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Real Estate – 04-22-2015

695 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach, a 2,556 sfla / 3,923 sfur bayfront pool home built in 1981 on a 14,985 sq ft lot was sold 03/31/15, Lutz to Friesen for $1,600,000; list $1,900,000. 202 56th St., Holmes Beach, a …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

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Obituaries – 04-22-2015

Connie Jane Puleo Connie Jane Puleo, 69, of Anna Maria Island, died April 13. She formerly lived in Indiana. She was born May 8, 1946, in Kokomo, Indiana, to Herbert and Adeline Stewart. She moved to Anna Maria Island in …

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Island police blotter – 04-22-2015

Anna Maria April 2, 500 block of South Bay Boulevard, found property. A wallet was found on the beach. April 3, 400 block of South Bay Boulevard, found property. Knives were found. April 4, 200 block of Gladiolus Street, information. …

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Sports – 04-22-2015

Key Royale golf news The Key Royale Club women got out April 14 and played a nine-hole, individual-low-net golf match in four flights. Liz Lang carded a 4-under-par 28 to edge Pam Lowry and Sue Little by one stroke to …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2015

ITEMS FOR SALE FOR SALE: LARGE wire dog kennel, size 30-by-48-inch, $75. Phone, 941-778-5112. PACK AND PLAY, used twice, $40, new phone, in box, $20, four colorful martini glasses, $20. 941-792-0568. THREE-WHEELERS, TWO: $95 and $35, one-two wheeler, $15. Call 941-201-5843. …

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Holmes Beach committee tightens permit-parking plan

A plan is taking shape. The Holmes Beach Traffic and Congestion Committee met April 4 at the direction of the city commission to tighten its permit-parking plan. Commissioners asked the committee to provide a map of where the highest number …

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Holmes Beach contracts Waste Pro, expect changes

A Waste Management truck collects trash April 8 from a dumpster in the 5600 block in Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Jennifer Glenfield

Holmes Beach commissioners approved the first reading of a contract with Waste Pro at a special meeting April 8. The 10-year contract would begin May 1, and the change in the solid-waste service provider means new schedules and rules will …

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HBPD officer to receive 2 awards

Honored Holmes Beach police officer Steve Ogline. Islander Courtesy Photo

Holmes Beach has a low crime rate and violent crimes are rare. However, in the line of duty, police officers are taught to expect the unexpected. In March 2014, Holmes Beach Police Officer Steve Ogline responded to a domestic disturbance …

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4 agencies oppose Neal-Perico development

Representatives from ManaSota-88, Sierra Club, Suncoast Waterkeepers and other environmentalists protest Pat Neal’s proposed development on Perico Island in February. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

It’s not looking good for a proposed Perico Island development. Harbor Sound, the proposed development, got a green light from the city of Bradenton and Manatee County more than a year ago. In August 2014, the Southwest Florida Water Management …

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