Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Cortez fishermen assist with red tide cleanup

Red Tide Cortez Fishermen
ANNA MARIA – The city of Anna Maria called upon Cortez fishermen Nathan Meschelle and Michael Dolan to help remove dead fish that littered the city shoreline because of red tide. Meschelle and Dolan spent Wednesday, Aug. 8 and Thursday, Aug. 9 removing dead fish...
Red Tide Bradenton Beach Anchorage

Red tide reaches Anna Maria Island

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – The impacts of red tide are being felt up and down Anna Maria Island. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website...
Dr. Norman staff

Dr. Norman reflects on the past, plans for the future

Dr. John Norman and his staff are preparing to say goodbye as they ready to close the dental practice that has been at its...

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Red tide cells

Red tide bloom can affect your health

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Scratchy throats, itchy eyes and coughs persist with the continuing red tide that showed up on Friday, Aug. 3 in...
AM Pier Permit

Pier construction permits issued

ANNA MARIA – The city now has the federal permits needed to build a new city pier. On Friday, Aug. 3, Mayor Dan Murphy sent...



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Parade goes off with a bang

The Fourth of July parade went off with a bang on Anna Maria Island this morning, courtesy of the Privateers good ship, Skullywag. In the...


Castles in the Sand

Home sales declining, but not here

As reported at the end of July, U.S. growth exceeded 4 percent, the fastest since 2014. Nevertheless, even this great economic news isn’t helping...
Castles in the Sand

Management of condominium associations

To say that condominium and homeowner association living is a big part of the Florida lifestyle would be a massive understatement. Condo living offers...


Turtles released despite red tide

Hatchling sea turtles that are disoriented and rescued will continue to be released into the Gulf of Mexico despite the red tide, under instructions...

Sarasota Bay Watch provides a vehicle for change

If you’re like me, you can’t help but be dismayed with the death and destruction of marine life that is occurring on the west...
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Center soccer

Belgium defeats England on AMI

After capturing third place in this year’s World Cup, Brazil met England on the soccer field again, but this time on Anna Maria Island,...
Moss Builders soccer camp

Moss Builders’ soccer clinics construct confidence

The sponsorships by local businesses supporting the sports programs at The Center is an essential component of community unity and the growth and development...


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