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Kristin Swain

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Sun staff writer/photographer Kristin Swain covers Holmes Beach. Email
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AMI goes green for St. Paddy parade

HOLMES BEACH – If you were green with envy on St. Patrick’s Day, it’s only because you weren’t at the Island’s annual Beach Bistro...
Tour of Homes wows attendees

Tour of Homes wows attendees

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – The 26th Annual Tour of Homes was so popular that attendees sometimes found themselves waiting for up to 10 minutes...
Ground breaks on new Margaritaville hotel

Ground breaks on new Margaritaville hotel

PERICO ISLAND – You’ll soon be able to waste away in Margaritaville in a new way at One Particular Harbour. The first ever Compass hotel...
Center of Anna Maria Island

Tour of Homes returns

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – One of the biggest events of the year is just around the corner and tickets are on sale now. The...
Murder, mayhem and nostalgia on stage at The Center

Murder, mayhem and nostalgia on stage at The Center

ANNA MARIA – The Center of Anna Maria Island’s annual Murder Mystery is a favorite night out for many Islanders, but this year’s festivities...
How to report noise in Holmes Beach

How to report noise in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – Excessive noise in residential areas is once again a hot topic of conversation in the Island’s largest city. With the high tourist...
WMFR board members plan for the future

WMFR board members plan for the future

BRADENTON – West Manatee Fire Rescue commissioners had a full agenda for their February board meeting. The group met Feb. 19 at the administration building...
Marshall Tucker Band comes to Anna Maria

Marshall Tucker Band comes to Anna Maria

ANNA MARIA - It’s not an April Fool’s joke. The Marshall Tucker Band is coming to The Center of Anna Maria Island for a...
Dog park construction on hold

Dog park construction on hold

HOLMES BEACH – A new large dog park is on the way, but construction isn’t scheduled to begin any time soon. City Engineer Lynn Burnett...
Mayor calls out residents for noise complaints

Mayor calls out residents for noise complaints

HOLMES BEACH – In a surprise move, Mayor Judy Titsworth not only publicly named two residents who called her to report noise issues but...
One Particular Harbour marina opens to the public

One Particular Harbour marina opens

The new marina at One Particular Harbour Margaritaville will have a grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 9 from noon to 4 p.m. The opening of the...
Fire district merger talks off the table – for now

Fire district merger talks off the table – for now

MANATEE COUNTY – Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore said the crowd assembled for the Council of Governments meeting was the largest she’s ever seen. The...
Center of Anna Maria Island

Center starts new year on solid financial footing

ANNA MARIA – The Center of Anna Maria Island greeted the new year with good news and the nonprofit’s board members hope it will...

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...
Holmes Beach tree house file photo

Tree house case continues in court

BRADENTON – It was a win and a loss for both sides during a Jan. 8 hearing in Judge Edward Nicholas’ courtroom on the...