+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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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.