Friday, September 21, 2018

Holmes Beach

Peelen commission goodbye

Holmes Beach commission says ‘goodbye’ to Peelen

HOLMES BEACH - Commissioners are saying "goodbye" to one of their own - Jean Peelen is leaving the commission after six years of service. During...
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Holmes Beach commission candidates speak out

HOLMES BEACH – The five commission candidates in Holmes Beach are prepared to tackle the issues facing the Island city. Candidates came together Oct. 17...
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Mangroves divide Holmes Beach commissioners

HOLMES BEACH - Now that the boat canopies are down, a new agreement with Westbay Point and Moorings concerning mangroves is being considered. During public...
dog park funding

Finding funds for Fido’s park

HOLMES BEACH -  Fido and friends will enjoy an updated dog park thanks to public funds being allocated for improvements. They instructed City Treasurer Lori...
national night out bikes

Celebrating community at National Night Out

HOLMES BEACH - The rain didn't stop the fun at National Night Out. The annual event drew more than 1,000 people to Holmes Beach City...
Boat canopies

Boat canopies scheduled for vote

HOLMES BEACH - The showdown between city leaders and residents of Westbay Point and Moorings over boat canopies is finally coming to an end. During...
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Land purchase concerns commissioners

HOLMES BEACH - A potential land purchase by the city is moving forward faster than some commissioners would like. During their Sept. 26 meeting, Holmes...
Tree house at Angelinos

Tree house still stands tall in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH — The double-decker tree house at Angelinos Sea Lodge remains in its beachfront perch, for now. Despite worries that a hurricane would bring...
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...
Dune destruction 77th Street

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...