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Sunset Point Road to close for utility pipeline work Monday

clearwater

Sunset Point road to close for pipe work

Sunset Point Road from Douglas Avenue to Edgewater Drive will be closed to traffic on Monday to repair utility pipelines. Union Street can be used as a detour route. Questions? Call Clearwater's Traffic Engineering Division at (727) 562-4750.

safety harbor

Candidates will speak at forum

Safety Harbor voters are invited to the 2012 candidates forum on Wednesday evening at City Hall, 750 Main St. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. and submit your questions to ask the three candidates for Safety Harbor City Commission. The League of Women Voters will host the forum, which begins at 6 p.m. The candidates for Commission Seat 1 are, in alphabetical order, Richard Blake, Ray R. Irvin, and Robert "Bobby" Saltzman. You can watch it live online at cityofsafetyharbor.com or when it replays on Safety Harbor's TV channel (Bright House Channel 615, Knology Channel 15, Verizon FiOS Channel 25). For more information, call the Safety Harbor Chamber of Commerce at (727) 726-2890.

countywide

Hearing looks at Sheriff's Office

The public is invited to attend a hearing at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss the performance of the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. The program is being held in connection with the agency's national accreditation inspection through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement. Inspections take place every three years. It will be held at the Pinellas County Sheriff's Child Protection Division, 855 Ulmerton Road, Suite 255, Largo. For information, call Deborah Sterling, (727) 582-6391.

Dunedin

Honeymoon Island does Halloween

Get ready to celebrate Halloween at Honeymoon Island. Friends of the Island Parks invite the public to "Halloween in the Park XV" on Friday and Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. This year's theme will focus on the Wild West. There will be a haunted house, a haunted trail and a family area for the younger ones that will include arts and crafts, games, music and freeze dance. There will also be food, face painting, fortune telling, games, bungee jump, a dunk tank, and story­telling with the Dunedin library. A donation of $10 per carload will include 10 free game tickets. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Walking shoes, insect repellent and a small flashlight are also suggested. Visit floridastateparks.org/honeymoonisland or call (727) 469-5942.

Pinellas deaths

Detailed obituaries are published in Section B.

Sunset Point Road to close for utility pipeline work Monday 10/20/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 20, 2012 2:39pm]
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