Thursday, November 15, 2018

Community News

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A haunting in Anna Maria

ANNA MARIA – Autumn was in the air Saturday morning as a cold front moved in. Anna Maria Elementary School’s PTO was holding its...
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Holmes Beach considers golf cart regulations

HOLMES BEACH – If you drive a golf cart in Holmes Beach, new regulations may be on the way that affect where you can...

County Commission candidates discuss campaign issues

MANATEE COUNTY – The winner of the District 6, at-large County Commission race between incumbent Carol Whitmore and challenger Candace Luther will help represent...
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City field improvements get the green light

HOLMES BEACH – A new plan is on the table for the city field complex and commissioners are ready to start seeing progress made...
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Longboat Pass Bridge work to begin in 2019

The days for the current Longboat Pass Bridge may be numbered, but the bridge’s number isn’t up quite yet. During the October Island Transportation Planning...

Trial date set in alleged burglary, assault

BRADENTON – The trial of a Holmes Beach man accused of burglarizing a Holmes Beach house and beating the female owner has been set...
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Commissioners consider aircraft nuisance ordinance

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners are considering enacting an aircraft nuisance ordinance that will carry hefty fines for violations. During the Oct. 23 commission work session,...
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CRA purchasing holiday decorations

BRADENTON BEACH – The Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) authorized member Jake Spooner’s proposal to spend $12,000 to $32,000 to decorate Bridge Street for the...
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Third-graders get civics lesson and more

BRADENTON BEACH – Today I learned how the city government works and all about the community of Bradenton Beach. The day was full of activities...

Fire damages Shore restaurant

LONGBOAT KEY - The Shore restaurant under construction at 800 Broadway sustained damage in a fire the night of Wednesday, Oct. 24. No injuries...

Firefighters active in city commission campaign

BRADENTON BEACH – West Manatee Fire Rescue (WMFR) Fire Chief Tom Sousa wants Bradenton Beach voters to know the fire district does not endorse...
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Boil order takes effect Wednesday

A precautionary boil order has been issued for residents living on Gulf Drive from 24th Street in Bradenton Beach going north to East Bay...
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Avenue C projects approved

BRADENTON BEACH – City Commissioners have authorized a $302,626 contract with Westra Construction to expedite drainage improvements and rights of way and driveway restorations...

Local first responders help with hurricane recovery

BRADENTON – Manatee County first responders don’t only answer the call of duty locally, they also answer when other people need their help, including...

Property taxes become campaign talking points

BRADENTON BEACH – City Commission candidates have distributed campaign materials that prompted The Sun to fact check claims being made regarding property taxes. Candidate Tjet...