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PHOTO GALLERY: Historical Society Lecture Series

PHOTO GALLERY: Historical Society Lecture Series

February 22, 2012

The speaker originally scheduled, Kent Chetalin, could not be in attendance, but Dennis Kauser saved the day on Feb. 21. For the second lecture of the Historical Society of Longboat Key’s series, Kauser spoke about Historic Spanish Point. The lectures take place at Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a Division of Ringling College of Art and Design. Kauser is a docent and member of the speaker’s bureau from the Historic Spanish Point Museum.

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Armands Circle Association

PHOTO GALLERY: St. Armands Circle Association

February 22, 2012

The members of the St. Armands Circle Assocation met Tuesday, Feb. 21 to discuss business. Sunglass Hut hosted the event and provided coffee and breakfast snacks to the circle business representatives present. Items discussed ranged from the ongoing Buskers performing on the circle and the potential parking meter discussion happening at Town Hall. St. Armands Circle will cross that bridge when they come to it, and they will cross it with full force.

PHOTO GALLERY: Democratic Club Fundraiser

PHOTO GALLERY: Democratic Club Fundraiser

February 22, 2012

The agenda for the Longboat Key Democratic Club is simple: Reelect President Obama and elect Keith Fitzgerald to Congress. Their meeting at Lillian Sands’ home on Monday, Feb. 22 was a fundraiser. Proceeds benefit a variety of activities that allow the Democrats to reach out to both Sarasota and Manatee counties. Since 2008, the group has sent busses from New Town to the polls to get people to vote – regardless of their political party. The fundraiser also featured speakers Rita Ferrandino the head of the Democrats of Sarasota County and Richard O’Brien the head of the Democrats of Manatee County.

FIVE THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT: Jean and Ron Schwied

FIVE THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT: Jean and Ron Schwied

February 22, 2012

Jean and Ron Schwied are getting ready to set sail on a 10 month boating adventure. Read more about the couple in our candid Q&A.

PHOTO GALLERY: TBI Opera Night

PHOTO GALLERY: TBI Opera Night

February 22, 2012

The Men’s Club of Temple Beth Israel put on the annual Temple Beth Israel Opera Night, Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the temple.

Brenner lays cards on the table at forum

Brenner lays cards on the table at forum

February 22, 2012

Vice Mayor David Brenner wouldn't bet on a millage increase. And a recent reference to casinos? He says it’s not in the cards.

Residents seek voice in Arts Center future

Residents seek voice in Arts Center future

February 22, 2012

The Arts Center has a plan that could bring in a larger audience. But some Village residents feel ignored in their own backyards.

Larson raises contract questions

Larson raises contract questions

February 22, 2012

Commissioner Lynn Larson raised questions about whether Town Manager David Bullock's contract gives him sufficient independence.

Cell tower at top of Comp Plan concerns

Cell tower at top of Comp Plan concerns

February 22, 2012

The Longboat Key Planning & Zoning Board voted to hold off on making recommendations for proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments until it can learn more about the findings of a wireless-communications study.

License cameras moving slowly toward Key

License cameras moving slowly toward Key

February 22, 2012

Two years after Police Chief Al Hogle first began researching the camera systems, the town continues to move forward with the plan.



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