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PR Rotary to boost school Clothes Closets

PR Rotary to boost school Clothes Closets

PORT RICHEY — A Saturday night event will help Rotary Club of Port Richey fund student scholarships and supply Clothes Closets at local schools to outfit needy students.
Updated: 18 mins ago
County to boost 911 communications personnel

County to boost 911 communications personnel

NEW PORT RICHEY — The Pasco County Commission on Tuesday voted to add eight emergency communications officers — call takers and dispatchers — at the county’s Consolidated 911 Communications Center. ...
Updated: 23 mins ago
Lawmaker seeks binding charter panel

Lawmaker seeks binding charter panel

NEW PORT RICHEY — Some Pasco legislators say they will accept the invitation from Commission Chairman Ted Schrader to appoint members to a charter government advisory board, but delegation Chairman Richard Corcoran said he would only participa...
Updated: 47 mins ago
School, health officials seek vaccination boost

School, health officials seek vaccination boost

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco schools this week sent letters home to parents about safeguarding children against measles and where vaccinations are available.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Officials still pursuing VA clinic consolidation

Officials still pursuing VA clinic consolidation

NEW PORT RICHEY — The controversy surrounding veterans health care delays and other problems may have faded, but federal officials continue to follow the progress of a proposal for a consolidated veterans clinic in the New Port Richey area....
Updated: 18 hours ago

DNA leads to arrest in 23-year-old cold case

NEW PORT RICHEY — DNA evidence has helped the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office crack a 1992 cold case in which a 17-year-old female victim survived an attack described as “horrific” and “evil” by Sheriff Chris N...
Updated: 20 hours ago
Authorities: Fire at Mitchell High does not appear suspicious

Authorities: Fire at Mitchell High does not appear suspicious

NEW PORT RICHEY — A clock hanging on the wall in a science classroom that caught fire at Mitchell High School on Wednesday evening was melted into something that could have come from the imagination of surreal artist Salvador Dali.
Updated: 23 hours ago

Pasco will pay $450,000 to settle developer’s lawsuit

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco commissioners will pay $450,000 to settle a lawsuit with a developer who sued after the county reneged on an agreement to put up matching funds for a $2.5 million state grant....
Published: 02/25/15
NPR Methodist congregation holds centennial service

NPR Methodist congregation holds centennial service

NEW PORT RICHEY — The congregation at First United Methodist Church of New Port Richey heeded the Biblical instructions to make a joyful noise unto the Lord during recent centennial celebrations.
Published: 02/25/15

Main Street program asks NPR to double its contribution

NEW PORT RICHEY — With an economic rebound taking shape, Greater New Port Richey Main Street officials appealed for more funds to expand the nonprofit organization’s role in promoting the city.
Published: 02/25/15