Aaaargh, mateys!

A shipload of young kids attending the May 18 Privateers Snooks Adams Kids Day line up for a pirate look-alike contest with Privateer president MaryAnn “Maz” Zyla. Islander Photo: Rebekka Stasny

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Ready, set …

Fire away! Students and supporters prepare for a May 7 Bike Safety Week ride from WMFR Station 1 to Anna Maria Elementary School. Islander Photos: Bonner Joy Click here for more pics

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Holmes Beach mayor’s boat underwater again

Holmes Beach Mayor Carmel Monti’s neighbor, Larry Solberg, across the canal from the mayor’s home and two derelict boats the mayor has stored on the canal for several years, complained to the U.S. Coast Guard when one of the boats …

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Key Royale drivers tee up protest: Beep

A truck and trailer cross the speed cushion April 27 on Key Royale Drive as Mayor Carmel Monti puts gas in his vehicle in his driveway. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

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Easter sunrise, good news

The Rev. Stephen King of the Harvey Memorial Community Church delivers the Easter sermon, “Good News,” to the congregation at the Manatee Public Beach in Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Jack Elka Click here for more Easter sunrise pics, And Click …

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the amazing wallendas awesome cityfest!

Rick Wallenda rides the high-wire bicycle, Hailey Warren, 10, is on his shoulders. Also performing up top, Blake Wallenda. Hailey performed gracefully on the rope, as did the elegant Nicolette Fornasari. On the ground in the “bull fight,” were Hailey’s …

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What a whopper

Miles Skeen gets help hefting his100-pound swordfish catch from Chris Galati Jr. while fishing aboard the charter boat Miss Anna Maria.

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Public invited to crow supper

Reports of the death of the live oak trees on the city-owned property at the east end of Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, appear premature. Islander Photo: Courtesy Mike Miller

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Celebrate the music

David Marshall listens March 20 outside Bradenton Beach City Hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., to a noise demonstration put on by city staff. Islander Photo: Merab-Michal Favorite

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Welcome to Anna Maria Ireland …

Enjoying the March 16 Beach Bistro-Eat Here St. Patrick’s Parade in Holmes Beach are Mikey Bowes, Kylie Huffman and Luke Bowes. Islander Photo: Karen Riley-Love/RileyLovePhotography.com  Click here for more Pics

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