Tag Archives: 06-25-2014

Holmes Beach commissioner cleared of ethics violation

A libel suit and an ethics investigation has plagued a Holmes Beach commissioner for nearly two years. Commissioner Jean Peelen announced in an email to city commissioners that the Florida Commission on Ethics has cleared her of wrongdoing after investigating …

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Bees stolen from Holmes Beach residence

Life isn’t quite as sweet for one Holmes Beach homeowner. According to the Holmes Beach Police Department, a resident of 81st Street in Holmes Beach had an entire colony of honeybees stolen from her property during the night of June …

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Island roadwatch for week of June 25-July 1

The road project on West Manatee Avenue/State Road 64 from Perico Bay Club east to 75th Street, Bradenton, is ongoing. Most of the work is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. A Florida Department of Transportation press release said any road resurfacing …

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Top Notch Week 1 Winner

Sand, surf and a smile Xxxx Childers of Wildwood wins this week’s Top Notch judging with a photograph of a sandy surfer. Childers wins an Islander “More-Than-a Mullet-Wrapper” T-shirt and entry in the newspaper’s grand-prize Top Notch contest. For more …

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Fishing – 06-25-2014

Darren Weiss, visiting Anna Maria Island from New York, shows off his June 19 catch, a 24-pound permit hooked on live bait offshore on a guided fishing trip with Capt. Warren Girle.

Consistent good weather results in hot area fishing   Fishing around Anna Maria Island remains good for yet another week. The weather and the fishing are hot. Tarpon remain the main attraction for fishers who want to test their strength. …

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Sea turtle saved by Coast Guard, treated by Mote

A U.S. Coast Guard crew serving at Station Cortez load an injured loggerhead turtle found offshore on a stretcher June 15 for a ride to Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota for treatment at Mote’s sea turtle hospital. See more: Page …

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Real Estate – 06-25-2014

506 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria a 1,295 sfla / 1,691 sfur 3bed/3bath bayfront home built in 1964 on a 62×85 lot was sold 05/30/14, Tradewinds of Anna Maria LLC to Johnson for $810,000; list $879,000. 305 Poinsettia Road, Anna …

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Obituaries – 06-25-2014

Janet Elizabeth Rich Janet Elizabeth Rich, 87, of Bradenton, died June 15. She was born March 30, 1927, in Adrian, Michigan, to the late Elwood J. & Fleta Bertine (Sayers) Rinehart. She moved with her husband, Keith, and daughter Deborah …

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Island police blotter – 06-25-2014

Anna Maria
 • No new reports.         Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO. Bradenton Beach • June 15, 300 block of Bay Drive North, battery. A 49-year-old man   was arrested around 1:30 a.m. after he allegedly struck his live-in …

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Sports – 06-25-2014

Alisha Keene, who scored two goals for Agnelli Pool & Spa during June 19 adult soccer at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, passes the ball away as LaPensee Plumbing defender Sean Sanders applies pressure. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

AMI soccer playoffs start up with upset victories   In most sports leagues, teams battle throughout the regular season to earn favorable seedings and improve their chances of advancing in the championships. Top-seeded Jessie’s Island Store fashioned an undefeated season …

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