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Sand Central Station brings Longboat relief

Sand Central Station brings Longboat relief

The first grains of sand were spread in front of L’Ambiance in project to spread about 200,000 cubic yards to area.

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Late night turtle selfies causes conflict

Late night turtle selfies causes conflict

Woman posts video of herself handling Longboat hatchlings. The State is investigating.

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Wounded Vet teams with Mote to battle coral crisis

Wounded Vet teams with Mote to battle coral crisis

“Holly is determined to get the most out of any experience.”

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The Trump referendum

The Trump referendum

Maybe Donald is thrilled that The Democrats are trying to make a race of it by making it a race about him – his favorite subject.

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 11, 2016 through August 17, 2016

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 11, 2016 through August 17, 2016

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — August 11, 2016 through August 17, 2016

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 19, 2016

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending August 19, 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. Google Fiber follows Longboat Key’s lead To: Mayor Jack Duncan, Town [...]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending August 19, 2016

On Patrol – Week ending August 19, 2016

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Aug. 10 Sunken boat 10:25 a.m. Officer Schoepfer responded to Sutton Place in reference to property damage call for a sunken boat. Upon arrival, he made contact with the boat owner who [...]

August 24, 2016 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Turtles continue to lose way on Longboat Key beaches

Turtles continue to lose way on Longboat Key beaches

A total of 70 out of 193 hatched nests resulted in disoriented turtles on our beach so far this year.

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

NEWSWORTHY including: Sandpiper Inn fire leads to evacuation, road shutdown

NEWSWORTHY including: Sandpiper Inn fire leads to evacuation, road shutdown

Authorities say a 51-year-old man drowned when he tried to retrieve his hat…

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

New Pass dredge arrives next week, sand on way

New Pass dredge arrives next week, sand on way

The sand dredged from the New Pass channel borrow area will be delivered to the southern L’Ambiance Condominium boundary and begin building the beach northward to Regent Place.

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