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Sheriff’s Report April 19- May 16, 2017

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

There were a total of 16 crimes reported on the Key between 4/19 – 5/16 /17                       4/21/17 Burglary- Vehicle Public Beach A man reported an unknown person leaned inside his 2014 Ford Sedan while it was parked at the Public Beach lot and stole […]

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June Siesta Key Round Up

June 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney MTV meets Siesta Key The Tampa Bay Times reported that MTV debuted its first commercial for a reality series set on Siesta Key while presenting its MTV Movie and TV Awards on May 7. The new show, Times staffer Christopher Spata wrote, is titled Siesta Key. The commercial — about 15 seconds […]

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Siesta Key Round Up

Siesta Key Round Up

May 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Hackney/Bob Stein SKA membership update During the April 6 SKA meeting, President Harold Ashby reported that membership already was 27% ahead of the total for last year. Moreover, he continued, the SKA has 432 new members — people who never had been associated with the nonprofit in the past. “That’s a lot,” he […]

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Siesta Key Round Up April 2017

April 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Hackney/Bob Stein Transition to quarterly Chamber meetings On Feb. 15, the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce conducted its first quarterly meeting for members, beginning a tradition proposed in the wake of the Chamber’s absorbing the Siesta Key Village Association (SKVA). Last year, after SKVA members voted to approve the Chamber’s taking over their […]

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Siesta Key Round Up

Siesta Key Round Up

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Hackney/Bob Stein Letter to the Editor My comments are in response to the front page of Siesta Sand, February 2017 issue, Ms. Hackney’s excellent article re History of Midnight Pass. It was widely known that ‘owners’ started the campaign to fill in Midnight Pass, and many folks were unaware of names, dates, etc. […]

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More North Beach Road updates

More North Beach Road updates

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Bollards finally in place Sarasota County’s chief engineer, Isaac Brownman, confirmed on Feb. 2 that the long-awaited bollards were installed in late January at the southern end of North Beach Road. Dennis and Wendy Madden had been working on the project for months, Dennis Madden told SNL in late December 2016. He and his wife […]

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April hearing date set for North Beach Road vacation lawsuit filed by Siesta resident

April hearing date set for North Beach Road vacation lawsuit filed by Siesta resident

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com A Feb. 13 hearing on Sarasota County’s motion to dismiss a complaint a Siesta Key resident filed over the County Commission’s May 11, 2016 vote to vacate a 357-foot segment of North Beach Road was cancelled on Feb. 8. The action came as a result of plaintiff Michael Cosentino’s Feb. […]

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Wastewater plant’s decommissioning on schedule

Wastewater plant’s decommissioning on schedule

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Some concern arose last fall when a contractor ran into vibration problems in the Siesta Cove neighborhood as work was underway to install a new water line and a new sewer force main between Siesta Key and the mainland. A hairline crack in a homeowner’s garage temporarily put on hold […]

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In approving another coastal construction variance on Casey Key Road, county commissioners continue to call for tweaks of petition process

In approving another coastal construction variance on Casey Key Road, county commissioners continue to call for tweaks of petition process

March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com With their most recent public hearing on a petition regarding building beyond Sarasota County’s Gulf Beach Setback Line (GBSL), county commissioners again voiced a willingness to provide staff more flexibility to approve certain types of projects. The same day, the board also unanimously approved a Coastal Setback Variance for new […]

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Siesta Key Round Up

Siesta Key Round Up

February 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com Siesta Key Association Meeting The guest speaker for the February 2 SKA meeting will be new County Commissioner Nancy Detert. All are welcome to meet the new commissioner. The meeting will be held at St. Boniface at 5615 Midnight Pass Road Room F on Siesta Key at 4:30 PM. For […]

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Siesta Key Round Up

January 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney www.SarasotaNewsLeader.com Members of religious group disrupting Drum Circle Members of a religious group from north Florida have been antagonizing participants during recent gatherings of the Drum Circle on Siesta Public Beach. On Nov. 20, for example, men in the group used a bullhorn to address Drum Circle participants. Sgt. Jason Mruczek of […]

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November Boulevard Buzz

November Boulevard Buzz

November 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

Morton’s at Siesta Market Holiday Affair Sample Morton’s delicious holiday menu, enjoy wine and cheese tasting, and visit their vendors showcasing new products, a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Easter Seals of SW Florida. The event will take place at Morton’s at Siesta Key 205 Canal Road in the SK Village, Wednesday November […]

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