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BB pier blues: Parts missing, floating dock stalled — again

by Ryan Paice | no responses

Trouble in paradise? The Historic Bridge Street Pier sees delays, as the floating dock installation goes off track again, and clams for the living shoreline project won’t be ready until after winter. Islander File Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes

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Bicyclist dies in hospital after fall

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A Colorado man died Feb. 8 after falling from his bicycle in Bradenton Beach. Carl Wetzig, a Colorado Springs ophthalmologist […]

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KORN prevails over Bradenton Beach

by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | no responses

A judge has ruled in favor of the petitioners over city government. In a final order filed Feb. 6, Judge […]

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Former Anna Maria employee says she was forced out

by Ryan Paice | no responses

Another former Anna Maria employee has joined ousted code enforcement clerk Angela Albrecht in speaking out. Albrecht, who said she […]

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Clams stall Bradenton Beach’s living shoreline project

by Ryan Paice | no responses

Hurry up and wait. Bradenton Beach’s living shoreline project — seeding the bayfront adjacent to the Historic Bridge Street Pier […]

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Anna Maria commissioners give input to charter reviewers

by Ryan Paice | no responses

A hired city administrator might be in the future for Anna Maria. Heading into a joint meeting with city commissioners, […]

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Young artist wins worldwide competition

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Cory Wright is a Holmes Beach artist who is getting quite the challenge from her daughter. Anna Wright, a seventh-grader […]

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Timeline for completing traffic study shifts

by Lisa Neff | no responses

The drivers navigating the Barrier Islands Traffic Study may not pass the final pylon on their course before the next […]

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Judge rules for DEP, but Cortez fish camp gets stay order

by Kathy Prucnell | no responses

Raymond Guthrie Jr. doesn’t need to dismantle and remove the stilt house he built in Sarasota Bay near the Cortez-based […]

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Woman ticketed in Anna Maria Island Bridge crash followed by 2-hour gridlock

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A Bradenton woman driving a 2017 Cadillac was ticketed after causing a crash Jan. 29 on the Anna Maria Island […]

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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

Legendary performer dazzles, makes new ‘friends | 2 responses

Ousted clerk alleges misconduct in Anna Maria | by Ryan Paice | no responses

Anna Maria pier construction ‘jets’ forward | no responses

Lifeguard towers to tumble, rise again anew | by Kathy Prucnell | no responses

HB mayor confers new ‘official’ plans to charter committee | by ChrisAnn Silver Esformes | no responses

Burglaries aggravate Bradenton Beach condo owners, visitors | by Kathy Prucnell | no responses

Lineup leads to e-scrap collection | no responses

Bradenton man arrested for DUI | no responses

Bradenton man arrested for DUI, THC possession | no responses

RVs removed, AM enforcement questions persist | by Ryan Paice | no responses

Sports

Three youth football teams still perfect, playoffs on horizon

by Kevin P. Cassidy

The gridiron is hot at the Center of Anna Maria Island. Seedings are complete for the 8-10 age division of […]

Recent Stories

Hole-in-1 at KRC, football, horseshoes top sports scene
4th February 2019 | no responses

Island horseshoe pitchers expand their shooting range
29th January 2019 | no responses

Fishing

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Warm weather, calm seas: Perfect formula for fishing success

by Capt. Danny Stasny

With the outlook ahead of some of the most beautiful weather anywhere, anglers are eager to get on the water. […]

Recent Stories

Weather may be chilly but AMI fishing is hot
4th February 2019 | no responses

Flexibility is key to local fishing success
29th January 2019 | no responses

Real Estate

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Island real estate transactions – 02-13-2019

by Bonner Joy

There were no sales to report this week.

Streetlife

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Streetlife – 02-13-2019

Anna Maria No reports. Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Bradenton Beach Feb. 4, Blue Marlin […]

Classifieds

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, February 13, 2018

ITEMS FOR SALE MINI FRIDGE:, $30, office desk and chair, $10, Bessler photo enlarger, $75. 941-356-1456. TWO SLEEPER SOFAS: Two […]