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Lenobel passes, Longboat loses a leader and friend

Lenobel passes, Longboat loses a leader and friend

“It is really the passing of an era. Hal was someone who we really looked up to and he set a standard on the commission bench…Look around and the Longboat Key you see today has a lot to do with Hal’s influence.”

August 31, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Judge denies unit owners as Colony asset sale looms

Judge denies unit owners as Colony asset sale looms

‘I may be sympathetic to Unit Owners but I’m not here to protect them. This is a business decision and I don’t see any evidence of bad faith by Unicorp and I believe they are a qualified buyer.’ — U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Rodney May

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

Nora Patterson vows to help Longboat in Florida Senate seat

Nora Patterson vows to help Longboat in Florida Senate seat

‘I would hope to be of help in any way I can regarding traffic issues on Longboat Key.’

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

400 turtle nests wiped out in storms

400 turtle nests wiped out in storms

High tides, massive rains engulfed the nests.

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

Mostly pain for no gain

Mostly pain for no gain

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) leads the parade of nonsensical programs.

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

Nukes at sea

Nukes at sea

We seem to be all agog about things nuclear.

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

In Print — August 28, 2015 edition

In Print — August 28, 2015 edition

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

August 29, 2015 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending August 28, 2015

On Patrol – Week ending August 28, 2015

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Aug. 16 Assist sailboat 4:08 p.m. Officer Kolodzieski responded while on Marine Patrol near Jewfish Key to a U.S. Coast Guard patrol boat that was preparing to stop a sailboat southwest of [...]

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

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 20, 2015 through August 26, 2015

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 20, 2015 through August 26, 2015

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 20, 2015 through August 26, 2015

August 29, 2015 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

When life is too sweet

When life is too sweet

Too many times “free speech” becomes a rallying cry for helping the population become sicker.

August 29, 2015 | Posted in Key Health, Top Box | Read More »