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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
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Locals present bike share option to city commissioners

HOLMES BEACH – A new way to combat traffic on Anna Maria Island is being proposed by a couple of locals who want to...
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LaPensee Bowling Tournament to benefit Center

Dust off your bowling shoes and come out to the AMF Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road in Bradenton, to support The Center of Anna Maria...
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City looks for new ways to fight noise

HOLMES BEACH – City commissioners want to give residents some relief from ongoing noise issues at rental properties in their residential neighborhoods. Unfortunately finding...
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Multi-use path approved for Palm Drive

HOLMES BEACH – An eight-foot wide multi-use path is moving out of residential neighborhoods and onto Palm Drive to link up with similar facilities...
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Changes possible for Manatee County EMS

MANATEE COUNTY – Rumors of a pilot program launching in October to reduce the number of ambulances available to Manatee County residents during overnight...
One Particular Harbour hotel

New hotel approved for Margaritaville site

BRADENTON – Changes are approved and a two-building hotel is coming to One Particular Harbour on Perico Island with construction planned to begin in...
Montana Modderman musician

Local singer sets sights on Nashville

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Local musician Montana Modderman’s first single, “Didn’t Mean To,” is out now and the 21-year-old is ready to take her...
Holmes Beach Josh Linney campaign

Mayoral candidate plagued by inconsistencies

HOLMES BEACH – Mayoral candidate Josh Linney is facing a lot of heat for the number of inconsistencies in his self-told background. Despite his open...
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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Holmes Beach passes maximum millage rate

HOLMES BEACH – Property owners won’t receive a shock when they receive trim notices the third week in August, but they will see a...
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Residential bike path on commission agenda

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners are ready to discuss some bike and pedestrian path improvements at their Aug. 16 meeting, however, the discussion on where...
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WMFR merger just talk for now

BRADENTON – There’s been a lot of talk about a proposed merger between West Manatee, Southern Manatee, and Cedar Hammock fire districts, but, until...
City Field makeover

City Field could get big makeover

HOLMES BEACH – The budget process is underway in Holmes Beach, and one thing for commissioners to consider is the possibility of a complete...
Holmes Beach city budget

Holmes Beach leaders talk new fiscal year budget

HOLMES BEACH – After two public budget discussions, the city’s proposed 2018-19 budget will be going before commissioners for a public hearing and a...
Kim Rash

Rash remains in commission race

HOLMES BEACH – Two City Commission seats are up for grabs in the November election and resident Kim Rash is still in the running...