+Deputies arrest robbery suspects
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested two men after a drug deal gone awry Saturday, July 20.
+Town prepares beach project review
The town of Longboat Key will have a beach consultant perform a $121,800 analysis of its Beach Management Plan.
+Study shows manatees are touchy-feely
Manatees can feel water movements thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair, according to a Mote study.
+Town declares impasse
The 11 members of the Longboat Key Police Department Union have until Thursday to select one of three retirement contract offers.
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11 Longboat Key Veterans Day Parade
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15 Arias In Flght
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
15 Being your best self
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29 Santa Jaws at Mote Aquarium
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Happy birthday, Edith!
On Monday, long-time Sarasota resident Edith Barr Dunn blew out the candles for her 94th birthday.
Donte's Den names top dog
We’re sure the Walters family of Longboat Key thinks of its dog, Buck, as quite the golden boy.