Friday, December 13, 2019

Community News

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City looks for new ways to fight noise

HOLMES BEACH – City commissioners want to give residents some relief from ongoing noise issues at rental properties in their residential neighborhoods. Unfortunately finding...
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TDC votes to recommend more money for red tide cleanup

ANNA MARIA – Manatee County has been busy cleaning up the dead fish left by the current outbreak of red tide and the committee...
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Multi-use path approved for Palm Drive

HOLMES BEACH – An eight-foot wide multi-use path is moving out of residential neighborhoods and onto Palm Drive to link up with similar facilities...
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More Gulf waters leased for oil, gas

Twenty-nine companies bid more than $178 million for the leasing rights to explore and drill for oil and gas under 801,000 acres of the...
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Changes possible for Manatee County EMS

MANATEE COUNTY – Rumors of a pilot program launching in October to reduce the number of ambulances available to Manatee County residents during overnight...
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Mayoral candidate plagued by inconsistencies

HOLMES BEACH – Mayoral candidate Josh Linney is facing a lot of heat for the number of inconsistencies in his self-told background. Despite his open...
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Manatee County works to clean impacts from red tide

Manatee County Commissioners today discussed how the county can assist private homeowners to clear waterways, inlets and canals of sea life killed by the...
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Another school season starts at AME

HOLMES BEACH - Motorists got a bright reminder that another school year had begun Monday morning from emergency lights on a patrol car and...
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County praised for cleanup, but…

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – City officials on Anna Maria Island are praising Manatee County’s response to the red tide crisis, particularly in terms of...
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Red tide bloom can affect your health

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Scratchy throats, itchy eyes and coughs persist with the continuing red tide that showed up on Friday, Aug. 3 in...
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Pier construction permits issued

ANNA MARIA – The city now has the federal permits needed to build a new city pier. On Friday, Aug. 3, Mayor Dan Murphy sent...
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Dr. Norman reflects on the past, plans for the future

Dr. John Norman and his staff are preparing to say goodbye as they ready to close the dental practice that has been at its...
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Stormwater projects reevaluated

BRADENTON BEACH – When discussing pending stormwater projects for Avenue C and Avenue B, city commissioners decided they want Avenue C repaved as soon...
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Planning and Zoning chair resigns

BRADENTON BEACH – Bradenton Beach Planning and Zoning Board chairman Jim Lynch has resigned. Lynch submitted his written resignation by email to Mayor John Chappie,...
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Holmes Beach passes maximum millage rate

HOLMES BEACH – Property owners won’t receive a shock when they receive trim notices the third week in August, but they will see a...