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Mitchell student tops in recycled art contest

Mitchell student tops in recycled art contest

NEW PORT RICHEY — Caroline Berry of J.W. Mitchell High School took home first place and $500 prize at the Art of Recycling contest for her creation, “The North Pole.”
Published: 02/20/15
Push to resume for Ridge Road extension permit

Push to resume for Ridge Road extension permit

NEW PORT RICHEY — After a year of tweaking and nearly $500,000 in consulting fees, Pasco County will resubmit its Ridge Road application next month to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Published: 02/20/15
Cotee River Elementary stages special education games

Cotee River Elementary stages special education games

Sports are a way to get kids outside and active, while having fun at the same time. Cotee River Elementary School presented a sports day to prove that every child deserves to play.
Published: 02/20/15

School board OKs Montessori charter school

LAND O’ LAKES — The Pasco County School Board on Tuesday unanimously voted to approve a five-year contract for Garden Montessori Charter School to open next school year.
Published: 02/20/15
NPR fire chief bids emotional farewell

NPR fire chief bids emotional farewell

NEW PORT RICHEY — Fire Chief Alex Onishenko kept a tissue handy Tuesday night during a tearful farewell.
Published: 02/20/15
Valentine’s Day brings out record turnout for group wedding

Valentine’s Day brings out record turnout for group wedding

DADE CITY — A record 36 couples tied the knot Saturday in front of 200 guests during Pasco County’s seventh annual Valentine’s Day wedding at the Historic Courthouse in Dade City.
Published: 02/20/15

Commissioners end Tallahassee lobbying trip

TALLAHASSEE — Pasco County commissioners on Thursday wrapped up two days of meetings in Tallahassee in advance of the annual legislative session.
Published: 02/20/15
Browning: Schools not tech-ready for state test

Browning: Schools not tech-ready for state test

LAND O’ LAKES — Just 11 percent of schools in the Pasco County school district could successfully administer the new online Florida Standards Assessments, based on tests performed Feb. 12, Schools Superintendent Kurt Browning said in a ...
Published: 02/20/15
Bulgarian swimsuit model arrested on DUI charge in Land O’ Lakes

Bulgarian swimsuit model arrested on DUI charge in Land O’ Lakes

LAND O’ LAKES — A professional model living in St. Petersburg was arrested early Wednesday and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said.
Published: 02/19/15
PR looks to revive long-stalled dredging project

PR looks to revive long-stalled dredging project

PORT RICHEY — BP oil spill settlement money could go a long way for Port Richey to get additional state grants to help with dredging, relocation of a boat ramp, fishing piers and other waterfront improvements.
Published: 02/19/15