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Four green sea turtles tagged amid nesting increase in area

Four green sea turtles tagged amid nesting increase in area

“With this information, we can learn more about threats to green turtles in the ocean and get a better idea of how many green turtles are nesting on our beaches.”

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Epoch condo appeal sputters in City Hall

Epoch condo appeal sputters in City Hall

“A constitutional ordinance has to have some boundaries and discretion in how it’s applied. It cannot allow you all to have a roving set of beliefs imposed on a project.”

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat robber faces life sentence

Longboat robber faces life sentence

Man found guilty of robbing two residents at gunpoint at the Islander Club parking lot in April 2018.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota, Longboat debate roundabout

Sarasota, Longboat debate roundabout

The planned roundabout at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Gulfstream Avenue was most discussed.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Columbia Restaurant Group buys its St. Armands historic location

Columbia Restaurant Group buys its St. Armands historic location

“My parents’ favorite restaurant, besides the Columbia, was Herb Field’s The Buccaneer Inn on Longboat Key.”

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Orchestra site search continues in Sarasota

Orchestra site search continues in Sarasota

After the City rejected its proposal, the Sarasota Orchestra has said it would expand its search beyond the City. The Sarasota County Fairgrounds has also re-emerged as a possible location.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Iran has been at war for 40 years

Iran has been at war for 40 years

PETER O’CONNOR Staff Columnist oconnor@lbknews.com By  Mohammed Alyaha in The Wall Street Journal (Tuesday, May 28, 2019) “The U.S. plans to send 1,500 troops and other military assets to the Middle East to counter the Iranian threat.  Those who worry about the possibility of war ignore that Iran is already at war and has been […]

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Island seeks to sue over vacation rental violation

Island seeks to sue over vacation rental violation

The property owner says Longboat Key’s rental rules are trumped by State law. Town says they are grandfathered.

June 20, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Commission to soul seach cultural center future with walk of the site

Commission to soul seach cultural center future with walk of the site

Will the Town find another partner, rekindle its relationship with Ringling, or go it alone with a community center project?

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Stricter public parking rules in store

Stricter public parking rules in store

New parking restrictions to deal with the Mar Vista Restaurant waterfront dining patrons and their vehicles in roadways.

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »