Tag Archives: 11-3-2010

Selby will take over in Anna Maria mayor’s office

Sandy Mattick reaches out to voters on the last day of her campaign to be Anna Maria mayor with the assistance of two teens getting an education in electoral politics — Michelle Mattick, 15, and Carolyn Cullinan, 14.

Mike Selby scored a 509-426 unofficial victory for mayor of Anna Maria over challenger Sandy Mattick in the Nov. 2 general election, with a reported record 77.9 percent of the city’s 1.329 registered voters casting a ballot. A total of …

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BB voters decide charter questions

Bradenton Beach voters faced a series of proposed changes to the city charter on the Nov. 2 ballot and gave a nod to them all. A commission-appointed charter review committee recommended the changes to the document earlier this year and …

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Vosburgh wins BB commission race

Tim Bennett, Zack Fernandes, 9, and Bradenton Beach Commissioner Jan Vosburgh greet motorists — and potential voters — early Nov. 2, election day. Vosburgh campaigned to keep her seat on the commission. Islander Photos: Lisa Neff

Bradenton Beach citizens didn’t return or check out any books at Tingley Memorial Library Nov. 2. Instead, they went to Tingley to retain Jan Vosburgh on the Bradenton Beach City Commission. Vosburgh defeated Michael Harrington in the race for the …

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Incumbents returned to office in Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach commission candidate Jean Peelen, left, and friend Jean King greet voters near a polling place at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Peelen challenged incumbents John Monetti and Sandy Haas-Martens in the three-way race for two two-year terms at the dais.

Voters turned out in Holmes Beach to again re-elect incumbents Sandy Haas-Martens and John Monetti to the city commission. First-time candidate Jean Peelen had challenged them for one of two open commission seats. Approximately 2,949 ballots were cast from among …

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Two incumbents returned to WMFR, one newcomer voted in

Incumbent West Manatee Fire Commissioners Larry Tyler, Seat 3, and John Rigney, Seat 4, handily won their bids to keep their seats on the WMFR district commission board in the Nov. 2 general election. Both were challenged by first-time candidates, …

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Whitmore returned to county board

Veteran officeholder Carol Whitmore handily won her quest to serve another four-year term on the Manatee County Board of Commissioners. Whitmore, a Republican and resident of Holmes Beach, defeated Democrat Sundae Lynn Knight, a rookie campaigner, in the Nov. 2 …

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Island real estate transactions – 11-3-2010

On vacation.

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Mysteries remain 2 years after disappearance, fire

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Nov. 4, 2008. A memorable night. Islanders, like those elsewhere in the nation, in the world, sat up late to watch the election returns, to see the broadcast of Barack Obama’s victory speech from Chicago’s Grant Park. Some Islanders remember …

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Market days begin again

Shoppers browse a produce booth at a Bridge Street Market. Markets will resume this month on Sundays. A kick-off festival will take place Nov. 7. Islander File Photo: Lisa Neff

Bridge Street Markets resume this month, on a Sunday schedule, and continue weekly through April 24. Each market will feature a variety of produce, arts and crafts, apparel and accessories and entertainment at 107 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Regular market …

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Hugs, honors, tears in Anna Maria

Anna Maria Mayor Fran Barford receives a plaque from Commission Chair John Quam at the commission’s Oct. 28 meeting. Commissioners honored Barford for her service to the city during her four years as mayor. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin

Some Anna Maria residents might have said the commission’s Oct. 28 meeting was a far cry from other commission meetings of the past year. There were plenty of awards, honors, hugs and standing ovations at the meeting. Not only was …

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