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Obituaries – 04-15-2015

    Kay King Anderson Kay King Anderson, 61, of Anna Maria, died April 11. She was born Dec. 24, 1953, in Havre de Grace, Maryland, to the late Lyle E. and Emmalena (Atteberry) King. She worked as tax account …

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Island police blotter – 04-15-2015

Anna Maria         March 30, 300 block of North Shore Drive, stolen trash can. March 31, 400 block of South Bay Boulevard, found property. A Florida driver’s license belonging to another person was found on a person being arrested. A …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2015

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Real Estate – 04-15-2015

2306 Canasta Drive, Bradenton Beach, a 2,413 sfla / 4,871 sfur 4bed/3½bath/2car bayfront pool home built in 1998 on a 9,017 sq ft lot was sold 03/13/15, Stanwich Mortgage Loan Trust to Lopez for $1,100,000; list $1,149,000. 511 Magnolia Ave., …

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Sports – 04-15-2015

Key Royale golf action The Key Royale Club women played a nine-hole, red-white-and-gold golf match April 7, teeing off from a set color tee on each hole. Sue Little fired a 3-under-par 29 to take first place in Flight A …

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Fishing – 04-15-2015

Jack and Phoebe Lembeck, visiting Anna Maria Island while on spring break from Chicago, caught this black fin tuna offshore in 40 feet of water using live bait. Capt. Warren Girle was as surprised as the kids with their catch of the day.

Snowbirds depart, migratory fish species arrive   Springtime fishing is heating up with a host of migratory species making a showing in our local waters. Kingfish, Spanish mackerel and cobia can be found in depths as shallow as 20 feet …

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Smoke fills Bradenton Beach cottage

West Manatee Fire Rescue firefighters respond to a call April 11 of smoke filling a guest cottage at Bungalow Beach Resort, 2000 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Islander Photos: Jennifer Glenfield

Bungalow Beach Resort, 2000 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach, felt the heat April 11 when a one-bedroom cottage caught fire. Fire trucks from West Manatee Fire Rescue Station 1 in Holmes Beach and Station 4 in Bradenton responded to the …

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‘Yes’ to rental regs earns applause in Anna Maria

Anna Maria city attorney Becky Vose reads from the draft vacation rental ordinance April 9. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

“Preservation.” “Protection.” Those words from Anna Maria city officials and residents helped define the rationale for approving a vacation rental ordinance April 9. People crowded into the chamber at city hall for the final public hearing on the ordinance, although …

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BRADENTON BEACH V. CAST-N-CAGE

  Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon, right, listens April 13 as Cast-n-Cage Restaurant attorney John Fleck, 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Charles Sniffen and Fred Moore, attorney for the city, discuss a motion at the Manatee County Courthouse. They agreed …

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Bradenton Beach mayor heads to showdown vote

Bradenton Beach Vice Mayor Jack Clarke, plans to take on Mayor Bill Shearon in the May 19 balloting for the mayor’s seat. Islander File Photo

Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon will face a recall vote May 19. The Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Office confirmed April 8 that it received 121 valid petition signatures from the Committee to Recall William Shearon. That’s six more than …

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