Archive for August, 2011

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Island real estate transactions – 08-31-2011

748 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria, a 50x107 lot was sold 08/11/11, Oceanside Oasis LLC to Saunders for $365,000. 6602 Holmes Blvd., Unit 2, Blue Lagoon, Holmes Beach, a 1,148 sfla 2bed/2bath condo with shared pool built in 1971 was sold 08/11/11, Haka Ventures LLP to Sharpe for $350,000. 519 67th St., ...

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Man arrested for urinating, exposure

The Holmes Beach Police Department arrested a Mulberry, Fla., man for alleged indecent exposure in Publix, 3900 East Bay Drive. The arrest took place Aug. 20 at the Manatee Public Beach. An HBPD report stated that police were called at about 2:45 p.m. because a man was seen urinating on the floor ...

Monday, August 29th, 2011

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE TV: WALL MOUNT 19-inch, will hold DVD, too, $10. 941-795-8359. BABY STROLLER: “GRACO” with car seat, $50. TV, 19-inch color Orion, $10, 941-795-8389. BLACK LEATHER LOVESEAT: Small polish mark, otherwise perfect. Great with cover! $40 or best offer. 845-270-3235. Holmes Beach. COMPUTER: DELL Optiplex GX240 Windows XP, $90. 941-756-6728. TROPICAL-COLORED FLORAL ...

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011

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Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Ame first day

AME teacher Maureen Loveland leads her new kindergarten class into the classroom on the first day of the 2011-12 school year.  

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Chief, mayor resolve issues

NFL owners and players settled their differences in time for the football season to begin as scheduled. Bradenton Beach’s most prominent Packers fan and Bears fan — the mayor and police chief, respectively — also recently resolved some issues in time to enjoy NFL play. “I wanted to drop you a ...

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Island tourism continues upward trend

Visits to the Anna Maria Island/Longboat Key area showed no sign of decline in June, as tourism rose 6.5 percent that month compared with June 2010, according to the latest Research Data Services monthly tourism report for the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. The RDS reported 47,500 visitors came to ...

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Ex-bookkeeper pleads not guilty

A former bookkeeper has pleaded not guilty to defrauding the Key Royale Club of $387,000. Holly Elaine Connelly, 29, was arrested in July and charged with one count of scheming to defraud in excess of $50,000. She has remained at the Manatee County jail since her arrest, with her bond set at ...

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Anna Maria commission election could be crowded

By the end of the qualifying period Aug. 26, there might be a crowded list of candidates for Anna Maria’s November election. Three planning and zoning board members have picked up qualifying packets. Former Mayor SueLynn said she would run for a commission seat and has a packet. Lois Finley picked ...

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

BB mayor undecided about re-election bid

Bradenton Beach Mayor Bob Bartelt remains undecided as to whether he will seek re-election Nov. 8. Bartelt was the Ward 4 commissioner in June 2010 when he was appointed mayor to replace Michael Pierce, who resigned mid-term. Bartelt was then elected to the office last fall to serve until the next ...

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