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  1. Streetlife - 04-25-2018Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    April 9, 500 block of Gulf Drive South, domestic battery/strangulation. An argument between a couple led a 28-year-old man to allegedly squeeze a woman's neck and impede her airflow.

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  2. DOT decision: Build a new 65-foot Cortez BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Anna Maria Mayor Dan Murphy, center, remarks on his shock on learning at the April 23 Sarasota/Manatee MPO meeting, the DOT plans to build a new 65-foot-clearance bridge to replace the Cortez Bridge. Islander Photo: Terry O'Connor Ignoring public sentiment in its own survey running nearly 3-to-1 in favor of repairing the existing Cortez Bridge, the Florida Department of Transportation is going to build a new high span in its place.

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  3. Arrest made in Jessie's store batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A homeless man was arrested by Holmes Beach police for punching a female store clerk after she identified him by a tattoo on his neck. Jason Bounds was arrested April 17 for battery and resisting a merchant after Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach police officers connected him to the incident.

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  4. Fence keeps visitors off City PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Two kayakers paddle under the Anna Maria City Pier April 19. Fencing was installed alongside the pier warning visitors not to trespass after sand placed on the beach from a dredging project made the pier more accessible, public works manager Dean Jones said. He said the city had a couple of incidents of people climbing onto the pier before they installed the fencing.

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  5. BB reacts with charter review, including city manager governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Bradenton Beach Commissioner Randy White, left, Commissioner Ralph Cole and Mayor John Chappie discuss forming a charter review committee April 19 during a meeting at city hall, 107 Gulf Drive N. Islander Photos: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Former Bradenton Beach Planning and Zoning Board members John Metz, left, and Bill Vincent attend an April 19 city commission meeting at city hall. In response to several citizen-initiated referendums that changed the city charter in 2017 and new proposals to amend it in 2018, commissioners motioned April 19 to form a charter review committee.

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  6. BIEO agrees, deletes LPR cameras from county fund requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Lynn Burnett, left, city engineer for the three island cities, and officials from the cities and Longboat Key discuss the budget for the Manatee County concession fund April 18, during a meeting of the BIEO at Bradenton Beach City Hall, 107 Gulf Drive N. Islander Photos: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes "Time is of the essence" was a repeated phrase April 18 at the Coalition of Barrier Island Elected Officials meeting in Bradenton Beach. The single-item agenda was targeted on surplus beach concession funds from Manatee County and whether Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach would support Holmes Beach's request for $50,000 to implement a license plate recognition system on the island.

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  7. Officials debate surveillance camera need, data collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach Police Detective Sgt. Brian Hall, left, and Chief Bill Tokajer speak in favor of license plate recognition systems at a recent community-policing forum at Holmes Beach City Hall.

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  8. Restaurant owner, complainant respond to sign considerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Along with complaints about its style and location, some people have complained the sign for the Anna Maria Oyster Bar restaurant on the Historic Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach blocks some views of the clock tower. Islander Photo: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes "To remove my sign and put in another sign in the same place makes zero sense to me," John Horne, owner of the Anna Maria Oyster Bar on the Historic Bridge Street Pier, said April 11. Horne was referring to the debate centered on the back-lit restaurant sign near the base of the city pier and plans to replace it with an old wooden sign that advertised the pier.

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  9. Anna Maria appoints historic preservation boardRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    After nearly a year of preparation on the board's effects and study on its goals, the city is ready to designate historic properties. Sissy Quinn, former Commissioner Gene Aubry, Pat Copeland, Gary McMullen and Thomas Wagner comprise the board, which will evaluate and identify historical homes in Anna Maria before they can be added to the registry.

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  10. Man arrested for hit and run, DUI in Bradenton BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A woman in a white Volkswagen flagged down police after she was rear-ended on Gulf Drive at Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach - the first in a sequence of events leading to the April 4 arrest of a Bradenton man. The woman flagged down Bradenton Beach Police Officer Alex Hurt, who then saw a suspect in a pickup turn left on Seventh Street South, a dead end.

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  11. New private beach law carries implications in Anna MariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The beach at Bean Point on the northern tip of Anna Maria Island overlooks the Gulf of Mexico on the left and Tampa Bay on the right. It is one section of the island that has not been included in government-funded nourishment.

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  12. KMB calls for Palma Sola Scenic Highway crackdownRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Ingrid McClellan, Keep Manatee Beautiful executive director emeritus, seated next to Volker Reiss of Bradenton, calls for a crackdown on sales and advertising at a joint scenic highway committee meeting April 4. Islander Photo: Terry O'Connor Surferbus owner Shawn Duytschaver parks daily on the Palma Sola Causeway, where he supplies kayaks and paddleboards to customers who reserve and pay online. Islander File Photo: Sandy Ambrogi A call for halting illegal transactions and removing unapproved advertising consumed much of the April 4 joint meeting of scenic highway committees in Sarasota.

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  13. BBPD investigation continues into anchorage deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    LEFT: Brandon Nieuwkoop lived on the cabin cruiser with a lion fish emblem anchored in Bradenton Beach south of the Historic Bridge Street Pier. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell Bradenton Beach Police Department is awaiting word from the District 2 Medical Examiner on whether a man found floating in Sarasota Bay likely drowned.

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  14. BB dock contractor pushes job to JuneRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A photograph provided April 5 by Technomarine to the CRA shows boxes the company alleges contain parts from a manufacturer in Spain for the floating dock. Passengers and tour boats line the floating dock at the Historic Bridge Street Pier in March 2017, shortly before a storm damaged the dock and it was removed.

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  15. Tree branch damages vehicle in Coquina ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A large tree branch fell on a Ford Taurus March 24 in the parking lot at Coquina Gulfside Park. The branch caused the vehicle's roof to cave in and shattered the rear window.

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  16. State declines to prosecute cocaine caseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    That is the reason the 12th Circuit state attorney declined to prosecute Malkijah Underwood, 19, of Bradenton, after Bradenton Beach Police Officer Alexander Hurt arrested him Dec. 2, 2017, for allegedly possessing 12 bags of cocaine. The state attorney's office explained the March 5 decision in a memo, saying the state "must show the defendant knowingly possessed the controlled substance by exercising dominion and control over the substance."

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  17. Holmes Beach survey urged on replacing beach pierRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The pier at the Manatee Public Beach was deemed unsafe for people passing on the beach in 2007 and was fully closed in February 2008. The public beach and the pier maintenance were entrusted to Manatee County.

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  18. Rescheduled road work in Bradenton Beach to begin April 9Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The $7.4 million Anna Maria Island force main replacement project will resume April 9 on Gulf Drive in Bradenton Beach. Islander Photo: Terry O'Connor Construction will resume April 9 on the $7.4 million Manatee County Force Main 5 pipe replacement project on Gulf Drive.

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  19. Boater found in bay near Bridge St. pier diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Despite rescue attempts, a 52-year-old man died March 31 after he was found unconscious near the shore in Sarasota Bay south of the Historic Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach. Brandon Nieuwkoop, who lived on a cabin cruiser among the community of 30-40 anchored boaters - including four who fought to save his life - was pronounced dead at 2:12 p.m. at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, Bradenton Beach Police Detective Sgt.

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  20. Island police blotter - 03-28-2018Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 27 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    March 10, 100 block of Crescent Drive, suspicious incident. A Manatee County sheriff's deputy responded to a visitor's complaint about a neighbor asking personal questions, such as how many children were in his party.

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