The donations-for-beer system is questionable, but the owners of a floating food stand have the licenses needed to do business in the bay.
The dog beach feasibility committee is now the LBK9 Committee and will most likely report to the Longboat Key Town Commission later this fall.
Other communities are taking note of programs, developed by the town's IT Department and its firefighters, that make emergency response and record-keeping nearly paperless.
The Aquarius Club board is asking the commission to deny a request to extend a re-opening deadline.
Mote asks beachgoers to preserve turtle tracks; Firefighters distribute information door-to-door; NOAA ups hurricane season predictions
Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota and Siesta Key.
Larcenies more than doubled during the first half of 2012 compared with the same period in 2011, with 67 larceny cases reported to Longboat Key police between January and June, compared with 31 during the first half of last year.