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Town pursues code tweak for St. Regis condo sales

Town pursues code tweak for St. Regis condo sales

Town Commission voted unanimously Monday to have town staff work on possible changes to the code to allow the
temporary sales structure for the St. Regis. Condominiums.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Lido Pavilion plan vote set for Jan. 14

Lido Pavilion plan vote set for Jan. 14

The vote will decide whether the plan, which includes remodeling the pavilion into a 200-seat restaurant along with a tiki bar and rented cabanas, is compatible with the neighborhood.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Medical Director Steve Newman steps down

Medical Director Steve Newman steps down

The Medical Director for Longboat Key and all of Sarasota County, Dr. Steve Newman, retired this week.

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Commission to decide on St. Regis sales office

Commission to decide on St. Regis sales office

Longboat Town Code does not allow sales offices on site without a building permit. Developer Chuck Whittall seeks to amend the rules so sales can begin at former Colony.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Despite red tide, sea turtle nesting remains strong

Despite red tide, sea turtle nesting remains strong

Sea turtles laid a near-record number of nests during their 2018 nesting season.

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Emergency sand Lido bound

Emergency sand Lido bound

City staff says the project should take three months and sand dredged from New Pass will be used to buttress the shoreline.

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County favors stadium repairs over selling Sarasota

County favors stadium repairs over selling Sarasota

The commission approved in a unanimous vote to cut the percentage of funding used to promote Sarasota and draw visitors in order to pay for
millions of dollars in repairs to Ed Smith Stadium.

November 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Fire delays opening of Shore Restaurant

Fire delays opening of Shore Restaurant

The Shore Restaurant, located on the north end of Longboat Key, broke out in flames at 9:44 p.m. on Oct. 24.

November 10, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

North-end gas station approved for future restaurant, retail venue

North-end gas station approved for future restaurant, retail venue

The long-closed gas station will be remodeled and must accommadate possible roundabout.

November 10, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota County and Mote agree on terms for new Aquarium land; transfer of 12 acres public property in proposal

Sarasota County and Mote agree on terms for new Aquarium land; transfer of 12 acres public property in proposal

The approval is to assist Mote in establishing a new Mote Science Education Aquarium (Mote SEA) on about 12 acres in the Nathan Benderson Park, within a rapidly growing nexus for Sarasota and Manatee counties and the broader Southwest Florida region.

October 26, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »