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- The Library has 800+ members making it perhaps the largest community group on the island. I find it difficult to participate in mincing technicalities about whether Longboat is destitute, as claimed by Brown and Younger, when they have no problem spending hundreds of thousands on consultants in an attempt to undo the damage this commission has caused to commercial growth on the island.
- According to the town's financial department, the town currently has approximately 25 million in cash reserves. This figure will increase significantly when the current year-end property tax proceeds are added to the cash reserves. Fortunately Longboat Key has great cash reserves and is in a sound financial position. - Gene Jaleski
Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Resident keeps eye on the pie
Inspired by her mother’s homemade banana cream pie, Bird Key resident Kim Manning had a sweet idea: key lime with a twist.
Show us your spirit this season
This week, our reporters will make our final decisions on our favorite displays of holiday cheer for our “Spirit of the Season” contest. This year’s competition isn’t limited to lights.