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Bed-tax figures suggest Key is getting sleepier

Bed-tax figures suggest Key is getting sleepier

August 31, 2011

Longboat Key is getting sleepier, according to the latest bed-tax collection figures. The island’s share of collections of tourist development taxes — which are paid on rentals of less than six months — is down compared to other communities in both Sarasota and Manatee counties for the most recent nine months for which figures are available.

News Briefs

News Briefs

August 31, 2011

Commission to discuss live-stream videos; No garbage pickup on Labor Day

Burglaries, larcenies down on Longboat Key

Burglaries, larcenies down on Longboat Key

August 31, 2011

The official statistics for the first six months of 2011 show a drop in many types of property crimes.

Mote researchers study manatees 'Hugh' and 'Buffett'

Mote researchers study manatees 'Hugh' and 'Buffett'

August 31, 2011

Hugh and Buffett are known for being large lettuce-eating mammals that many visitors to Mote Marine Laboratory make sure to see.

Katia not currently a threat to Longboat

Katia not currently a threat to Longboat

August 30, 2011

The tropical storm is gaining strength but current projections call for the storm to stay away from the island.

Northbound stretch of GMD closes for pole updates

Northbound stretch of GMD closes for pole updates

August 29, 2011

The northbound lane between Binnacle Point Drive and De Narvaez Drive will close from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily through Friday.

Town testing Key fire hydrants

Town testing Key fire hydrants

August 26, 2011

The tests will not affect water services for residents.

Longboat turtle nest opening takes place Sunday

Longboat turtle nest opening takes place Sunday

August 26, 2011

A turtle nest will be opened at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28.

LLSA Chamber seeks triathlon volunteers

LLSA Chamber seeks triathlon volunteers

August 25, 2011

Up to 150 volunteers are needed for the Oct. 23 event.

Pension contributions top 50% of police, 35% of fire payroll costs

Pension contributions top 50% of police, 35% of fire payroll costs

August 24, 2011

Pension contributions top 50% of police, 35% of fire payroll costs A Florida League of Cities report shows that the town’s required pension contributions make up a higher-than-average share of payroll costs.



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