IRS scammers on uptick, dialing AMI

There’s a new wave of fraudulent telephone callers dialing up Manatee County residents. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning Nov. 20 about a recent uptick in the IRS phone scam reports. “We have had several people to call …

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These are a few of our favorite things

Friends, of course, are No. 1 on our list of things to be thankful for every year. Especially friends who share great recipes. These recipes and Thanksgiving are for sharing. I’ve included the sage advice of a chef, a friend …

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WMFR welcomes 2 new fire commissioners

West Manatee Fire and Rescue administrative assistant Mary Stephens administers the oath of office to commissioners Al Robinson, left, and George Harris, right, at the Nov. 20 district commission meeting, 6417 Third Ave. W., Bradenton. Islander Photo: Kristin Swain

With the Nov. 4 election, the West Manatee Fire and Rescue District gained two new members to its board, Al Robinson and George Harris. Robinson and Harris took the oath of office, administered by administrative assistant Mary Stephens at the …

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