Goliath sculpture

A new sculpture delivered March 16 for the Ugly Grouper restaurant, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, is made up of Harley-Davidson brake rotors, license plates and various other metal pieces and parts, was designed especially for the restaurant by Dominique Martinez of Rustic Steel Creations in Tampa.

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Design firm hired for Cortez Bridge

The Florida Department of Transportation has awarded Chicago-based Lochner a contract to design the Cortez Bridge replacement. Lochner boasts civil and structural engineers, project managers, planners, environmental specialists and construction inspectors in offices across the United States. Laura Turner, of Laura Turner Planning Services in Winter Park, a member of the Lochner team, wrote Bradenton […]

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WMFR plans dedication to retired chief

After 35 years of fire-rescue service, retired Chief Andy Price’s impact on the West Manatee Fire Rescue district is being recognized. Price will be honored at a dedication at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25. WMFR will dedicate Station 3 in his name. Station 3 in Holmes Beach once housed the administration office and was the […]

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Questions remain in wake of fatal bridge incident

The question lingers. How did a 24-year-old female passenger in a pickup crossing the Anna Maria Island Bridge wind up being run over and killed by the same truck? Sophie Louise Isherwood died at 2:43 a.m. March 3 at Blake Medical Center from injuries resulting from the crash at 12:22 a.m. According to preliminary Florida […]

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St patricks parade 2017

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The Islander Newspaper E-Edition: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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