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Bradenton burglary thwarted by cameras
Lemus had logged onto her Ipolis mobile app from her office in Lakewood Ranch to check in on the two surveillance cameras she installed inside her Bradenton home after a break-in this past April.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Bradenton Times
Early Voting Polls Close Today
BRADENTON Today is the last day registered voters can vote early for the August 26 Primary Election.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Temples share the Torah
Participating in the Torah-giving ceremony are: Chazzan Cliff Abramson, Temple Sinai Vice President of Ritual Marvin Glusman, Rabbi Geoff Huntting, Herb Schimmel, Ellen and Marty Honig, Kehillah Secretary Anne Schimberg and Sandy Gladstone.
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VPK with wrap around program
The new school year is here, and parents who need options for childcare are ready to look for a center that offers a variety of choices for the hours that are needed for childcare through the school year.
Students make splash for school08/20/14 Lakewood Ranch Community...
Students make splash for school Lakewood Ranch Community Activities Corp. this weekend will celebrate the start of school with its annual Back to School Splash Bash event Aug. 23, at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA, 5100 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Lakewood Ranch families can enjoy swimming, water slides, an inflatable home run derby and other festivities during ... (more)
East County-Farmers market returns to Ranch
A couple from Ruskin is putting a fresh spin on a familiar concept - an idea that's headed back to Lakewood Ranch Main Street for a test run after a three-year hiatus.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
SCF names Palmetto resident its board chairman
The State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota District Board of Trustees elected Palmetto resident Edward Bailey, finance manager for Sarasota Ford, as chairman at its annual organizational meeting Tuesday.
Manatee tax collector wants to expand to former liquor store
Anticipating thousands of people needing new and renewed drivers' licenses, Manatee County Tax Collector Ken Burton Jr. told county commissioners he hopes to buy a vacant building to accommodate the crowds.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Dick Vitale presented Vincent T. Lombardi Memorial Award by UNICO
Lakewood Ranch's Dick Vitale, left, receives the Vincent T. Lombardi Memorial Award from UNICO President Rucky D'Arminio during an Aug. 9 ceremony.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Early primary election voting begins today in Manatee
Manatee County residents can pick from four early voting sites that will be open today as the Aug. 26 primary election begins.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Manatee County included in region for lottery to choose medical-marijuana manufacturer
Manatee County is now considered part of the Southwest Florida Region in the lottery that will determine which company can grow, process and dispense medical marijuana in limited form under a new law, the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014, that Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed in June.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Couple caught having sex in Beef 'O' Brady parking lotCouple caught...
Couple caught having sex in Beef 'O' Brady parking lot Both were arrested for lewd and lascivious acts.
Four accidents blocking road, slowing traffic on I-75 northbound
Four vehicle accidents occurred between 6:24 a.m. and 7:47 a.m. on I-75 northbound, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
East County-Manatee Commission nominates Rey for Mpo seat
More than 30 emails from East County homeowner associations and CDDs swayed Commissioner Vanessa Baugh to nominate Eva Rey to an MPO citizens panel.
Hospital seeks volunteers08/13/14 Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is in ...
"We've been having trouble keeping our hours," Gift Shop Manager Cheryl Spinelli says.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Manatee Sheriff's Office employee's brakes fail, causes crash on Cortez Road
The brakes of an employee of the Manatee Sheriff's Office failed Monday afternoon, causing a crash on Cortez Road, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Frank Brunner is seeking the District 4 school board seat
Experience: Previously on the Manatee School Board from 1996 to 2006, when he left to run for Manatee County commission, unsuccessfully.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Hurricane Charley's ferocity largely spared Manatee on Aug. 13, 2004
Hurricane Charley was roaring up the west coast of Florida with 145-mph winds, taking dead aim on Tampa Bay, when it suddenly veered into Punta Gorda about 4:25 p.m. Aug. 13, 2004, and blasted northeast across the state, exiting at New Smyrna Beach.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Primary election will bring changes for Manatee voters
As the primary election approaches, local voters will find a number of innovations and changes, from fewer polling places to more early voting sites, and even a new "drop box" at the supervisor of elections office.
The Bradenton Times
This Week in Local Government: August 11-15, 2014
BRADENTON The BOCC will meet on Tuesday; the Manatee Port Authority will convene during a recess of the BOCC's meeting.