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  1. Holmes Beach woman arrested for driving, drugsRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Kelly Jo Keiter, 49, of Holmes Beach, was arrested March 27 in Holmes Beach for violating a court-ordered probation, driving on a suspended license and carrying 23 pills without a prescription. Holmes Beach police stopped Keiter at 11:52 p.m. in a westbound Nissan in the 700 block of Manatee Avenue.

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  2. Anna Maria's VRO: 1 year later, debate continuesRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Anna Maria's VRO went into effect April 1, 2016, after months of debate and controversy. The ordinance came with a registration and license requirement, regular inspections, an eight-person occupancy limit and minimum requirements for the size of a bedroom.

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  3. Grassy Point Preserve's path to bayfront opens April 19Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Jack Elka sends his drone camera high over Anna Maria Sound for a bird's eye view of Grassy Point looking west toward the Gulf of Mexico. The eastern end of a boardwalk that takes visitors through the mangrove hammocks is visible on the bayfront.

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  4. Key Royale neighbors miffed over derelict boat, fuel spillRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Environmental cleanup contractors, hired by the U.S. Coast Guard to contain the leak from a derelict boat, work April 6 to drain the onboard tanks. They also placed booms around the boat to contain the fuel that spilled in the in Holmes Beach-Key Royale waterway.

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  5. HBPD arrests drug userRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Crystal meth, crushed pills and drug paraphernalia were seized March 25 after Holmes Beach police stopped a vehicle with an order to seize its tag. Kena Little, 50, of Ellenton, was pulled over in the 200 block of 71st Street for a suspended driver's license.

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  6. Traffic stop nets needles, pipeRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach Police Officer Alan Bores arrested Brian N. Jackson, 21, of Bradenton, for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license. The officer also arrested passenger Matthew Primerano, 21, Bradenton, for possessing paraphernalia.

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  7. State legislation targeting VROs moves forwardRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Anna Maria Island municipalities are fighting to preserve home-rule in the face of advancing vacation rental bills in the Legislature. Senate Bill 188, filed by state Sen. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, passed the first subcommittee March 21 and is set to be heard by the community affairs subcommittee April 3, after press time for The Islander.

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  8. Holmes Beach street improvements await DOT approvalRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    City commissioners authorized Mayor Bob Johnson on March 28 to approve an application to the DOT for funding road improvements, including reconstructing an intersection on SR 64/Manatee Avenue into a four-lane roundabout, reducing travel lanes to 11-feet wide, removing existing on-road bike lanes and adding multi-use paths in Holmes Beach. Islander Photo: Jennifer Sheppard As part of a plan for shared-used trails on State Road 789, the city of Holmes Beach is applying to the Florida Department of Transportation to fund improvements to increase safety for bicyclist and pedestrians.

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  9. Venice man gets probation for drugs, DUIRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A Venice man pleaded no contest to drug possession and driving impaired and was sentenced Feb. 23 to probation in connection with a Holmes Beach arrest nearly a year ago. Twelfth Circuit Judge Susan B. Maulucci found Blake Richman, 23, guilty of driving under the influence and, on a drug possession count, withheld adjudication and ordered an 18-month probation.

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  10. Homeowner wins HB-Bert Harris dismissal motionRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Judge Brian Iten listens to arguments March 28 in the 12th Circuit Court Bert Harris case brought by Bob and Ellen McCaffrey as Holmes Beach Mayor Bob Johnson, left, looks on. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell Twelfth Circuit Judge Brian Iten threw out the city of Holmes Beach's attempt to dismiss the Bob and Ellen McCaffrey complaint under the Bert Harris Act.

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  11. County workers, ospreys tussle in Holmes BeachRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A pair of ospreys was observed in early March, nesting on a post that supports a light fixture that illuminates Manatee County-maintained city tennis courts at 6200 Flotilla Drive in Holmes Beach. Vacationers John and Mary Tris, who were staying near the nest, said they have observed for three years a pair of ospreys nesting at that spot around this time of year.

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  12. Holmes Beach wins 1 Key Royale-Bert Harris case aRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The home at 626 Key Royale Drive remains vacant March 23, following a 12th Circuit judge ruling for the city. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell The owners of 626 Key Royale failed to prove Holmes Beach burdened the use of their property.

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

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    WMFR pulls out all the stops - its gear and some fire-safety bounce house activities for kids - for the open house that followed the dedication of Station 3 to former Chief Andy Price. Station 3, known as Station 1 during Price's administration, served as the district's main office and commission meeting quarters.

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

    Mar 28, 2017 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The intersection of Gulf Drive and State Road 789 will be reconstructed as a roundabout as part of a $7.09 million plan by the Florida Department of Transportation. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy A road improvement project for portions of State Road 789 with construction in 2021-25 is expected to cost $7.09 million.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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