County, city reach tentative Perico agreement By Diana Bogan. Islander Reporter
Bradenton and Manatee County reached a tentative agreement late Monday on the county's lawsuit against the Arvida-Perico Island project approved by Bradenton that calls for 686 condominium units on Perico Island.
Halloween pixie Piper Hansen flutters through the Faith United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch to select the right pumpkin to decorate. The pumpkin patch is at the church located behind the U.S. Post Office at 7215 First Ave. W., Bradenton, and the church will host its first "Plenty of Pumpkin" family festival and cooking contest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 30. Islander Photo: Diana Bogan Click on image to enlarge
Lots of issues on Nov. 2 ballot; early ballot study urged By Paul Roat. Islander Reporter
There is much more to the Nov. 4 ballot than the issues of choosing a president, U.S. senator, local congress member or other contentious races.