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Center concerts generate $50K, costs unknown

by Ryan Paice | Be the first to comment

Rock ’n’ roll took center stage. And the money rolled in. Some financial results have been released for a concert […]

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Concert producer arrested for DUI

by Kathy Prucnell | Be the first to comment

An erratic driver in Anna Maria April 1 told a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy he was the producer for the […]

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Copter flips in Sarasota Bay, 2 men rescued

by Sandy Ambrogi | Be the first to comment

A recently licensed helicopter pilot made a bad turn and crashed April 13 in the bay waters near Bradenton Beach. […]

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Pile-driving nears completion for AMCP, decking ‘on deck’

by Ryan Paice | Be the first to comment

The foundation for the new Anna Maria City Pier is almost set. Anna Maria Mayor Dan Murphy said at a […]

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Bradenton Beach tenders new settlement offer

by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | Be the first to comment

Bradenton Beach put another settlement offer on the table. During the portion of a shade meeting that was open to […]

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Bradenton Beach approves $100K to finish floating dock

by Ryan Paice | Be the first to comment

Progress on a floating dock at the Historic Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach has resumed, with some unexpected costs […]

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DEP responds to treehouse owners, files for dismissal

by Kathy Prucnell | Be the first to comment

The march from the beachfront treehouse to the courthouse continues. With a motion filed April 4 by Kirk S. White, […]

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DOT reviewing Holmes Beach roundabout plans

by Lisa Neff | Be the first to comment

The Florida Department of Transportation is driving plans to install two roundabouts to uncork bottlenecks in Holmes Beach. Island and […]

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Atlantic storm forecast: slightly-below normal

by Lisa Neff | Be the first to comment

An early forecast predicts 13 named storms and a “slightly-below normal” Atlantic hurricane season. The Atlantic season officially begins June […]

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Bradenton man arrested for DUI challenges road test

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A Bradenton man arrested for driving while intoxicated is challenging the roadside test that led to his arrest. Holmes Beach […]

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HB charter vote shuts down city manager option for voters

by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | Be the first to comment

The discussion is closed. At least, for now. At the Holmes Beach charter review commission meeting April 11, Commissioner Nancy […]

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Islanders celebrate Easter at sunrise

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Anna Maria Island’s largest Easter service will be celebrated as the with the sun rises Sunday, April 21. The Kiwanis […]

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Eyes on the road

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The Florida Department of Transportation and Manatee County posted the following notices for the week of April 15: Gulf Drive […]

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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

Ongoing traffic delays draw ire, questions in Holmes Beach | by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | Be the first to comment

HB charter reviewers fail city manager vote | by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | one comment

City pier pile-driving continues, ipe concerns dismissed | by Ryan Paice | Be the first to comment

Bradenton Beach confronted by rising cost of floating dock | by Ryan Paice | 3 comments

Turtle Watch limits volunteer opportunities, expands responsibilities | by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | Be the first to comment

Color concerns hold up ‘vision’ in Bradenton Beach | by Ryan Paice | 5 comments

Cliffhanger … results in island gridlock | Be the first to comment

Tingley Memorial Library celebrates benefactor, lifetime gift | by Ryan Paice | Be the first to comment

Eyes on the road | Be the first to comment

Sex offenders register addresses | Be the first to comment

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Sports

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KRC men crown senior golf champion

by Kevin P. Cassidy

A field of Key Royale Club men, all 75 years of age and over, took on a golf challenge to […]

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Key Royale Club crowns five-week match-play champion
9th April 2019 | Be the first to comment

Solid Rock aces volleyball title, KRC plays President’s Cup
2nd April 2019 | Be the first to comment

Fishing

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Springtime fishing is as good as it gets for island anglers

by Capt. Danny Stasny

Springtime fishing around Anna Maria Island is impressive. Inshore and offshore fishing is providing some of the best action of […]

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Cold fronts continue to blow, but action hasn’t cooled
9th April 2019 | Be the first to comment

March winds can’t fool with AMI fishing action
2nd April 2019 | Be the first to comment

Real Estate

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Island real estate transactions – 04-17-2019

by Jesse Brisson

406 Spring Ave., Anna Maria, a home was sold 03/27/19, 406 Spring LLC to GOM LLC for $1,850,000. 114 48th […]

Streetlife

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Streetlife – 04-17-2019

Anna Maria         April 6, 100 block of South Bay Boulevard, warning. A man was reported standing on a construction […]

Classifieds

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

ITEMS FOR SALE WINE COOLER A/C or 12-volt, $50. Mini-fridge, $40. Chairs, $5 each. 941-356-1456. ANTIQUE PARTNER DESK: All wood, […]