Monday, March 18, 2019

Holmes Beach

Recycling woes plague Island city

HOLMES BEACH – Recycling is one way people can feel like they’re doing their part to help save the Earth. Unfortunately, some of the...
holmes beach manatee concession

Commissioners consider concession fund projects

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners made a few changes to the list of projects approved by commissioners in Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach requesting use...
holmes beach manatee pier man

Commissioners say ‘no’ to new beach pier

HOLMES BEACH – It didn’t take commissioners long to decide that a 15-foot tall pier isn’t something they want to see on the beach. Commissioner...
Holmes Beach dog park

Changes proposed for dog park

HOLMES BEACH – Dog park users and members of the Holmes Beach Parks and Beautification Committee are finally making some progress in determining changes...
Tree house

City to pursue tree house demolition in court

HOLMES BEACH – The beachfront tree house in front of Angelinos Sea Lodge won’t stand much longer if city leaders have anything to say...
Holmes Beach formula business

Formula business ordinance gets contested first approval

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners somewhat reluctantly voted unanimously to pass the first reading of the city’s formula business ordinance, moving forward regulations that would...
Elvis' nurse

Elvis described as polite, generous, loyal

HOLMES BEACH ­– The lady who was a close personal friend and nurse to rock and roll legend Elvis Presley has shed some light...
holmes beach gloria dei street view

Commissioners hold on church land purchase

HOLMES BEACH – Before any deals are struck, Commissioner Judy Titsworth wants to know just how far parishioners at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church are...
holmes beach concession funds

Use of county concession funds up for debate

HOLMES BEACH – Commissioners have more discussion to do before they come to an agreement on how they would like to apply beach concession...
pedestrian death 5600 Gulf Drive

Pedestrian death prompts call for crosswalk

HOLMES BEACH – Police Chief Bill Tokajer is calling for a crosswalk near where an 80-year-old Canadian tourist and her husband were hit by...
holmes beach dog park meeting

Plans form for dog park improvements

HOLMES BEACH – Planning is underway for improvements at the Holmes Beach Dog Park. Members of the city’s parks and beautification committee met Jan. 10...
water taxi presentation

Water taxi plans on hold in Holmes Beach

HOLMES BEACH – Lack of parking is proving to be a large hurdle to jump for the operators of a proposed water taxi service...
Cayman Cay damage

Hurricane recovery begins for condo owners

HOLMES BEACH – Four months since Hurricane Irma passed by, the owners at Cayman Cay are finally able to start repairs on 10 damaged...
Tree house

Supreme Court denies tree house owners’ plea

HOLMES BEACH – It may be the end of the road for Lynn Tran and Richard Hazen’s beachfront tree house. After local and state court...
Holmes Beach dog park aerial

Help remodel the Holmes Beach dog park

HOLMES BEACH – For anyone with a stake in the remodeling of the Holmes Beach dog park, the time to voice an opinion is...