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Brooksville's A Street at Booker T. Street closed for repairs Aug. 16

BROOKSVILLE

Drainage repairs To close A street at Booker T

The Hernando County Division of Transportation Services has announced the temporary closure of A Street, at the Booker T. Street intersection, from 7 a.m. Thursday through 6 p.m. Friday, in south Brooksville. The temporary closure is to allow work crews to make repairs to the drainage system resulting from damage caused by Tropical Storm Debby. Access to homes in the area will be maintained; no detour will be needed. For information, call (352) 754-4062.

Pet vaccination clinic will be Saturday

The Florida International Teaching Zoo veterinary staff will offer a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Co., 18741 Cortez Blvd. Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats will be $6. Dog distemper-parvovirus combo shots and cat distemper shots will be $14, and kennel cough (Bordetella) shots for dogs will be $15. All vaccinations will be administered by a veterinarian. Documentation will be provided. Proceeds are tax-deductible contributions that will benefit the teaching zoo facility under construction in Bushnell. For information, call (352) 867-7788 and leave a message.

COUNTYWIDE

Crescent clinic offers medical supplies

Crescent Community Clinic, through its Medical Equipment Exchange, now offers some medical supplies and equipment for individuals who cannot afford to purchase the items. Items available for a donation include walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, lancets, tubing and other equipment and supplies. To see what is available, check out crescentclinic on Facebook. To arrange a time for a pickup, call the clinic at (352) 610-9916.

Today's meetings

Florida Department of Environmental Protection: Statewide consumptive use permit rule development workshop, 9 a.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., Brooksville.

Tobacco Free Hernando: 4 p.m., Hernando County Health Department, 7551 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill.

Today's pick

Stories for tots: Toddler Time, for ages 18 to 35 months, at 10:30 a.m.; Storytime, for ages 3 to 5 years, at 11:15 a.m., East Hernando Branch Library, 6457 Windmere Road, Ridge Manor West. Free. (352) 754-4043.

Hernando deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Brooksville's A Street at Booker T. Street closed for repairs Aug. 16 08/14/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 5:54pm]
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