+Longboat commission sets millage at 2.0760
The rate is up 10% from last year, meaning that a property owner with a $500,000 home will pay $94.20 more.
+City Commission to vote on finalizing budget, millage rate
The Sarasota City Commission will hold the second and final public hearing regarding its proposed FY2014 budget and millage rate this evening.
+Alleged drug smugglers busted at airport
Manatee County deputies arrested two men carrying 63 pounds of marijuana Sunday, at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
+Flood watch in effect for Sarasota County
Sarasota Police could close roads as heavy rain continues to batter the region.
Currently 0 Responses
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.