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Longboat plans future look of Gulf of Mexico Drive

Longboat plans future look of Gulf of Mexico Drive

Will Longboat’s main thoroughfare be transformed into a signature roadway after all utility lines are removed? Town to discuss.

April 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat accident leads to fatality on GMD

Longboat accident leads to fatality on GMD

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on April 12, Longboat Key Police responded to a call regarding a reckless driver heading south from the 6800 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive.  The caller advised a few moments later that the vehicle had been involved in a crash just south of PattiGeorge’s Restaurant. The vehicle that was driving […]

April 24, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town circles around road plan

Town circles around road plan

Roundabouts on GMD at both ends of Key considered.

April 5, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Cost to bury power lines along GMD less than $19 million

Cost to bury power lines along GMD less than $19 million

It will be up to voters to decide if they bond with the idea. Commission considers plan Monday.

October 19, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Managing Longboat’s future

Managing Longboat’s future

When will the town re-zone the Colony property?
Will residents at Islandside really be subjected to 100 dump trucks of sand each day?
Will the town finally develop the Bayfront Park site into an expanded facility?
If the town decides to bury power lines, what opportunities open up on GMD?

July 14, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Crosswalks could add signage, safety to Key

Crosswalks could add signage, safety to Key

Each new crosswalk will need about 10 additional sings to alerts drivers in each direction.

July 10, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Town to hear GMD pedestrian plan

Town to hear GMD pedestrian plan

Commission will consider five new crosswalks and additional lighting.

July 1, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Cell phone search causes crash

Cell phone search causes crash

Driver dropped his cell phone on the truck’s floorboard and was trying to retrieve it when he drove into the other vehicle.

February 7, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

CVS denied second sign

CVS denied second sign

‘Staff feels there is no undue hardship.’

June 16, 2012 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

CVS store rising…

CVS store rising…

Although this subject was brought to your attention weeks ago, to my knowledge nothing has been done to realistically address or resolve it.

May 21, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »