Saturday, April 4, 2020

Restaurants rocked by coronavirus pandemic

Restaurants rocked by coronavirus pandemic
ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Many restaurants on Anna Maria Island and in the village of Cortez are now offering takeout and delivery service to help offset the economic damage being caused in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On Tuesday, March 17, Florida Gov. Ron...

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Manatee Commissioners considering countywide curfew

Manatee County commissioners considering countywide curfew

MANATEE COUNTY – On Thursday, April 2, Manatee County issued a press release that said Manatee County commissioners were considering a countywide curfew. Thursday’s press...
Happy Pascua Florida Day!

Happy Pascua Florida Day!

Today is Florida's State Day - Pascua Florida Day! It's the anniversary of the discovery of Florida in 1513 by Juan Ponce de León,...
Last call for Brad Lisk

Last call for Brad Lisk

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Anna Maria Island lost a true friend and a champion of the people when Brad Lisk passed away on Wednesday,...
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Mayor requests temporary end to vacation rentals

HOLMES BEACH – Mayor Judy Titsworth has issued an official request to stop all new vacation rentals in the city in response to the...
Mayor discusses the state of the city

Mayor discusses the state of the city

HOLMES BEACH – Everyone may feel a little disconnected while social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, but Mayor Judy Titsworth is working to make...
Boaters adapting to new coronavirus restrictions

Boaters adapting to new coronavirus restrictions

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Those who went boating on Saturday near Anna Maria Island were among the first to do so following the executive...

Governor suspends vacation rentals

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has suspended vacation rentals for two weeks. “We’re going to suspend for two weeks any new vacation...
Public boat ramps in Manatee County now closed

Public boat ramps in Manatee County closed

MANATEE COUNTY – In response to the unfolding coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the public boat ramps in Manatee County are now closed to recreational boaters...
Roser Food Pantry needs your help

Roser Food Pantry needs your help

ANNA MARIA – Serving Anna Maria Island residents and employees, the Roser Food Pantry in Anna Maria needs your help assisting others in need...
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Anna Maria issues emergency order prohibiting vacation rental reservations

ANNA MARIA – Mayor Dan Murphy has issued a state of emergency order that temporarily prohibits new reservations being taken for vacation rental stays...