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PR considers moving boat launch to Waterfront Park

PR considers moving boat launch to Waterfront Park

PORT RICHEY — An overhaul of the city’s waterfront district could include shifting the boat ramp to Waterfront Park and reserving Nicks Park for public parking.
Published: 11/21/14
Bell ringers herald season of giving back

Bell ringers herald season of giving back

PORT RICHEY — In the classic 1946 film “It’s A Wonderful Life,” a little girl tells her father, “Every time a bell rings, an angel earns its wings.”
Published: 11/21/14

Poll: Sales tax sank Greenlight plan

ST. PETERSBURG — The crushing 24 percentage point defeat of the Greenlight Pinellas referendum was a major setback for transit advocates and local leaders who backed the plan.
Published: 11/21/14
Advocates for children discuss how to help them cope

Advocates for children discuss how to help them cope

SEMINOLE — Children in the United States are showing up to school Monday mornings already hungry and tired before getting the chance to open a notebook. While food shortages affect 144,000 people in Pinellas County, children are among the most...
Published: 11/21/14

S.R. 56 extension contract awarded

ZEPHYRHILLS — The Florida Department of Transportation has awarded a contract for the State Road 56 extension, but the 6.7-mile segment between Wiregrass Ranch and Zephyrhills will be built as a two-lane road instead of a four-lane divided hig...
Published: 11/21/14

Sheriff, schools to share health clinic services

LAND O’ LAKES — Employees of the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office are about to get access to the school district’s health and wellness centers.
Published: 11/21/14
School board elects its top 2

School board elects its top 2

LAND O’ LAKES — Steve Luikart has been named chairman of the Pasco County School Board for the coming year, succeeding Alison Crumbley.
Published: 11/21/14
Moore, Wells officially join Pasco commission

Moore, Wells officially join Pasco commission

DADE CITY — After taking their oaths of office on Tuesday, new Pasco County Commissioners Mike Moore and Mike Wells Jr. joined in the unanimous vote to appoint Ted Schrader to his fourth stint as commission chairman....
Published: 11/21/14

Housing Authority raises hinge on occupancy

DADE CITY — It’s her first week on the job, but Nancy Wesoff, the new executive director of the Pasco County Housing Authority, has the unpleasant task of telling employees they won’t get pay raises this year. At least not right ...
Published: 11/21/14
Smoothie Smackdown teaches youth healthy alternatives

Smoothie Smackdown teaches youth healthy alternatives

NEW PORT RICHEY — Hoping to help young people make healthier dietary choices, the New Port Richey Public Library held its inaugural Smoothie Smackdown.
Published: 11/22/14

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