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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Published Thursday, April 17, 2014

This Saturday, local Cortezians hit the streets again to protest what they call a highjacking of their roads by Manatee County Commissioners. Organizers say they are "mad as hell and are not going to take it anymore."


Monday, April 7, 2014

Published Monday, April 7, 2014

In gulf-touched and rain-soaked Southwest Florida, there was once a beer selection drought at many local bars and retail stores. For several years, one could only reliably find stocks of slightly different varieties of mass-produced Anaheuser-Busch, Coors, Miller – the so-called American Blonde Lagers. Smaller, decidedly more flavorful beers – which had long been a presence in other parts of the country – were rare in supply in the SW Florida region. To the delight of local beer connoisseurs, those days are over.


Monday, March 3, 2014

Published Monday, March 3, 2014

Celebrate our nation’s veterans and their families at a USO-style, family-friendly extravaganza, “Stories of Valor: Honoring Veterans, Troops and their Families,” Saturday, April 12, 6 p.m., at McKechnie Field, 1611 9th Street W., in Bradenton. As part of the evening’s entertainment, the National WWII Museum’s charming vocal trio, the Victory Belles, will take audiences on a nostalgic journey with spirited performances of patriotic songs, including “America the Beautiful,” “Shoo Shoo Baby,” and “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.” Ticket proceeds benefit Manasota Operation Troop Support (MOTS).


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

by MTI
Published Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Manatee Technical Institute students were the clear leaders at the 2014 Region 6 Florida SkillsUSA competitions. The Manatee Tech students won 47 Gold, 28 Silver, and 19 Bronze medals. With 94 medals, MTI has again won more medals than any other school in the region.


Thursday, January 9, 2014

Published Thursday, January 9, 2014

Various improvements to Love Park were voted for at Wednesday's Bradenton City Council meeting. In other business, Richard Whetstone and Darin Autrey were reappointed to the Planning Commission, and approval to use forfeiture funds to buy the BPD equipment was given; all through the Consent Agenda. Councilman Bemis Smith was out with an excused absence.


Monday, December 2, 2013

Published Monday, December 2, 2013

For the first time Enjoy Arts & Taste came to the city of St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay Rowdies were featured in various events throughout this past month. The Tampa Bay area flocked to downtown St. Pete for a Grand Tasting at The Mahaffey Theater and several other events featuring celebrity chefs from around the country on Saturday, November 16. 


Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Published Tuesday, November 19, 2013

After confirmation of two new flu-like canine viruses in the Tampa Bay region, The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association cautions dog owners in the area to avoid places where dogs socialize or congregate.


Friday, October 25, 2013

Published Friday, October 25, 2013

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Bradenton Marauders will once again open McKechnie Field on Saturday for the return of Trunk or Treat. This free trick-or-treating event is being held for the first time since the renovation of the historic ballpark last winter. The event will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. More than 1,000 trick-or-treaters have attended previous Trunk or Treats events and another big night of safe, family-friendly fun is expected this year.


Monday, September 23, 2013

Published Monday, September 23, 2013

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Bradenton Marauders will open McKechnie Field on Saturday, October 26 for the return of Trunk or Treat. This free trick-or-treating event is being held for the first time since the renovation of McKechnie Field last winter. The event will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. More than 1,000 trick-or-treaters have attended previous Trunk or Treats.


Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Published Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Manatee Technical Institute's Fire Fighter certification program will be receiving a free replacement for the fire engine that students had been using until it went out of service during the previous school year. At Monday's Manatee School Board meeting, City of Bradenton Fire Department representatives were on hand to officially transfer the title of a 1987 Pierce pumper to the district.

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Name Date
James Sexton April 17, 2014
Francis O'Connor April 4, 2014
Duane Silver April, 2014
Norma Semrinec April 15, 2014
Lee Jackson April, 2014
Virginia Goodhew April 11, 2014
Dorothy Hackett April 9, 2014
Margaret Nelson April 9, 2014
Robert McNally April 2, 2014
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