Storytime becomes action time!

Beau Camup, 2, touches WMFR Firefighter John Stump’s gear. Click here for more images

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Contentious discussion continues

Bradenton Beach commissioners discuss Sept. 22 a plan from Vice Mayor Jack Clarke to have Mayor Bill Shearon forfeit his office. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin Click here for more

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BB commissioner proposes to oust mayor

Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon listens as Commissioner Jack Clarke questions his authority during a workshop Sept. 22 at city hall. Islander Photo: Laurie Hayes

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Topping off ceremony at 150 feet

The installation crew posts the American flag atop — 150 feet above the city — the new Bradenton Beach cell tower Sept. 11. Islander Photos: Jack Elka Click here for more images

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Bradenton Beach clerk shocks commission

New Bradenton Beach city clerk Gia Lancaster delivers an emotional appeal to the mayor and commissioners at their Sept. 4 meeting, prompting stunned looks from Commissioners Jan Vosburgh and Janie Robertson. Islander Photo: Laurie Hayes

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Governor campaigns in Bradenton Beach

Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon, second from left, and his partner Tjet Martin welcome Gov. Rick Scott, R, to Anna Maria Island. Holmes Beach Mayor Carmel Monti looks on. Islander Photos: Laurie Hayes.  Click Here for more

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BB pier tenants cite problems, seek rent relief

Prominent placement of a large construction sign at the entry to the parking lot for the Historic Bridge Street Pier is said by the pier concessionaire to be turning customers away from the restaurant and bait shop. Islander Photo: Charmaine …

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It’s all smiles for Back-to-School Night at AME, Aug. 14.

Kindergartners Sara Trifu and Zoie Wade test out their newly assigned classroom seats in Melanie Moran’s classroom during back-to-school night.

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Birds, nudists edge for space at Passage Key

Boaters, many of them naturists, anchor off Passage Key, a wildlife refuge in Tampa Bay, Aug. 9. Islander Photos: Jennifer Glenfield

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Focus, focus, focus

Bob Davis of the Panda Foundation  provides an example on the court for students enrolled in a free tennis camp July 26 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Courtesy Kenny Heidt/SugarBeachDigital.com For More Sports Click Here.

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