Top Stories this week: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004
Windy, wet, wild!
Anna Maria resident Erin Boyd used a wind measuring device Sunday to record winds as high as 48 mph at the Rod & Reel Pier. Islander Photo: Bonner Joy Click on image to enlarge
Deja vu again - another hurricane damages Island
Like Yogi Berra said. "It's deja vu all over again."
Beleaguered Islanders and Florida residents battened down the hatches and boarded up the windows again this past weekend as yet another hurricane - this one named Jeanne - marched through Florida and threatened Anna Maria Island. It was the fourth such storm in the past six weeks to brush past the Island.
Anna Maria residents picket for power
By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter Anna Maria resident Charlie Daniel is mad as hell, and he's not going to take it anymore.
School board approves slimmed $8.55 million AME budget
By Diana Bogan. Islander Reporter The trimmed budget for Anna Maria Elementary School's construction was added as an emergency agenda item and approved at the Manatee County School Board's Monday night meeting.
Anna Maria P&Z recommends another variance
Members of the Anna Maria Planning and Zoning Board met Monday night to consider yet another setback variance - this one for owners Larry Albert and Linda Kapisak of a vacant corner lot at 796 Jacaranda Ave.
Budget OK'd in Bradenton Beach
By Paul Roat. Islander Reporter
Again with little fanfare, and in near-record time, Bradenton Beach city commissioners approved a $2,738,119 budget for fiscal year 2004-05 last week, up from the current budget of $2,628,004.
Holmes Beach police pension request back to workshop
By Rick Catlin. Islander Reporter
Holmes Beach city commissioners are having second thoughts about approving an increase in the city's contribution to a city police officers retirement fund.
County error could be Holmes Beach windfall
By Rick Catlint. Islander Reporter
Holmes Beach residents can thank officials at Manatee County Facilities Management if the city gets an extra $13,841 in the city treasury this year.
Bradenton Beach juvenile arrested for armed burglary
A 16-year-old male juvenile was arrested for armed burglary with more charges possibly pending.
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