“Author Archive”

Author chronicles haunted Manatee sites in new book

Author chronicles haunted Manatee sites in new book

Auther tracks both the historical sightings of ghosts in Manatee County and the region at large as well as seeking out the souls as she says that have not crossed over to the afterlife.

October 16, 2018 | Posted in Key Life, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Residents seek fertilizer ban in face of red tide

Residents seek fertilizer ban in face of red tide

During last week’s Sarasota City Commission meeting, more than a dozen residents asked the city to support a ban on fertilizers to help reduce future K. Brevis blooms, also known as red tide. Scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory have noted that although red tide has been documented for centuries as a naturally occurring phenomenon, human […]

October 16, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

City introduces Form-Based Code to combat urban sprawl

City introduces Form-Based Code to combat urban sprawl

City of Sarasota Manager Tom Barwin said he was “excited” that a draft of the new form-based code is complete and available online for review by the community. Barwin says Form-Based Code is a modern response to the challenges of urban sprawl, deterioration of historic neighborhoods and the need for safe and efficient multi-modal transportation […]

October 16, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

City to hold Lido Pavilion plan vote on a future Saturday to be determined

City to hold Lido Pavilion plan vote  on a future Saturday to be determined

The plan to develop the Lido Beach Pavilion and Pool into a waterfront restaurant and tiki bar packed the City of Sarasota Commission chambers last month when the Planning and Zoning Board voted against the request for a major conditional use. The Planning and Zoning Board is an advisory board to the City Commission and […]

October 16, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Will Florida take a left turn?

Will Florida take a left turn?

A Gillum victory would reshape the debate undermining the claim that a progressive
candidate can’t develop broad appeal.

October 16, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending October 5, 2018

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending October 5, 2018

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Sept. 15 Found property 9:28 a.m. Officer Bergeron responded to the police department in regard to a found property report. Upon his arrival, he met with the complainant who advised he found […]

October 16, 2018 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending October 5, 2018

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending October 5, 2018

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. Red Tide funding needs to be increased To: Editor Great news […]

October 16, 2018 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — October 12, 2018 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — October 12, 2018 edition

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

October 15, 2018 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — October 5, 2018 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — October 5, 2018 edition

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

October 15, 2018 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Resident dumps fish in roadway to protest red tide policy, politics

Resident dumps fish in roadway to protest red tide policy, politics

“To not mention in recent talks and press releases that global warming and climate change are part of the puzzle is simply despicable.”

October 15, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »