Coconuts owner faces off with city code officers

Coconuts owner faces off with city code officers
HOLMES BEACH – The October code compliance special magistrate hearing featured eight cases and they were all issues occurring at the same complex, The Coconuts. The property, located at 100 73rd St. in Holmes Beach, has four units managed by Coconuts Management Inc. and 11...
Cortez prevails in post office closure

Cortez prevails in post office closure

CORTEZ – A short walk to the post office today was a big victory for residents of the historic fishing village, who fought for...
The 100-year storm

The 100-year storm

CORTEZ – It was 100 years ago this month when a handful of people at the Albion Inn heard an announcement on the only...

Community News

FDOT stresses patience during sidewalk replacement project

FDOT stresses patience during sidewalk replacement project

BRADENTON BEACH – The Florida Department of Transportation’s installation of a brick paver sidewalk along Gulf Drive North was temporarily complicated by a broken...
Red tide cleanup efforts earn park operations manager tourism award

Red tide cleanup earns park manager tourism award

BRADENTON - Through his hard work and dedication to the cleanup effort during this year’s red tide outbreak in Manatee County, Carmine DeMilio was...

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Island Gallery West’s featured artist for November

Artist Jody Goldman featured in November

HOLMES BEACH - Island Gallery West has 28 member artists from the Island and surrounding areas who choose one artist to be the featured...
Island Players ready for season’s second production

Island Players opening season’s second production

ANNA MARIA - After a successful start to their historic 73rd season with "Savannah Sipping Society," The Island Players are just days away from...

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Reel Time: Little tunny time?

Reel Time: Little tunny time?

Little tunny, one of my favorite species to catch on the fly, has essentially been missing for the last two years. Sure, anglers have...

Red tide level remains high

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – High concentrations of red tide were again discovered last week at the 10th Street Pier in Bradenton Beach for the...

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Business

Avelo Airlines the latest to add flights between SRQ and the northeast

Avelo Airlines the latest to add flights between SRQ and the...

SARASOTA - As Sarasota Bradenton International Airport moves forward with its mission to continue record growth and expansion, a new carrier will now offer...
Castles in the Sand

Resident spirit or creaking house?

Halloween is this weekend, so it’s time to discuss the prospect of your house having a real live spirit who has taken up residence....
Chiles continues to push for water taxis

Chiles continues to push for water taxis

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - The subject of a water taxi service comes up often at Manatee County Tourist Development Council meetings, and this was...
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TDC hears tourism update

BRADENTON - Local tourism is on the increase, according to Ann Wittine, of Tampa-based Research Data Services, who gave a report on Oct. 18...

Sports

Youth soccer taking it to shootouts at The Center

Youth soccer taking it to shootouts at The Center

ANNA MARIA - Dramatic finishes and two shootouts later, the youth recreational soccer league solidified the two championship game matchups last Tuesday night at...

Sports excitement continues at The Center

ANNA MARIA - The Center of Anna Maria Island recreational sports filled the field with youth and adult soccer spirit and adult basketball hoopla last...

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No to deep well injection at Piney Point

Dear Commissioners: ManaSota-88 respectfully requests the Manatee Board of County Commission withdraw the application for an Underground Injection Control Well at Piney Point and place this...

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