Thursday, December 14, 2017

Pasco News

Aldi expansion plans include 3 stores in Pasco

Aldi expansion plans include 3 stores in Pasco

German-based Aldi’s expansion plans include new proposals to put its discount grocery stores in the Cypress Creek Town Center in Lutz and in downtown New Port Richey.A store also is planned for Pretty Pond Road and U.S. 301 in Zephyrhills, a project ...
Published: 12/12/17
Updated: 12/13/17
Pasco cuts tourism aid to annual Dick’s lacrosse tournament

Pasco cuts tourism aid to annual Dick’s lacrosse tournament

For $90,000, Pasco County is supposed to receive year-long national publicity and exposure to tourists as part of its presenting sponsorship of the annual Dick’s Sporting Goods Tournament of Champions lacrosse tournament in Wesley Chapel.What the cou...
Published: 12/08/17
Updated: 12/12/17
Delgado gets 25 years in prison for role in 2015 Moon Lake triple murder

Delgado gets 25 years in prison for role in 2015 Moon Lake triple murder

NEW PORT RICHEY — Dora Delgado will spend the next 25 years in prison for shooting one person, who survived, and aiding in the shooting deaths of three other people in Moon Lake in February 2015.Delgado, 41, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to one cou...
Published: 12/08/17

Pasco class notes for Dec. 15

School Calendar• Dec. 22: End of second grading quarter.• Dec. 23-Jan. 7: Winter Break.• Jan. 8: Teacher planning day. No school for students.Arts/Music/TheaterCenter for the Arts at River Ridge Middle High, 11646 Town Center Road, New Port Richey. (...
Published: 12/07/17
Updated: 12/13/17

Holiday events in Pasco and Hernando counties starting Dec. 8

PascoSymphony in Lights: The Shops at Wiregrass continues its annual holiday light show from 6 to 9 p.m. daily through Dec. 31 in the center court at 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. The show features a 55-foot tree with more than 250,000 LED lights...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/08/17

New Port Richey takes steps to outlaw drug paraphernalia

NEW PORT RICHEY — The city has taken the first step to outlaw the sale of drug paraphernalia in its downtown, and leaders hope to establish stricter rules citywide for businesses selling pipes and other gear that can be used to consume illegal drugs....
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17
In Watershed Ambassadors Program, Pasco students learn about natural Florida

In Watershed Ambassadors Program, Pasco students learn about natural Florida

SPRING HILL — On a small wooden dock at the Cross Bar Ranch, Cynthia Brinker gingerly pokes through the trappings in her fishing net, plucking out a tiny creature to examine close up. "What the heck is this?" the Weightman Middle School studen...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17

Tampa Bay Tour de Clay offers artistic journey to local studios

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary for the Tampa Bay Tour de Clay, which gets underway Saturday for a two-day jaunt through five clay studios in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco Counties. Whether as a first-time experience or an annual pilgrimag...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17
Pasco sheriff’s pilots land, arrest man for pointing laser at them (w/video)

Pasco sheriff’s pilots land, arrest man for pointing laser at them (w/video)

PORT RICHEY — A Pasco County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was helping deputies on the ground Tuesday night when the pilots said they were blinded by a red laser aimed at them from below."I got a guy lasering us pretty bad," Deputy Stephen Bowman said ...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17
Pasco group picks untried intersection design to ease U.S. 41/SR 54 congestion

Pasco group picks untried intersection design to ease U.S. 41/SR 54 congestion

LAND O’LAKES – A citizens group says a better way to move vehicles along a congested central Pasco corridor could involve a never-been-tried intersection design that diverts turning traffic onto parallel frontage roads.The citizens group, known as th...
Published: 12/06/17
Updated: 12/07/17