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Colony vote coming

Colony vote coming

“I am more optimistic than at any point since the closing of the Colony six years ago.”

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

North LBK rezone ballot for hotel to hit voters

North LBK rezone ballot for hotel to hit voters

Longboat voters to decide fate of 120-room hotel Floridays wants to build on 2.62 acres.

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Detert endorses Patterson for Senate

Detert endorses Patterson for Senate

Detert praised Patterson’s ability to deal with many issues successfully in the region.

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sea turtle nests in daytime

Sea turtle nests in daytime

A female sea turtle came ashore and began laying her eggs around 8 a.m.

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sustaining our swans

Sustaining our swans

“This is pretty unique what we have on Longboat Key.”

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Tube Dude moving downtown

Tube Dude moving downtown

Tube Dude is leaving St. Armands Circle for a property on Main Street just east of South Osprey Avenue. Scott Gerber, the president of Sarasota’s tubular smiling sculpture company, has plans to place an 18-foot tubular giraffe in the yard at 1818 Main Street. He’s modifying the interior, which is the previous home of Victoria [...]

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Brad Saivetz passes

Brad Saivetz passes

Brad Saivetz of Longboat Key, 93, died on July 12, 2016. He was born in Everett, Massachusetts and lived in Quincy, Massachusetts for 50 years then retired to Longboat Key, Florida for the past 25 years. He was the beloved husband of Temi Steir Saivetz, with whom he shared 70 years of marriage. Bradford was [...]

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The next phase of Trump’s candidacy

The next phase of Trump’s candidacy

During the primary, Mr. Trump frequently criticized the war in Iraq; Mr. Pence voted to support it. Mr. Trump is a vocal critic of free trade; Mr. Pence is a strong proponent.

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

In Print — July 22, 2016 edition

In Print — July 22, 2016 edition

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

July 23, 2016 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 14, 2016 through July 20, 2016

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 14, 2016 through July 20, 2016

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — July 14, 2016 through July 20, 2016

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »