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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
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Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
Marshall Tucker Band comes to Anna Maria

Marshall Tucker Band comes to Anna Maria

It’s not an April Fool’s joke. The Marshall Tucker Band is coming to The Center of Anna Maria Island for a one-night-only intimate show...
Dog park construction on hold

Dog park construction on hold

HOLMES BEACH – A new large dog park is on the way, but construction isn’t scheduled to begin any time soon. City Engineer Lynn Burnett...
Mayor calls out residents for noise complaints

Mayor calls out residents for noise complaints

HOLMES BEACH – In a surprise move, Mayor Judy Titsworth not only publicly named two residents who called her to report noise issues but...
One Particular Harbour marina opens to the public

One Particular Harbour marina opens

The new marina at One Particular Harbour Margaritaville will have a grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. The opening of the...
Fire district merger talks off the table – for now

Fire district merger talks off the table – for now

MANATEE COUNTY – Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore said the crowd assembled for the Council of Governments meeting was the largest she’s ever seen. The...
Center of Anna Maria Island

Center starts new year on solid financial footing

ANNA MARIA – The Center of Anna Maria Island greeted the new year with good news and the nonprofit’s board members hope it will...

WMFR celebrates excellence and career milestones

BRADENTON – Firefighters and staff with West Manatee Fire Rescue had a lot to celebrate Jan. 15 during the district’s annual awards ceremony held...
Holmes Beach tree house file photo

Tree house case continues in court

BRADENTON – It was a win and a loss for both sides during a Jan. 8 hearing in Judge Edward Nicholas’ courtroom on the...
bike share service

Bicycle share on hold in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners will discuss whether alternate mobility share services should be allowed in the city and how they would be regulated at...
Holmes Beach crosswalk

Crosswalks planned for Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – City Engineer Lynn Burnett has a plan to help keep pedestrians and motorists safer during pedestrian street crossings. The first phase...
Center of Anna Maria Island

Around the Island year in review

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – This past year brought a lot of changes to the three Island cities as well as to some other organizations....
Holmes Beach swearing in judy

Holmes Beach year in review

HOLMES BEACH – The year 2018 was filled with court cases, city renovations and a highly-contested election for city commissioner and mayoral seats. Here...
Treehouse

Treehouse case goes back to court

HOLMES BEACH – Treehouse owners Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen will be kicking off the new year in Manatee County Circuit Court as they...
Holmes Beach tree lighting group

Holmes Beach Christmas tree glows

HOLMES BEACH – It was a festive evening Dec. 18 as the lights on the new city Christmas tree lit up the evening sky...
bike share service

Bike share regulations on hold

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners are moving forward with a moratorium blocking bike and scooter share companies from setting up shop in the city but...