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FDOT responsible for Longboat traffic pile-ups

FDOT responsible for Longboat traffic pile-ups

Each time the bridge went up, there was an instant three-mile standstill because of traffic volumes.

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Legislation threatens Longboat power line burial plans

Legislation threatens Longboat power line burial plans

Town to fight rules that could spread antennas throughout community.

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Daly, Brown win at polls; Mote, Colony lose

Daly, Brown win at polls; Mote, Colony lose

On Tuesday, voters chose Commissioner Jack Daly over Larry Grossman for the District 4 seat and chose former Mayor Jim Brown over Gene Jaleski for the At-Large seat.

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Residents demand stricter building height policy

Residents demand stricter building height policy

“I wish I could take a wrecking ball and remove this atrocity.”

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sand won’t stick to North Longboat Key

Sand won’t stick to North Longboat Key

The seawall is probably the only reason the Coquina Building at Longbeach Condominiums is still there. I have concurred that under the current setup it will not be possible to retain sand in front of that seawall,”

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Whittall fears funding fueling Colony “No” votes improper

Whittall fears funding fueling Colony “No” votes improper

Other sources say that since the PAC is opposing a referendum question and not a candidate, the donation may be proper.

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Village peppers candidates with heated questions and reactions

Village peppers candidates with heated questions and reactions

  STEVE REID Editor & Publisher sreid@lbknews.com The Longboat Village hosted what looks to be the final public showdown between this year’s crop of commission candidates. The event was part of the Longbeach Village Association’s monthly meeting and allowed At-Large candidates Jim Brown and Gene Jaleski as well as District 4 candidates Jack Daly and [...]

March 8, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Candidates Daly, Grossman talk planning, Ringling & future LBK

Candidates Daly, Grossman talk planning, Ringling & future LBK

Is the Town progressing succesfully on several fronts or suffering from a lack of planning? Key candidates differ…

March 8, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Whittall scales back Colony plan prior to vote

Whittall scales back Colony plan prior to vote

Unicorp president said he will lower the height of the buildings from 12 to 9 stories and reduce the number of condominiums from 180 to 108.

March 8, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat community arts center plan keeps progressing

Longboat community arts center plan keeps progressing

The plan for a community Cultural Arts Center continues its momentum.  Last week, the Longboat Key Town Commission reached consensus to enter into a Pre-Construction Agreement with Ringling College of Art & Design which will allow the plan for the Center to move forward. The plan centers on Ringling building and operating a community Art [...]

March 8, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »