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Village People gather on Key

Village People gather on Key

The Longboat Key Village Association members and Village residents met for the first meeting of the year. See In Print edition page 8 for actual photos.

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

Future Longboat Key defined by land use rules under review

Future Longboat Key defined by land use rules under review

According to Town Planning and Zoning Director Alaina Ray, 3,350 units on Longboat Key are non-conforming.

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mythbusters to debut with Mote scientist

Mythbusters to debut with Mote scientist

Fanara will compete in a new series featuring next-generation science.

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Owner offers $25k to settle Longboat code enforcement case; Town to decide

Owner offers $25k to settle Longboat code enforcement case; Town to decide

‘The Town Commission can accept, reject or make a counter-offer relative to this settlement amount.’

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota and Manatee traffic punishes Longboat’s property values, lifestyle and our collective sanity

Sarasota and Manatee traffic punishes Longboat’s property values, lifestyle and our collective sanity

In short, the City does not plan intelligently, it even fails to react intelligently. We cannot count on our neighbor who is exponentially making traffic worse to be the entity to fix any situation whatsoever. Strong mayors are born out of fiascos run like the City of Sarasota.

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

The United States abstains

The United States abstains

Could Kerry be hoping to again be the Democrats’ standard-bearer?

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — December 29, 2016 through January 4, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — December 29, 2016 through January 4, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — December 29, 2016 through January 4, 2017

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending January 6, 2017

On Patrol – Week ending January 6, 2017

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Dec. 26 Suspicious circumstance 5:26 p.m. Officer Ascencio responded to 5500 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive on a report of a large group of people filming on the beach. Upon arrival, [...]

January 8, 2017 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

In Print — January 6, 2017 edition

In Print — January 6, 2017 edition

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

January 8, 2017 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending January 6, 2017

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending January 6, 2017

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. Subject: Traffic Woes To: Editor Whew, I am finally home, back [...]

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »