To avoid disturbing the sleep patterns of humans, and other living things, the American Medical Association has adopted guidelines for adopting LED street lighting. Among them: avoid blue-rich street lights. Lakewood Ranch is taking note.
This Wednesday, a local church group will hear from Anna Maria Island Welcome Home Group, a grassroots organization that bills itself as committed to welcoming new permanent residents to “come home” to Anna Maria Island while inspiring all residents to love living here.
After being forced to revoke the charter school status for the Just for Girls Elementary School, the Manatee County School Board may sign off on allowing the elementary program to convert into an alternative education program.
Oysters were once so abundant in New Jersey that vacationers would clamber off trains, wade into the water and pluck handfuls to roast for dinner. Their colonies piled so high that boats would sometimes run aground on them, and they were incorporated into navigation maps. Even earlier, Native American tribes would have oyster feasts on the banks of coastal inlets.