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Sarasota Quay plan drives Fruitville roundabout

Sarasota Quay plan drives Fruitville roundabout

The condominium, to be called The Grande, will be comprised of 73 residential units, a 9,500 square foot restaurant, as well as the impetus for a planned roundabout that will alter the traffic flow at Fruitville Road and US 41.

October 16, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Neighborhood power line burial effort surges ahead

Neighborhood power line burial effort surges ahead

Bullock expects the construction to underground all of the utilities on Longboat Key to take no more than three years.

October 16, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Master Plan on way for City Bayfront

Master Plan on way for City Bayfront

The planning of the 42-acre City-owned property encircling the Van Wezel moved closer to fruition last week. Planning firm Sasaki was selected by the Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization to proceed with a master plan of the property now dubbed “The Bay.” The selection occurred after an open and intensive interview process that involved four design […]

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Longboat aims to declare war against Australian pine trees

Longboat aims to declare war against Australian pine trees

Town to consider subsidizing property owners up to $1,500 to remove threatening trees.

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Longboat Commission to consider 3-year terms and shifting elections to November

Longboat Commission to consider 3-year terms and shifting elections to November

One of the most dramatic changes proposed is to increase elected commission terms from two to three years.

October 16, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — October 5, 2017 through October 11, 2017

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — October 5, 2017 through October 11, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 29, 2017 through October 4, 2017

October 15, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending October 13, 2017

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending October 13, 2017

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Oct. 5 Noise disturbance 1:03 a.m. Officer Martin responded to the 2500 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive regarding a loud party. The caller wished to remain anonymous. When he arrived, he […]

October 15, 2017 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending October 13, 2017

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending October 13, 2017

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Appreciation for the News To: Editor As a permanent resident of […]

October 15, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending October 13, 2017

Sarasota City News Letters – Week ending October 13, 2017

Sarasota City News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to City Hall that address City of Sarasota issues. We reserve the right to edit. Roundabout discussions need prep To: Attorney Dan Bailey Appreciate your […]

October 15, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol Sarasota – Week ending October 13, 2017

On Patrol Sarasota – Week ending October 13, 2017

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Oct. 4 Missing phone charger cable 4:00 p.m. Officer Montegna responded to Boulevard of the Arts in reference to a suspicious incident. Officer Montegna arrived on scene and met with the complainant […]

October 15, 2017 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »