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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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Digging in for digital service

A groundbreaking takes place June 12 for the long-awaited Bradenton Beach cell tower near the city’s public works facility, 400 Church Ave. Those who attended are, from left, Jim Eatrides of Alpha-Omega Communications, Commissioner Jan Vosburgh, Mayor Bill Shearon, Shearon’s …

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Congratulations, AME 2014 grads!

Anna Maria Elementary fifth-graders pose for a photo at the BeacHhouse following a June 3 graduate luncheon. Islander Photo: Karen Riley Love / RileyLovePhotography.com click here for more on AME graduation

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Bid protest holds up Bridge Street pier project

Nathan Briggs and James Reed, both of Mississippi, fish from the Historic Bridge Street Pier May 30. Reed, a teacher, said he comes to Anna Maria Island every year for summer vacation. He said he hopes to use the reconstructed …

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CHECK OUT THE ISLANDER STORM AVENGER SECTION THIS WEEK – prepare your family, home and boat in the event of a major storm event.

A boat batters the Historic Bridge Street Pier during the passage of Tropical Storm Debby in the Gulf of Mexico in July 2012. Nine boats broke anchor nearby and crashed into the city pier, which suffered substantial damage. Islander File …

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Aaaargh, mateys!

A shipload of young kids attending the May 18 Privateers Snooks Adams Kids Day line up for a pirate look-alike contest with Privateer president MaryAnn “Maz” Zyla. Islander Photo: Rebekka Stasny

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Ready, set …

Fire away! Students and supporters prepare for a May 7 Bike Safety Week ride from WMFR Station 1 to Anna Maria Elementary School. Islander Photos: Bonner Joy Click here for more pics

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Holmes Beach mayor’s boat underwater again

Holmes Beach Mayor Carmel Monti’s neighbor, Larry Solberg, across the canal from the mayor’s home and two derelict boats the mayor has stored on the canal for several years, complained to the U.S. Coast Guard when one of the boats …

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Key Royale drivers tee up protest: Beep

A truck and trailer cross the speed cushion April 27 on Key Royale Drive as Mayor Carmel Monti puts gas in his vehicle in his driveway. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy

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Easter sunrise, good news

The Rev. Stephen King of the Harvey Memorial Community Church delivers the Easter sermon, “Good News,” to the congregation at the Manatee Public Beach in Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Jack Elka Click here for more Easter sunrise pics, And Click …

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