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Roger april

Roger april

April 20, 2018 | Posted in z | Read More »

Longboat spa death ruled a suicide

Longboat spa death ruled a suicide

Police say suicide caused the death of 54-year-old Lori Martin.

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Residents robbed by armed trio in Longboat parking lot

Residents robbed by armed trio in Longboat parking lot

The husband stated in the report that that one of the men physically removed his $35,000 Rolex from his wrist as well as reached into his pocket to take his car keys and his wallet.

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Will Longboat step-up turtle light enforcement?

Will Longboat step-up turtle light enforcement?

RACHEL HORNE Staff Columnist Horne@lbknews.com In 2016 the town of Longboat Key finally adopted a series of measures to protect endangered sea turtles during the nesting season. The new rules – which included dimming artificial lights and  nightly removal of beach furniture – were put in place to ensure female turtles could build their nests […]

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

VFW is committed to ending hunger and sequestration

VFW is committed to ending hunger and sequestration

I’ve written on the subject of sequestration in these pages. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States has been my source before. Hunger is a new subject this month.
That is an unfortunate topic, but needs to be covered.

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — March 29, 2018 through April 4, 2018

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — March 29, 2018 through April 4, 2018

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 29, 2017 through October 4, 2017

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending April 13, 2018

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending April 13, 2018

April 8 Welfare check 10:49 a.m. Sgt. Smith was dispatched to St. Judes Drive North to check on children playing in a vacant lot. The complainant was concerned for their safety. When he arrived he observed three children on the lot. They were fishing off the canal. Sgt. Smith spoke to their mother in front […]

April 19, 2018 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending April 13, 2018

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending April 13, 2018

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Sea Turtle – lack of enforcement To: Rachel Horne Ms. Horne, […]

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Longboat staff save children in riptide rescue

Longboat staff save children in riptide rescue

They dove right in as the children struggled to swim.

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

North Longboat police patrols boosted by County

North Longboat police patrols boosted by County

County agrees to remove trash, pay for cops at north-end hangout.

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »