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FDOT responsible for Longboat traffic pile-ups

FDOT responsible for Longboat traffic pile-ups

Each time the bridge went up, there was an instant three-mile standstill because of traffic volumes.

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

Legislation threatens Longboat power line burial plans

Legislation threatens Longboat power line burial plans

Town to fight rules that could spread antennas throughout community.

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

Daly, Brown win at polls; Mote, Colony lose

Daly, Brown win at polls; Mote, Colony lose

On Tuesday, voters chose Commissioner Jack Daly over Larry Grossman for the District 4 seat and chose former Mayor Jim Brown over Gene Jaleski for the At-Large seat.

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

Traffic hell thanks to the F-U-DOT

Traffic hell thanks to the F-U-DOT

“Do not assume I am patient. I am a caffeined-up, angry ex-New Yorker…

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Who should ride on Longboat’s infamous Mayor-go-Round?

Who should ride on Longboat’s infamous Mayor-go-Round?

We do not need a return to the past when commissioners cavorted behind the scenes with developers.

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Is the Colony Longboat Key’s Vietnam?

Is the Colony Longboat Key’s Vietnam?

We’ve seen defeat, but what will victory look like at the Colony?

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

The Mayor of Longboat Key

The Mayor of Longboat Key

These races are difficult to handicap. Among other factors, the Florida Sunshine Law makes it theoretically impossible to discern how the race might be going.

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — March 9, 2016 through March 15, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — March 9, 2016 through March 15, 2017

Longboat Key latest sales, contracts — March 9, 2016 through March 15, 2017

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Real Estate, Top Box | Read More »

On Patrol – Week ending March 17, 2017

On Patrol – Week ending March 17, 2017

The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. March 8 Burglar alarm Officer Schoepfer responded to Longboat Club Road in reference to a burglar alarm call. Upon arrival, Officer Schoepfer located an open balcony door on the second floor of [...]

March 18, 2017 | Posted in On Patrol, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending March 17, 2017

Longboat Key Letters – Week ending March 17, 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. Height restrictions at Country Club Shores To: Town Clerk Trish Granger [...]

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Letters, Top Box | Read More »