New water-taxi has Key Royale hub

By Ambrosia Sanderling Islander Reporter Less than two months after a company began pushing for a water taxi for Key Royale in Holmes Beach, operators announced the service is set to begin April 1. Disgruntled residents barely had time to protest and some were caught unaware of the project intended to help Key Royale residents […]

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Anna Maria ‘grand tree’ whacked, city considers more severe penalties

An alert resident noticed three, not two trees were cut, the third tree overnight. The violation of the Anna Maria tree ordinance caught the attention of city commissioners, who are considering enhancing penalties. Despite a commission hearing in October 2017 ordering property owners John and Lou Ann Lynch to preserve one of three grand trees […]

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Anna Maria mayor negotiates pier terms with tenant

The city of Anna Maria is beginning negotiations on the Anna Maria City Pier rebuild with leaseholder Mario Schoenfelder. Mayor Dan Murphy told commissioners that he met March 19 with Schoenfelder, who was visiting Anna Maria Island from his home in Germany, to review architectural plans for the city pier. Murphy said March 22 that […]

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Center tries to maintain course, searches for new ED

While the search for a new executive director continues, the Center of Anna Maria Island board is keeping the ship afloat. At their March meeting, board members discussed the search for a director, policies and procedures for the interim and also finances. It was the first general meeting for interim director Carl Weeks, hired at […]

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The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

ITEMS FOR SALE FOUR NEWLY UPHOLSTERED dining room chairs, cane backs. Excellent condition. $100. 941-779-9470. IMG: try me the Ham Toner USA. Find us on Youtube, Facebook, LinkedIn. Personal athletic training device. hamtimebaby@gmail.com. COMPUTER: DELL DUAL core, refurbished, $50. 941-756-6728. ANTIQUE PARTNER DESK: All wood, $1,000. See at The Islander office, 3218 E. Bay Drive, […]

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