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Judge says Lido sand project should proceed

Judge says Lido sand project should proceed

The plan to dredge Big Sarasota Pass and renourish a 1.6-mile stretch of south Lido Key Beach moves forward.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Pedestrian struck in roadway had passion for writing, teaching

Pedestrian struck in roadway had passion for writing, teaching

Roberts was hit at 6 a.m., say Longboat police, by two vehicles on Gulf of Mexico Drive.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Obituary, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota shooting suspect same man who donated $200K to LBK Police

Sarasota shooting suspect same man who donated $200K to LBK Police

Ryan Flanzer allegedly fired three rounds from his semi-automatic pistol into a condominium unit.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Electric shuttles could soon link Lido and downtown

Electric shuttles could soon link Lido and downtown

In relative terms, fixing area traffic snarls is predicated on one thing and that is funding. That is why when the Town of Longboat Key, the City of Sarasota and other municipalities undertook a barrier island traffic study, it is ultimately to move proposed solutions higher on the funding food chain in state government. Last […]

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Seawall policy direction grows murky on LBK

Seawall policy direction grows murky on LBK

Should taller and more extensive seawalls be allowed and encouraged or should coastal armoring be discouraged?

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat cultural & arts center gets boost

Longboat cultural & arts center gets boost

The financial as well as the literal site work for a new Longboat Key Community Center are both moving forward.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

500-space Circle parking garage underway

500-space Circle parking garage underway

The cost for the garage is $12 million, which will be paid in part through parking revenue, hourly charges for the garage and on-street as well as through a special assessment commercial properties.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Players CEO steps down

Players CEO steps down

For now, Board Chair Donna DeFant will serve as acting CEO while a search ensues for a new CEO and Director.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota homelessness costs business owners

Sarasota homelessness costs business owners

“My employees can’t cross the street to get to the business. It’s affected our rental properties and our business.”

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Fleetwood files to overturn St. Regis approval

Fleetwood files to overturn St. Regis approval

The Town has a month to respond. Plan to redevelop Colony at stake.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »