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  1. Sea turtle hatchling released after rescue from pool drainRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A loggerhead hatchling - named Will by rescuers and held in a red bucket - was found Aug. 1 in a pool drain at Gulf Sands condominium in Holmes Beach. Islander Photos: Courtesy Retha Robinette Will Knight, 9, left, of the United Kingdom, Retha Robinette of Holmes Beach and Will Corr of Bradenton, pose poolside Aug. 1 at Gulf Sands condos in Holmes Beach where they rescued a hatchling sea turtle from a pool drain.

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  2. CorrectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A July 25 article on Holmes Beach mayoral candidate Joshua Linney said Linney was charged with 12 felonies. Linney was arrested on 12 felony charges, but only formally charged for four felonies.

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  3. AMITW powers through beach chores in red-tide conditionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    With masks in place, Suzi Fox, AMITW executive director, and Skip Coyne, volunteer, patrol the beach Aug. 6 looking for new loggerhead sea turtle nests. Turtle watch volunteers were wearing masks to diffuse the effects of red tide.

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  4. Islanders, visitors answer red tide cleanup callRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Rob Bodam, left, of Boulder, Colorado, and Matt Nolan of Chicago clear dead fish from the beach Aug. 6 near 75th Street in Holmes Beach. Nolan, who first came to the island in 1979 to visit grandparents, has returned every year since and now brings his children.

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  5. Toxic bloom continues to plague beaches, bays, beyondRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar worker Gary McDonald rakes debris, including fish and sea snakes, Aug. 7 on the shoreline at the waterfront bar in the wake of red tide in Bradenton Beach. Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell The blame continues to be thrown at Big Sugar, the governor, bad zoning, decades old mistakes in managing wetlands and plans that rerouted the natural flow of water.

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  6. AME settles in for first day of new school yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Pink signs on the walkway warn drivers not to drop off there, but to continue around the large, oval driveway to the designated "safe dropoff." Holmes Beach Police Chief Bill Tokajer - on the walkway - is on hand to ensure a smooth, safe day at AME and, as is his tradition, to welcome each student to school.

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  7. 3 sea turtles wash up dead on Anna Maria IslandRead the original story

    Friday Aug 3 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Rejane Monetti of Holmes Beach photographs a dead loggerhead Aug. 12 that she watched wash ashore while on a beach walk in Holmes Beach with husband John Monetti, a former city commissioner. The Monettis notified authorities, who contacted AMITW.

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  8. Gearing up to start up new school year at AMERead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Anna Maria Elementary will welcome students for a new school year in less than a week, but plans for school transportation are just now rounding the block. The first day of the 2018-19 school year will begin at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13. School hours are 8:30 a.m.-3:20 p.m. Principal Jackie Featherston said she expects about 260 students this year, but the enrollment number won't be set until five-10 days into the first semester.

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  9. Obituaries - 08-08-2018Read the original story

    Monday Aug 6 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Robert Niles Rosas Robert Niles Rosas, 95, of Holmes Beach, died July 26. He was born July 28, 1922, in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Louis B. and Adella . He was in Boy Scouts of America and attained the Eagle Scout Award.

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  10. Summer soccer action runs hot and 'cool'Read the original story

    Monday Aug 6 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Moss Builders player Sam-Henry Wade prepares to shoot the ball during the 6-8 division scrimmage in the youth indoor soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy Moss Builders player Savannah Coba cuts back against Spencer Grose during the 6-8 division scrimmage in the youth indoor soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island.

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  11. HBPD vehicle totaled, chief requests a replacementRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A crash by an alleged drunk driver June 9 resulted in damage to two HBPD vehicles and the driver's Lincoln SUV. Islander Photos: Courtesy HBPD A crash by an alleged drunk driver June 9 resulted in damage to two HBPD vehicles and the driver's Lincoln SUV.

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  12. DUI arrestee totals HBPD truckRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A 41-year-old motorist was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing her 2003 Lincoln Navigator into two Holmes Beach police trucks east of the Anna Maria Island Bridge. With their vehicles' emergency lights flashing, the HBPD officers had been conducting a traffic stop on the shoulder of Manatee Avenue on Perico Island.

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  13. Holmes Beach residents press on noise suitRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Richard and Marjorie Motzer claim their home in the 300 block of 56th Street is where the city of Holmes Beach has failed to enforce its noise ordinance. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell Two weeks after Holmes Beach pointed out a procedural error in a lawsuit brought over noisy vacationers, attorneys for complaining residents Richard and Marjorie Motzer filed a new court paper.

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  14. and pushes envelope on advertising regsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Joshua Linney is running for mayor of Holmes Beach - and trying to boost his campaign with Facebook, PayPal.me and GoFundMe pages. And on Facebook, he posted he'd hit his $100-week goal heading into a third week, as well as his desire to raise the fee to attend the annual Florida League of Cities' meeting in Hollywood, Florida.

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  15. Holmes Beach mayoral candidate fuzzy on bio detailsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    He's been arrested 14 times by agencies across the state, openly admits to substance abuse issues and struggles with post traumatic stress disorder from his time in the U.S. Army. The 43-year-old is running for mayor of Holmes Beach in the Nov. 6 municipal election against Commissioner Judy Titsworth.

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  16. Preschool gets OK for move to Holmes Beach churchRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    School for Constructive Play, 302 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, will soon move to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, pictured below. Islander Photos: Ryan Paice School for Constructive Play, 302 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, will soon move to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, pictured below.

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  17. Tips lead to arrest a of pier vandalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Two banners at the Anna Maria City Pier promoting the pier replacement project were damaged July 15. A man was arrested July 19 based on tips provided to the MCSO. Islander Photo: Courtesy City of Anna Maria Blurry images shared across social media of a man slashing signs July 15 at the entrance of the Anna Maria City Pier set the community abuzz.

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  18. City pier demo runs ahead a of scheduleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Contractor Frank Agnelli, who volunteered to remove and store engraved planks from the Anna Maria City Pier, and a crew work their way July 19 along the long walkway in Tampa Bay. Paid contractor Speeler and Associates was to follow behind Agnelli, removing stringers, plank tips and pilings.

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  19. Summer adult soccer games underway, golf and horseshoe highlightsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 23 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The summer adult soccer league at the Center of Anna Maria Island kicked off July 19 with three matches on the outdoor pitch. The season, which runs for seven weeks, will conclude Aug. 30 and playoffs will start Sept.

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  20. Obituaries - 07-25-2018Read the original story

    Monday Jul 23 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Ronald Peter Lucchesi Ronald Peter Lucchesi, 64, of Longboat Key and formerly of Holmes Beach and Springfield, Ohio, died July 12. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1971, studied at Lowell Technological Institute, earned a bachelor's degree from Boston University and received a master's degree and complete doctoral coursework in statistics at the University of Georgia. He was a professor in the business department at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, for 29 years, teaching courses in statistics and operations management.

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