+Study will sketch Circle garage plans
Commercial property owners and residents agree on a preliminary parking proposal.
+Ford plans $2.5 million expansion
The project will go to the city's Development Review Committee June 19, and the dealership hopes to start construction within two to four months.
+Fish Fry hooks new location
Village residents Craig and Cathy Meldahl and Craig and Georgia Walters have agreed to lend their yards for the event.
+Camp Spotlight: Selby Gardens Camp Lookout
Children concentrated on coloring their Renaissance-inspired plaster masks Tuesday, June 11, at That's Amore!, the first session of the Marie Selby Gardens Summer Camp Lookout.
+2013 It's Read Everywhere
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Durante dog, owner well after raccoon run-in
Last week, we reported on a scuffle between a black dog and a group of raccoons that occurred at dusk near Joan Durante Park.
Golfer scores her first hole in one
Liz Lang scored her first hole in one July 8, on the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Harbourside White Course, while celebrating her friend, Jane Hunter’s birthday.
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.