Sunday, September 23, 2018

Pinellas News

Madeira Beach keeps tax rate steady

MADEIRA BEACH — The City Commission recently voted to leave the city’s tax rate at $2.20 per $1,000 in assessed, taxable property value, where it has been for the last three years. Though the rate remains the same, many property owners ...
Published: 09/20/18

Redington Beach keeps tax rate level

REDINGTON BEACH — Town commissioners voted recently to keep the current property tax rate the same for next year of $1.81 for every $1,000 in assessed, taxable property value. Though the rate remains the same, many property owners will pay mor...
Published: 09/20/18
City says Disston Plaza traffic issues fixed

City says Disston Plaza traffic issues fixed

ST. PETERSBURG — Tim Funderburk, traffic signal coordinator for the city, says the problem that was causing traffic to back up at the new Disston Plaza entrance has been solved.The plaza at 3501 49th St. N was recently revamped and an old Publ...
Published: 09/20/18
Cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 19

Cartoons for Wednesday, Sept. 19

Editorial cartoons from Times wires
Published: 09/18/18
Updated: 09/19/18
Maximo Marina, long established on a canal off Boca Ciega Bay, completes a multimillion-dollar renovation

Maximo Marina, long established on a canal off Boca Ciega Bay, completes a multimillion-dollar renovation

ST. PETERSBURG — The $25 million Maximo Marina renovation off Boca Ciega Bay is almost complete, but for a few punch list items.Located in the Skyway Marina District on the city’s southern tip, the facility boasts 212 covered wet slips ...
Published: 09/18/18
Deputies: Pasco woman escapes attacker after death threats, sexual assault

Deputies: Pasco woman escapes attacker after death threats, sexual assault

PORT RICHEY — She was home doing laundry when he asked to come over. A few hours later she was running from his house, scared for her life after being raped, robbed and kidnapped, according to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.Tyler Edward Pot...
Published: 09/18/18

Editorial cartoons for Sept. 18

From Times wires
Published: 09/17/18

Pinellas news briefs

Recreational fishing class to start at Madeira Beach Marina Captain David Zalewski, operator of the charter boat Lucky Too III, will teach a six-week recreational fishing course beginning Oct. 10 at the Madeira Beach City Marina, 503 150th Ave. The c...
Published: 09/17/18

Indian Rocks Beach will lower tax rate as property values increase

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH — City commissioners recently agreed to lower the tax rate slightly.The rate, adopted after one of two public hearings, will be set at $1.80 for every $1,000 of assessed, taxable property value. The current rate is $1.90. Many tax ...
Published: 09/13/18
Townhomes are planned in St. Petersburg for the site of 1905 Victorian house

Townhomes are planned in St. Petersburg for the site of 1905 Victorian house

ST. PETERSBURG — Eight townhomes are planned for the site of a 1905 house thought to have been connected to early African-American leader Elder Jordan.A project of J2 Developers, the St. James Townhomes at 758 Third Ave. S each will have three bedroo...
Published: 09/13/18