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On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending August 23, 2019

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending August 23, 2019

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Aug. 17 Civil disturbance 11:22 a.m. Officer Bergeron responded to Tarawitt Drive in regard to a civil issue. Upon his arrival, Officer Bergeron met with the complainant. The complainant advised that the […]

September 23, 2019 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending August 23, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending August 23, 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. 2019 Town Population Estimates To: Town Manager Tom Harmer FYI- Updated […]

September 23, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Lido sand plan heads back to bid; Siesta keeps up fight

Lido sand plan heads back to bid; Siesta keeps up fight

The issue of dredging Big Pass stirs emotions, lawsuits between the two islands.

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Commission nears its last straw

Sarasota Commission nears its last straw

New ordinance requires all food service providers to keep both non-plastic and plastic drinking straws on-hand at all times.

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The frozen cat I betrayed and then buried

The frozen cat I betrayed and then buried

Thoughts raced through my head: Is there a rabid raccoon nearby? What’s wrong with Popsicle? Should we take him to the ER? I fell into the usual male mode of instinct mixed
with arrogance mixed with decisive action.

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Deputies in Sarasota County identify alleged Cheese dip burglar

Deputies in Sarasota County identify alleged Cheese dip burglar

Deputies say they identified a man who tried to steal a car because both he and the vehicle were splattered with cheese dip. Deputies responded to the 400 block of Anchorage Drive in Nokomis around 8:00 a.m. on Thursday after receiving a call about a suspicious person being in the neighborhood. A woman told deputies […]

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — August 8, 2019 through August 14, 2019

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — August 8, 2019 through August 14, 2019

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — August 8, 2019 through August 14, 2019

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending August 16, 2019

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending August 16, 2019

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 Warrants 3:13 a.m. Officer Ascencio responded to a call of assisting the Manatee County Sheriff’s Department with a subject who had an outstanding capiases for his arrest. The subject was […]

September 22, 2019 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending August 16, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending August 16, 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. St. Armands Circle To: Editor After becoming frustrated with the difficulty […]

September 22, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — September 20, 2019 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — September 20, 2019 edition

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

September 22, 2019 | Posted in In Print | Read More »