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- I do not think a massive redevelopment plan is likely at the Colony at this time. given the existing political and legal situations in the Town.
It may come in the future, but if the town is ever going to get some hotel taxes paid, and tourists coming into to spend their money, they should encourage and endorse a renovation and rehab of the existing buildings on the 15 acres..to the condition they were in ten years ago.
This is doable right now... Contractors have given firm estimates, and money is available now and no site plan is necessary..
It is going to be four or five years down the line before site approval, monies raised, and owner votes would ever make possible a massive development at the Colony...
- What about the Colony?
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Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.
Youth sailors descend on City Island
Approximately 250 people hit the water Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, for Sailfest. The regatta, Sarasota Youth Sailing's biggest fundraiser of the year, included four classes of competition — Optimus, 420, Laser and Multi-hull — and a barbecue feast.
Book club sunsets for the season
The Sunset Beach Book Club, in its 10th year, ended this season with a luncheon and discussion of the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, April 18, at Lazy Lobster. Discussion moderator was Ricki Carroll. Together, the group read five books this season.