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Top Stories this week: Wednesday, April 12, 2006
This photo taken Sunday morning at the scene of the fatal accident on the Anna Maria Island Bridge Saturday night shows tire tracks leading to where the vehicle left the bridge. Courtesy Photo: NewsManatee photographer Craig Herbert. Insert: Crash scene, victim remembered.
1 dead, 1 critical after SUV crashes, flies off bridge By Mike Quinn. Special to The Islander
One young man is dead and one is in critical condition after the SUV they were in flew off the Anna Maria Island Bridge Saturday night at about 11:20 p.m.
School caboose now school museum By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
Anna Maria Elementary School will add to its new campus appeal with a unique museum. It will not be in the new spacious building, rather it will appropriately be the little red caboose that sits in the courtyard.
Island real estate agents protest sign ordinances By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
Island real estate agents and property owners gathered in force at the Holmes Beach City Hall April 6 to voice their displeasure with the recent enforcement of sign ordinances in both Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach.
Goodloe Marine's dredge "The Millenium" was off the northwest point of Anna Maria April 7, laying pipe to the beach in preparation for the resumption of beach renourishment. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deadline for the company to resume operations was April 7. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin
Boatel presented to planners in Bradenton Beach By Paul Roat. Islander Reporter
Planners have a couple more weeks time to chew on the proposed boatel at the Bradenton Beach Marina.
Parks and beautification committee to meet again By Diana Bogan. Islander Reporter
Customarily, the Holmes Beach Parks and Beautification Committee adjourns for the season following its April meeting. However, members agreed they currently have too many open projects and so they will meet again in May.