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Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Florida Begins Closing Boat Ramps
Manatee County boat ramps will be closed to the public to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, it was announced at an emergency meeting held by the Board of County Commissioners Tuesday morning. The closures will begin 6 a.m. Thursday.
The announcement comes after both Manatee and Sarasota counties decided to shut down public beaches last week. But despite beach closings, boaters could be seen congregating over the weekend at places like Beer Can Beach, a northern extension of Longboat Key that was once known as Beer Can Island but is now patrolled as a preserve by the city of Longboat Key. FULL STORY>>>