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Beach washout evident, renourishment planned

by Ryan Paice | no responses

The beach will have to endure another hurricane season, but the Gulf of Mexico shoreline on Anna Maria Island will […]

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Trolley driver recovers girl’s plush pet, missing backpack

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It’s a tale of a damsel in distress, a hero and a happy ending. It starts with the McGoey family […]

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AME PTO — students, community — look forward to Dolphin Dash

by Ryan Paice | no responses

Enthusiasm for the 13th annual Dolphin Dash has Gabriella Gilbert running laps. The 5K race and 1-mile fun run at […]

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License-plate reader contracts clarified, approved in Holmes Beach

by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | no responses

The contracts have been clarified and Holmes Beach is cruising toward a license-plate reader system. The city commission Jan. 8 […]

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Eyes on the road – 01-16-2019

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The Florida Department of Transportation and Manatee County posted the following notices for the week of Jan. 14: Gulf Drive […]

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BB sunshine lawsuit defendants depose ex-mayor, city clerk

by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | no responses

The defendants say the lawsuit is political and was filed in bad faith. A plaintiff says he sued because the […]

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Clams for Bradenton Beach living shoreline near delivery

by Ryan Paice | no responses

Clams destined for Bradenton Beach’s living shoreline are being bagged for delivery on Pine Island. City engineer Lynn Burnett told […]

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CRA sets public workshop for Bridge Street improvements

by Ryan Paice | no responses

Property owners and tenants will soon get their say on the future of Bridge Street. Community Redevelopment Agency members Jan. […]

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Judge sets treehouse case for conference

by Kathy Prucnell | no responses

“It goes on and on and on.” That was Holmes Beach Mayor Judy Titsworth’s reaction as she stepped out of […]

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FISH hopes to grow fishing festival, improve ‘catch’

by Kathy Prucnell | no responses

Commercial fishers battle many odds to bring in a catch. “Changing Tides” is this year’s theme for the Florida Institute […]

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2 of 6 intruders in Anna Maria detained by homeowner

by Kathy Prucnell | no responses

An upstairs apartment in the 300 block of Magnolia Avenue in Anna Maria became the scene of an alleged burglary […]

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Top Notch pet photo contest winner 2018

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Top Notch pet photo contest winner – Photographer Jonathan Crane of Anna Maria took this winning pet portrait of his pal Boom Boom resting at home in June. He will receive a gift package from Perks 4 Pets in Northwest Bradenton and a gift certificate from Island Coffee Haus on AMI. Congratulations to Crane, and thanks to all the photographers who took part this year.

New Top Notch contest deadline Sept. 11

The Islander’s Top Notch contest is underway. The contest celebrates what still is known as the “Kodak moment,” despite the […]

Last week's roundup

Federal investigation of copter crash hits delay | by Kathy Prucnell | no responses

Holmes Beach fights suit filed over treehouse fate, fines | by Kathy Prucnell | 2 responses

Red tide threatens, tracking hindered by government shutdown | by Sandy Ambrogi | one response

Coyote strolls Marina Drive | one response

Cortez Coast Guard remains on duty | no responses

Man arrested for DUI, drugs in Holmes Beach | no responses

Man arrested for DUI in Holmes Beach | no responses

Is it worth it? | one response

The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, January 9, 2018 | no responses

Shamrock shiver makes splash in Bradenton Beach | by Ryan Paice | one response

Sports

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Wrestlers bring home hardware, flag football gets traction

by Kevin P. Cassidy

The Center of Anna Maria Island’s youth wrestling team competed Jan. 11 in the Brandon Wrestling Tournament at Brandon High […]

Recent Stories

Disc golf at G.T. Bray offers challenging outing
7th January 2019 | no responses

Key Royale golf news
31st December 2018 | no responses

Fishing

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Despite cold weather, fishing starts off hot in January

by Capt. Danny Stasny

In spite of cold fronts sweeping down from the north early in 2019, fishing around Anna Maria Island remains consistent […]

Recent Stories

Spring-like weather early in 2019 displaces winter fishing
7th January 2019 | no responses

Windy days put damper on holiday fishing
31st December 2018 | no responses

Real Estate

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Island real estate transactions – 01-16-2019

by Jesse Brisson

209 69th St., Holmes Beach, a 2,144 sfla / 3,467 sfur 4bed/4½bath/2car pool home built in 2018 on a 8,547 […]

Streetlife

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Streetlife – 01-16-2019

Anna Maria Jan. 7, 500 block of Villa Rosa Way, juvenile disturbance. A father went to the MCSO-Anna Maria substation […]

Classifieds

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, January 16, 2018

ITEMS FOR SALE SOFA, LOVESEAT AND chair: Great condition, gray, no stains, from smoke-free home, $100. 734-678-5171. CEILING LIGHT: AMBER […]