Tag Archives: 10-20-2010

WMFR discusses strategic plan, pension ordinance

The West Manatee Fire District commissioners at a special meeting Oct. 11 discussed the first draft of a strategic plan as presented in first reading of a pension ordinance. In the WMFR’s stop/restart pension plan provides money to WMFR from …

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Fishing – 10-20-2010

Colin Barfoot, left, and Dave Nash, of Portsmouth, England, caught these cobia offshore of Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Courtesy Capt. Bert Rawald

Four-tide days rev-up fall fishing Bait is getting thicker off the beaches as water temperatures dip, and that could mean kingfish will be swarming through the area. But there needs to be another cold front — or two — to …

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Sports – 10-20-2010

Daniel Sentman makes a strong save on Jaclyn Schlossberg during Division III soccer action at the Center. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy

AMICC soccer standings remain tight The battle for first place is going to go down to the wire in all divisions of the Anna Maria Island Community Center Soccer League except Division III, where undefeated Fran Maxon Real Estate holds …

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Island real estate transactions – 10-20-2010

Featured sale: This duplex at 3009 Ave. F, Holmes Beach, sold in November 2002 for $600,000 and in September 2010 for $763,500. The cost per square foot is $509. Islander Photo: Jesse Brisson

3212 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, a 1,722 sfla / 2,072 sfur 2bed/2bath Gulffront home built in 1979 on a 102×103 lot was sold 09/30/10, Edwards to Frank for $1,300,000; list $1,429,000. 721 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria, a 2,612 sfla …

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Island police blotter – 10-20-2010

Anna Maria Oct. 7, 113 Hammock Ave., grand theft. A man reported jewelry left on a table valued at more than $10,000 stolen from his rental unit overnight. Oct. 9, 807 Jacaranda Road, animal nuisance. A woman reported that barking …

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Obituaries – 10-20-2010

Robert L. Baldwin Robert L. Baldwin, 85, of Bradenton Beach, died Oct. 10. He was born on Sept. 30, 1925, in Manawa, Wis. Mr. Baldwin served in the U.S. Army Air Force as a nose gunner. He flew on a …

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Islander Calendar – 10-20-2010

Wednesday, Oct. 20 11 a.m. — “Marie Curie — the Matriarch of a Nobel Family” with James Vartuli at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296. Noon — Anna Maria Garden Club presents “Water …

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