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WEEKEND BEST BET: Freedom Fest

WEEKEND BEST BET: Freedom Fest

July 3, 2014

It may only be a quarter-mile long, but the Longboat Key Freedom Fest parade goes the distance on community charm. Hosted by the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce, the All-American morning begins with the parade line up at 8:30 a.m. Friday, July 4, between Bank of America and SunTrust Bank on Bay Isles Road.

Marine patrol officers rescue woman

Marine patrol officers rescue woman

July 3, 2014

Marine Patrol Officer John Majka jumped into Sarasota Bay Wednesday to save a woman who went under water and couldn’t swim.

License plate cameras help arrest burglar

License plate cameras help arrest burglar

July 2, 2014

Daniel Lee Upton confessed to burglaries on Longboat Key and Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island, where he broke into condominium storage sheds and stole bicycles.

Beach price tag: $23.8 million

Beach price tag: $23.8 million

July 2, 2014

The Town Commission plans to spend up to $23.8 million during the next two fiscal years to buffer the island’s shoreline with sand.

Power pole debate flickers again

Power pole debate flickers again

July 2, 2014

All seven commissioners now believe the town should further investigate the possibility of burying Gulf of Mexico Drive power lines, power poles, cable wires and telephone lines.

Neighbors differ on phone philosophies

Neighbors differ on phone philosophies

July 2, 2014

Two cities on Anna Maria Island are preparing for 150-foot cellular towers, while town of Longboat Key officials just deleted all references to what they believe is unsightly technology.

News Briefs

News Briefs

July 2, 2014

Key property value rises confirmed; Commission approves zoning changes

County endorses short-term Lido renourishment

County endorses short-term Lido renourishment

July 2, 2014

At a workshop Monday, the Sarasota County Commission encouraged city staff to maximize the potential of a Lido Beach renourishment project scheduled for later this year.

Rotary Club seeks dogged supporters for Bayfront plan

Rotary Club seeks dogged supporters for Bayfront plan

July 2, 2014

The provisional Rotary Club of Longboat Key calls for support of a dog park at Bayfront Park.

Liquor store opens, spurs hope for plaza

Liquor store opens, spurs hope for plaza

July 2, 2014

LBK Liquors opened its doors June 30 with shelves stocked full of wine, whiskey, beer and more.



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