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Bowen: Failing to connect on transportation hurts two communities

A pair of Pasco County communities are raising concerns about connectivity. As in getting from here to there. One wants a road. One wants a bus. And both can gripe legitimately that their voices haven't been heard for nearly 20 years. We'll start in the east, where a motorist driving to Walgreens, Buddy's Home Furn …


  1. Pasco County real estate transactions for July 31, 2015

    Real Estate


    34804 Ruffing Rd., to James A. Meredith II & Yvonne Meredith by Nancy Fallness & Ronald W. Fallness, $325,000, 6/26/2015.

  2. Anclote River continues to recede, lessening flooding threat in Pasco


    The Anclote River slowly receded Wednesday as the flooding situation in the Elfers area of Pasco County appeared to be improving slightly, officials said.

  3. Pasco Business digest for July 31


    Business digest


    NEW COFFEEHOUSE OPENS: Perks Coffeehouse, 10720 State Road 54, Suite 105, in the Trinity Village Center, Trinity, celebrated its grand opening July 24, with some assistance from the Pasco Economic Development Council's micro-loan program.

    MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM GRADUATES: Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point recently introduced the second class of its Graduate Medical Education Center’s American Osteopathic Association Internal Medicine Residency Program. The incoming class of residents hail from medical schools all over the country. The residents include: Drs. Lauren Applehof, Trevor Applehof, Dan Bainbridge, Duat Bui, Rebecca Burt, Mallika Devarapalli, Michael Harris, Pornchai Kittivarakarn, Anna Marshall, Ricardo Navarro, Torrey Poholsky, Joseph Robbins, Brandon Rosenthal, Nicole Smith and Angela Spinelli. The program is under the direction of Dr. Michael Strobbe. Residents train at the center on general medicine teams and in specialty services, including the emergency room.
  4. Letters to the Editor: Local Public House and Provisions owner touts advantages of live music


    Live music helps area thrive

    The suburbs are coming, and they're only one exit away. The way small communities like San Antonio avoid being absorbed is by protecting and promoting their commercial core. A downtown that includes shopping, dining and entertainment allows a town to thrive, even as it is …

  5. Port Richey will choose new mayor in special election Oct. 13

    Local Government

    PORT RICHEY — The city has scheduled a special election for October to replace Mayor Eloise Taylor, who died July 14 at age 74.

    A successor will be chosen for Mayor Eloise Taylor, who died earlier this month at age 74.
  6. Pasco County briefs: road closures, passport events and more



    Circle Boulevard closes for Sims Park project

  7. Three municipalities set tentative 2015-16 property tax rates

    Local Government

    The cities of Port Richey, Dade City and Zephyrhills have opted to give themselves budgetary wiggle room, setting higher tentative property tax rates for the coming year, but expressing a desire to bring them down before 2015-16 budgets are approved in September.