Bird Key's new historical designation will be commemorated in a ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at the Bird Key entrance on John Ringling Boulevard.
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The new facility will help expand Mote's regional presence and expand interest in the organization's research in Charlotte Harbor and Southwest Florida.
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The Florida Department of Transportation will have crews in the area performing routine road and bridge work this week.
The Longboat Key Kiwanis Club seeks nominees for its annual 'Citizen of the Year' award by Jan. 20.
The town of Longboat Key will perform a hot spot beach project in summer 2013 to help high-erosion areas.