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Anna Maria City Pier demolition

A little history

I’m amazed at those who continue to cloak themselves in the Pollyanna notion that the Anna Maria City Pier should be repaired. A notion...

Get in the game

By Jack Clarke Can you name your city commissioners? Have you made the effort to speak in person to any of them? Many of your elected...
Cortez bridge looking east

A wake up call on the proposed Cortez Bridge

By Dr. Mary Fulford Green It is believed that if you do not know your history, you are apt to repeat it. I am one...
Anna Maria City Pier closed

Grateful on Thanksgiving

I spent a couple of hours on Thanksgiving morning at Bayfront Park in Anna Maria with the former employees of the City Pier Restaurant...

Controversial action puts manatees in harms’ way

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has issued its final rule to downgrade the status of the West Indian manatee from endangered to...
Jean Peelen

Why I marched in the Women’s March

On Saturday, Jan. 21, I traveled to Washington, D.C., where I marched in the Women's March along with one of my daughters, two of...