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Mayor delivers state of the city address

Mayor delivers state of the city address

HOLMES BEACH – Mayor Judy Titsworth’s first of two years in office will come to a close in November. To recognize her first year...
Spring Lake recovery slow

Spring Lake recovery slow

HOLMES BEACH – The city’s leaders are hopeful for the recovery of Spring Lake’s waters but warn residents that a full recovery is going...
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Questions on the ballot in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – City voters will have a lot more decisions to make with their votes in November than choosing which of the four...
Officials hope for Spring Lake recovery

Officials hope for Spring Lake recovery

HOLMES BEACH – Spring Lake may still have some brown water for now, but newly appointed Director of Development Services Eran Wasserman is hopeful...
Problems plague Spring Lake residents

Problems plague Spring Lake residents

HOLMES BEACH – Residents turned out in force during a Sept. 24 commission meeting to protest the city’s plans to clean up the waters...
2019-20 budget jumps first hurdle

2019-20 budget jumps first hurdle

HOLMES BEACH – City leaders are one step closer to having an approved budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. Commissioners voted unanimously...
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Holmes Beach adds monthly rentals to VRC

HOLMES BEACH – City commissioners may have dropped the business tax receipt requirement for residential rental homes and units, but they’re considering reclaiming some...
Bert Harris cases go back to court

Bert Harris cases go back to court

BRADENTON – Six Bert Harris cases against the city of Holmes Beach are awaiting a ruling on the city’s motion for judgment on the...
Commissioners reject salary increase

Commissioners reject salary increase

HOLMES BEACH – With Commissioner Pat Morton absent, a motion to give city commissioners a $250 per month stipend raise failed on a tie. At...
City leaders consider stormwater fee increases

City leaders consider stormwater fee increases

HOLMES BEACH – With costs for stormwater improvements throughout the city ongoing and increasing, City Engineer Lynn Burnett proposed to commissioners that they consider...
HBPD celebrates its own

HBPD celebrates its own

HOLMES BEACH – Police officers celebrated an addition to their ranks, the promotion of one of their own and gave a standing ovation to...
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Four qualify in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – Qualifying week is officially over, and four candidates are posed to fight it out in the polls Nov. 5 to see...
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Holmes Beach holds off on emergency declaration

HOLMES BEACH – With Hurricane Dorian’s path uncertain, Holmes Beach Mayor Judy Titsworth is holding off on declaring an emergency in her city. Titsworth said...
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Help spot severe storms with SKYWARN

HOLMES BEACH – The National Weather Service’s Tampa Bay office is looking for some volunteers to help make their forecasts and severe weather warnings...
Special magistrate rules in favor of city

Special magistrate rules in favor of city

HOLMES BEACH – There were eight cases on the docket for a code compliance special magistrate hearing July 31. Six cases were granted a...