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High bridge replacement plan spurs Save Anna Maria opposition

Save Anna Maria president Ursula Stemm speaks to a gathering of 30 people March 26 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. SAM secretary/treasurer Nancy Deal walks alongside a table with literature from Suncoast Waterkeeper. SAM and Suncoast are nonprofits that share a goal to save the seashore. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you, Anna Maria island

A tribute elephant decorated with lucky four leaf clover garlands, co-sponsored with the Beach Bistro by The Islander newspaper, honored Judy the Elephant, a parade favorite who died this past year. Click here for more Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you, Anna Maria island

AME celebrates Seuss

Kelly Crawford’s kindergarten class at Anna Maria Elementary hams it up for a photo March 2 in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s 112th birthday. The children made paper hats resembling the eponymous cat in “The Cat in the Hat.” Kindergartners Jack “Thing 2” Zaccagnino, Sterling “The Cat” Holiday and Angela “Thing 1” Monetti wore costumes to […]