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Blown transformer sparks fire

Blown transformer sparks fire

March 4, 2011

A Florida Power & Light transformer began sparking Thursday, causing a small fire that caused a power outage and Gulf of Mexico Drive to shut down.

Whitney Beach developer speaks to Village residents

Whitney Beach developer speaks to Village residents

March 4, 2011

Brian Kenney, principal of Juliani Kenney Investment Capital LLC, spoke at the March 2 Village meeting.

Buchanan to hold Longboat Key town hall

Buchanan to hold Longboat Key town hall

March 3, 2011

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan will discuss jobs, the economy and health care Saturday.

Younger proposes north-end sidewalk

Younger proposes north-end sidewalk

March 3, 2011

In an e-mail to Public Works Director Juan Florensa, Younger attached a drawing of a Gulf of Mexico Drive north end sidewalk extension north of Broadway on the east side of Gulf of Mexico Drive.

Commission sides with town on firefighter contract

Commission sides with town on firefighter contract

March 2, 2011

The Town Commission sided with Town Manager Bruce St. Denis Wednesday on the three issues left to resolve on a one-year firefighter contract.

Resident questions flight patterns

Resident questions flight patterns

March 2, 2011

Retired Navy pilot Andrew Aitken made a presentation to the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport last month that questioned flight-pattern procedures.

Investigator releases findings

March 2, 2011

An interim report by Firefighters Pension Board-hired investigator Edward Siedle reveals all three town pension plans could have lost millions of pension dollars.

Longboat pension ranks among worst in state

Longboat pension ranks among worst in state

March 2, 2011

Government employee pension plans are the time bomb for cities and counties on the Gulf Coast. The recession has lit the fuse.

Beach project in voters' hands

March 2, 2011

Town of Longboat Key registered voters will vote on a $16 million beach project and a charter amendment that clarifies commissioners’ partial terms.

News Briefs

News Briefs

March 2, 2011

Beach presentation now online at town website; Beach project scheduled to begin this week



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