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PHOTO GALLERY: Kids Summer Sports Camp

PHOTO GALLERY: Kids Summer Sports Camp

June 30, 2014

The Resort at Longboat Key Club hosted its Kids Sumer Sports Camp June 30, at the Tennis Gardens. During these sessions, campers learn the importance of teamwork by playing tennis, golf and an organized sport.

Recent donation helps community to age in paradise

Recent donation helps community to age in paradise

June 27, 2014

Longboat Key’s Aging in Paradise Resource Center, or AIPRC, recently received a $4,000 donation from Arnold Simonsen.

Power pole debate flickers again

Power pole debate flickers again

June 27, 2014

Only Commissioners Pat Zunz and Lynn Larson favor more commission discussion and investigation about the possibility of burying the town's power lines along Gulf of Mexico Drive.

First turtle nest hatches on Longboat Key

First turtle nest hatches on Longboat Key

June 26, 2014

Mote’s Sea Turtle Patrol discovered the hatched nest June 22, on the Sarasota County side of Longboat Key.

Building permits reach '07 levels

Building permits reach '07 levels

June 25, 2014

Both remodels and new construction projects are driving permit numbers to pre-recession highs of seven years ago.

Colony matters still up in the air

Colony matters still up in the air

June 25, 2014

A ruling canceled an auction scheduled for last week until a Colony Lender secured claim issue is settled. Colony Lender will attempt to hold a property auction in July.

VIDEO: The Dredge Report

VIDEO: The Dredge Report

June 25, 2014

The Longboat Observer accepted an invitation to see how sand is funneled from Sarasota Bay to the shores of Longboat Key as part of an $850,000 emergency sand project being performed this summer.

Army Corps releases Big Pass dredge study

Army Corps releases Big Pass dredge study

June 25, 2014

Conclusions in the draft version of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ study on the potential dredging of Big Pass support the project.

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Anna Maria Oyster Bar

IN THE KITCHEN WITH: Anna Maria Oyster Bar

June 25, 2014

This week we went in the kitchen with owner John Horne, and chef Tim Swafford, of Anna Maria Oyster Bar, for mussels Provencal. Get the full recipe and watch an instructional video in this week's In the Kitchen.

Governor signs bill that protects town charter

Governor signs bill that protects town charter

June 25, 2014

A referendum approved by the town’s registered voters in November 2012 was null and void, but a signature from the governor last week corrected the issue.



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