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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
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Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
Holmes Beach 47th lot clear

Retribution sought for sea grape destruction

HOLMES BEACH – City commissioners are asking police officers and City Attorney Patricia Petruff to work together to find a way to prosecute local...
Holmes Beach Spring Lake update

Deciding the future of Spring Lake

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners aren’t sure about what to do for the future of Spring Lake, and they’re hoping the lake’s residents will step...
WMFR open house hot dogs

Family fun at the fire house

BRADENTON – West Manatee Fire Rescue personnel took a little time off from the serious business of keeping the community safe to throw a...

Police taking donations for hurricane victims

HOLMES BEACH - The Holmes Beach Police Department is working with Manatee County Search and Rescue to gather supplies for first responders and residents...
Holmes Beach mayor Joshua Linney

Postcard causes issue for mayoral candidate

Holmes Beach mayoral candidate Josh Linney is again coming under fire, this time for offering an hour of free technical support on his election...
home renovation front

Homeowners opt for retro renovation

HOLMES BEACH – In a time when many homeowners are rebuilding or giving a modern renovation to their homes, one family is turning back...
Holmes Beach logo

Twenty-nine new Bert Harris claims come to Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – In the last week to file Bert Harris claims with Holmes Beach regarding the city’s vacation rental ordinance, 29 new claims...
Freckled Fin purchase

New owners take over The Freckled Fin

HOLMES BEACH – If you’ve noticed any changes at The Freckled Fin since Oct. 1 it might be due to the restaurant’s new ownership. Holmes...
Spring Lake

Spring Lake pollution continues to be a problem

HOLMES BEACH – After residents voiced their concerns to city hall, Mayor Bob Johnson said the city plans to address the issues at Spring...
Holmes Beach city field proposal

Dog park users concerned with city field improvements

HOLMES BEACH – New plans are emerging from city engineer Lynn Burnett for a master plan to remodel the existing city field complex and...
center golf carts

Center scores a hole in one with golf tournament

The Center of Anna Maria Island hosted its annual golf tournament Sept. 27, and 28 teams of four came out to The Links at...

Family fun at city field with National Night Out

The third annual National Night Out is coming to Holmes Beach City Field from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, bringing lots...
Holmes Beach mayoral candidates

Mayoral candidates speak out

HOLMES BEACH – Mayoral candidates Joshua Linney and Judy Titsworth are ready for the November election. The two took to the dais at city...
Holmes Beach commission candidates

Commission candidates speak out on the issues

HOLMES BEACH – It’s getting closer to November and the day when residents will go out to the polls to cast their vote for...
Holmes Beach Jessie's exterior

Jessie’s Island Store looks to expand

HOLMES BEACH – A resolution to amend the site plan for Jessie’s Island Store is moving forward to a vote in November after commissioners...