The property appraiser offices in Manatee and Sarasota counties are reporting a 5.3% increase in island property values.
Zota Beach Resort, the new name of the former Longboat Key Hilton Beachfront Resort, will open in late 2016.
The Colony Beach & Tennis Resort Association is assessing unit owners $29,000 apiece in the next fiscal year to garner $6.8 million in settlement cash.
A Longbeach Village resident since 1969, Bill Carman sits down with the Longboat Observer to discuss town issues.
The Research Institute for Humanity and Nature in Kyoto, Japan is conducting a five-year study on Mote’s positive relations with the Sarasota community.
The Longboat Key Foundation's new fundraising effort seeks to create the Longboat Key Center for Healthy Living before seasonal residents return.
The future of Gulf of Mexico Drive utilities is on the line for November's ballot, but some residents have concerns about how to proceed with burying utilities islandwide.