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Opening with caution

Opening with caution

As Florida reopens to business, Longboat Key, the City of Sarasota and the counties are all arriving at strategies on what to open and when.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Coronavirus ironically brings community together

Coronavirus ironically brings community together

The news shows some protesting and eager to reopen the economy and allow the virus to play out and establish what is referred to as “herd immunity.” Others say the sheltering in place, social distancing and safety measures are working and are responsible to why the pandemic has not stricken many regions of our country as was initially predicted.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

LBK: A lot to be proud about, but comments reveal unresolved issues

LBK: A lot to be proud about, but comments reveal unresolved issues

Ninety-seven percent described the quality of life on Longboat Key as either “Excellent” or “Good”.

May 2, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony sale decision stalled until May

Colony sale decision stalled until May

Sarasota Circuit Court Judge Hunter Carroll asked for each attorney to write memos and briefs relating to the issue of Force Majeure, and whether the pandemic rises to the level of an unforeseen event sometimes referred to as an act of God.

April 19, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

Mote launches elkhorn coral spawning nursery to aid threatened species

Mote launches elkhorn coral spawning nursery to aid threatened species

Mote Marine Laboratory scientists are launching a new, underwater spawning nursery for elkhorn coral.

April 19, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

How to Stop a Global Pandemic

How to Stop a Global Pandemic

The most ferocious recent human epidemics – AIDS, SARS, Ebola, MERS, Sars Cov 2, have been viral epidemics that “jumped” from other species.

April 19, 2020 | Posted in Key Health, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Colony latest victim in Coronavirus pandemic

Colony latest victim in Coronavirus pandemic

The pandemic is threatening the final agreement – more than 10 years in the making – that would consolidate ownership at the former Colony Beach and Tennis Resort on Longboat Key.

April 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Why Are Symptoms So Varied?

Why Are Symptoms So Varied?

We won’t know the truth until we do what places like South Korea and Italy’s Veneto region have done effectively: test and track.

April 13, 2020 | Posted in Key Health, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Governor orders seniors to remain ‘Safer at Home’

Governor orders seniors to remain ‘Safer at Home’

What does this specifically mean for Longboat Key residents who average 70 years old? Is it a directive, a law, or a suggestion?

April 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat considers hiring attorney to fight roundabout

Longboat considers hiring attorney to fight roundabout

Longboat Key fears that the roundabout could make traffic back-ups worse.

April 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »