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The mask is the wrong symbol for this pandemic

The mask is the wrong symbol for this pandemic

The damage done by our projection of fear will do permanent damage to our social connections. We cannot view our neighbor as a death threat and live peacefully in our society.

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Sweden’s Human Sacrifice of 3,300 Has Not Worked

Sweden’s Human Sacrifice of 3,300 Has Not Worked

Until we have widespread, quick result testing and contact tracing and a vaccine is developed, this pandemic is going to hang around for years in waves.

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — May 22, 2020 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — May 22, 2020 edition

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May 23, 2020 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — May 15, 2020 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — May 15, 2020 edition

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May 23, 2020 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending May 15, 2020

Editorial Letters – Week ending May 15, 2020

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 Longboat Key Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues as well as Sarasota City Hall that address Sarasota issues. We reserve the right to […]

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending May 15, 2020

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending May 15, 2020

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. April 25 Disturbance 4:34 p.m. Officer Tillman was dispatched for a disturbance at the 2100 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive. Dispatch also reported that the vehicle in question, had left the […]

May 23, 2020 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Longboat Key Sale contracts — Month of April 2020

Longboat Key Sale contracts — Month of April 2020

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — January 10, 2020 through January 15, 2020

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

Honoring those who passed into the night

Honoring those who passed into the night

Longboat Key News exclusively obtained the names of those who died in Sarasota and Manatee Counties related to the pandemic.

May 23, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — May 8, 2020 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — May 8, 2020 edition

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May 15, 2020 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

LBK Town Center moves forward; final plan unclear

LBK Town Center moves forward; final plan unclear

The Town has been busy developing the site into an outdoor venue, while preserving buildable area for a future community facility when and if the funding and wherewithal manifests.

May 12, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »