Bradenton Times News Articles
There has been much talk over the last two weeks regarding monies accrued via last year’s constitutional amendment, which sets aside a portion of doc stamp fees for land acquisition, and whether they should be used to purchase land to protect the Everglades. The debate takes place within a larger, more convoluted story. Let's take a closer look.more»
At a special meeting Wednesday, the Bradenton City Council voted to approve a resolution that declared support for a local construction company to receive requested grant funds, to build a new project for the city-owned Twin Dolphin Marina.more»
NOAA is predicting breezy afternoons and the arrival of a cold front on Saturday evening. The Crosthwait Memorial Fishing Tournament is only a few weeks away. Our contributing captain Rick Grassett says to look for trout, blues, pompano or flounder on deep grass flats, particularly close to passes.
Manatee Gynecology recently announced plans for construction of a new medical office building in Bradenton, Florida. The firm has selected general contractor Satterfield & Pontikes Construction (S&P) of Sarasota to build the 10,000-square-foot facility.more»
Due to popular demand, last fall the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) began selling $4 hard-card licenses to those purchasing one-year licenses. Prior to this, only those who got 5-year or more licenses were able to purchase a hard-card.more»
Tomorrow's weather will be partly cloudy with a high of 83 and a 0 percent chance of rain. The US is expected to sign legislation that would speed up free trade deals; President Obama has signed an executive order that would expand foreign cyberattack retaliation options; a senior Iranian diplomat says that "unresolved issues" remain as western countries continue trying to negotiate a nuclear deal; China has been pumping sand on to coral reefs and adding concrete in an effort to claim land in contested waters; and Brevard County Detectives have advised they will start monitoring social media for drugs and violencemore»
For several years now, the county has been wrestling with broad changes to its property codes. We feel the ordinance that will come before the county on Thursday is not appropriate for countywide use and should be voted down by the commission.more»
Sarasota Security Patrol's lawsuit against the Manatee School District was dismissed Friday, after the district submitted an order to do so. That order sought dismissal on the grounds of what appears to be a procedural error on the security firm's part. Judge John Lakin's ruling allows the plaintiff the chance to remedy the decision by refiling within 20 days.more»
The Village of the Arts will host its April ArtWalk this weekend, offering open self-guided tours of its various art galleries, shops and restaurants, and special activities for the Easter holiday.more»
The state record for shoal bass was broken not once but twice during March.