Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Hernando

Hernando letters to the editor for Dec. 22

Tortoises are being harassed, destroyedI live in Springwood Estates in Hernando County, and am having problems with people destroying what I believe are protected tortoises. Last week I called Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission about a tortoise bei...
Updated: 2 months ago

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 29

Office help was lacking So I'm a little confused. The online outage map shows Hernando County with a 0.02 percent outage from Hurricane Irma. It took eight days to get our power back.The roads on either side of us were repaired after three days, and ...
Updated: 5 months ago

Proposed revisions would weaken environmental protections in county's comprehensive plan

Hernando County is creating a new comprehensive land-use plan to guide development through 2040.The draft plan released last fall was well done. It contained goals and strategies to promote compatible land use, sensible transportation planning, neede...
Updated: 5 months ago

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 1

Business owners struggle with power outagesAs a longtime resident and business owner, I would like to address the constant problem affecting business owners at and around the intersection of Spring Hill Drive and Mariner Boulevard.Any reasonable per...
Updated: 6 months ago

Letters to the Editor: Lake Townsen Regional Park no longer safe

Vandalism at Lake Townsen Regional Park in NobletonPark no longer seems safeOne recent morning, I stopped briefly by the boat launch at Lake Townsen Regional Park to fish. I found two young men who had just gone out on their small boat only to return...
Updated: 6 months ago

Celebrating 45 years, PHSC has become a community treasure

"A historic past, a vibrant present and an innovative future."That is what comes to mind as I think of Pasco-Hernando State College's 45th anniversary during the 2017-2018 academic year.With a beginning so humble that the college's first classes met ...
Updated a year ago

Hernando Letters to the Editor for July 14

Fracking doesn't contaminate wells | July 7, letterFracking does contaminate wellsIn the letter from Dennis Freytes, he neglected to say that, according to the Palm Beach New Times, Floridavets4energy is a PR and lobbying front for the American Petr...
Updated a year ago

Hernando letters to the editor for July 7

River advocates seek solutions for waterway June 30, storyIt's time to stand up for our riversI am an old-timer. I have lived in Florida most of my life, age 8 until now, 60 years or so, with brief forays into the Northeast. I have watched with dism...
Updated a year ago

Hernando Letters to the Editor for June 30

Bill, now law, will hurt schoolsGov. Scott recently signed into law House Bill 7069, a bill that will have an immediate and serious impact to Hernando County Schools. As those of us who lead public school districts have grown used to each legislative...
Updated a year ago

Hernando letters: Prevent fracking to save Big Cypress Preserve

The push to clean up Weeki Wachee Springs comes at a high cost | June 9Stop fracking, save Big CypressI want to commend Dan DeWitt for pointing out the high cost of cleaning up our polluted springs and waters.Recent research shows that almost all Flo...
Updated a year ago