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Kristin Swain

Kristin Swain
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Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
Aeration plans take shape for Spring Lake

Aeration plans take shape for Spring Lake

HOLMES BEACH – Relief is coming to the residents located around Spring Lake in the form of an aeration system for the ailing body...
Spring Lake cleanup options presented

Spring Lake cleanup options presented

HOLMES BEACH – The situation at Spring Lake isn’t likely to resolve itself and commissioners want to explore all of their options before deciding...
Island bridges, roundabouts on DOT radar

Island bridges, roundabouts on DOT radar

BRADENTON BEACH – The members of the Coalition of Barrier Island Elected Officials had a lot to think about when Florida Department of Transportation...
Paid Island parking rejected by local leaders

Paid Island parking rejected by local leaders

BRADENTON BEACH – If there’s one thing the leaders of the four Island cities, including Longboat Key, can agree on, it’s that they don’t...
No plans made for future Grassy Point development

No plans made for future Grassy Point development

HOLMES BEACH – There may be some improvements coming to Grassy Point Preserve in the future, but city commissioners want to weigh all of...
Fashion lights up Center runway

Fashion lights up Center runway

ANNA MARIA – The Island’s first fashion show at The Center of Anna Maria Island left attendees with an itch to shop at local...
Female empowerment takes the runway

Female empowerment takes the runway

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Come out to The Center of Anna Maria Island on Thursday, April 11 to see the hottest new fashions for...

Marshall Tucker Band rocks The Center

ANNA MARIA - It wasn't an April Fool's joke - if you weren't at The Center on April 1, you missed The Marshall Tucker...
Grace period given for golf cart seatbelts

Grace period given for golf cart seatbelts

HOLMES BEACH – If you live in Holmes Beach and drive a regular golf cart around town, you now need seatbelts for yourself and...
New filing in tree house case

New filing in tree house case

HOLMES BEACH – A new battle is beginning in the ongoing war between the city of Holmes Beach and tree house owners Richard Hazen...
AMI Garden Club goes Hollywood

AMI Garden Club goes Hollywood

ANNA MARIA – The Anna Maria Island Garden Club pulled out all of its members’ showstopper designs for this year’s flower show. The show...
WMFR chooses a new chief

WMFR chooses a new chief

BRADENTON – When Chief Tom Sousa retires from the district in October, West Manatee Fire Rescue will have a new chief in Battalion Chief...
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AMI goes green for St. Paddy parade

HOLMES BEACH – If you were green with envy on St. Patrick’s Day, it’s only because you weren’t at the Island’s annual Beach Bistro...
Tour of Homes wows attendees

Tour of Homes wows attendees

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – The 26th Annual Tour of Homes was so popular that attendees sometimes found themselves waiting for up to 10 minutes...
Ground breaks on new Margaritaville hotel

Ground breaks on new Margaritaville hotel

PERICO ISLAND – You’ll soon be able to waste away in Margaritaville in a new way at One Particular Harbour. The first ever Compass hotel...