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Census: 9.4% drop in population

March 23, 2011

In the past decade, Longboat Key experienced a 9.4% drop in population, according to U.S. Census data released last week, with its population falling to 6,888 permanent residents April 1, 2010, compared with 7,603 April 1, 2000.

Bayfront Park plan at agenda forefront

March 23, 2011

Before a new Bayfront Park can be constructed in the middle of the Key, the town must implement certain items.

News Briefs

News Briefs

March 23, 2011

‘Super moon’ doesn’t affect Longboat beaches; North Lido Park tidal tributary completed; Post office prepares for April 18 tax deadline

The piano man

The piano man

March 23, 2011

Ted Rehl retired from his career as a concert pianist in 1992. Now, 19 years later, he’ll give an encore performance.

Longboat's gas station running on empty

Longboat's gas station running on empty

March 22, 2011

The island's only gas station only has low-grade fuel left because of a gasoline shipment problem at the Port of Tampa.

Brown selected as mayor

Brown selected as mayor

March 21, 2011

The Longboat Key Town Commission selected Jim Brown as mayor and David Brenner as vice mayor Monday night.

Commission will choose mayor tonight

Commission will choose mayor tonight

March 21, 2011

The Longboat Key Town Commission must select a new mayor and vice mayor tonight at Town Hall.

GALLERY: Grand Bay Dinner

GALLERY: Grand Bay Dinner

March 20, 2011

Grand Bay residents Stuart Scheyer and Milan Adrian made a pot of "Ultimate Chili" for the March 20 buffet at the clubhouse.

GALLERY: Village Mardi Gras Party

GALLERY: Village Mardi Gras Party

March 20, 2011

As expected, Villagers had a great time at their Mardi Gras party held March 20. Hosts were Craig and Cathy Meldahl and Craig and Georgia Walters who combined their backyards for the party site.

GALLERY: Gulfshore St. Patrick's Day Parade

GALLERY: Gulfshore St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 19, 2011

Gulfshore of Longboat Key St. Patrick’s Day was held Saturday, March 19. Grand marshals were Edith and Carroll Newton. Parade chairmen were Phyllis Lewis and Douglas Bruce.



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