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Longboat’s Turtle Gods may seek revenge on Town

Longboat’s Turtle Gods may seek revenge on Town

Right now, the biggest obstacle to the reproductive success of turtles on Longboat Key is Commissioner Phill Younger.

May 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

East again, again

East again, again

A trip around Florida is necessary to understand and appreciate our State.

May 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The final nail in the coffin

The final nail in the coffin

For all practical purposes the November battle has already begun, and it promises interesting (and unpredictable) results.

May 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Turtles can’t talk

Turtles can’t talk

Our function as custodians of these magnificent creatures should not be taken lightly.

May 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Small town and large country

Small town and large country

I have never seen in my experience in this Town any evidence, nor even any suggestion that any official here, or staff member acted for selfish motives of for his or her own gain.

May 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Turtle facts, not fiction

Turtle facts, not fiction

We have the chance to improve the survival of these extraordinary creatures who have been visiting our beaches for millions of years, yes, millions – of years to ensure their future survival.

May 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Military — free 2016 contenders

Military — free 2016 contenders

Is the election of 2016 merely a sign of things to come: of an American political future in which those who serve are seen as separate from those who run?

May 2, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Turtle lighting proposal a grave mistake

Turtle lighting proposal a grave mistake

If the commissioners cave in and ban or severely limit even reasonable lights it will mean that we will have to walk down our back steps and perhaps fall in the dark.

May 2, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

A critical analysis of the proposed north-end hotel

A critical analysis of the proposed north-end hotel

LBK is no longer a viable community for those who work or volunteer off the island on a frequent basis.

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Top Box | Read More »

New York values

New York values

Call it “politics” or call it “art of the deal,” the Donald has already shown himself proficient at working with rigged or crooked systems.

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »