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Longboat Key-Dr. Michael Crosby: Big fish in Mote's growing sea
Dr. Michael Crosby stands in front of a portrait of the late William Mote, whose support helped to transform the laboratory.
Tue May 21, 2013
Celebrate World Turtle Day, May 23rd
Looking for some fun ways to celebrate World Turtle Day on May 23, 2013? How about raising a glass and toasting to the hard-working folks at the Save the Sea Turtle Foundation ? Yes, for every Tipsy Turtle cocktail you order at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, $1 will be donated to this great organization.
Mon May 20, 2013
Mar Vista project will be reviewed again
More than 40 Longbeach Village residents packed Town Hall for the Longboat Key Town Commission's 1 p.m. Monday, May 20 regular workshop to request the town reconsider a Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub site plan amendment and special exception approval.
Gans hits Rajewski with SUV
Commissioner Terry Gans said he didn't see Ray Rajewski "soon enough" before he struck him with his vehicle last week.
Sun May 19, 2013
FHP seeks drivers who don't buckle up
The Florida Highway Patrol will team with law enforcement agencies in unincorporated Manatee County, Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Bradenton, Sarasota and Palmetto to look for seat belt violations.
Fri May 17, 2013
Truck drives through seagrapes on Longboat Key
Longboat Key Police Department officers reported a man lost control of his truck in the middle of the Key Thursday morning.
Thu May 16, 2013
Spotlight for May 17, 2013
The Longboat Key Club on Sarasota Bay was the perfect setting for the University Park Women's Club to host its general meeting and luncheon.
Wed May 15, 2013
Longboat Key-Mar Vista approval attracts opposition
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub owner Ed Chiles, third from left, hosted a small gathering Tuesday at his Longboat Key restaurant to discuss issues some Village residents have with his project.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sarasota Penthouse Unit With Private Veranda to Sell at Absolute Auction
Featuring a private veranda that offers panoramic views of both the ocean and downtown, the residence will sell fully furnished through J. P. King Auction Company.
Longboat Key-Pension plans top Longboat Key town workshop agenda
Town pension plans highlight the Longboat Key Town Commission's regular workshop on Monday, May 20.
Murray Homes sees increased activity in coastal luxury market
Luxury homebuilder Steve Murray says British and Canadians buyers are leading the recovery on Gulf beaches.
Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
Congressman hosts island discussion
U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, left, took time to listen to issues of concern with Ed Natkie, right, of the Mount Vernon community near Cortez and others following a town hall meeting May 11 at Holmes Beach City Hall.
Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
Island police blotter - 05-15-2013
A Manatee County sheriff's deputy was on routine beach patrol when he was flagged down by a woman.
Mon May 13, 2013
Longboat Key-Town prepares for beach bids again
The beach project will place sand at the Broadway beach access to Gulfside Road, and from The Islander condominiums to the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort.
Sun May 12, 2013
Elderly scams on rise again in Manatee
Todd Kelley, 22, and Dale Lucas, 25, recently walked the streets of Bradenton dressed in collared shirts and khaki pants and represented themselves as young men who were authorized to sell cruise packages on behalf of an Internet site.
Fri May 10, 2013
Centre Shops Mother's Day Festival05/10/13 The...
Need something for Mom this Mother's Day? The Centre Shops of Longboat Key Mother's Day Festival will include plenty of Mom's favorite things, including antiques, art, jewelry, collectibles, wine tasting, sidewalk sales, live music and more.
Thu May 09, 2013
First Bank pet photo contest to benefit Humane Society Manatee Enter by 5/17/13
Got a great picture of your pet? Share it with FIRST BANK and help the Humane Society of Manatee County ... AND you could win a prize! You can get most of the details and branch locations from the poster pictured here, plus here's some additional information from Ms.
Longboat Key-Save Our Seabirds board fires Lee Fox
Save Our Seabirds founder Lee Fox says she was fired from the bird-rescue organization.
Wed May 08, 2013
Bostonians get hooked on Longboat05/08/13 Pamela Hodges and her...
Pamela Hodges and her children, Nicole and Jonathan Eskew, recently visited Longboat Key from Boston for the first time and are already looking forward to a return visit.
Longboat Key-Servicewoman salute: Shirley Beachum
Shirley Beachum holds a portrait of her late husband, pilot Grady Hunt, who was killed in action in 1943.