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Monday, December 15th, 2014

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

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Monday, December 15th, 2014

Island police blotter – 12-17-2014

Anna Maria         Nov. 28, 500 block of Magnolia Avenue. A burglar gained entry to a residence by prying open a rear door and breaking the deadbolt. Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.   Bradenton Beach Dec. 2, 2513 Gulf Drive N., trespass. Trespass warnings were issued to four males who were being loud ...

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Sports – 12-17-2014

Horseshoes, golf step up, center sports on winter break   While youth and adult sports at the Anna Maria Island go quiet for the winter holidays, golf and horseshoes round out the sports opportunities on AMI. The Key Royale Club men got out on the links for a few rounds of golf during ...

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Real Estate – 12-17-2014

107 10th St N., Unit 107, South Beach Village, Bradenton Beach, a 2,020 sfla / 2,684 sfur 3bed/2½bath/2car condo with private pool built in 2006 was sold 11/26/14, Hotel Homes Florida Vacation Rentals Inc. to Wallace for $600,000. 714 Gladiolus St., Anna Maria, a 987 sfla / 1,117 sfur 2bed/2bath home ...

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Calendar – 12-17-2014

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Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Former islander victim of triple homicide

A former Holmes Beach woman died in a triple homicide Dec. 4 in Bradenton. Andres “Andy” Avalos Jr., 33, was arrested two days later by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, and, according to MCSO, confessed. Denise Potter, 46, was found with her neighbor Amber Avalos, 33, slain in Amber and Andy Avalos’ ...

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Cell tower permit settled, path to construction clear

Is there any cellphone user in Anna Maria who hasn’t had a call dropped or been forced to go outside to make or receive a cellphone call? Those people might want to start planning a celebration for late-March, according to Kevin Barile of Florida Tower Partners LLC. That’s the estimated date FTP ...

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

BB commissioners fails to approve charter review board

Bradenton Beach city commissioners changed the channel on Dec. 4. Two days after participating in a failed attempt to force Mayor Bill Shearon from office, they were faced with a medical drama. The meeting had progressed to a point where Commissioner Jan Vosburgh changed her mind and seconded Commissioner Janie Robertson’s motion ...

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Comments favor mayor at initial, halted forfeiture hearing

Four residents and a lawyer rose to speak publicly, the residents all in support of Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon during forfeiture proceedings Dec. 2 at city hall. “I’m asking you today to say, ‘Stop these proceedings’ that you started,” Jim Hassett said. “You had a number of months — 300 ...

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Plan to oust BB mayor delayed

Both sides scored minor victories Dec. 2 in the ongoing dispute over Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon’s conduct in office. Shearon gained the upper hand when Commissioner Ed Straight said he would not support Vice Mayor Jack Clarke’s motion to initiate forfeiture of office proceedings against Shearon. Clarke brought forth the ...


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