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Team Rays Ramblings capture their first win of the season

After two weeks of youth flag football play at The Center, three teams remain undefeated with two wins in the record books. In the...
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What does a mortgage broker do?

I’ve talked many times in this space about getting a mortgage for a home and how it is one of the most stressful aspects...
Carolyne Norwood – dedicated to Island history

Carolyne Norwood – dedicated to Island history

Contributed by Pat Copeland | Special to The Sun ANNA MARIA – Carolyne Norwood has been the heart and soul of the Anna Maria Island...
Youth gridiron action starts the new year at The Center

Youth gridiron action starts the new year at The Center

The ringing in of the new year brought in 2020 and a new season of youth flag football at The Center of Anna Maria...
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Real estate winter

It's winter in southwest Florida and although we talk a lot about beach, road and Publix congestion, we really do love visitors to the...

Reel Time: Fishing bridges, piers and docks

You don’t have to have a boat to get to some of this winter’s best fishing. Bridges, docks and piers provide anglers who don’t...
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Is Anna Maria Island still Old Florida?

There’s no doubt how much Anna Maria Island has changed over the past 25 years since I found the Island. One might say it’s...
Reef project helps filter local waters

Reef project helps filter local waters

BRADENTON BEACH – A windy, cloudy afternoon didn’t stop the father-son team of David and David Wolff from coming out to the dock behind...
Displaced osprey gets a new home

Displaced osprey gets a new home

ANNA MARIA – A displaced female osprey has a new nesting place thanks to the combined efforts of the Lake La Vista Homeowners Association...
Holiday Carols in the Park not dampened by rainy weather

Holiday Carols in the Park not dampened by rainy weather

ANNA MARIA – Despite a steady rain, the city of Anna Maria’s Holiday Carols in the Park started with a bang, when Santa magically...
Hutchinson and Ivin top the charts going into the playoffs

Hutchinson and Ivin top charts going into playoffs

The final week of the regular season for the adult soccer league at The Center of Anna Maria Island played out last week with...
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The Grinch that stole your real estate deal

If you’re in a home negotiation, whether you’re the buyer or seller you better watch out for the home inspection grinch. To the buyer,...
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Today’s challenge for buyers

There’s a big predicament out there all over the country for home buyers, especially first-time buyers. There’s nothing to buy and, apparently, it’s my...
Rod & Reel Pier closes but quickly reopens

Rod & Reel Pier closes but quickly reopens

ANNA MARIA – The Rod & Reel Pier in Anna Maria reopened Saturday morning, Nov. 23, after being closed for two days to make...
WMFR celebrates promotions, awards

WMFR celebrates promotions, awards

BRADENTON – West Manatee Fire Rescue’s commissioners and staff had a lot to celebrate during the board’s Nov. 19 meeting with two new firefighters...