Island residents can expect a full crowd of beachgoers and motorists starting Good Friday, March 25, until the end of spring break on Sunday, April 4. Islander Photo: Jack Elka Click image to enlarge
Islanders prepare for 'spring' invasion By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
Island residents should prepare for an invasion of spring-break visitors starting this Friday as local school districts, colleges and universities take their annual spring vacation.
County charter on 'back burner,' BIEO wary By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
The Manatee County Commission may have put the proposed county charter on the shelf for the time being in favor of strengthening the Accord, but members of the Barrier Island Elected Officials are concerned the issue hasn’t gone away completely.
In an apparent out of court settlement, Southstar LLC of Coral Gables withdrew its objections in federal bankruptcy court last week to the Tidemark reorganization plan, paving the way for the embattled Holmes Beach marina/condominium/hotel project to begin construction when it is discharged from bankruptcy.