+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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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.