Bradenton Times News Articles
At Tuesday's meeting, the Manatee Board of County Commissioners will vote on whether approve an Interlocal Agreement that would give the school board guidelines for doing an impact fee study, for the purpose of possible reinstatement.
Two teams from Rowlett Academy and one team from Southeast High School will represent their respective schools and district in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals next month. The teams advance after qualifying in the state finals held on April 11 at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.more»
Entry forms are now available online for the Crosthwait Fishing Tournament May 15-17. NOAA is predicting thunderstorms this week. Our contributing Captain Matt Ercoli said the offshore fishing this year has been spectacular with cobia, kingfish and permit on the menu for great catches.more»
Guadalupe “Lupe” Hernandez has been selected as the Manatee County Tax Collector’s Employee of the Quarter for the 2nd Quarter 2015.more»
The Jupiter Hammerheads (4-7) snapped the Marauders’ (5-6) winning streak at three games, taking Sunday’s contest 7-2. The Hammerheads scored the game’s final five runs after the Marauders had drawn even 2-2 through five innings.
Mr. Charles Standifer, Bradenton Police Department’s Fleet Vehicle Coordinator, has been named the BPD's “Civilian Employee of the Month” for April 2015. Mr. Standifer's dedication and professionalism to the citizens and officers of the City of Bradenton speaks highly to his character and personal commitment to excellence.more»
April 30 is the deadline to participate in the 2015 installment plan for property tax payments. The application is for the 2015 tax year, and does not apply to unpaid 2014 taxes, which are now delinquent.more»
Since 2009, developers have pocketed somewhere around $30 million in would-be school impact fees on the homes they've built in Manatee County. Now, taxpayers are being told they are going to be asked to further tax themselves in order to pay for new schools that will be needed to facilitate all of those homes. That sounds like taxpayer subsidized growth, a concept Manatee County residents are quite familiar with. The explanations being given on how this situation crept up on our leadership, seem quite inadequate.more»
Isn’t it strange how times change? We all grew up twirling our fingers in the coiled cord of a telephone we talked on for hours to our best friends and significant others. A few years later we were ecstatic to receive our first cordless phone, but when it was time to put it back on the charging station, you could never quite find it.more»
The Bradenton Times consolidates its daily obituaries each week for our Sunday Edition.more»