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Disney helps fund shark research at Mote

Disney helps fund shark research at Mote

A team huddles around the shark like a racing car pit crew to collect samples.

January 18, 2021 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

What to build at Longboat’s Town Center returns to the agenda

What to build at Longboat’s Town Center returns to the agenda

What to build, when and how to pay for the endeavor are all in play.

January 18, 2021 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Barwin out after eight years; Brown takes helm in Sarasota

Barwin out after eight years; Brown takes helm in Sarasota

The election of two new city commissioners brought the end of Tom Barwin’s eight-year reign as Manager for the City of Sarasota.

January 18, 2021 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat sets record with $16.5 million sale

Longboat sets record with $16.5 million sale

“The Longboat Key Club was a huge selling point and they like the idea that Longboat is a close-knit community.”

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The Colony brought us a generation of memories

The Colony brought us a generation of memories

The charismatic, larger-than-life Colony founder, Murf Klauber, welcomes us with his radiant smile. Dressed in casual chic with his signature Etro shirt and white shorts, he regals us with his latest visionary idea with martini in hand- straight from a Sinatra scene.

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

McElmeel steps down, Republican Club names Maj. Gen. ‘Scott’ Gray President

McElmeel steps down, Republican Club names Maj. Gen. ‘Scott’ Gray President

Joe McElmeel announced last week he was stepping down from the position after several years building the Club’s membership and presence in the community.

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Covid case reporting has Longboat concerned

Covid case reporting has Longboat concerned

The recent uptick in Covid cases and especially how the state of Florida reports data has Longboat Key Town Manager Tom Harmer concerned.

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Barwin to offer City terms and cost of his departure

Barwin to offer City terms and cost of his departure

If Barwin retires on Dec. 7, he would earn up to 20 weeks in benefits and he proposes more than $82,000 in compensation. Commission has grown critical.

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Shivering sea turtles enter rehab at Mote

Shivering sea turtles enter rehab at Mote

Mote is caring for six juvenile, cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtles.

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Details emerge in sailing fatality

Details emerge in sailing fatality

The instructor was ejected from the boat as his vessel surged forward unmanned and struck several of the 8-foot sailboats that were being used by the youth sailors.

December 9, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »