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Students march to the flag circle on the AME campus

Students march to the flag circle on the AME campus Sept. 23 following the drum corps from Manatee High School. The permanent peace circle stands on the school grounds with flags from around the world, where students, teachers, caregivers and community members came together to celebrate the day with poetry readings, speeches and songs. Islander […]

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‘What Does Peace Feel Like?’ Find out Sept. 23.

Students in Toni Lashway’s first-grade class at Anna Maria Elementary pose Sept. 9 with posters they made for the school’s Peace Day celebration, set for 8:45 a.m. Sept. 23. The posters are based on concepts in the book, “What Does Peace Feel Like?” by Vladimir Radunsky. The public is invited to the outdoor event around […]

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Flag dedication provides time to remember

Dozens gather Sept. 11 at the foot of the Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach, as Old Glory is raised on a new flagpole installed as a gift to the city by Anna Maria Oyster Bar. AMOB owner John Horne said he was surprised no flagpole existed at the pier and thought […]

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Waterline Resort now Marriott

Construction at the Waterline Marina Resort and Beach Club, 5325 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, now part of the Marriott Autograph Collection, is ongoing. A February 2017 opening is planned for the full-service hotel. Islander Photo: Jack Elka

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Fate unknown

The tree house has stood on the beachfront at 103 29th St. in Holmes Beach since 2011. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell