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PHOTO GALLERY: Historical Society speaker Bill Shaver

PHOTO GALLERY: Historical Society speaker Bill Shaver

January 20, 2012

The Historical Society of Longboat Key kicked off their speaker series on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a Division of Ringling College of Art and Design. Bill Shaver, President of the Fossil Club of Lee County gave the lecture. He spoke about fossils of Florida, specifically bones and teeth, which are his specialty. He believes there is an alignment between paleontologists and historical societies, “Both find are relics of the past to preserve, record and pass on to future generations,” he says.

Commission to take two-step approach to code issues

Commission to take two-step approach to code issues

January 20, 2012

The Longboat Key Town Commission reached consensus to move forward with a review of planned-use development issues.

JAN. 19: Daily Headlines Video

JAN. 19: Daily Headlines Video

January 19, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota, and Siesta Key.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota Yacht Club Minnows

PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota Yacht Club Minnows

January 19, 2012

It’s ten in the morning on a Sunday, and instead of sitting inside watching cartoons on T.V., the Sarasota Yacht Club Minnows hit the docks. The new club met for its first time on Sunday, Jan. 13, but will meet on a monthly basis because it seems most of the kids are hooked. Yacht Club employees Amanda Holm and Camille Bienvenue led the children’s fishing group. They fished off of the dock, catching their fish using live shrimp as bait and releasing it shortly after.

Residents talk Bayfront Park community center plans

Residents talk Bayfront Park community center plans

January 19, 2012

Key voters could have their say on a community center as early as November.

JAN. 18: Daily Headlines Video

JAN. 18: Daily Headlines Video

January 18, 2012

Join us as we observe and report today's stories from Longboat Key, East County, Sarasota, and Siesta Key.

Association disputes Klauber's claims

Association disputes Klauber's claims

January 18, 2012

In a Jan. 16 letter to Town Manager David Bullock, Colony Association attorney Donald E. Hemke argued that the association doesn’t need the approval of the resort’s longtime owner to proceed.

Church members will decide Gill's future

Church members will decide Gill's future

January 18, 2012

The Longboat Island Chapel's board notified the Rev. Kenneth Gill of its decision last week to place him on administrative leave, but chapel members will have the final say over his future. with the church.

Interviews to begin soon for north-end project

Interviews to begin soon for north-end project

January 18, 2012

The community-based planning effort for the island's north end will incorporate input from stakeholders, students and design professionals. information-gathering phase of a community-based planning effort for the island’s north end.

Firefighter is engine behind equipment

Firefighter is engine behind equipment

January 18, 2012

Firefighter/paramedic Jim Reynolds researches equipment when he isn't handling emergencies — a contribution that helped earn him the 2011 Firefighter of the Year Award.



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