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Beach chair traps turtle

Beach chair traps turtle

June 25, 2014

Longboat Key Turtle Watch and Mote Marine Laboratory often remind beachgoers to remove beach furniture at night, and here’s the reason why:

Our Town: ’Mazel’ tov to TBI-sponsored dog

Our Town: ’Mazel’ tov to TBI-sponsored dog

June 11, 2014

Marine Corps veteran Michael Jernigan, who was blinded in a 2004 roadside attack in Iraq, spoke to Temple Beth Israel members in 2012 about his service dog, Brittani.

Our Town: Sharapova nets French Open victory

Our Town: Sharapova nets French Open victory

June 11, 2014

Longboat Key tennis star Maria Sharapova scored her second French Open victory.

Ronson does double duty

Ronson does double duty

June 4, 2014

Longboat Key resident Harold Ronson was a veteran on a mission to honor the war dead on Memorial Day May 27.

Shark heads to sea after photo-op

Shark heads to sea after photo-op

June 4, 2014

Beachplace resident Rebecca Goldthwaite spotted a group of young men in May who caught a sandbar shark near the Resort at Longboat Key Club.

Mote's Turtle Walks aim to educate community

Mote's Turtle Walks aim to educate community

June 2, 2014

Interested in learning about sea turtles and the life behind the tracks? Look no further than Mote Marine Laboratory’s free Turtle Walks on Saturdays throughout June and July.

Around the world in running shoes

Around the world in running shoes

May 28, 2014

Former Longboat Key resident John Wallace is finally retiring his running shoes after 372 marathons in 121 countries.

Turtle Watch grants scholarships

Turtle Watch grants scholarships

May 28, 2014

The Longboat Key Turtle Watch granted two scholarships to sisters Paisley and Phyona Smelt, students at Anna Maria Elementary School, to attend Mote Marine Laboratory’s Summer Children’s Camp.

Last call for graduates

May 21, 2014

The Longboat Observer is seeking all 2014 high school and college graduates who live on Longboat, Lido, St. Armands and Bird keys for its annual graduation special.

Side yard becomes private oasis

Side yard becomes private oasis

May 21, 2014

Spanish Main Yacht Club residents Jim and Phyllis McGuire decided to put their green thumbs to use this past winter by creating a small oasis in their side yard.



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