Roadwatch, April 18-25

Work crews from Hawkins Construction are on North Shore Drive in Anna Maria near Cypress Avenue, preparing to install new sewer lines in the area for the Manatee County Utilities Department. Motorists are advised to use caution in the work area. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

Hawkins Construction Co. has begun installation of new sewer pipes in Anna Maria on North Shore Drive at Cypress Avenue. A Manatee County Utilities Department press release said the work is not expected to impact traffic in the project area, …

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Witness says ex-Holmes Beach resident killed wife

A Los Angeles County judge has ordered former Holmes Beach resident David Viens, 48, to stand trial for second degree murder after hearing testimony in a preliminary hearing April 11 in which several witnesses said Viens admitted to them he …

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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Islander Calendar – 04-18-2012

Wednesday, April 18    • 6-8:30 p.m. — Second Annual Art Island Style, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1908.   Thursday, April 19    • 2-4 p.m. — Friends of the Library …

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Fishing – 04-18-2012

Nico Davis visiting Anna Maria Islandfrom Vermont, shows off the 32-inch redfish he caught and released while on a charter trip with Capt. Warren Girle.

Springtime fishing inshore, on beaches red hot   Inshore fishing — and the weather — remains consistently good for the waters surrounding Anna Maria Island. Numerous spotted seatrout are being reported by flats fishers using either live bait or artificials. …

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Obituaries – 04-18-2012

Cheryl L. (Rankin) Dwinnells Cheryl L. (Rankin) Dwinnells, 45, of Bradenton died April 10. She moved to Holmes Beach with her family at age 4 from Toledo, Ohio. She attended Anna Maria Elementary School and graduated from Bayshore High School …

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Island police blotter – 04-18-2012

Anna Maria • April 7, 300 block of Palm Avenue, burglary/vandalism. According to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office incident report, an unknown person entered a duplex under construction. The suspect defecated and stuffed a hand towel in the toilet, causing …

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Island real estate transactions – 04-18-2012

107 Elm Ave., Anna Maria, a vacant Gulffront 50×110 lot was sold 03/30/12, Hanson to Hanson for $2.4 million. 307 66th St., Unit A, 66th Street Coastal Cottages, Holmes Beach, a 3,000 sfla / 4,500 sfur 6bed/4½bath/2car land condo built …

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All in the family!

Luke Bowes, a kindergartener in Melanie Moran’s class at Anna Maria Elementary School welcomes brother Mikey Bowes to school, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, April 12, for Kindergarten Roundup. Mikey registered to enter kindergarten in the fall. Dad Nathan Bowes, on …

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Sports – 04-18-2012

Jim Mixon, Mark Mixon, Dave Frankenfield and Mike Brakefield combined on a 5-under-par 27 to grab first place in the April 12 9-hole scramble at the Key Royale Club, Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Courtesy Ed Havlik

Indoor basketball, golf, horseshoes round out sports action   Another season of youth basketball play got under way April 14 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. League games are scheduled Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at the center, 407 …

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