Tuesday, January 22, 2019

WMFR celebrates excellence and career milestones

BRADENTON – Firefighters and staff with West Manatee Fire Rescue had a lot to celebrate Jan. 15 during the district’s annual awards ceremony held at the administration building. Awards were given in recognition of meritorious service and years of service to the district, along with...

Community News

Carlos Beruff’s FWC appointment retracted

TALLAHASSEE – It’s official: Gov. Ron DeSantis has retracted Aqua by the Bay developer Carlos Beruff’s recent appointment to the Florida Fish and Wildlife...
AM Fence Barren

Request to amend fence ordinance falls short

ANNA MARIA – Anna Maria commissioner Amy Tripp is concerned about the increasing number of solid vinyl fences and the lack of landscaping along...
AM Pine Ave Parking

Pine Avenue parking to be reviewed

ANNA MARIA – Mayor Dan Murphy wants city commissioners to give some thought as to how parking and public safety issues can be better...
Bradenton Beach sunshine lawsuit Sanclemente

Sunshine lawsuit depositions continue

BRADENTON BEACH – Former mayor Jack Clarke and current City Clerk Terri Sanclemente have been deposed in the city’s ongoing Sunshine Law lawsuit. On Monday,...
Beach Smoking ban

Gruters proposes statewide beach smoking ban

SARASOTA – If Florida Senator Joe Gruters (R-Sarasota) has his way, Anna Maria Island’s beaches and those throughout Florida would become no-smoking zones. Filed on...