Six firefighters must retire in 2016. Fire Chief Paul Dezzi worries lagging salaries and high pension costs for employees will make it difficult to fill the void when they leave.
Attention, globe trotters: You have five months left to submit your photos for the 2015 ‘It’s Read Everywhere’ contest.
As the snowbirds of Longboat flock home, new island residents will swim in to take their place: turtles.
The first turtle nests from Longboat Key to Venice were found April 25, 27 and 28.
The Florida Department of Transportation will conduct a comprehensive analysis of all of the traffic points that affect traffic from the barrier islands to the mainland.
The Longboat Key Town Commission has directed staff to work with the Florida Department of Transportation to discuss the myriad of signs along Gulf of Mexico Drive and see if any can be removed.
The town of Longboat Key attempted two separate ultrasonic tests underwater in 2007 and failed to get a reading on the interior health of the pipe.