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Judge denies unit owners as Colony asset sale looms

Judge denies unit owners as Colony asset sale looms

‘I may be sympathetic to Unit Owners but I’m not here to protect them. This is a business decision and I don’t see any evidence of bad faith by Unicorp and I believe they are a qualified buyer.’ — U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Rodney May

August 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Nora Patterson vows to help Longboat in Florida Senate seat

Nora Patterson vows to help Longboat in Florida Senate seat

‘I would hope to be of help in any way I can regarding traffic issues on Longboat Key.’

August 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

400 turtle nests wiped out in storms

400 turtle nests wiped out in storms

High tides, massive rains engulfed the nests.

August 29, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

LBK staff: Shore parking plan not adding up for approval

LBK staff: Shore parking plan not adding up for approval

“There are too many seats and not enough parking and I am not inclined to recommend parking waivers.”

August 25, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Agenda bustles between beaches, budget, and power line burial

Agenda bustles between beaches, budget, and power line burial

Bullock says there will be a lot of activity in beach restoration in the coming year.

August 25, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Rare Longfin Mako shark ‘phones home’ to Mote

Rare Longfin Mako shark ‘phones home’ to Mote

The shark was tagged on Feb. 14 offshore northern Cuba during an expedition by scientists from Mote.

August 25, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

North end awash in fear of sand loss

North end awash in fear of sand loss

Jaleski says that the sand placed around the groins after they were built has completely eroded leaving a “gaping space under the groins that does not deter the movement of sand off the north end beaches into the inlet.”

August 24, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony owners suffer blow in court

Colony owners suffer blow in court

Judge May said the agreement between Unicorp and the Estate is the strongest and unless it is superseded by the Association or another party on Aug. 28, it will be approved.

August 24, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Dolphin treated and released by Mote seen with new calf

Dolphin treated and released by Mote seen with new calf

Ginger recovered successfully and was released in February 2009 wearing a VHF radio transmitter so she could be easily found and visually monitored.

August 24, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sisters Key home sells for $2.55 million

Sisters Key home sells for $2.55 million

A single-owner home on a tiny peninsula sheltered by the Sisters Keys has been sold for $2.55 million. On July 9, Harry A. Kopelman of Atlanta purchased a 4,507-square-foot home on a waterfront lot at 757 Hideaway Bay Drive. Located in a 15-home neighborhood extending off Longboat Key into Millar Bay, the 11-year-old home had [...]

August 24, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »