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Observers win top honors from Florida Press Association

Observers win top honors from Florida Press Association

July 2, 2011

The Longboat, East County and Sarasota Observers were named the top three weeklies in the state in the Florida Press Association's 2010 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest.

Beach access reopens today

Beach access reopens today

July 1, 2011

Town staff has reopened the North Shore Road beach access in time for the holiday weekend.

Mote scientist to lead worldwide aquaculture organization

Mote scientist to lead worldwide aquaculture organization

June 30, 2011

Dr. Kevan Main will serve as president of the World Aquaculture Society.

New meetings scheduled this summer

New meetings scheduled this summer

June 30, 2011

The Longboat Key Town Commission and a new subcommittee both have new meetings scheduled for July.

VIDEO: Sounds of America

VIDEO: Sounds of America

June 29, 2011

Enjoy watching a video featuring different sounds that go along with the photos scene in this week's special section, Spirit of America.

Emergency-response issue arises

Emergency-response issue arises

June 29, 2011

The New Pass Bridge log shows that the bridge tender was not notified in 17 different instances this year when an ambulance was headed toward the bridge to reach Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Turtles cause flap for flag at Key park

Turtles cause flap for flag at Key park

June 29, 2011

Laurin Goldner was driving on Gulf of Mexico Drive just before Memorial Day when she noticed that the American flag at Bicentennial Park at Longboat Key Town Hall was flying in the dark.

Beach access re-opens this week

Beach access re-opens this week

June 29, 2011

The North Shore Road beach access will re-open by Friday, July 1, in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, according to Longboat Key Public Works Director Juan Florensa.

Key Club gathers golf balls for troops

Key Club gathers golf balls for troops

June 29, 2011

Longboat Key Club's golf director, Terry O'Hara, above, is sending thousands of old range balls as well as used clubs from some of the club's members to a troop in Afghanistan.

Grandparent scam continues on Key

Grandparent scam continues on Key

June 29, 2011

The Longboat Key Police Department warns that a slowed economy has spurred several telephone scams that have hit the island.



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