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  1. Center flounders, $135K in the redRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Kristen Lessig, executive director of the Center of Anna Maria Island, talks Jan. 23 to Susan Little of Anna Maria about the financial situation at the center. Islander Photo: Bianca BenedA The center's year-to-date net income is in the red to the tune of $135,000, with $235,000 in revenue and $370,000 in expenses since the fiscal year began July 1, 2016.

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  2. Winter puts a chill on weekend fishing around AMIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Mike Cirese of Minocqua, Wisconsin, shows off a limit of pompano he caught Jan. 18 along with sheepies and redfish while fishing with Capt. Danny Stasny of Southernaire Fishing Charters.

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  3. Island police blotter - 02-01-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    She and her passenger and the LSV were sent careening into the wall of the Benderson shopping center at the back door of The Islander newspaper. The crash damaged a rain spout and trash bins and broke a water line, leaving all of the stores without water for the afternoon.

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  4. Holmes Beach denies after-the-fact tree house permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The tree house has stood on the beachfront at 103 29th St. in Holmes Beach since 2011. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell Lynn Tran talks about the next move in her quest to keep her tree house on the beachfront at her 29th Street residence in Holmes Beach.

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  5. Holmes Beach man arrested for DUI, drugsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Arrested Jan. 8 for driving impaired, a Holmes Beach man was found possessing drugs - 25 pills marked "Tesla" and 10 Zoloft pills. Shane Weaver, 27, was stopped by Holmes Beach police in the 100 block of 45th Street after Officer Alan Bores observed Weaver drive across the two middle lines while traveling southbound on Gulf Drive at about 1:46 a.m. After the stop, Bores asked Weaver what he'd had to drink that night.

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  6. Holmes Beach police arrest 3 for resisting arrestRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Little did Holmes Beach Police Officer Alan Bores know when he first stopped a 2005 red Ford pickup Jan. 18 for straddling two lanes on Marina Drive he'd have a struggle on his hands. Bores arrested Joseph Cucculelli, 41, James Leary, 39, and Joseph Darby, 37, all with Holmes Beach addresses, at 5503 Marina Drive, near Keyes Marina, after each man allegedly resisted the officer.

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  7. Holmes Beach invites citizens to department forumsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Sometimes, there's a disconnect between the public and government, which has led the city of Holmes Beach to begin bimonthly community forums with the goal to improve collaboration for the city and the community, according to city human resource analyst Mary Buonagura "The disconnect is evidenced by numbers of calls to the action line and incidents and/or questions met in the field," according to the documented plan by Buonagura dated Dec. 8, 2016. City departments with the most public contact will each host a forum in an effort to improve outreach to citizens.

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  8. Bert Harris claims - spurred by VRO - add up in Holmes BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach Mayor Bob Johnson talks Jan. 19 about Bert Harris claims against the city at his office in Holmes Beach City Hall. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell Alice Silke of Holmes Beach and Kim Scharafin of Illinois ride past 6906 Holmes Blvd. The home is the subject of a Bert Harris Jr. claim filed Jan. 12 against Holmes Beach.

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  9. Holmes Beach denies after-the-fact tree house permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The tree house has stood on the beachfront at 103 29th St. in Holmes Beach since 2011. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell Holmes Beach building official Jim McGuinness speaks about the permit denial Jan. 19 at the front desk of the building department at city hall.

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  10. Mayors drive appeal to offset costs from vacation rentalsRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    With tourism on the rise and the seasonal population more than three times the permanent population, the mayors of the island cities have partnered to find funding to offset the increasing impact of infrastructure - a projected $24.5 million deficit over the next 15 years - according to a report coordinated by the three island mayors. "We've got this intensity-of-use issue here," Holmes Beach Mayor Bob Johnson said Jan. 10, during a city commission work session.

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  11. while Anna Maria plans its own fight against legislator's VRO threatRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A bill introduced by state Sen. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, could undo vacation rental regulations Anna Maria enacted in recent years, Anna Maria Mayor Dan Murphy told city commissioners Jan. 12. Murphy said the bill would "take away all of our vacation rental work. Everything would be wiped out, right back to ground zero."

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  12. Gull's-eye view of Dolphin Dash startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Jack Elka captures a gull's view of the runners Jan. 14 at Anna Maria Elementary as they cross Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach at the start of the school's annual 5K Dolphin Dash. Hundreds participated in the annual AME-Parent-Teacher Organization fundraiser on city streets, which also featured a 1-mile fun run.

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  13. Dolphin Dash 5K winners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Runners at Anna Maria Elementary cross the finish line Jan. 14 in Holmes Beach at the annual 5K Dolphin Dash and 1-mile fun run. The annual AME-Parent-Teacher Organization fundraiser is the first sanctioned race of the year for the Bradenton Runners Club.

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  14. Obituaries - 01-18-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    He worked for about four years in the Holmes Beach public works department before he moved about 18 months ago to Oregon to be near family. A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, on the beach at the 77th Street access in Holmes Beach.

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  15. Island police blotter - 01-18-2017Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Dec. 30, Bayfront Park, 200 block of North Bay Boulevard, information. A man fell from a bench while grilling steaks with friends.

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  16. Adult soccer playoffs kick off, youth football in 2nd weekRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The adult soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island moved Jan. 12 from regular season to four quarterfinal matches starting with No. 5 seed Eason Builders Group taking on fourth seed Wash Family Construction.

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  17. Looking back: Island business evolvesRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A visit Jan. 4 to the Rod & Reel Motel, 877 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria, reveals an in-ground pool and spa in place and rooms with new windows and doors installed. Owner Suzette Buchan says her goal is a June 1 opening.

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  18. Islanders honored, rememberedRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The Islander takes pride in recognizing members of the Anna Maria Island community for their unselfish contributions and for making this slice of paradise an even better place to live. Since the newspaper started up in 1992, its path was to partner with community organizations, report the news of record and tell the tales of people who live and work on AMI.

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  19. HBPD arrests driver for DUI, tickets for potRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Juan Carlos Montero was driving a Chevy SUV at 9:16 p.m. Dec. 14 in the 5200 block of Gulf Drive when Holmes Beach Police Officer Alan Bores clocked the vehicle at 40 mph in a 25-mph zone. Bores also issued Montero and his passenger Danielle Gregory, 26, of St. Petersburg, notices to appear in court for misdemeanor marijuana possession.

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  20. ITPO's bridge, road projects stallRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    It's been nearly two years since the Island Transportation Planning Organization suggested the U.S. Coast Guard adopt reduced opening schedules for the Anna Maria Island and Cortez drawbridges. During a Dec. 5 meeting of the ITPO at Holmes Beach City Hall, Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization executive director David Hutchinson said he hadn't received an answer regarding the island proposal.

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