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Neighborhood power line burial effort surges ahead

Neighborhood power line burial effort surges ahead

Bullock expects the construction to underground all of the utilities on Longboat Key to take no more than three years.

October 16, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat aims to declare war against Australian pine trees

Longboat aims to declare war against Australian pine trees

Town to consider subsidizing property owners up to $1,500 to remove threatening trees.

October 16, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Commission to consider 3-year terms and shifting elections to November

Longboat Commission to consider 3-year terms and shifting elections to November

One of the most dramatic changes proposed is to increase elected commission terms from two to three years.

October 16, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — October 5, 2017 through October 11, 2017

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — October 5, 2017 through October 11, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — September 29, 2017 through October 4, 2017

October 15, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending October 13, 2017

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending October 13, 2017

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Oct. 5 Noise disturbance 1:03 a.m. Officer Martin responded to the 2500 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive regarding a loud party. The caller wished to remain anonymous. When he arrived, he […]

October 15, 2017 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending October 13, 2017

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending October 13, 2017

Longboat Key News encourages Letters to the Editor on timely issues. Please email to: letters@lbknews.com or mail to PO Box 8001, Longboat Key, FL 34228. We also print letters sent to Town Hall that address Longboat Key issues. We reserve the right to edit. Appreciation for the News To: Editor As a permanent resident of […]

October 15, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — October 13, 2017 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — October 13, 2017 edition

Click to open up the edition and then click to open up the page full size just as it was printed.

October 15, 2017 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

$17.5 million the cost to remedy St. Armands Circle parking woes; City debates chances of taxpayers footing bill

$17.5 million the cost to remedy St. Armands Circle parking woes; City debates chances of taxpayers footing bill

‘I’m not dooming this to fail, because I know it’s already decided, but this has happened before downtown.’

October 9, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Resident says raccoons poisoned on north Key

Resident says raccoons poisoned on north Key

Resident says that the number of raccoons on the north end of the key has diminished and he suspects foul play.

October 9, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat nabs its new Planning & Zoning Director from Sarasota County

Longboat nabs its new Planning & Zoning Director from Sarasota County

The cherished Alaina Ray was not only respectfully admired by her co-workers, but by residents, business owners and commissioners who took notice of her attention to detail and hard work. Former Planning and Zoning Director Alaina Ray is moving to Virginia for another job and her last day with the town was Friday. Town Manager […]

October 9, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »