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$6.825 million paid for Bayfront retreat

$6.825 million paid for Bayfront retreat

‘It is a combination of the appointments, quality of the home, and the view that truly set the property apart.’

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Cedars Tennis earns USTA status

Cedars Tennis earns USTA status

MELISSA  REID Associate Publisher mreid@lbknews.com This summer, Cedars Tennis Resort and Club will be bringing the heat to Longboat Key with more attention being paid to the hot serves and volleys on the Club’s tennis courts. Cedars Tennis Resort and Club has attained membership to the United States Tennis Association (USTA). Membership in the Association [...]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Rx for Longboat’s future

Rx for Longboat’s future

Fixing land-use codes so LBK can rebuild, a new medical center and working with Ringling on a new facility are all on the agenda.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Vets, Mote dive into reef project

Vets, Mote dive into reef project

‘We’re dedicated to restoring the only barrier reef in the continental U.S.’ — Dr. Michael Crosby, President & CEO Mote Marine Laboratory

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

State grants beach permits

State grants beach permits

Cost for the beach renourishment project is about $11 million.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

How espresso nearly destroyed a family

How espresso nearly destroyed a family

I saw my face reflected in the mirror that looms in the foyer by the kitchen. I was tired, unshaven and looked like a derelict George Clooney in the final scenes of The Perfect Storm before the boat goes under.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Bring back our anger

Bring back our anger

Enough of just mourning our dead in the war against radical Islam. It’s time to get good and angry.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Donald Trump: An extra candidate

Donald Trump: An extra candidate

Does Trump ask offensive questions OR are these the questions on immigration that we want to hear. I’m not so sure.

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 24, 2015

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending July 24, 2015

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to P.O Box 8001 Gulf, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Divisiveness To: Mayor Jack Duncan I would like to respond [...]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending July 24, 2015

On Patrol – Week ending July 24, 2015

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. July 11 Disturbance 3:51 p.m. Officer Hodo was dispatched to police station in reference to a walk in complaint. Officer Hodo interviewed the complainant who is a property caretaker and interior designer [...]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »