Tuesday, March 26, 2019

City attorney deposed for Sunshine lawsuit

City attorney deposed for Sunshine lawsuit
BRADENTON – Attorney Thomas Shults spent six hours deposing City Attorney Ricinda Perry under oath. Perry’s videotaped deposition took place Wednesday, March 20 at the Manatee County Judicial Center in Bradenton. The deposition was part of the ongoing pre-trial discovery process in the Sunshine Law...
Commission rejects Sunshine lawsuit counteroffer

Commission rejects Sunshine lawsuit counteroffer

BRADENTON BEACH – Bradenton Beach commissioners have rejected the settlement counteroffer proposed by the six defendants in the 2017 Sunshine Law lawsuit. The defendants had...
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Nina and Pinta off Anna Maria

Two 15th-century wooden sailing ship replicas passed Anna Maria Island today in the Gulf of Mexico. The Nina and the Pinta left Regatta Pointe Marina...

Community News

Sunshine filings continue

BRADENTON BEACH – Several court filings have been made recently regarding the Sunshine Law lawsuit filed against six former city advisory board members. On Friday,...
WMFR chooses a new chief

WMFR chooses a new chief

BRADENTON – When Chief Tom Sousa retires from the district in October, West Manatee Fire Rescue will have a new chief in Battalion Chief...

Entertainment

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AMI Garden Club goes Hollywood

ANNA MARIA – The Anna Maria Island Garden Club pulled out all of its members’ showstopper designs for this year’s flower show. The show...
Museum spotlights Coast Guard

Museum spotlights Coast Guard

CORTEZ – Members of the crew of Coast Guard Station Cortez gave Florida Maritime Museum visitors an overview last week of the history and...
BEACH NUTZ

Beach Nutz

 

Clydesdales visit the Island

Budweiser Brewery's signature advertising logo - a bright red wagon with brass accessories pulled by a team of husky Clydesdale horses - visited Anna...

Outdoors

Reel Time: Clear water hides looming problem

The red tide is gone! I don’t know anybody that isn’t elated that the most recent harmful algae bloom is absent from local waters....

Reel Time: Innovators – Architects of modern saltwater fly tackle, part...

Many of us take the tackle we fish with for granted, but it wasn’t long ago that anglers didn’t have the choices we have...

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Business

County collecting tourist tax from most Airbnb owners

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – The Manatee County Tax Collector told concerned county commissioners last week that vacation rental owners using Airbnb to rent their...
Local gym Fit Crew to partner with Reveal Vitality

Local gym Fit Crew to partner with Reveal Vitality

BRADENTON – Fit Crew Bradenton and Reveal Vitality are forming a partnership which will allow the businesses to offer the next level of health...

Sports

Hashmark Sports defeats veteran Ugly Grouper squad

Hashmark Sports defeats veteran Ugly Grouper squad

The Center of Anna Maria Island field was the venue for the adult flag football quarterfinal playoff games Thursday night. In the crisp spring...
Freckled Fin takes the win in three games over ACE Hardware

Freckled Fin takes the win in three games over ACE Hardware

With the close of youth flag football, all of the focus is on adult flag football and adult volleyball. The hardcourt saw week five...

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No winners in noise battle

There are many sides, but no winners in the battle over residential noise on Anna Maria Island. On one side are full-time residents who...

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