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On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending July 19, 2019

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending July 19, 2019

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. July 12 Fire alarm 12:12 a.m. Officer Nazareno responded to 200 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive for an activated fire alarm call. Upon arrival, Officer Nazareno did not observe any smoke […]

July 20, 2019 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending July 19, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending July 19, 2019

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. Peacocks in The Village To: Vice Mayor Ed Zunz Our family […]

July 20, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — July 19, 2019 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — July 19, 2019 edition

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

July 20, 2019 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Judge agrees Colony Condo will be dissolved; victory for Whittall and St. Regis Hotel plan

Judge agrees Colony Condo will be dissolved; victory for Whittall and St. Regis Hotel plan

Sarasota Judge Hunter Carroll has decided the Colony Condominium will be terminated.

July 18, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key undergrounding issue

Longboat Key undergrounding issue

If the town goes ahead with its fiber project, neighborhoods will see taller metal poles replace the present wooden street poles.

July 18, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

Two gas leaks spark concern

Two gas leaks spark concern

Fire Chief fears there could be many more to come as Longboat Key starts island-wide undergrounding

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Speed humps at St. Armands Circle to be installed starting July 15

Speed humps at St. Armands Circle to be installed starting July 15

The speed humps are a temporary solution as FDOT determines the feasibility of constructing permanent, raised crosswalks and raised intersections

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

A Kosher Fourth of July

A Kosher Fourth of July

“Two hundred forty-three years ago, a new nation was inspired by the Old Testament.”

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Downtown paid parking goes ‘live’ with more to come

Downtown paid parking goes ‘live’ with more to come

Paid parking will start later this week near courthouse. Main Street and Palm Avenue will soon follow.

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote scientist earns top honor for coral research

Mote scientist earns top honor for coral research

Muller is working to identify the pathogen of the disease and outline a plan for recovery. of Florida’s coral reefs.

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »