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Longboat Key Police Officer John Thomas is the Manatee 100 Clubâ€™s 2012 Police Officer of the Year.
This week we went in the kitchen with owner Ed Chiles and chef George Quattromani for Bud and Bay Shrimp at Mar Vista. Get the recipe and watch an instructional video on how to prepare the dish.
A defined-contribution option for union-represented police officers allows officers to put up to 35.4% of their paychecks, including Social Security, toward their retirement.
Plaza owner Richard Juliani says a new bar and liquor store are coming to the old Tiny's â€” but donâ€™t raise those glasses just yet.
A subcommittee believes boats and trailers should be confined to side yards and backyards, out of sight.