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More damage in Siesta Key Village than just a sewer pipe

More damage in Siesta Key Village than just a sewer pipe

December 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney No explosions from pierced gas lines reverberated through Siesta Village the week before Thanksgiving, but the construction crew laying fiber optic cable for an MCI cell phone project did manage to strike a sewer pipeline beside the Terrace East condominium complex, as reported in the November Siesta Sand. On the morning […]

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Siesta Key Village News

Siesta Key Village News

December 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney Motorcycle parking makes a move    When the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce held its quarterly meeting in August, Chair Mark Smith talked of a request by Gilligan’s Island Bar to have the motorcycle parking spots moved away from their Ocean Boulevard location in front of the restaurant. When the Village […]

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Village gets recycling containers at last

Village gets recycling containers at last

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney      For years, Michael Shay has been yearning to see recycling containers installed in Siesta Village.      As maintenance manager for the Siesta Key Village Maintenance Corp., he has spent considerable time scouting out locations where people routinely throw cans and water bottles into the garbage. Yet, because the contract the County Commission […]

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Helping resolve issues at the gazebo

Helping resolve issues at the gazebo

November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney                 Regular readers know that concerns have been raised over the past year about homeless people routinely making themselves home — and piling up their belongings — in the Village gazebo. Sheriff’s Office personnel — especially Lt. Donny Kennard — have explained that officers treat every person in the same manner. […]

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Jeep strikes 10 year-old child — the second, recent crash involving a pedestrian in the Village

Jeep strikes 10 year-old child — the second, recent crash involving a pedestrian in the Village

September 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Roger Drouin A child was flown Aug. 14 to a hospital after being struck by a car in Siesta Village — the second recent crash in the same area of Ocean Boulevard involving a pedestrian. The two crashes occurred within a two-month span, and both incidents occurred when a driver struck a pedestrian who […]

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Siesta organizations hoping for progress on a plan to create about 300 more Village parking spaces

Siesta organizations hoping for progress on a plan to create about 300 more Village parking spaces

February 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney SarasotaNewsLeader.com For more than a year, Siesta Key Village Association (SKVA) Vice President Mark Smith and a committee comprising members of that group and other island organizations have been working to carve out about 300 additional Village parking spaces — a highly prized commodity for residents and visitors alike. After a […]

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Boulevard Buzz

Boulevard Buzz

February 1, 2016 | Comments (0)

By Rachel Brown Hackney Sarasota NewsLeader.com Lots of events ahead for the Key With the start of a new year comes planning for four major events sponsored by the Siesta Key Village Association (SKVA), and that planning is well under way. During the SKVA monthly meeting in January, President Wendall Jacobsen announced that the annual Valentine […]

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