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  1. Island police blotter - 02-28-2018Read the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Feb. 7, 800 block of South Bay Boulevard, theft. A man reported a temporary tag stolen from a recycle bin after receiving unpaid toll transactions from the tag.

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  2. High-rise living in Bradenton Beach atop cell towerRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    An osprey takes wing Feb. 22 from its nest atop the cell tower in Bradenton Beach. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes In Holmes Beach an osprey that has been trying to nest on a light pole at a tennis court soon will have its own platform away from the courts and the humans that became annoyed by the outfall.

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  3. Anna Maria rehires fired public works employeesRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Two men fired from the Anna Maria Public Works Department in January were hired back Feb. 22 following the revelation that other city employees also took memorabilia, engraved planks and memorial benches, from the city pier. Peter Piir and Taylor Mannhart, who were fired Jan. 25 for removing two planks from the Anna Maria City Pier without city permission - although at the behest of plank sponsors - were rehired almost a month after their departure, according to the city's personnel records.

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  4. Bradenton man gets early termination for DUIRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Judge Robert Farrance terminated probation for Ryne M. Johnson Feb. 5, finding he satisfied the court's conditions. He also waived the remaining costs of supervision.

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  5. Bradenton Beach, tour vendors face another delay for dockRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The ramp adjacent to the Historic Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach remains closed Feb. 15 while the city awaits installation of a new floating dock. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Another tourist season is in motion on Anna Maria Island and a major player is still missing from the party.

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  6. BB pier team member calls dock holdup 'ludicrous'Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Small boats are tied Feb. 8 at the public dock on the waterfront near the Historic Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach. Boaters are relying on the small dock while the city awaits installation of a new floating dock at the pier.

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  7. 23-year-old dies in Cortez Road crashRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A motorcyclist died Feb. 8 from a crash with a van near an RV park on Cortez Road West in Bradenton. Ryan Bazell, 23, of Bradenton, was traveling east on Cortez Road on a 2007 Yahama R6 when Carol Ann Nelson, 80, of Bradenton, driving west in a 2015 Kia Sedona, turned left "into the direct path of the motorcycle," a Florida Highway Patrol report states.

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  8. Island police blotter - 02-07-2018Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A glossy sheen lay atop the water near the Bradenton Beach Marina Jan. 28. Police and fire officials were unable to determine where the oily substance originated. Islander Photo: Courtesy BBPD Jan. 25, 200 block of Willow Avenue, theft.

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  9. Community center director resigns, accomplishments debatedRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Lessig, who has worked at the center since 2014, said Jan. 31 at a board of directors meeting she accepted a position as youth program director for the Sarasota YMCA. Lessig said she had weighed the Y's offer since November 2017.

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  10. 2 Anna Maria workers fired for unauthorized plank removalRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    One of two planks pulled from the Anna Maria City Pier - resulting in two employees losing their jobs - was replaced with a new plank that is visible from the landside of the pier. See page 3. Islander Photo: Bianca BenedA Two Anna Maria public works employees were fired Jan. 25 for removing two planks from the Anna Maria City Pier while on duty Jan. 19. Peter Piir, a 10-year employee of the city, and Taylor Mannhart were dismissed from the public works department by their manager, Dean Jones, for removing planks.

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  11. Island police blotter - 01-31-2018Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Jan. 10, 200 block of Magnolia Avenue, abandoned property. A Manatee County sheriff's deputy found a vehicle in the roadway with no tag and a flat tire.

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  12. SAM disbands, but legacy remainsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Ursula Stemm, then president of Save Anna Maria Inc., talks to about 30 people in March 2016 at a gathering at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Holmes Beach, as SAM secretary/treasurer Nancy Deal walks next to a table with Suncoast Waterkeeper literature. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell Former Bradenton Beach Mayor Katie Pierola, who served during the time when the Florida Department of Transportation proposed to replace the Cortez and Anna Maria Island bridges with megaspans, was a dedicated SAM leader.

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  13. Pool slides prohibited, setbacks restored in Bradenton BeachRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Alan Garrett, Bradenton Beach land planner, left, reviews notes Jan. 23 as Commissioners Randy White and Ralph Cole and Mayor John Chappie discuss land development code amendments pertaining to swimming pools during a special meeting at city hall, 107 Gulf Drive N. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Efforts to reduce noise problems that emanate from swimming pools at vacation rentals and affect residents in Bradenton Beach have led to some code changes. At a Jan. 23 special meeting, commissioners and the mayor held the final hearing and vote on an ordinance amending the land development code to regulate swimming pool and hot tub accessories and buffers.

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  14. Island leaders push back on state rental legislationRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    "It's ludicrous," said Holmes Beach Mayor Bob Johnson. "The state has no ability to do any of that stuff effectively at all.

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  15. Bradenton Beach city attorney cleared of plagiarismRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A complaint in Bradenton Beach about the city attorney made to the state bar could soon cost taxpayers $5,000. During the Jan. 24 city commission meeting, Commissioner Jake Spooner re-opened discussion about fees incurred by city attorney Ricinda Perry to defend herself against an allegation made by former planning and zoning board member John Metz to the Florida Bar Association, claiming Perry plagiarized content in an email to board members and city officials.

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  16. Bradenton Beach commissioners discuss lawsuit in the shadeRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The Bradenton Beach mayor and commissioners meet Jan. 9 in the police department conference room with attorney Robert Watrous and paralegal Michael Barfield, top left, both of Sarasota, to discuss a lawsuit. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Bradenton Beach commissioners met Jan. 10 in a shade meeting to discuss strategies for a lawsuit initiated in August by former Mayor Jack Clarke and joined by the city, against several now-former board members who allegedly violated Florida's Government-in-the-Sunshine Laws.

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  17. Bridge Street restaurant, bar get P&Z nod for zoning changeRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Bay Drive South separates an open-air bar on the water from the restaurant at the Bridge Tender Inn and Dockside Bar, 135 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Islander Photo: Courtesy Jack Elka Six months after hearing several requests from representatives of the Bridgetender Dockside Bar and Restaurant, the P&Z board voted Jan. 10 to recommend approval of the restaurant's change to a major development and a comprehensive plan amendment to the city commission.

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  18. Sewer line conflict assessment ends, dispute continuesRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Bradenton Beach Mayor John Chappie, left, building official Steve Gilbert, attorney Mark Barnebey for the city, speak to Louis Najmy and Aaron Thomas of Najmy Thompson, in a hallway at the Manatee County Administrative Building. The sewer-line dispute between Bradenton Beach, Manatee County and Shawn Kaleta is inching along - in court and now in a dispute resolution process.

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  19. Anna Maria to return pier planks, build fences from othersRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Island vacationer Sven Heinrich watches Jan. 5 as a crew takes core samples from underneath the Anna Maria City Pier. Islander Photo: Bianca BenedA The engraved planks that will be removed to rebuild the pier will be put to use in a fence on the perimeter of City Pier Park and at the Anna Maria Island Historical Society.

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  20. Islanders plot against state vacation rental legislationRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2018 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    State Sen. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, has filed Senate Bill 1400 to give the state complete control over vacation rental properties. SB 1400: Vacation rental bill at a glance What: Senate Bill 1400 would give the state complete control over vacation rental properties.

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