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  1. Judge May rules on Colony issuesRead the original story

    Friday | YourObserver

    ... of the orders. "We were expecting them, because we felt we were right here." In a July 21 memo updating the Longboat Key Town Commission on the status of the litigation surrounding the property, Assistant Town Attorney Kelly Fernandez wrote: "As far ...

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  2. White Oaks Wealth Named in Financial Advisor 2016 RIA RankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    ... Management, Inc. are private, fee-only Wealth Management and Family Office firms within Minneapolis, MN and Longboat Key, FL that specialize in simplifying the complexities of wealth for upper net worth individuals. The firm offers an advisory team ...

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  3. Why can't Longboat dredge its sandbars?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | YourObserver

    At a Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key meeting earlier this month, Public Works Director Juan Florensa presented an update on the island's sand situation. "Certainly the technology is there, and certainly the entities that do it exist," said Steve Madva, president of the Country Club Shores Association and a Planning and Zoning Board member, in a phone interview with the Longboat Observer.

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  4. Sea turtle enforcement starts with education Property owners will get ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | YourObserver

    When Code Enforcement Officer Chris Elbon began documenting sea turtle lighting violations so Longboat Key could obtain permits to dredge New Pass in May, he ran into pushback from property owners. "They complained that there wasn't a new ordinance," Elbon said.

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  5. Longboat: Florida's safest small cityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | YourObserver

    Longboat Key Police Chief Pete Cumming wasn't surprised when the Key was recently named the safest small city in Florida by insurance website ValuePenguin. After all, the Key is an affluent barrier island with an older population.

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  6. Cops Corner: Longboat Key 07.20.2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | YourObserver

    Hotline Menacing 11:59 a.m. - 5300 block of GMD Threatening Phone Call: A man reported that a former employee had been harassing him. The ex-staffer called and said he would kill them man in one instance, and in a following call said he would harm him.

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  7. Bird Key home sells for $4,925,000Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | YourObserver

    ... feet of living area. It previously sold for $4.7 million in 2012. Silvana Nandin and Antonia Giliberti, of Longboat Key, sold their home at 549 Cutter Lane to Kristian Gibson and Brenda Olds, of Brookline, Mass., for $1.15 million. Built in 1965, it ...

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  8. Siesta Key condo concept emergesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | YourObserver

    The firm behind the 11-unit Infinity luxury condominium on Longboat Key is pitching plans for long-vacant land on Siesta Key. Suzanne, Ga.-based-Crossgate Partners is currently working through Sarasota County's permitting system to build a four-story, six-unit condominium building, called Oceane, on the 4700 block of Ocean Boulevard.

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  9. Thieves strike yachtsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... In February, thieves thought to have come by water stole high-end equipment from yachts in Anna Maria and on Longboat Key and law enforcement suspected organized crime. Global positioning monitors were stolen from two boats, one at Galati's and one ...

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  10. SKA continues to fight Big Pass dredge proposalRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | YourObserver

    ... to the project in its current form. Among alternatives is removing a rock groin at the south end of Longboat Key and reducing the scope of the project, using alternative sand sources, such as trucked sand or building adjustable groins. SKA has has ...

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  11. Longboat Key condo sells for $4.2 millionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | YourObserver

    On Longboat Key, new condominiums at Infinity and Aria have commanded prices upward of $5.1 million so far this year. But it was a unit nearly a decade old that has set the price-per-square foot record for condos in 2016.

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  12. Selby Gardens Payne Mansion gets tented treatmentRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | YourObserver

    ... Botanical Gardens. Cloud heard about the need from Selby Gardens President and CEO Jennifer Rominiecki at a Longboat Key Kiwanis Club meeting. Cloud The treatment is being done in anticipation of upcoming exhibits including the rare books collection ...

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  13. Longboat Key weather page photo: July 14Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | YourObserver

    Melissa Rosowski Herron captured this shot at sunset as Longboat Key Turtle Watch members released turtles that were found in an excavated nest that morning. Each week, we choose a nature or weather-related photo to run on the weather page. 1 comment

  14. Loggerhead turtle nests at record high -Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Robesonian

    ... Project, told The Island Packet. In Florida, a record 2,600 nests have been reported in the area from Longboat Key to Venice, according to Kristen Mazzarella, senior biologist with the Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program at Mote Marine ...

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  15. No more dump trucks for Longboat Key beach renourishment... for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WWSB

    LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. -- Longboat Key's largest beach renourishment project in the middle of the island is in its final week, but it will still be months before construction crews leave the key for good.

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  16. Longboat Key named safest small cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | YourObserver

    Longboat Key is moving up the ranks of the safest municipalities in the state, at least according to personal finance aggregator ValuePenguin. The website listed the island as the fourth safest city in the state, according to a news release from the town.

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  17. Record numbers of sea turtle nests in places in SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Valley Morning Star

    ... Island Packet ( http://bit.ly/29R2OLd ). In Florida, a record 2,600 nests have been reported in the area from Longboat Key to Venice, according to Kristen Mazzarella, senior biologist with the Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program at Mote ...

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  18. Dump trucks will deliver the last of 300,000 tons of sand to Longboat Key's shores this week.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | YourObserver

    By next week, Longboat Key residents will notice less traffic on Gulf of Mexico Drive, as the town plans to finish its beach renourishment truck haul by Saturday. Contractor Earth Tech Enterprises Inc. will deliver the last of 300,000 tons of sand slated for mid-Key as part of the $10.9 million project, according to a news release.

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  19. New condos drive Longboat Key luxury real estate marketRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | YourObserver

    Condominium buyers at the new Aria and Infinity on Longboat Key spent a combined $88 million for 23 units at the luxury complexes during the first six months of 2016. Those sales have increased the median prices of island purchases that are in the million-dollar range to roughly $2 million so far this year, and have pushed average prices to more than $2.4 million.

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  20. Town targets trespassers at 360 NorthRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | YourObserver

    Lacking a seawall, residents of 360 North regularly deal with the threat of encroaching tides. But with the complex's location next to the most popular beach access on Longboat Key, residents have been dealing more and more with encroaching beachgoers.

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