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Beach project wraps up

Beach project wraps up

July 11, 2014

Approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sand was placed on the north end of the Key from North Shore Road to Broadway.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Flippered Friends

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Flippered Friends

July 11, 2014

Mote Marine Laboratory’s Holly West washes a baby sea turtle that was brought in after a coyote attacked its nest July 10. Sea turtles face a variety of predators while they’re nesting, but Mote strives to help them by caring for any wounds, administering antibiotics and releasing them off shore when they’re strong enough.

Groin project costs come in under $2.5 million

Groin project costs come in under $2.5 million

July 10, 2014

The groins will be built next summer near the North Shore Road beach access to help hold sand in place on the north end that is swept off the Key

PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

PHOTO GALLERY: Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

July 10, 2014

The Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce hosted a networking luncheon July 10, at Beachhouse Restaurant in Bradenton Beach

Man dies in Lido wave runner crash

Man dies in Lido wave runner crash

July 10, 2014

Zachary Collins, 25, died Wednesday night, after his rented watercraft crashed into another vessel driven by 25-year-old Keaton Fowler near the Lido Beach Resort.

Longboat police stop burglary in progress

Longboat police stop burglary in progress

July 10, 2014

Police arrested Charles Joseph Griffith Jr., who they say could be responsible for additional burglaries on the Key.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Leaving the Nest

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Leaving the Nest

July 9, 2014

Unhatched sea turtle eggs lay on the beach after Cyndi Seamon, a longtime Longboat Key Turtle Watch volunteer, excavated a nest Wednesday, July 9. Fellow volunteer Lindsey Conrad then separates the eggs to see how many hatched and possibly made it to the water. The Longboat Key Turtle Watch patrols the beaches at sunrise each morning.

Camera data help snag suspected bicycle thief

Camera data help snag suspected bicycle thief

July 9, 2014

Longboat Key police say they have arrested a man who confessed to breaking into condo storage areas and stealing bicycles throughout the Key and Holmes Beach.

Underground utilities spark interest

Underground utilities spark interest

July 9, 2014

Commissioners unanimously agree to investigate an underground utility system along GMD and let voters decide if they are willing to pay for it.

True Detective

True Detective

July 9, 2014

Longboat Key Police Detective Capt. Kristina Roberts recently retired after more than 31 years with the department.



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