The annual "Boom Boom on the Bay" fireworks show got a little soggy Saturday, July 2 when a thunderstorm rolled in during the fireworks display that took place over the Sarasota Bay and was put on by Mar Vista and Moore's Stone Crab.
The Longboat, East County and Sarasota Observers were named the top three weeklies in the state in the Florida Press Association's 2010 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest.
Town staff has reopened the North Shore Road beach access in time for the holiday weekend.
Dr. Kevan Main will serve as president of the World Aquaculture Society.
The Longboat Key Town Commission and a new subcommittee both have new meetings scheduled for July.
Enjoy watching a video featuring different sounds that go along with the photos scene in this week's special section, Spirit of America.
The New Pass Bridge log shows that the bridge tender was not notified in 17 different instances this year when an ambulance was headed toward the bridge to reach Sarasota Memorial Hospital.