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Longboat Key’s marriage with Ringling inches ahead

Longboat Key’s marriage with Ringling inches ahead

“It’s pretty obvious the Mayor and Vice Mayor are negative about this thing. You’ve nitpicked this and micromanaged the contract. The Ringling has a very good reputation…”

April 21, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat heading down wrong path with light poles, technology

Longboat heading down wrong path with light poles, technology

Do Longboat leaders really believe they and Waterleaf and the build-out of a defensive telecommunication network will be the solution to the mid-Key cell phone reception issues?

April 21, 2019 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending April 19, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending April 19, 2019

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. Impressive Beach Cleaning To: Editor As I sat on my balcony […]

April 21, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Longboat’s underground movement starts soon

Longboat’s underground movement starts soon

The Commission has made clear, as has the community, that it prefers lower light poles for aesthetic reasons. The catch is that the taller poles will transmit cellular signals more effectively.
and at a greater distance and therefore fewer are required.

April 15, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Stage set for Longboat community arts center fundraising

Stage set for Longboat community arts center fundraising

The Town hopes the Center becomes a hub of resident activity and connectivity.

April 15, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending April 12, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending April 12, 2019

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. Public Records request relating to St. Armand’s Circle To: Town Commission […]

April 15, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Judge sets key dates in Colony case

Judge sets key dates in Colony case

As the rye grass pokes its head out of the empty 18-acre site on Longboat’s Gulf of Mexico Drive, the only movement toward redevelopment is the ebb and flow of pleadings and arguments in the courtroom. And the same words spoken as a humorous refrain by Longboaters a few years ago are now shadowed by resignation — “Do you think I will live long enough to see the Colony property ever get redeveloped?”

April 15, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending April 5, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending April 5, 2019

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. Fruitville Road diet To: Mike Lasche, Town Attorney Maggie Mooney Maggie […]

April 15, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Editorial Letters – Week ending March 29, 2019

Editorial Letters – Week ending March 29, 2019

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. Crosswalks still a danger To: Town Commission On January 20, 2017 […]

April 2, 2019 | Posted in Letters | Read More »

Height of future Longboat light poles still up for debate

Height of future Longboat light poles still up for debate

“They need an answer on lighting height today or else the project will be held up. So if we have to stay through dinner; we will not, not finish this item.”

April 1, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »