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On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending January 11, 2019

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending January 11, 2019

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Jan. 4 Dog found 1:48 p.m. Officer Schoepfer responded to 5800 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive in reference to a found dog. Upon arrival, Officer Schoepfer located a tag on the […]

January 14, 2019 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending January 11, 2018

Editorial Letters – Week ending January 11, 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. Beckyball: a combination of tennis and Pickleball To: Mayor George Spoll […]

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Opposition mounts as Lido Pool/Pavilion plan vote looms Monday in Sarasota City Hall

Opposition mounts as Lido Pool/Pavilion plan vote looms Monday in Sarasota City Hall

STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com The opposition to the Lido Beach Pool & Pavilion plan continues to mount with more than 5,000 signing a petition opposed to the City allowing the public beach site be transformed into a bar and restaurant. The Sarasota City Commission is slated to vote on Jan. 14 at a 1 p.m. meeting […]

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — January 3, 2019 through January 10, 2019

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — January 3, 2019 through January 10, 2019

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

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

Judge sides with Unicorp in Colony case Round One

Judge sides with Unicorp in Colony case Round One

Judge Hunter Carroll denied the request by Andy Adams, who owns about 25 percent of the original Colony units, to dismiss Unicorp’s plan. Case is on “expedited” schedule.

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Langley withdraws from Town Commission election run

Langley withdraws from Town Commission election run

“I do want to sit on the commission and plan to run but I do not see the wisdom in opposing someone who, in my view, seems to be bringing merit to the board.”

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City Clerk Nadalini asked to resign

Sarasota City Clerk Nadalini asked to resign

Clerk offered 90 days pay if she agrees not to litigate.

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — January 11, 2019 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — January 11, 2019 edition

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

January 14, 2019 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Colony ownership showdown heads to court

Colony ownership showdown heads to court

Unicorp owner Chuck Whittall hopes to terminate once and for all the Association of Unit Owners and compel the sale of the remaining units.

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Baseball teams up with Castro

Baseball teams up with Castro

Cuba says the deal blocks players from signing with major-league teams if they defect. They remain the property of the regime.

January 14, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »