+Manatee School Board delays land sale
Manatee County School Board members delayed a vote on the sale of 18 acres adjacent to Braden River High School.
+Police debate service without a pension
A defined contribution option for Longboat Key union-represented police officers allows officers to put up to 35.4% of their paychecks, including social security, toward their retirement.
+Hogle's name added to Wall of Honor
The Florida Police Chiefs Association added the late Longboat Key Police Chief Al Hogle's name to its Wall of Honor.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.