Aging in paradise — so much to do
advisory board co-chairman at the Paradise Center on Longboat Key. “The … Center, a Longboat Key mainstay for community engagement, education … region is ranked No. 1 for retirees for a reason.
Longboat Key …
Vietnam War documentary omits truths
September, it was common on Longboat Key to hear conversations about the documentary. After all, many of the residents of Longboat Key are Vietnam War-era … a beautifully wrapped great lie
Vietnam War …
Ringling updates Longboat arts center project
Longboat Key Center for the Arts, Culture and Education is closing in on … town of Longboat Key,” Thompson said. The facility proposal calls for … site. The Longboat Key Foundation, which has spearheaded the cultural …
Sarasota County under hurricane warning
“life-threatening inundation levels are possible within this area” within 48 hours … islands and other low-lying areas earlier today. That includes Longboat, Siesta and Lido keys. Manatee County also issued a mandatory evacuation …
Opinions differ on future of Cortez Bridge
best choice for the area.
Opinions differ on future … the area.
Longboat Key resident Ed Kolodzieski realized he was … the town of Longboat Key favors a high-rise span to eliminate drawbridge …
Aging in Paradise rolls out new name
Living and searching for a new home.
Aging in Paradise … Longboat Key Center for Healthy Living and searching for a new home … merge with the Longboat Key Center for Healthy Living, which is the …
Longboat murder suspect will plead not guilty, defender says
a lengthy trial.
Longboat murder suspect will plead not … first to involve a homicide in Longboat Key since 2000, could take weeks … indifference for human life. State law also allows an automatic first-degree …
FDOT aims to determine how to improve the Cortez Bridge
FDOT aims to determine how to improve the Cortez Bridge … would be 10-year solution while a new bridge would have a 75-year life. Tom Freiwald of the Longboat Key Revitalization Task Force said he is in …
Mike Hein resigns as Longboat's assistant town manager
began his tenure with the town in January 2016.
News … Hein began his tenure with the town in January 2016.
Longboat Key … the job. “He’s going to move on with this next chapter of his life …
Taming U.S. 41: City, residents discuss roadway changes
of Bird Key, St. Armands Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key. As development … A group of Bird Key, St. Armands and Lido residents met with city … Road. Two Bird Key residents, Lou Costa and Lou Dorff, encouraged the city …
Longboat, Zota look to return to normal
Longboat, Zota look to return to normal … the call. More officers from Longboat Key, along with Sarasota … information should call the Longboat Key Police or CrimeStoppers at …
It's rare, but serious crimes do take place on Longboat.
Four murders since the mid-1960s.
It's rare, but … Four murders since the mid-1960s.
Longboat Key residents and … the last homicide on Longboat Key, which prides itself as one of the …
Unicorp and Colony Association end litigation
life of Longboat Key,” the Aug. 7 statement reads. “It is everyone’s goal … Key
Unicorp and Colony Association end litigation … disappointed,” Haley told the Longboat Observer. “This is just not the agreement we …
Surprise storm works as test-run for emergency managers
things, it doesn’t worry me,” said Dezzi, chief of Longboat Key Fire Rescue … the Playmore area. For Dezzi, it’s the north end of Longboat Key. And … life for a while.” A storm like that is the “real thing” for which …
Longboat Key votes 6-1 to hire Harmer as manager
recess, but it could be as simple as voting.
Longboat … salary ($33,286) deposited in a deferred compensation account. Longboat Key … Longboat Key’s offer, pending Town Commission approval. On Monday, the …
Weldon Frost led adventurous, loving life
Weldon Frost led adventurous, loving life … gifts as the occasions arose. Following his retirement to Longboat Key in … a member of Longboat Key Kiwanis Club and a very successful chair of its …
The Shore on Longboat gets approval to resume construction
by early next year.
The Shore on Longboat gets … delays, The Shore on Longboat Key is now finally approved to resume … located at the north end of Longboat Key, as well as a change in contractors …
Weldon Frost led life with knowledge, integrity
Longboat Key neighbors. “Raccoons tremble at the sound of his name,” Public … he wasn’t writing letters, he was active with the Longboat Key Kiwanis … up,” Terry Frost said.
Weldon Frost, 86, died July 2.
Longboat Key …
Longboat resident reflects on life during the Great Depression
Grand Bay condo on Longboat Key, the 94-year-old Brooklyn, N.Y., native … we were happy.” Today, Stier is enjoying life on Longboat. On this day … Longboat resident reflects on life during the Great Depression …
Longboat keeps an eye on floating attraction
a decrease in illegal activity over the holiday weekend.
News … arrival off Longboat Key’s north end is rapidly becoming a hit with boaters … entertainment spot, owned by Ed Toro of Fun Life Entertainment, has the attention …