Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Pasco

Pasco Letters to the Editor for July 13

Scaring birds with fireworks is a problemThe justification of buying fireworks to scare birds is the biggest problem with fireworks. My wife and I retired to a small pond across from a nature preserve. On a recent holiday, we were enjoying watching b...
Published: 07/05/18
Updated: 07/09/18

Pasco Letters to the Editor for July 7

Opinion: Vote no on county referendumVoters will be asked to approve a referendum in November to fund Pasco County infrastructure projects by servicing municipal bond debt which the county might float for 30-year bonds. This is a bad idea.First, if t...
Updated one month ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor for June 15

New group to address real women’s issuesLast Saturday our Congressman Gus Bilirakis sponsored a "Woman’s Summit" at East Lake High School that was supposed to deal with women’s issues. Some topics covered were gardening, weight loss and quilting.Mayb...
Updated one month ago

Guest column: Now’s the time to prepare for mosquito season

Get ready, mosquito season is about to kick into high gear, and with a vengeance.The abundance of rain we’ve seen in Pasco County has created the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes. Our challenge is to prevent the larvae from developing into biti...
Updated one month ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor for May 25

Re: Proposed TECO Solar Plant Opposed to the TECO solar plantAs a 21-year resident and property owner, I am writing in opposition to the proposed Tampa Electric Company solar plant in rural northeast Pasco County.The solar plant will be .2 miles from...
Updated: 2 months ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor for May 18

Re: Pasco panel okays Tampa Electric solar farm after five-hour meeting | April 9 storySolar farm offers many positivesThere has been much publicity regarding the proposed TECO Mountain View solar project slated for 350 acres in East Pasco that was r...
Updated: 2 months ago
Pasco elections supervisor: Civility is not a dirty word

Pasco elections supervisor: Civility is not a dirty word

When speaking about the Great Divide in our country today, I’m certain it’s not about the 1950s Western movie starring Kirk Douglas, or a reference to the hydrological system that directs our rivers to the oceans. The Great Divide today is about the ...
Updated: 2 months ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor for April 27

Stop Ridge Road extension, reader saysWhen I spoke at the Dade City meeting of the Pasco County Commissioners on my opposition to the Ridge Road Extension, three of them responded, but only when my three minutes of free speech expired, and I could sa...
Updated: 3 months ago

Pasco Letters to the Editor for April 13

Re: Rays ask for Pasco’s support | April 6 columnLet’s see if I get this straight: Jason Woody expects us Pasco residents to drive to the Rays’ new stadium in Ybor City and park at the same time as 20,000-50,000 other fans, then, when the game ...
Updated: 3 months ago

Letters to the Editor for April 6

Help for Pasco’s Hungry | March 30, C.T. Bowen columnC.T. Bowen’s column regarding "Help for Pasco’s Hungry" is much appreciated.Pasco County has approximately 500,000 residents, about 28 percent of them being senior citizens. Many of these senio...
Updated: 4 months ago