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Grossman demands answers in Longboat Key election sign-theft saga

Grossman demands answers in Longboat Key election sign-theft saga

‘I’m here to ask only one question of the Vice Mayor, and that is how he came into possession of our political signs?’

March 25, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Election postscript

Election postscript

Let’s just say that this was a spirited election; 40.06% of registered LBK voters turned out. One race was decided by 27 votes. That’s about 1% of the votes.

At least $70,000 was contributed to the six candidates. The two aspirants to a one year seat raised almost $41,000. Now that’s ambition.

You know the numbers. The big winner was Younger – Congratulations, Phill.

March 25, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Potpourri Redux

Potpourri Redux

It was a good, healthy contest in the best American tradition, with contestants and wives standing on street corners and waving signs in the pouring rain in support of their positions.

March 20, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Incumbents Brown, Younger, Gans sweep Longboat Key election (Complete Results)

Incumbents Brown, Younger, Gans sweep Longboat Key election (Complete Results)

All three Longboat Key incumbents — Mayor Jim Brown and Commissioners Terry Gans and Phill Younger — were reelected Tuesday night after a hard-fought race that saw record spending levels and community involvement.

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

Longboat Election Day Tuesday March 12: Manatee voters go to Longboat Island Chapel, Sarasota voters go to Town Hall

Longboat Election Day Tuesday March 12: Manatee voters go to Longboat Island Chapel, Sarasota voters go to Town Hall

Sarasota County voters cast their ballots Tuesday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 501 Bay Isles Road. Manatee County voters can vote at Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive.

March 11, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines | Read More »

Taking back the Commission sign by sign

Taking back the Commission sign by sign

The sign thief said this year he could not leave any signs in the ground because “all of the candidates are like bruised peaches.” “How so?” I asked…

March 11, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Election 2013 Town Commission

Election 2013 Town Commission

It is imperative that the candidacy of Pastor, Grossman and Jaleski be successful.

March 11, 2013 | Posted in Al Green, Opinion | Read More »

Potpourri

Potpourri

It is to be hoped that Commissioners realize that there has been some community dissatisfaction with what some termed a rush to cater to commercial interests.

March 11, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Richard Hershatter | Read More »

Stolen election signs fuel frustrations

Stolen election signs fuel frustrations

Politics sure have heated up on the past couple weeks on Longboat Key with commission candidates saying their opponents or unknown individuals have stolen dozens of campaign signs upsetting what they say should be a fair election environment.

March 11, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Brown, Younger, Pastor are Longboat’s best vote

Brown, Younger, Pastor are Longboat’s best vote

A true analysis clearly shows the logic and rationale to vote for incumbent Jim Brown over Larry Grossman, incumbent Phill Younger over Gene Jaleski and challenger Irwin Pastor over Terry Gans.

March 4, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »