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Sunday Favorites: Manatee's First Telephone - The Bradenton Times
A crew of men install an early telephone pole circa 1910. Photo: Manatee historical archives Isn’t it strange how times change? We all grew up twirling our fingers in a coiled telephone cord we talked for hours to our best friends and significant others.
Citizens Owed Better Explanation on Absence of School Impact Fees - The Bradenton Times
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 ...
Community Spotlight: $15,000 Prize at Stake for USF Students in Fintech Business Plan Competition - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — USF students with great business ideas don’t have to wait for their big break on “Shark Tank.” Instead, they have a chance to win $15,000 with the Fintech Business Plan Competition. The seventh annual competition, hosted by the ...
This Week's Obituaries - The Bradenton Times
TBT provides basic obituaries as a free service. To place a local obituary in our publication, simply email the listing to [email protected]
Obituaries are published as received in our obits section and then consolidated each Sunday in this ...
This Week in Local Government: April 20-24, 2015 - The Bradenton Times
Editor's Note: This Week in Local Government lists scheduled meetings of the various municipal governments who are covered in this publication, for which meeting results will be posted the next day after the meeting occurs. That includes the Manatee County ...
Marauders 4, Hammerheads 1 - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — The Marauders (5-5) got strong pitching and a huge day at the plate from 1B Edwin Espinal to down the Jupiter Hammerheads (3-7) 4-1 on Saturday night at McKechnie Field. Espinal finished a triple shy of the cycle, going 3-for-3 and driving in ...
Paragon Fine Art Festivals - The Bradenton Times
Are you an art collector or wish to become one? Need artwork for your home or office or merely desire to support the arts? Join us in St. Armands Circle Park on April 18-19, 2015 for the 2nd Annual St. Armands Fine Art Festival. Thanks to your response and ...
Master Gardener Tour (Robinson Preserve) - The Bradenton Times
Learn more about Florida’s native plants with Master Gardener Sam Starrett on a relaxing stroll through this beautiful coastal property. As the weather turns warmer, Robinson Preserve’s resident plants undergo a miraculously colorful transformation.
Enchanted April: An Afternoon with Two Violins - The Bradenton Times
Sarasota Orchestra violinists C.Y. Hong and Anne Chandra will perform a recital program that includes works by Jean-Marie Leclair, Adolphe Terschak, Charles de Bériot, and Jeremy Cohen, Sunday, April 19, 3 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 ...
Wheel O Rama at Blake Medical Center (free driver safety event) - The Bradenton Times
Join the fun and education at the first annual Wheel O Rama! Our mission is to educate you about the dangers of the roadway, precautions to take on the sidewalk, and how to be proactive with your safety. We will have Distracted Driving Simulators, Kid’s ...
As AG's Possible Review of District's 2009A COP Bond Awaits, Defense of Selection Process by Former Supt. Continues - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — As the Manatee School District waits to hear from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on whether she will investigate allegations of bid tampering by the district, the school board heard from former Superintendent Dr. Roger Dearing at Tuesday ...
Monty Python's SPAMALOT Coming to the Manatee Performing Arts Center - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — Monty Python and its meticulously dry Brit wit is coming to the Manatee Performing Arts Center on the last Thursday of April, courtesy of the Manatee Players. SPAMALOT, Eric Idle's adaptation of his troupe's 1975 film Monty Python and the ...
Monty Python comes to the Manatee Performing Arts Center - The Bradenton Times
BRADENTON — Monty Python and its meticulously dry Brit wit is coming to the Manatee Performing Arts Center on the last Thursday of April. SPAMALOT, Monty Python's knock-off production of its own film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, will bring audiences ...
FWC names Eddie Childs as Florida’s Volunteer Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year - The Bradenton Times
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at its meeting April 16 in Tallahassee named Eddie Childs of Orange Park its 2014 Volunteer Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year – an award given to the volunteer who significantly advances the ...
When Your Child Asks for a Loan, Should You Say Yes? - The Bradenton Times
You raised them, helped get them through school, and now your children are on their own. Or are they? Even adult children sometimes need financial help. But if your child asks you for a loan, don't pull out your checkbook until you've examined the ...