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Epoch condo appeal sputters in City Hall

Epoch condo appeal sputters in City Hall

“A constitutional ordinance has to have some boundaries and discretion in how it’s applied. It cannot allow you all to have a roving set of beliefs imposed on a project.”

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat robber faces life sentence

Longboat robber faces life sentence

Man found guilty of robbing two residents at gunpoint at the Islander Club parking lot in April 2018.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota, Longboat debate roundabout

Sarasota, Longboat debate roundabout

The planned roundabout at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Gulfstream Avenue was most discussed.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Columbia Restaurant Group buys its St. Armands historic location

Columbia Restaurant Group buys its St. Armands historic location

“My parents’ favorite restaurant, besides the Columbia, was Herb Field’s The Buccaneer Inn on Longboat Key.”

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

How Democrats can avoid losing

How Democrats can avoid losing

‘Trump is beatable in 2020, but only if his opponent appeals beyond the base.’

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending June 14, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending June 14, 2019

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. Ringling back in center plan? To: Commissioner Ken Schneier Several people […]

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — June 6, 2019 through June 12, 2019

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — June 6, 2019 through June 12, 2019

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — June 6, 2019 through June 12, 2019

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending June 14, 2019

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending June 14, 2019

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. June 3 Rescue 7:34 a.m. Officer Hodo responded to Harbourside Drive in reference to a rescue call for someone trapped in the elevator. Officer Hodo arrived and was advised by fire rescue […]

June 20, 2019 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — June 14, 2019 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — June 14, 2019 edition

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

June 20, 2019 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Orchestra site search continues in Sarasota

Orchestra site search continues in Sarasota

After the City rejected its proposal, the Sarasota Orchestra has said it would expand its search beyond the City. The Sarasota County Fairgrounds has also re-emerged as a possible location.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »