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Archive for October, 2012

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

County to BB: Coquina ‘vendor now meets requirements’

The selling of beer and wine at the Coquina Beach Park Cafe took another step forward with a letter from Manatee County Parks and Recreation director Cindy Turner to Bradenton Beach Mayor John Shaughnessy. The concession stand reopened in May after months of renovations, but a request from the cafe’s operator, ...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Contractor sues Peelen, calls for resignation

On the same day general contractor John Agnelli confronted Holmes Beach Commissioner Jean Peelen at a city meeting about statements she’d made in a recent newsletter, he filed a libel suit in the 12th Judicial Circuit Court. He named Peelen as the defendant.         At the Oct. 9 city commission meeting, ...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Court to hear motions in HB v. BB 27th Street dispute

The 12th Judicial Circuit Court is set to hear several motions next week — one on behalf of each party — in the ongoing litigation over the ownership of 27th Street in Bradenton Beach.         Holmes Beach filed a lawsuit in May asking the court to declare as public a portion ...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Holmes Beach commissioners dive into pool, parking changes

Holmes Beach City commissioners voted unanimously Oct. 9 to approve the first reading of amendments to the land development code affecting residential districts — one relating to pools and another on parking. Commissioners decided to implement the rules Nov. 1 — but the measure still needs to be approved on final ...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Holmes Beach man arrested on burglary charge

A 47-year-old Holmes Beach man faces two felony charges after being arrested Oct. 6 for allegedly burglarizing a vehicle. Roger Cliburn of 2710 Avenue C was seen by a witness breaking into a car in the 2900 block of Avenue E, according to a probable cause affidavit. The witness told Holmes Beach ...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Island police blotter – 10-17-2012

Anna Maria • Oct. 2, 200 block of South Bay Boulevard, burglary. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy reported no signs of forced entry after responding to a burglary complaint. The complainant noted missing items, which were not listed in the report. • Sept. 24, 500 block of Spring Avenue, criminal mischief. ...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Sports – 10-17-2012

As fall weather arrives, AMI sports thrive   The youth soccer league saw another great week of action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Edgewater Realty is taking control of the two-team 14-17 division with a 3-1-1 record, while West Coast Air Conditioning sits at 1-3-1. Steam Designs continues to chase the ...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Island real estate transactions – 10-17-2012

Nothing to report.

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Morris case reopened

Kelly Osborn, the mother of Sheena Morris, who died in 2009, talks to reporters Oct. 12 outside the Bradenton Beach Police Department following the release of Florida Department of Law Enforcement recommendations regarding Morris’ death.

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Fishing – 10-17-2012

As area water temps drop, fishing heats up   Politics may be heating up, but everyone agrees fishing is great as the weather and the waters around Anna Maria Island begin to cool off. Migratory species are on their fall southern migration, which is providing excellent fishing. King and Spanish mackerel are swarming ...


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