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  1. WMFR dedicates Station 3 to retired chief and celebratesRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... stands March 25 next to the plaque dedicating Station 3 in his name at the WMFR open house, 6001 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Price said he was pleased to share the naming honor with his dad, Kenneth Price Sr. Islander Photos: Bianca BenedA WMFR ...

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  2. DOT funds $7M Holmes Beach-SR 789 projectRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... by the DOT as a "failing segment during seasons and holidays," according to the project information packet. Holmes Beach city engineer Lynn Burnett registered the project on the DOT's priority list to address "chronic flooding issues that are ...

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  3. County commissioner says new pier unlikely for Manatee Public BeachRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The pier at the Manatee Public Beach in Holmes Beach was closed in 2008 and demolished in 2009. Islander File Photo Some longtime residents of Holmes Beach likely spent time on the pier that used to jut about 100 feet into the Gulf of Mexico at the Manatee Public Beach.

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  4. State declines to file DUI charge in Holmes Beach arrestRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The 12th Circuit State Attorney's Office declined to file charges against a Tampa man arrested for allegedly driving under the influence and drug possession in Holmes Beach. Signs of impairment noted by the officer were not enough to make the case against Juan Carlos Montero, 39, stopped for speeding in December 2016.

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  5. HBPD chase ends in Gulf of MexicoRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A police chase ended with the arrest of a 26-year-old Wimauma man who had fled into the Gulf of Mexico, saying he didn't want to go back to jail. Holmes Beach police arrested Abraham Saucedo at 1:52 p.m. March 11 for allegedly possessing drugs, fleeing and evading arrest and driving on a revoked license.

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  6. Land O' Lakes man pleads no contest to DUIRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A Land O' Lakes man pleaded no contest to a charge of driving under the influence in 12th Circuit Court. Brian Hull, 36, who refused to submit to a blood-alcohol test after an August 2016 arrest in Holmes Beach, was adjudicated guilty.

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  7. St patricks parade 2017Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach Police Officer Steve Ogline puts up a "no wake" sign March 19 to block traffic at 77th Street and Marina Drive in Holmes Beach before the annual Beach Bistro St. Patrick's Day Parade. Islander Photos: ChrisAnn Silver Esformes Holmes Beach Mayor Bob Johnson leads the parade March 19 in a golf-cart, followed by World War II veteran Bob Schweiger.

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  8. Questions remain in wake of fatal bridge incidentRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    How did a 24-year-old female passenger in a pickup crossing the Anna Maria Island Bridge wind up being run over and killed by the same truck? Sophie Louise Isherwood died at 2:43 a.m. March 3 at Blake Medical Center from injuries resulting from the crash at 12:22 a.m. According to preliminary Florida Highway Patrol reports, a Ford-150 pickup driven by James Richard Fetters III, 28, of Holmes Beach and Fort Madison, Iowa, ran over Isherwood after she fell from the truck. Fetters and Sophie lived together for about three-and-a-half years, traveling between Florida and Iowa, following Fetters' welding jobs, according to her father, Stephen Isherwood, of Tewkesbury, England.

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  9. WMFR plans dedication to retired chiefRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... Station 3 in his name. WMFR will commemorate the day with an open house at the station, 6001 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, and is inviting the public to enjoy food and refreshments, and tour the fire station to see the equipment and gear the ...

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  10. Goliath sculptureRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A new sculpture delivered March 16 for the Ugly Grouper restaurant, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, is made up of Harley-Davidson brake rotors, license plates and various other metal pieces and parts, was designed especially for the restaurant by Dominique Martinez of Rustic Steel Creations in Tampa.

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  11. State: Groin not needed at Manatee Public BeachRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... will not issue a permit for the replacement of a pier-like groin once prominent at the Manatee Public Beach in Holmes Beach. But never say never, Charlie Hunsicker, director of the Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department, told county ...

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  12. 13 new Bert Harris claims filed against Holmes BeachRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Thirteen new claims invoking the Bert J. Harris Jr. Property Rights Protection Act now join 21 pending claims filed by property owners against Holmes Beach since 2014. Each claim asserts the city inordinately burdened property rights by imposing restrictions on resort housing in a VRO ordinance passed in September 2015.

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  13. Island police blotter - 03-15-2017Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. A beach bag containing car keys and clothes left near a blanket was taken. Holmes Beach police found the bag near the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe with the help of a Manatee County maintenance worker and the owner ...

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  14. Fraternity walks 130 miles to the beach for Florida charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WWSB

    ... has been arrested in Key West after police say he knocked over motorcycles while drunk. It's no secret. Holmes Beach on Anna Maria Island is a popular hot spot, it becomes even more popular throughout March and April because of spring break. "Spring ...

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  15. Betty Scroggie JarvelaRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Pipestone County Star

    ... their home in Pipestone, Minn. for 35 years. Mrs. Jarvela had four daughters; Patricia (Mrs Robert Engebreth)of Holmes Beach, Fla., Pamela (Mrs. Warren Meyer) of Kings Beach, Calif., Judi (Mrs. Rick Robertson of Dakota City, Neb.), and Lori (Mrs ...

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  16. Bradenton Beach stops short on hiring VRO lobbyistRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Bradenton Beach is still considering whether to follow in the footsteps of Anna Maria, Holmes Beach and Longboat Key and hire a lobbyist to fight legislation from Tallahassee that targets home rule. Three bills have been filed - Florida Senate Bill 188, House Bill 425 and House Bill 17 - that would reduce local government options to regulate vacation rentals and local business.

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  17. Holmes Beach to hire lobbyist, fight to maintain VRO regsRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A proposed bill circulating in legislative committees to prevent local governments from regulating vacation rentals prompted Holmes Beach commissioners to put up a fight for home rule. The city hired a lobbyist to help protect its vacation-rental ordinance and the certificate program that recently saw more than 900 applicants registered.

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  18. HBPD chief urges patience for spring breakRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer issued a few reminders before traffic to Holmes Beach swells during spring break to more than 16,400 vehicles per day. He says the HBPD has worked "diligently" with Florida Department of Transportation and Manatee County to synchronize traffic lights in Holmes Beach and keep traffic flowing.

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  19. HB decriminalizes pot possessionRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    At a Feb. 28 meeting, commissioners unanimously adopted an ordinance creating a civil violation option for possession of cannabis in an amount of 20 grams or less and for possession of drug paraphernalia. The criminal penalties and the creation of a criminal record may be "disproportionate to the severity of the offense," according to the Holmes Beach ordinance, and establishing civil penalties and procedures may be "more commiserate with the offense."

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  20. Holmes Beach limits pet sales, bans medical marijuana dispensariesRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... and Carol Soustek said there's a misconception that people will not be allowed to use medical marijuana in Holmes Beach. "It's just we're not going to allow the selling of it here," Soustek said. Patients could purchase medical marijuana through the ...

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