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  1. Bradenton Beach pier reopening set for Jan. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Bradenton Beach Police Chief Sam Speciale, left, Mayor Bill Shearon and Shearon's service dog, Reese, lead a tour Jan. 14 of the rebuilt Historic Bridge Street Pier. Islander Photo: Ed Scott Duncan Seawall completed demolition and re-construction of the Historic Bridge Street Pier in mid-January, the original timeframe, Mark Parsons, the company's director of operations, said in an email.

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  2. Interim AM city attorney to tackle urgent Bert Harris claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Ricinda Perry waits in the gallery Jan. 13 for approval by commissioners of Mayor Dan Murphy's appointment of her as interim city attorney. Islander Photo: Rick Catlin Anna Maria commissioners unanimously voted Jan. 13 to approve Mayor Dan Murphy's selection of Bradenton Beach city attorney Ricinda Perry as interim attorney to deal with the pre-lawsuit Bert Harris claims facing the municipality.

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  3. Effort to recall BB mayor reaches milestoneRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The Bradenton Beach Committee to Recall William Shearon has collected 119 signatures, more than the 100 needed to proceed to the next step to recall the mayor. Former Commissioner Pete Barreda, chair of the committee, said Jan. 15 that he turned the petitions into the city Jan. 14. Shearon confirmed Jan. 16 that clerk Terri Sanclemente submitted the petitions Jan. 15 to Manatee County Supervisor of Elections Mike Bennett.

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  4. Court lifts former Bradenton Beach clerk supervisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A former city clerk of Bradenton Beach is no longer required to report to court personnel while she awaits her day in court for allegedly striking a police officer. At a Jan. 2 hearing, Twelfth Judicial Circuit Judge Mark D. Singer ended Gia Lancaster's pretrial supervision.

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  5. Injunction seeks to halt city plans for beachfront parking lotRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the city of Bradenton Beach asked the 12th Circuit Court to issue a temporary injunction preventing the city from completing work to convert a small beachfront park on Gulf Drive to a four-car parking lot. Commissioners voted 3-2 Jan. 8 to hire Gator Grading & Paving of Palmetto to proceed with the work, to keep the city in compliance with a joint development agreement entered into in May 2012 with ELRA Inc., the corporate entity of Ed Chiles' Beachhouse Restaurant at 200 Gulf Drive N..

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  6. Bradenton Beach to cell tower builders: No service, no saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Doug Monilaw, top left, and Angelo Suszynski of ADS Contracting of Brandon stand Jan. 7 on the elevated platform of the Bradenton Beach cell tower while building official Steve Gilbert, bottom left, and city planner Alan Garrett converse below. Islander Photo: Ed Scott Commissioners cast a unanimous vote Jan. 8 that effectively denied a request from Bradenton-based Florida Tower Partners to allow the company to sell the Bradenton Beach cell tower to a larger vendor.

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  7. Moratorium slows Anna Maria real estate salesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... n will be even better. Until the moratorium is lifted, buyers will likely continue to focus on Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach and on Longboat Key, he said.

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  8. New Anna Maria mayor dismisses 20-year city attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... calling for a special commission meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, to consider retaining Ricinda Perry, Bradenton Beach's city attorney, as interim city attorney for Anna Maria. They tabled discussion of a proposed vacation rental ordinance, but ...

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  9. Couples to Compete for Free Wedding Site on AMIRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | The Bradenton Times

    The Chiles Restaurant Group will waive the wedding site fees for five lucky couples, as part of its Vows and Venue Giveaway. The group includes three popular Anna Maria Island locations: The Sandbar in Anna Maria, the Beachhouse Restaurant in Bradenton Beach and the Studio at Gulf and Pine on Anna Maria Island.

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  10. This Week in Local Government: January 12-15, 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | The Bradenton Times

    MANATEE COUNTY The BOCC will hold a meeting Tuesday morning, when it will vote on approval of a new Local Development Agreement for the Willow Walk subdivision as well as three interlocal agreements Manatee County and the Cities of Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach and AMI. Later that same day, the Manatee County School Board will workshop then have a meeting, when it will vote on approval to "resolve all claims" asserted in a public records lawsuit.

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  11. Carol Ann SchummRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | The News Journal

    ... maid and Cape May Lewes Ferry retail manager. She was a loving, caring mother and friend. She retired to Bradenton Beach, Florida in 2008 in search of more sun and warmer waters. She is survived by her sister, four children and six grandchildren ...

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  12. Bradenton Beach clerk's assistant terminatedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Denise Bartels, who was employed as an independent contractor to assist acting clerk Terri Sanclemente, was terminated. Bartels' last day was Dec. 30. She started the job Sept.

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  13. Views disconnected on Bradenton Beach cell towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A view from below the Bradenton Beach cell tower adjacent to the city public works department. Islander Photo: Ed Scott It's a daily ritual.

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  14. Islanders honored, rememberedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... 1994. Katie Pierola was the 1995 recipient of The Islander's annual award. During her six years as mayor of Bradenton Beach, the city underwent a renaissance. She embodied the definition of a public servant in her tireless efforts to improve both ...

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  15. MCAT launches Ranch route this weekend01/02/15 The Manatee County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | YourObserver

    The route, which served the Cortez Road corridor from Bradenton Beach to Desoto Station in west Bradenton, will soon stretch east along State Road 70. The route will now span from Desoto Station to Lakewood Ranch Boulevard. Manatee County Commissioners approved the extension in hopes of connecting beach goers with more options for shopping, residential and educational options, a press release said.

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  16. Diamond thief gets probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Twelfth Judicial Circuit Judge John F. Lakin sentenced a former maintenance man to 24 months of probation and 100 hours of community service for breaking into a Longboat Key condominium, stealing a woman's diamond and pawning it to a Bradenton Beach jeweler. Michael M. Artman, 52, entered an open plea agreement in November on the second-degree charges of grand theft, burglary and dealing in stolen property, each charge carrying maximum 15-year prison terms.

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  17. Bradenton Beach commission to discuss lawsuitsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Bradenton Beach commissioners, city attorney Ricinda Perry and attorney Charles Johnson, appointed to represent the city, will participate in a shade meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, in the conference room of the police department, 403 Highland Ave. The meeting will be gaveled open, but the public will be asked to leave while officials and attorneys discuss two lawsuits.

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  18. Bradenton Beach mayor says recall petition lacks credibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The recall petition to remove Shearon, which is being circulated by former Commissioner Peter Barreda, contains two counts of alleged malfeasance. The first count states that on or about Feb. 6, the mayor violated Florida's Government-in-the-Sunshine Laws by discussing pending litigation during a two-way email conversation with another commissioner.

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  19. Fishy stench spoils island beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    ... diligently on this cleanup. We will continue to monitor and clean up as needed," Demilio wrote in the email. Bradenton Beach Mayor Bill Shearon suggested to county officials that visiting fishers be given fliers or trash bags to make them cognizant ...

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  20. MCAT route to Lakewood Ranch Begins Jan. 3Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 28 | The Bradenton Times

    . The new service is an extension of MCAT's Route 6 which currently now serves the Cortez Road corridor from Bradenton Beach to DeSoto Station. The new route will stretch Route 6 east along State Road 70, from DeSoto Station to the Lake Erie College ...

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