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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach election qualifying

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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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...
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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...
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Commission split over city manager

HOLMES BEACH — Commissioners are on both sides of the fence over whether or not to hire a city manager. During a May 23 work...
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UPS Store likely a no-go in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH — Despite the rumors swirling across the Island, a UPS Store is unlikely to open in Holmes Beach any time soon. The issue...
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JD White walking, pedaling to goals

HOLMES BEACH — One of Anna Maria Island’s most recognizable personalities needs your help to keep walking toward his goals. JD White, a Holmes Beach...
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Dog park improvements sought for Fido

HOLMES BEACH — This park may already have gone to the dogs, but that doesn’t mean improvements aren’t needed. Seven pet owners appeared before members...
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Holmes Beach disappoints Center leadership

HOLMES BEACH — Commissioners agreed to help financially support The Center of Anna Maria Island, but the amount wasn’t quite what the nonprofit and...
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Grassy Point reopens to the public

HOLMES BEACH — The gates of Grassy Point Preserve are officially open, at least for the hours between dawn and dusk. City leaders and more...
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Holmes Beach wins Bert Harris victory

HOLMES BEACH — Holmes Beach scores one point in the battle between the city and the Bert Harris Act. City leaders received notice March 22...
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What it takes to change a bridge timing

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Michael Lieberum, Chief of Bridge Operations for the United States Coast Guard’s Seventh District, explained last week how the bridge...
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Holmes Beach selects Cari Roth as state lobbyist

HOLMES BEACH — Lobbyist Cari Roth will continue to represent Holmes Beach in the state Legislature to oppose two proposed bills. Holmes Beach commissioners unanimously...

FDOT approves Holmes Beach speed changes

HOLMES BEACH — It didn’t take long for the Florida Department of Transportation to respond to Holmes Beach commissioners’ request to return the Holmes...
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Road rage lowers speed limit

HOLMES BEACH — Drivers crossing the Anna Maria Island bridge may have noticed a recent speed limit change. The slowdown going in and out of...