+ Rev. Maiden goes Outback for 10 days
The Rev. Dan Maiden, of the Longboat Island Chapel, is in Australia attending a 10-day meeting of the World Parliament of Religion. His participation is part of his program at the Hartford Seminary, where he is a doctoral student in interfaith disciplines. Thirteen seminaries from the United States will be taking part in the 10-day session in Melbourne, Australia.
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Commission savors the sunshine
The weather on Longboat Key was cloudy on the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 11, but the Longboat Key Town Commission stayed in the sunshine, as far as the Longboat Observer could tell.
Claire Hunter: 'Mother' of the Longboat Observer
Claire Hunter, co-owner of the Longboat Observer for 17 years, died Sunday, at home in Bradenton. She was 84.
Colony receives four-month extension
Commissioners extended the deadline for the property’s grandfathered status but will hold a public hearing to determine whether the town should take action to demolish the Colony’s buildings.