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Groin work delays cause city, AMITW groans

People relax April 27 on Cortez Beach in Bradenton Beach beyond a sign warning them of construction. Behind them, a crane rests on the central erosion control groin at 19th Street South. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

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Circuit court, city hearings loom over tree house

Holmes Beach property owner Lynn Tran visits in the shade of her tree house with attorney Bruce Minnick. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell

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Pier fishing continues in Anna Maria

Hoping to catch mullet, Nick Shubret casts a net April 13 from the Anna Maria City Pier. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

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High bridge replacement plan spurs Save Anna Maria opposition

Save Anna Maria president Ursula Stemm speaks to a gathering of 30 people March 26 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. SAM secretary/treasurer Nancy Deal walks alongside a table with literature from Suncoast Waterkeeper. SAM and …

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Castles in the sand

Tim Welker, visiting from Fenton, Michigan, builds a sandcastle March 31 on the beach near the Anna Maria City Pier. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

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VIP headed to AMI for DIY Network shows

Realty television star Rob “Vanilla Ice” Van Winkle mugs the camera March 16 from his new Anna Maria home. Islander Photo: Courtesy DIY Network

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AME presents first-grade play

The first-grade boys were featured in several Broadway tunes, including “Let’s Go Fly a Kite” from “Mary Poppins.” Click here for more

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you, Anna Maria island

A tribute elephant decorated with lucky four leaf clover garlands, co-sponsored with the Beach Bistro by The Islander newspaper, honored Judy the Elephant, a parade favorite who died this past year. Click here for more Happy St. Patrick’s Day to …

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AME celebrates Seuss

Kelly Crawford’s kindergarten class at Anna Maria Elementary hams it up for a photo March 2 in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s 112th birthday. The children made paper hats resembling the eponymous cat in “The Cat in the Hat.” Kindergartners Jack …

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Anna Maria: Save history, refurbish city pier

A great blue heron keeps an eye out for a meal on the T-end of the Anna Maria City Pier Feb. 23. Islander Photo: Tal Reeve

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