Tag Archives: 03-23-2011

Williams takes no-kill agenda to board

Lisa Williams, a Holmes Beach resident advocating for Manatee County to adopt a no-kill policy for its animal services department, took steps to have her voice heard by the Manatee County Animal Services Advisory Board. In addition to board members …

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WMFR approves Station 1 remodel

Despite an objection by West Manatee Fire Rescue district board member Scott Ricci, other board members at the March 17 meeting approved a preliminary budget estimate of $279,846 from contractor Ross Built Construction of Holmes Beach to proceed with plans …

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Island police blotter – 03-23-2011

Anna Maria • March 14, 500 block of Magnolia Ave., identity theft. A resident reported to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office that someone attempted to use his identity to open a credit card account. A bank notified the complainant of …

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Island real estate transactions – 03-23-2011

This home at 606 Ambassador Ln., Holmes Beach sold in May of 2010 for $360,000 and in February 2011 for $400,000 an increase of $40,000 or 11% in 9 months. The cost per square foot is $290.

774 North Shore Dr., Anna Maria, a 2,316 sfla / 3,282 sfur 4bed/3½bath home built in 1988 on a 50×100 lot was sold 03/03/11, Thornhill to Cag Anna Maria LLC for $600,000; list $699,999. 116 48th St, Holmes Beach, a …

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Sports – 03-23-2011

Jim Helgesson, left, wins one up over Bob Lang to advance to the finals of the men’s match-play handicap tournament at the Key Royale Club. Islander Photo: Courtesy Ed Havlik

Playoffs start in flag football The dress rehearsal also known as “regular season” has ended in the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s NFL Flag Football League. Playoff action — where it’s win or go home — is here and there’s …

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Obituaries – 03-23-2011

Alexis Dyanna Strickland Alexis Dyanna Strickland, 28, of Anna Maria, died March 3,. She was born May 8, 1982, in Prescott, Az., and came to Manatee County four years ago from Blue Springs, Mo. Ms. Strickland worked at Home Depot …

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, March. 23, 2011

ITEMS FOR SALE TV: 47-INCH, $100, queen bed with mattress, $99, sweeper, $20. 941-778-7293. TOYS: SESAME STREET characters, 30 pieces. $5. Call 941-795-8734. THOMASVILLE ARMOIRE: $95 or best offer, take about anything must go. On Island. Susie, 941-586-3909. TABLE AND …

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Fishing – 03-23-2011

Rich Hunter, Jeff North and Bob Krough, all of New Jersey, show off the hogfish caught on a recent charter trip with Capt. Warren Girle.

Spring break brings no break for top island fishing action What did you catch over spring break? Hopefully, you reeled up lots of fish. Fishers around Anna Maria Island are being treated with a variety of species, as the water …

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Islander Calendar – 03-23-2011

Wednesday, March 23 11 a.m. — Einstein Circle discussion on “The Deficit: Can We Recover?” at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296. Saturday, March 26 8 to 11 a.m. — Roser Men’s Club …

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