Deadlocked BB Commission plans special meeting  Monday to fill Ward 2 seat
Dec03

Deadlocked BB Commission plans special meeting Monday to fill Ward 2 seat

At its meeting Dec. 1, the Bradenton Beach City Commission was prepared to address a single applicant for the vacant Ward 2 seat —Marilyn Maro. But as the commission began its discussion, Commissioners Ralph Cole announced he had an application in hand, but was unsure of the process. The applicant was announced to be Anne […]

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Bradenton Beach to fill vacant commission seat Dec. 1
Nov29

Bradenton Beach to fill vacant commission seat Dec. 1

Bradenton Beach Ward 2 resident Marilyn Maro is applying for a seat on the Bradenton Beach commission. An 18-year resident of Bradenton Beach, Maro visited Anna Maria Island in 1998, “loved it” and then sold her home in Ohio. Maro is a cosmetologist, cosmetology instructor and past owner of two salons. If approved by the […]

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Bradenton Beach seeks vacant commission seat
Nov29

Bradenton Beach seeks vacant commission seat

Bradenton Beach Ward 2 resident Marilyn Maro is applying for a seat on the Bradenton Beach commission. An 18-year resident of Bradenton Beach, Maro first visited Anna Maria Island in 1998, “loved it,” and sold her home in Ohio. Maro is a cosmetologist, cosmetology instructor and past owner of two salons. If approved by the […]

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Challenger emerges for vacant HB commission seat
Nov29

Challenger emerges for vacant HB commission seat

Former Holmes Beach Commissioner Marvin Grossman wouldn’t have faced opposition in the Nov. 8 election had he qualified to run, but he will be challenged for reappointment to his seat on the dais. Grossman lost his seat by failing to meet the requirements for re-election during the June qualifying period. After the deadline passed and […]

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Island officials turn to water taxi for traffic solution
Nov29

Island officials turn to water taxi for traffic solution

Island officials are looking for new solutions to address traffic concerns. Tampa Bay Ferry and Water Taxi, located at Hubbard’s Marina in Madeira Beach, may have some answers. On Nov. 21, Bradenton Beach Commissioner Jake Spooner, Holmes Beach Mayor Bob Johnson and Holmes Beach Commissioner Carol Soustek met with Capt. Mark Hubbard, president and general […]

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Holmes Beach burglar sentenced to probation
Nov29

Holmes Beach burglar sentenced to probation

Probation was ordered Oct. 11 for a Bradenton man who took an air conditioner from a home in Holmes Beach and then took a taxi to Bradenton, where he gave the driver $10 for a $40 fare. The state reduced a burglary charge in the Holmes Beach case to a trespass before Zane Butler, 21, […]

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