Saturday, June 15, 2019
Home Community News Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach

Planning commissioners talk future flooding

Planning commissioners talk future flooding

HOLMES BEACH – The city’s planning commissioners voted unanimously June 5 to find an ordinance amending the existing flood plain ordinance as consistent with...
Holmes Beach logo

Commissioners consider exemption for rental homes

HOLMES BEACH – Vacation rental owners may soon have one less piece of paperwork to worry about filing in one Island city. During a May...
Vickers sentencing set

Vickers gets life in death of toddler

David Vickers has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole in the death of 16-month-old Luca Scholey on Aug. 21,...

Two Holmes Beach police officers honored

HOLMES BEACH - Holmes Beach Police Detective Sergeant Brian Hall and Officer Michael Walker were honored at the 2019 Congressional Law Enforcement Awards on...
Dog park supporters get answers

Dog park supporters get answers

HOLMES BEACH – Dog park users are feeling a bit better about the future of their pooches’ beloved outdoor space after hearing plans for...
Tree house case back in court

Tree house case back in court

BRADENTON – The beachfront tree house at Angelinos Sea Lodge is back in the city of Holmes Beach’s crosshairs as the case goes back...
Vickers sentencing set

Vickers sentencing set

BRADENTON – David Vickers’ future will be announced on May 20 after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder and neglect of a...
Dog park users disappointed with lack of progress

Dog park users disappointed with lack of progress

HOLMES BEACH – Little visible movement has been made on the city’s plans to relocated and improve the dog park, and it’s leaving users...
Commissioner proposes unique solution to noise

Commissioner proposes unique solution to noise

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioner Kim Rash wants city leaders to follow the letter of the law, particularly where it involves the enforcement of the...
Aeration plans take shape for Spring Lake

Aeration plans take shape for Spring Lake

HOLMES BEACH – Relief is coming to the residents located around Spring Lake in the form of an aeration system for the ailing body...
Four chosen for chamber scholarships

Four chosen for chamber scholarships

The four members of the Anna Maria Island Scholarship Committee - Bev Lesnick, Wendy Webb, Mike Southwick and Amy Tobin - distributed scholarships to...
Spring Lake cleanup options presented

Spring Lake cleanup options presented

HOLMES BEACH – The situation at Spring Lake isn’t likely to resolve itself and commissioners want to explore all of their options before deciding...
No plans made for future Grassy Point development

No plans made for future Grassy Point development

HOLMES BEACH – There may be some improvements coming to Grassy Point Preserve in the future, but city commissioners want to weigh all of...
City manager amendment lacks supermajority support

City manager amendment lacks supermajority support

HOLMES BEACH – The quest to hire a city manager in Holmes Beach has suffered a significant setback, but the matter has not yet...
Grace period given for golf cart seatbelts

Grace period given for golf cart seatbelts

HOLMES BEACH – If you live in Holmes Beach and drive a regular golf cart around town, you now need seatbelts for yourself and...