Longboat Key bank customers will be diverted to the downtown Sarasota branch location starting Dec. 7. The two branches will be consolidated.
The Florida Legislature will also discuss abolishing such business taxes at its next session this spring in Tallahassee.
A volunteer beach trash pickup program, similar to the Adopt-A-Road program, could be in the works.
A planned fall festival could be the start of regular events for the Longboat Key shopping plaza.
The Circle may be losing two stores, but the latest batch of new businesses is sure to spice it up.
Restaurants close for summer vacation; New wedding specialist is good at tying the knots; Columbia Restaurant to benefit area non-profits
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