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Demand for traffic solutions gaining ground

Demand for traffic solutions gaining ground

‘I do not see that they have tried anything. Not doing anything is not a solution.’

February 23, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Chaos ensues over proposed utility position

Chaos ensues over proposed utility position

“We have managed major projects in the past without this position, and it takes money out of the slip-lining project. Water infiltration is a losing battle.”

January 31, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

The whole place must be cleared and all the convalescent memories must be extinguished before either Ocean Properties or Unicorp can gain control from the flailing unit owners.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Islandside must weather receding beach

Islandside must weather receding beach

“I do not want to say ‘Let them eat cake’ or ‘Let them pound sand,’ but they may have to make it through the season without a recreational beach.”

November 17, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Residents spark over power line burial plan

Residents spark over power line burial plan

‘Why two ordinances? Longboat Key is one town. Burying all the lines would bring a positive value to the entire Key that would be tremendous’

November 11, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Bayfront Park plan moves forward despite debate

Bayfront Park plan moves forward despite debate

‘I’m not going to let it go, and I’m not going to die before it is built.’

November 11, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Commission runs wild over Bayfront Park discussion

Commission runs wild over Bayfront Park discussion

When new Rec. Center disappears from plan, Town leaders turn confrontational. Dog park also at issue.

October 27, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Burying GMD power lines heading to voters in March

Burying GMD power lines heading to voters in March

‘This is a bang for their buck. The only thing that approaches this in importance to the residents is the beach.’

October 27, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Vice Mayor Jack Duncan plans to stay on Board

Vice Mayor Jack Duncan plans to stay on Board

“There are numerous challenges underway and going forward that I want to be part of,” said Duncan. “I saw the groundswell of support to be part of that leadership process and it made me re-focus.”

October 5, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat planning progress frustrates Longboat leaders

Longboat planning progress frustrates Longboat leaders

“I do not know where we are going here – we sound like the Colony. We say we have a consulting agreement with the University of Florida, but to what end? I am not sure what the processes are, and what steps or of the timeline for those steps. I think we need to make this a tighter strategy with stricter timelines.”

September 21, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »