“Author Archive”

The rise, the fall and the future of Longboat Key’s Colony Beach & Tennis Resort

The rise, the fall and the future of Longboat Key’s Colony Beach & Tennis Resort

The Town, the voters and Colony unit owners all have a say in the outcome.

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat’s favorite ticket for gourmet fun set for Saturday

Longboat’s favorite ticket for gourmet fun set for Saturday

The Longboat Key Gourmet Lawn Party, which is happening next Saturday, Dec. 3, brings out the very best in our community.

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Key Life, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Wow, says I

Wow, says I

“I think what happened is Trump touched a nerve on the part of millions of people that media doesn’t often talk about.”

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending November 25, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending November 25, 2016

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. Lennie Landau’s Traffic Presentation To: Commissioner Jack Daly Thank you for [...]

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending November 25, 2016

On Patrol – Week ending November 25, 2016

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Nov. 13 Lost property 12:30 p.m. Officer Cooper responded to police department for a report of a stolen Iphone. Complainant advised she had ridden her bicycle from a restaurant on Longboat Key [...]

November 30, 2016 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 17, 2016 through November 22, 2016

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 17, 2016 through November 22, 2016

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — November 17, 2016 through November 22, 2016

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

In Print — November 25, 2016 edition

In Print — November 25, 2016 edition

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

November 30, 2016 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Rules governing Longboat and Colony redevelopment head to Town Commission

Rules governing Longboat and Colony redevelopment head to Town Commission

P&Z board put a maximum cap of 80 feet on any building.

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Magistrate could replace Code Board hearings on Longboat

Magistrate could replace Code Board hearings on Longboat

“There are too many problems; I would like to see this position professionalized,” said Vice Mayor Terry Gans.

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote scientist awarded grant to study how iron influences red tide blooms

Mote scientist awarded grant to study how iron influences red tide blooms

A harmful algal bloom is the uncontrolled growth of naturally occurring algae in freshwater or the marine environment.

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »