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Longboat helps bust boat theft ring

Longboat helps bust boat theft ring

An international boat theft ring responsible for stealing millions of dollars in luxury boats from West Florida has been broken-up thanks to the assistance of Longboat Key and its Marine Patrol Division. A 10-count indictment was issued Sept. 22 for 12 defendants, and two days later, 10 were detained at the Federal Courthouse.

October 2, 2010 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Spoll, Younger blast $15,000 oil plan

Spoll, Younger blast $15,000 oil plan

At least two Longboat Key town commissioners castigated the oil spill response plan produced by Town-hired consultants Coastal Planning & Engineering at Monday’s Town Commission meeting.

July 16, 2010 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Oil Watch: Town takes steps to protect Key

Oil Watch: Town takes steps to protect Key

Longboat Key commissioners this week authorized Town Manager Bruce St. Denis to assume financial risk for the town and do what is necessary to protect Longboat Key from the Gulf oil spill if, in his judgment, the official response does not sufficiently protect our community’s interests.

June 19, 2010 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »