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After-hours now allowed at post office

After-hours parking now allowed at post office

BRADENTON BEACH – After-hours and weekend parking is now allowed at the Bradenton Beach Post Office. After-hours parking is allowed from 4:30 p.m. until 8...
Sunshine lawsuit judge rules in favor of city recovering attorney fees

Sunshine lawsuit judge rules in favor of city recovering attorney fees

BRADENTON – Manatee County Circuit Court Judge Edward Nicholas has granted the city of Bradenton Beach’s motion to recover attorney fees incurred in the...
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Bradenton Beach candidates win, running unopposed

BRADENTON BEACH – Running unopposed, Mayor John Chappie, Commissioner Jake Spooner and former Commissioner Jan Vosburgh each claimed two-year commission terms in a city...
Local woman hospitalized for necrotizing fasciitis

Local woman hospitalized for necrotizing fasciitis

BRADENTON – Bradenton resident Kelli Brown Whitehead was recently hospitalized and diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis. Whitehead’s family members suspect but have not confirmed that Whitehead’s...
Petitioners challenge Cortez Bridge decision

Petitioners challenge Cortez Bridge decision

CORTEZ – Opponents of the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) plans for the replacement of the Cortez Bridge have filed a petition for a...
Cortez Bridge design moving forward

Cortez Bridge design moving forward

CORTEZ – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently issued a written announcement regarding its ongoing plans to replace the Cortez Bridge drawbridge with...
White PVC railings discussed for Bridge Street Pier

White PVC railings discussed for Bridge Street Pier

BRADENTON BEACH – The city’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is exploring the possibility of replacing the unpainted Bridge Street Pier railings with white plastic...
Cortez Road roundabout proposed

Cortez Road roundabout proposed

BRADENTON BEACH – Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) plans to build a roundabout at Cortez Road and Gulf Drive will remain on hold until...
Post office parking agreement reached

Post office parking agreement reached

BRADENTON BEACH – After-hours and weekend parking will soon be allowed in the post office parking lot. The general parking allowance will not take effect...
Floating dock temporarily closed

Floating dock temporarily closed

BRADENTON BEACH – The new floating day dock was closed on Friday, Oct. 4, and will remain closed until repairs are made to the...
Policy prevents CBD use by city employees

Policy prevents CBD use by city employees

BRADENTON BEACH – Made from hemp plants, CBD (cannabidiol) oils, creams and other products are legal in Florida, but Bradenton Beach’s drug-free workplace ordinance...
Commission seeks consistent parking restrictions

Commission seeks consistent parking restrictions

BRADENTON BEACH – Parking with any tires on the pavement or parking within 15 feet of a stop sign will soon subject drivers to...
Drift In food cart has city’s support

Drift In food cart has city’s support

BRADENTON BEACH – City commissioners support Drift In owner Joe Cuervo’s desire to add a late-night hot dog cart to his business operations. Cuervo and...

Qualifying determines Bradenton Beach commission winners

Incumbent Bradenton Beach Mayor John Chappie, incumbent Commissioner Jake Spooner and former Commissioner Jan Vosburgh are the only candidates to qualify for the three...
Bradenton Beach readies for Dorian

Bradenton Beach readies for Dorian

BRADENTON BEACH – The city of Bradenton Beach declared a local state of emergency on Friday afternoon as part of its precautionary Hurricane Dorian...