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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
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Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
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Holmes Beach storm debris pickup today and tomorrow

HOLMES BEACH - Waste Pro is making a few final storm debris pickup passes through Holmes Beach this week. Residents with remaining storm debris, including...
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Helping hands for neighbors

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - For residents who need help recovering from Hurricane Irma, there are islanders here to help. Volunteers and donors also are...

FEMA representatives available to assist Irma victims

HOLMES BEACH - For anyone affected by Hurricane Irma, help is on the way. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be on hand...
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Cortez helps Florida fishing communities hit by Irma

CORTEZ - Residents of the Cortez historic fishing village are reaching out to provide aid to fellow commercial fishermen in Chokoloskee and Everglades City...
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Five qualify for Holmes Beach election

HOLMES BEACH — It's almost election time again, and for the first time in three years, Holmes Beach voters will get to voice their opinions...
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Building official maintains position on dune destruction

HOLMES BEACH - Building Official Jim McGuinness is holding firm on his decision to keep a red tag stop work order in place, halting...
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Waterline Resort making way to opening day

HOLMES BEACH — It’s been a long, bumpy road for the city of Holmes Beach and Mainsail Property Management, owner of the new Waterline...
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City honors life of Billie Martini

The American flag flies at half-staff Aug. 25 at Holmes Beach City Hall in honor of the life of long-time resident and community activist...
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New fiscal year, new budget in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH - A new fiscal year begins Oct. 1 in Holmes Beach, and with it comes a new city budget. City Treasurer Lori Hill said...

Excitement abounds at school year’s start

HOLMES BEACH - A lot of excitement and a few tears mark the first day of the new school year at Anna Maria Elementary. The...
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Dune destruction sparks concerns

HOLMES BEACH - Work has temporarily stopped at 102 77th St. after the city was alerted to dune destruction on the Gulf-front site. Building Official...
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Holmes Beach officials issue occupancy violations

HOLMES BEACH - Police and code enforcement officers are cracking down on vacation rental occupancy violators. As of July 5, Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill...
Fourth of July beach cleanup

Cleaning up holiday trash in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH — Revelers may have left a lot of trash on Island beaches following the July 4 holiday, but it’s disappearing thanks to...
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Big changes come to Center board

ANNA MARIA — The Center of Anna Maria Island is weathering more than a little upheaval of its board of directors. Board Chair Bill Shuman...
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Holmes Beach Post Office changes hands

HOLMES BEACH — The Holmes Beach Post Office is open regular hours and the new proprietor is seeking new ways to help meet the...