The Longboat Key Republican Party held a debate among commission candidates Friday at the Sarasota Yacht Club.
Longboat Key residents can dispose of household hazardous and electronic wastes at no cost Jan. 26.
Business owners in the Centre Shops plaza host a family- and dog-friendly festival.
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Longboat Key saw a 25% increase in burglaries in 2012 when compared to 2011.
Applications for Bay Partner Grants of up to $3,000 are due by March 1.
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