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Association vows to appeal Colony court ruling; plaintiff speaks out

Association vows to appeal Colony court ruling; plaintiff speaks out

“It was our home away from home. It was great until things got out of control.”

May 26, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town seeks final peacock solution

Town seeks final peacock solution

“I just saw a nest with 13 eggs. The numbers are really going crazy, they are all over the place.”

May 26, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sinking seawall stirs debate

Sinking seawall stirs debate

“We can become the financier of any repair a person says they cannot pay for, and that’s the position the code enforcement board put us in.”

May 26, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mote receives grant for work on reefs

Mote receives grant for work on reefs

Dr. Erinn Muller, Staff Scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory, recently received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) prestigious CAREER grant totaling $578,681 for five years of research and education focused on threatened corals. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers NSF’s most prestigious awards to support exemplary teacher-scholars through the integration of excellent education and [...]

May 26, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota Judge rules Colony Association must repair units

Sarasota Judge rules Colony Association must repair units

Sarasota Judge declares that Colony Association “has a duty to maintain, repair, replace, and operate the condominium property.”

May 19, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Voters say “Yes” in Key Club Tourism vote

Voters say “Yes” in Key Club Tourism vote

The results showed that of 3,669 votes cast, a total of 1,948, or 53%, voted in favor and 1,721, or 47%, against the proposal in a first-ever referendum ballot question that brought out more than 57% of Longboat Key’s 6,370 voters.

May 12, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Ballot boxes bursting as Key Club decision looms

Ballot boxes bursting as Key Club decision looms

Redevelopment plans hinge on outcome as more than 52.5% of 6,370 mailed ballots have been returned.

May 11, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Term limits imposed on P&Z board members

Term limits imposed on P&Z board members

‘I do not know how to say this diplomatically. I think it is an act of cowardice on the part of the commission to enact term limits.’

May 11, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sea turtle freed after Mote rehab

Sea turtle freed after Mote rehab

After the turtle got her bearings on the shore, Mote staff guided her to sea.

May 11, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Disney Legend celebrates 100 years of life, creativity

Disney Legend celebrates 100 years of life, creativity

Al Konetzni of Longboat Key, a longtime artist and ‘Idea Man’ for Walt Disney Productions, celebrates his 100th birthday on May 19. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Konetzni as a young boy, showed an interest in art at an early age. At age six he asked his parents only for crayons and drawing pencils for Christmas. [...]

May 11, 2015 | Posted in In the news, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »