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Tall (cotton) tale: Casa del Mar's plant sets another record

Tall (cotton) tale: Casa del Mar's plant sets another record

July 21, 2010

On July 15, Longboat Key Fire Rescue Lt. Michael Murphy climbed up the ladder on a town fire truck to reach the top of the cotton plant and held out the measuring tape, which he then lowered down to Casa del Mar Assistant Manager Mark Meador and Manatee County Agriculture Assistant Ervin Shannon to record the official height: 31 feet, 7 inches.

Sand accumulates near Islander groins

Sand accumulates near Islander groins

July 21, 2010

Town staff and Islander Club residents are pleased thus far with the progress of the two groins built in May.

Mote's Waldo returns to Florida Keys

Mote's Waldo returns to Florida Keys

July 20, 2010

The robot was deployed Monday to gather information about oil impact.

P&Z e-mail spat ensues

P&Z e-mail spat ensues

July 20, 2010

The chairwoman of the Planning and Zoning Board and one of its planning board members disagreed in town e-mails Tuesday.

Sarasota County schedules paving meeting

Sarasota County schedules paving meeting

July 19, 2010

The other half of Gulf of Mexico Drive will be repaved in August. The project will be completed in February 2011.

IPOC challenges code amendments

IPOC challenges code amendments

July 16, 2010

The Islandside Property Owners Coalition has challenged seven code changes proposed by the Longboat Key Club and Resort.

Islander Club groins hold sand (VIDEO)

Islander Club groins hold sand (VIDEO)

July 16, 2010

The two permeable, adjustable-type groins built behind The Islander Club are home to birds and fishermen.

Key Club pledges $100,000 to Operation Condor

Key Club pledges $100,000 to Operation Condor

July 16, 2010

The commitment is meant to encourage Condor Air to offer direct flights from Frankfurt to Sarasota.

Tall (cotton) tale: Casa Del Mar's plant sets another record (WITH VIDEO)

Tall (cotton) tale: Casa Del Mar's plant sets another record (WITH VIDEO)

July 15, 2010

The plant earned its fifth Guinness World Record this morning when the Longboat Key Fire Department measured it at 31 feet, 7 inches.

Seaweed will not be removed

Seaweed will not be removed

July 15, 2010

Commissioner David Brenner inquired if large clumps of seaweed will be removed from the beach this week.



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