BROOKSVILLE/ NEW PORT RICHEY
Street rally Tuesday protests Citizens' increases
The Florida Association for Insurance Reform will host a rally at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Express, 14112 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville. The rally is in protest of the recent Citizens Insurance rate increase requests. State Sen. Mike Fasano and local community leaders will participate. FAIR will also join Fasano's street rally Tuesday afternoon in protest of the increases, which will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Pasco Government Center, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey. A local caravan of buses and car-poolers will leave at 3:30 p.m. from the Towne Square Mall, 3021 Commercial Way. For information, call David Welch at (352) 232-0351 or FAIR's state office toll-free 1-888-745-5551, ext. 112.
Meeting will discuss former gunnery range
The Army Corps of Engineers will host a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway. The corps is conducting a remedial investigation/feasibility study of the former Brooksville Turret Gunnery Range to determine what type of contamination might be present as a result of past military activities and where it might be located. The corps is considering setting up a restoration advisory board, which will include people from the community and government, to review and comment on plans and technical documents related to environmental studies and restoration activities. This will be a volunteer board. Those interested in becoming a member can call toll-free 1-800-291-9413 or e-mail to FUDS.Florida@usace.army.mil. Visit the website at fuds.saj.usace.army.mil.
Hernando Sportsman's Club Gun and Knife Show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. Admission is $6; free for children 15 and under with an adult. (352) 799-3605.
'Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.' wraps up at Stage West: 2 p.m., Stage West Community Playhouse, 8390 Forest Oaks Blvd., Spring Hill. Tickets are $10. (352) 683-5113.