Harry’s held a wine tasting in support of the Longboat Key Turtle Watch this week. Photos by Lillian Sands.
Unfortunately, as soon the subject was introduced, Commissioner Lynn Larson erupted, screeching like a wounded banshee. Violating the rule against personal attacks (and with St. Denis conveniently not there to explain or defend himself), she loudly accused him of enriching himself at the expense of taxpayers and of being paid far more than he was worth.
The Longboat Key Historical Society held its annual Fish Fry on Friday, October 19 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Longboat Key’s Mar Vista restaurant. The fish fry is an annual favorite for Longboaters and visitors. This year’s fish fry was a battle of Grouper versus Mullet and the winner was the guests, who all [...]
Former Town Manager Bruce St. Denis and former Planning, Building and Zoning Director Monica Simpson both left the town this year. First, St. Denis resigned Sept. 16, following the news that a majority of the seven-member Town Commission wanted him out of office. St. Denis had served 14 years as town manager of Longboat Key. [...]
It is usually a simple ritual — our Year in Review edition. We scan the stories, make some judgments based on impact of the events and weave together pictures and narratives. But 2011 was an intense and beguiling year. It is as if all the sands have shifted metaphorically speaking, and yet we have not had a hurricane. Take the encouraged resignation of Longboat Key Town Manager Bruce St. Denis after it came to light that five of seven commissioners wanted him replaced.