Thursday, May 24, 2018

Anna Maria honoring veterans on Memorial Day

Anna Maria Memorial Day Ceremony
ANNA MARIA – The City of Anna Maria will host a Memorial Day ceremony under the shade sail structure at City Pier Park on Monday, May 28 beginning at 10 a.m. The Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra is scheduled to perform patriotic music from...
Bradenton Beach roundabout

LBK mayor wants Bradenton Beach roundabout gone

HOLMES BEACH – The Coalition of Barrier Islands Elected Officials meeting is a time for the mayors of the four neighboring Island cities to...
Sunshine reaction

Sunshine press conference reactions differ

BRADENTON BEACH – City residents Jim Hassett and Jack Clarke hold differing views on statements made during the Thursday, May 17 Sunshine Law lawsuit...

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Cortez Florida Maritime Museum

Museum to host Coastal Community Celebration

CORTEZ – The Florida Maritime Museum will host its Coastal Community Celebration on Thursday, June 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. The after-hours event will...
Bradenton Beach Charter Review Committee

Charter Review Committee appointed

BRADENTON BEACH – The City Commission has appointed a five-member Charter Review Committee that is expected to begin reviewing the city charter in early...


Sean Murphy

A belated Mother’s Day missive

People ask me if my mom taught me how to cook. Truth is my mom was a lovely person, but she could not cook worth...

Beach Nutz



Cortez passport program

Cortez Passport promotes businesses, historic culture

CORTEZ – The merchants of historic Cortez village unveiled their forthcoming passport promotion at the Florida Maritime Museum on Wednesday, May 16. The intent is...
Castles in the Sand

A bridge too far?

What now? After more than two decades of discussions about the pros and cons of a tall, fixed-span bridge connecting the mainland with Anna...


Turtle rainbow

Nesting News

Turtle nests laid: 17 False crawls: 38 Nests hatched: 0 Not hatched: 0 Nests remaining: 17 Hatchlings to Gulf: 0 Nest disorientations: 0 Related coverage Green turtle swimming free after hospital stay Turtles...
reel time Casting For Recovery

Casting for recovery

The cool air along the Chattahoochee River mingled with the mid-morning sun created a magical backdrop for the female fly fishers as they worked...


Center adult soccer league

Sato Real Estate controls the field

Six games into the adult soccer season at The Center, Lancaster Design and Sato Real Estate meet on the pitch. On paper, the two...
Center soccer clinic Beach Bums

A community of soccer on the Island

For years, the Island’s community center has met the many needs of the community. This community reaches far beyond the outline of the barrier...


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