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Longboat slowly regains power

Longboat slowly regains power

Although Longboat was spared any storm surge or structural damage, the majority of residents experienced power outages that for many linger on.

September 16, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The real disaster is Florida Power & Light

The real disaster is Florida Power & Light

Everything was back to normal with the exception of one huge monolithic entity — FPL and its power grid. The damage was minimal, but FPL and its electrical system failure turned a “we got lucky moment” into an economically costly series of ever-frustrating disasters.

September 16, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Canadian real estate taxes

Canadian real estate taxes

President Trump may have a point when he says that ‘people don’t realize Canada’s been very rough on the United States.’

September 16, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending September 15, 2017

On Patrol – Week ending September 15, 2017

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Sept. 11 Suspicious circumstance 10:24 p.m. Officer Bergeron responded to 3800 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive in regard to a report of flashing lights near the pool area of the complex. [...]

September 16, 2017 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending September 15, 2017

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending September 15, 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. Hurricane Irma Update To: Town Commission Residents have full access to [...]

September 16, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

In Print — September 15, 2017 edition

In Print — September 15, 2017 edition

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

September 16, 2017 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 7, 2017 through September 13, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 7, 2017 through September 13, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 7, 2017 through September 13, 2017

September 16, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 1, 2017 through September 6, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 1, 2017 through September 6, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 1, 2017 through September 6, 2017

September 16, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 24, 2017 through August 30, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 24, 2017 through August 30, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 24, 2017 through August 30, 2017

September 16, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 17, 2017 through August 23, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 17, 2017 through August 23, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 17, 2017 through August 23, 2017

September 16, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »