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North Longboat police patrols boosted by County

North Longboat police patrols boosted by County

County agrees to remove trash, pay for cops at north-end hangout.

April 19, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Dredging planned to save Greer Island

Dredging planned to save Greer Island

‘There is a present crisis at Greer Island, the homes on Gulf Road are in imminent danger.’

May 15, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

North Longboat shoaling raising concern

North Longboat shoaling raising concern

The North end of Longboat Key on the Bay side (AKA Beer Can or Greer Island) is shoaling so severely the lagoon enjoyed by wildlife and residents is almost cut off from access.

February 5, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat beach vandalized by Bernie Sanders supporters; suspect located

Longboat beach vandalized by Bernie Sanders supporters; suspect located

Police discovered a woman involved when they found her postings on Facebook with photographs of the vandalism. The police identified the woman’s name and traced her through license plate cameras located on each end of the island.

April 12, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Final waves…

Final waves…

October 27, 2015 | Posted in Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat evening

Longboat evening

The final shimmering moments on the very northern tip of Longboat Key. Photo by Stephen Reid

September 6, 2014 | Posted in Key Recreation, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Town abandons north end jetty in 5-year settlement agreement

Town abandons north end jetty in 5-year settlement agreement

The settlement agreement means the town can avoid the possibility of losing the two other groins it seeks to build.

January 26, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat’s final reach

Longboat’s final reach

December 1, 2013 | Posted in Key Recreation, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Resident requests police presence

Resident requests police presence

‘There is a very small group of aggressive fishermen who are making it difficult for people to enjoy their houses on the water and for people to feel safe and secure in public swimming areas.’

October 12, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Evening Waters

Evening Waters

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September 23, 2013 | Posted in Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »