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OUR VIEW: The rec center dilemma

OUR VIEW: The rec center dilemma

May 25, 2011

Longboat Key residents have known for a long time the recreation center at Bayfront Park needs to be replaced. The hard parts are deciding how to pay for improvements and how expansive those improvements should be.

MY VIEW: The pension operation can't simply be punted

MY VIEW: The pension operation can't simply be punted

May 25, 2011

The notion of punting the town's pension "operation" (whether the firefighters' or all three of the town employees' pension "operations") does not confront the complexity of the issues facing the town with respect to employee benefits.

OUR VIEW: Keep the Promise for Israel

OUR VIEW: Keep the Promise for Israel

May 25, 2011

To understand why the Observer Group newspapers have always been strong supporters of Israel — and find deep fault with President Obama's Middle East speech last week — we have to go as far back into the written record of history as possible.

Our View: Punt the pension operation

Our View: Punt the pension operation

May 18, 2011

The evidence just keeps piling up that the town of Longboat Key should not be in the pension business.

MY VIEW: Turn off the TV. Quick!

MY VIEW: Turn off the TV. Quick!

May 18, 2011

TV and the rest of Digital Land that we use to watch videos are making us fat, lazy, dumb and horrible citizens.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

May 18, 2011

L'Ambiance ladies create special ambience for events; Gov. Scott is despised by more than the media.

Our View: Right turns in the Legislature

Our View: Right turns in the Legislature

May 11, 2011

Gov. Rick Scott, a Tallahassee outsider despised in the media and willing to take unpopular stands on principle, had a surprising amount of success during his first legislative session as governor.

Purchase audit a wise precaution

May 11, 2011

Considering all that is unfolding in Sarasota County government - its reputation firmly stained by scandal - Town Manager Bruce St. Denis is smart to be conducting a purchasing audit of his operation.

Our View: Fed beach funding a gamble

Our View: Fed beach funding a gamble

May 4, 2011

Living in paradise with beaches comes with a cost called renourishment. As Longboaters know, it's a steep cost, but a necessary oxygen for the Key's survival.

Running afowl of its own rules

Running afowl of its own rules

May 4, 2011

The whole peacock dust-up should just be a fun moment worthy of a hundred groaning puns. Unfortunately, it is not.



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