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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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Fishing – 06-22-2016

Tim Davis, left, his two sons Nick and Casey and Tim’s dad Roger, center  — three generations from Wisconsin — fish offshore June 14. They caught grouper and hogfish for their dinner using shrimp on a knocker rig under the guidance of Capt. Warren Girle.

Tarpon return behind Colin, other species take the hook Although Tropical Storm Colin sent tarpon on a brief hiatus from our waters, king of sport fishing is definitely back and in greater numbers, too. The sand bars of Passage Key …

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Real Estate – 06-22-2016

2119 Ave. C, Bradenton Beach, a 2,946 sfla / 4,118 sfur 5bed/4bath/3car pool home built in 2015 on a 50×100 lot was sold 05/24/16, Faust to Stromile for $1,450,000; $1,495,000. 691 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach, a 2,055 sfla / …

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Island police blotter – 06-22-2016

Anna Maria May 21, 700 block of Jacaranda Road, trespass. An unknown person was reported inside a rental property without the owner’s consent. May 22, 700 block of Holly Road, found bicycles. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy retrieved two …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

ITEMS FOR SALE ARTIST’S EASEL: 43-by-.30-inches on adjustable stand. Solid wood, $100, cost $400. 941-792-2927. EXECUTIVE DESK AND bookshelf, large dark wood desk (6-by-3-feet) with return (2-by-4-feet) and matching tall book shelf (3-by-7-by-1), $300, you load and haul. 941-779-8686. WHITE …

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TS Colin sends bands of high surf, wind, rain to AMI

Mauricio Gonzalez and his mother, Maria, huddle on the city pier with their three Chihuahuas. Their houseboat broke anchor June 6 during Tropical Storm Colin, hit the day dock and busted apart. Coast Guard-Cortez rescued the family from the water. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

“It was a big chain reaction. It was nobody’s fault,” said Charlie Woods, a live-aboard boater in the Bradenton Beach anchorage in Sarasota Bay. Tropical Storm Colin brewed into bursts of downpours and winds June 6, after a noontime high …

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Sea turtles take cue from Colin

A nest close to shore retains it markers during TS Colin June 7, alongside what remains of some beach gear. Islander Photo: AMITW

According to Suzi Fox, executive director of Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring, effects from Tropical Storm Colin mimicked Tropical Storm Debby from June 2012, as far as nesting damage. As Fox saw the storm develop on the …

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Budget talks begin in Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach city clerk Terri Sanclemente and city treasurer Shayne Thompson speak with city commissioners and the mayor June 7, during a round of budget talks at city hall. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

Can a price tag be placed on experience? Budget talks began June 7-9 in Bradenton Beach, with the city’s department heads presenting their wish lists. Out of the gate, city clerk Terri Sanclemente, building official Steve Gilbert and police chief …

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Fourth BB term a possibility

Anyone want to step up for Ward 2? Bradenton Beach Vice Mayor Ed Straight ran unopposed for three consecutive terms and he could wind up in the seat again in November. It’s up to the voters on the Aug. 30 …

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Bridge St. day dock closed for repair or for good?

Bradenton Beach building official Steve Gilbert, left, and Police Chief Sam Speciale speak June 7 with a boater whose boat smashed into the day dock at the Historic Bridge Street Pier during Tropical Storm Colin. An inspection by Duncan Seawall resulted in closure of the day dock. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

The day dock at Bradenton Beach’s Historic Bridge Street Pier could be closed for the remainder of June — or longer. City officials received word June 10 from Duncan Seawall, Dock & Boat Lift that temporary repairs could cost up to …

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