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Several road projects begin in Brooksville, Spring Hill


Work begins on road projects; expect delays

Several road work projects are now under way: Citrus Way, from Fort Dade Avenue to Kensington Road, is being widened and overlayed. The project, which began Monday, is expected to last 45 days. Drivers can expect one-way traffic and brief delays. Work also began Monday on Mariner Boulevard, which is being milled and repaved from Maderia Street to Augustine Road, along with side roads, to the end of the curbing. Work is being done at night and should last about four weeks. Traffic will be maintained on side streets and driveways and motorists are asked for patience during the work. Call Andy Palmer at Hernando County Engineering, (352) 754-4062, ext. 17013.


Water awareness event is on Friday

Hernando County Utilities and Citizens for Water will present the next Hernando County Water Awareness Series presentation from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Utilities Department, 21030 Cortez Blvd. Topics include "Florida Friendly Landscaping in Deed-Restricted Communities" and "Interpreting Senate Bill 2080," presented by John Korycki with the Hernando County Cooperative Extension Service and Michael Molligan with Southwest Florida Water Management District. Light refreshments will be served. There is no cost to attend. To RSVP, call (352) 754-4705.

Tickets for Vogues concert available

The Hernando Performing Arts Guild has tickets available for a concert featuring the Vogues on Jan. 16 at Hernando Performing Arts Center, 700 Bell Ave. The group is known for hits such as Turn Around, Look at Me, Special Angel, You're the One and 5 O'Clock World. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 each. Call the hot line at (352) 799-5577.


Event to benefit Alzheimer's group

Tickets are available for the Winter Wonderland charity event to benefit the Alzheimer's Family Organization. The event will be Jan. 23 at the Palace Grand, 275 Della Court. The event includes dinner, dancing, raffles and auctions. Music will be provided by Stan Prinston. A cash bar will be from 5 to 6 p.m., dinner from 6 to 7 p.m., and dancing from 7 to 9 p.m. The dinner entree is grilled Italian herb chicken. Tickets are $50 each. The event is black tie optional. Call (727) 848-8888 or toll-free at 1-888-496-8004.

Today's meetings

City of Brooksville Good Neighbor Trail Advisory Committee, 5:30 p.m., City Hall, 201 Howell Ave., Brooksville.

Hernando County Port Authority Board, 7 p.m., Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek, recreation building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach.

Today's pick

PHCC Encore Academy hosts Senior Expo: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pasco-Hernando Community College, West Campus conference center, 10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey. Free. Toll-free 1-877-879-7422 or visit

Several road projects begin in Brooksville, Spring Hill 01/05/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 5, 2010 6:41pm]
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