erosion on south Longboat Key.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sydelle Pittas: Longboat’s ‘Force of Nature’

Sydelle Pittas: Longboat’s ‘Force of Nature’

Sydelle organized the now well-recognized and well-respected Rotary Club of Longboat Key in 2014.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Discord, Oh my…

Discord, Oh my…

I think that we all here want to be known as residents of the class town we do have now. We are now embarking upon a new era, an era without elections.

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending February 5, 2016

On Patrol – Week ending February 5, 2016

Jan. 23 Burglar alarm 5:51 a.m. Officer Schoepfer responded to Sabal Cove Lane  in reference to a residence alarm call. Upon arrival, Officer Schoepfer found a door in the rear of the residence open. The door appeared to have not been secured properly. There were no signs of damage or forced entry. Officer Schoepfer then [...]

February 8, 2016 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »