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BREAKING NEWS: Unicorp buys Colony assets at auction

BREAKING NEWS: Unicorp buys Colony assets at auction

Colony Lender in agreement with Unicorp placed the high bid of $15,200,100 and bought several pieces of collateral including the common property, tennis courts, restaurant, spa, swimming pool and other assets critical to the consolidation and eventual redevelopment of the resort which has been closed since August 2010.

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Managing Longboat’s future

Managing Longboat’s future

When will the town re-zone the Colony property?
Will residents at Islandside really be subjected to 100 dump trucks of sand each day?
Will the town finally develop the Bayfront Park site into an expanded facility?
If the town decides to bury power lines, what opportunities open up on GMD?

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Fast response by Longboat Paramedics averts danger

Fast response by Longboat Paramedics averts danger

‘I think it is really fabulous that they were there so quickly. We should give a big hand to our LBK paramedics.’

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

License Plate Recognition Camera System 2014 update

License Plate Recognition Camera System 2014 update

From January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014 the License Plate Recognition (LPR) Camera System alerted on 45,218 license plates crossing under cameras at both ends of the island. This equates to an average of about 7,536 monthly or approximately 250 “hits” per 24 hour period. These alerts represent reported violations associated with the registration [...]

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Think boat safety before the storm hits

Think boat safety before the storm hits

Longboat Key Fire Rescue reminds residents to follow these steps in securing your boat or marine vessel during severe weather:

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat police save drowning woman after boating mishap

Longboat police save drowning woman after boating mishap

The woman was coughing up salt water but quickly recovered and expressed gratitude for the officers’ swift action.

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony Judge reversed again

Colony Judge reversed again

Judge May has been reversed five out of five times on appeal.

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

LBK sea turtles ensnared in left behind beach furniture

LBK sea turtles ensnared in left behind beach furniture

Residents are writing to the town in an effort to impart upon commissioners the need for an ordinance to remove beach chairs at night in an effort to protect the sea turtle species.

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town Manager distributes Longboat property valuations

Town Manager distributes Longboat property valuations

Town Manager David Bullock distributed the final property valuations for Manatee and Sarasota Counties which came in this week. Staff is proceeding to develop the maximum millages for the July 7 regular meeting. Enter your email below to receive occasional Longboat Key breaking news eblasts and updates. <a href=”http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1323554-NkTwY5gu7N” title=”Online Form”>Online Form – Constant Contact [...]

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Police arrest man responsible for burglaries and thefts

Longboat Police arrest man responsible for burglaries and thefts

On June 24 Detective Sergeant Bourque arrested a 25 year-old Bradenton man responsible for dozens of burglaries and thefts in Manatee and Sarasota Counties. Daniel Lee Upton confessed to burglaries on Longboat Key and Holmes Beach where he broke into condominium storage sheds; stealing bicycles that were sold at Manatee and Sarasota pawn shops. Once [...]

July 6, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »