Tag Archives: 01-23-2013

Holmes Beach primed to adopt R-2 zone LAR ordinance

Bill Brisson

A living-area ratio limit is on the threshold of regulating future building in the Holmes Beach rental district. It was set for a city commission vote Jan. 22 following a final reading at a public hearing — after press time …

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Holmes Beach flip-flops on one-pool rule

Holmes Beach city commissioners, a majority of whom had been leaning toward imposing a one-pool-per-lot rule in the duplex district, changed their minds Jan. 17 and decided to leave well enough alone.         They recently took aim at prohibiting two …

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Holmes Beach man arrested on heroin charge

A 28-year-old Holmes Beach man was arrested Jan. 17 for possession of heroin. According to the probable cause affidavit, Kristopher Smith was parked in the 7300 block of Cortez Road in Bradenton. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office was called regarding …

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Island police blotter – 01-23-2013

Anna Maria • Jan. 12, 800 block of North Shore Drive, petit theft. Two bicycles were left unlocked in the driveway. Sometime during the night, unknown persons stole the bicycles. Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach • …

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Island real estate transactions – 01-23-2013

103 Palmetto Ave., Anna Maria, a 1,930 sfla / 3,206 sfur 2bed/1½bath/2car Gulffront pool home built in 1950 on a 115×100 lot was sold 12/28/02, Moschini to Anna Maria Ventures LLC for $1,750,000; list $1,995,000. 509 68th St., Holmes Beach, …

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Fishing – 01-23-2013

Seymour Weiss, visiting from New York, caught redfish and pompano while on a charter with Capt. Warren Girle.

Catches vary day by day for AMI anglers If you were lucky enough to fish before the mild cold front we had at the end of the past week, you may have caught a variety of species around Anna Maria …

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Calendar – 01-23-2013

Wednesday, Jan. 23 6:05 p.m. — The official sunset time.   Thursday, Jan. 24 7:21 a.m. — The official sunrise time.   Friday, Jan. 25 5-7 p.m. — Community dinner — pork and sauerkraut —Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd …

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Obituaries – 01-23-2013

Lisa Kaye (Smith) Gunn Lisa K. (Smith) Gunn, 50, of Myakka City and formerly of Anna Maria Island, died Jan. 8. She was born Feb. 3, 1962, and raised in Bradenton. She lived in Myakka City since 2001. She was …

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Sports – 01-23-2013

AMICC NFL flag football season continues for all ages   NFL Flag Football continues at the Anna Maria Island Community Center with games being played Monday through Friday evenings and some Saturdays. Though it’s early in the season, some teams …

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Dead fish litter beaches

Dead fish, mostly mullet, line the Holmes Beach-Anna Maria shoreline the morning of Jan. 16. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

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