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Longboat Key Letters – Week ending September 28, 2018

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending September 28, 2018

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. Longboat P&Z makes long-awaited recommendations To: Editor If I read this […]

October 15, 2018 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending September 28, 2018

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending September 28, 2018

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Sept. 16 Disturbance 9:33 p.m. Officer Hodo responded to Russell Street in reference to a third party caller refusing to leave the residence. Officer Hodo arrived and noted that there were no […]

October 15, 2018 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — September 27, 2018 through October 5, 2018

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — September 27, 2018 through October 5, 2018

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

October 15, 2018 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »

Longboat Key News In Print — September 28, 2018 edition

Longboat Key News In Print — September 28, 2018 edition

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

October 4, 2018 | Posted in In Print | Read More »

Colony fire ruled “Suspicious,” investigation closed

Colony fire ruled “Suspicious,” investigation closed

A fire on the top floor of the mid-rise building at the former Colony Beach & Tennis Resort on Saturday, Sept. 22, will not be further investigated and has been ruled “suspicious” by the Longboat Police Department. Police Chief Pete Cumming said he believes either it was intentionally set or workers cutting wires in the […]

September 27, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Residents roiled over island coyotes

Residents roiled over island coyotes

Longboat can either learn to live with the coyotes and educate residents, or trap, tranquilize and then euthanize the animals.

September 27, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat to debate divorcing Manatee County

Longboat to debate divorcing Manatee County

Economics and efficiency are in many ways driving the quest by the Town of Longboat Key to effectively adjust its boundaries to eliminate Manatee County.

September 27, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Red Tide update

Longboat Red Tide update

Red tide conditions continue to persist in Southwest Florida. The Town recognizes Longboat Key is experiencing red tide conditions and is monitoring conditions daily. Users are advised to use due care to minimize irritation and symptoms related to red tide aerosols. The Town’s general cleanup efforts will be based on Public Works assessments of concentration […]

September 26, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending September 21, 2018

On Patrol Longboat Key – Week ending September 21, 2018

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Sept. 8 Traffic violation 10:17 p.m. Officer Vogt while on patrol in the 6800 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive when he observed a Dodge pick up truck traveling at a high […]

September 25, 2018 | Posted in On Patrol | Read More »

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — September 13, 2018 through September 19, 2018

Longboat, Bird & Lido Key latest sales, contracts — September 13, 2018 through September 19, 2018

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

September 25, 2018 | Posted in Real Estate | Read More »