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SARASOTA - U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan (R – Longboat Key) got an earful from people who say that skyrocketing flood insurance rates could force them out of their homes.
SARASOTA - U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat, has scheduled a roundtable discussion on rising flood insurance rates.
SARASOTA, FL-U.S. Representative Vern Buchanan (FL-16) will announce the winners of the 2013 Congressional Fire and Rescue & EMS Awards (CFREA) on Tuesday. Buchanan established the awards in 2012 to give special recognition to fire fighters, fire departments and units for exceptional achievement.
SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. - Once nearly extinct, the green sea turtle is now coming back in record numbers. More than 25,000 nests were counted this year around the state; that's more than double the previous record.
The Resort at Longboat Key Club hosted a hospitality job fair this afternoon where they focused on food and beverage positions. They even hired applicants on the spot.
An international gastronomic extravaganza, the annual “Village de Chefs” united chefs from across the globe on October 8 and 9 of 2013 at the Powel Crosley Estate in Sarasota. Spearheaded by Chef Jose Martinez of Longboat Key’s Maison Blanche Restaurant, the event brought together 25 of the world’s top French chefs from Australia, Bali, Belgium, Vietnam and beyond.
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SARASOTA, Fla. - The owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Jeff Vinik, is knocking down a mansion on St. Armands Circle to make room for a new house...and it's causing lots of reaction on the street.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Sea turtles have finished nesting on beaches from Longboat Key through Venice, where green sea turtles laid a record number of nests and loggerhead sea turtles also had a strong year, according to Mote Marine Laboratory's Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program.
SARASOTA - U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, (R) Longboat Key, remains unmoved by President Barack Obama's push to strike Syria for using chemical weapons. "I don't see where it's in our vital interests from a security standpoint for us to engage today," he says, adding his office has fielded more than 800 calls from constituents on this issue. "Ninety-five percent are opposed," he says.
LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. - The town of Longboat Key has decided to invest in Dr. Robert Marbut, the man hired to tackle Sarasota's homeless issue.
Sarasota County and the City of Sarasota will split the bill for his services.
The future of emergency dispatchers, trash pickup, and E.M.S. is being discussed in North Port.
LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. - More than a dozen people took to the beach over the weekend as part of an effort to clean it up and encourage others to protect what we have.
LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. - Coastal erosion is threatening the very existence of a popular hot spot for boaters called “Beer Can Island” at the north end of Longboat Key. But now some are questioning whether the plan to save the beach is really the best option, and whether the public has been kept in the dark.
MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - Some fear plans that calls for the emplacement of large groins to prevent beach erosion on Longboat Key will ruin one of the area's most iconic spots, Beer Can Island.
Several baby swans were eaten by an animal that many residents say they have never seen on Longboat before.
Mar Vista is quintessential dock and dine on Longboat Key. We love to swim at Whitney Beach just across the street and then lunch at Mar Vista.