DUNEDIN — Come spring, even more Honeymoon Island visitors than before will be able to watch shore birds frolic among beach plants and sea turtles nest along a sandier coast, officials say.
While economic uncertainty may have put a damper on the size and scope of illuminated holiday displays in recent years, rest assured that making the season bright is still a priority for some.
STUDENTS HELP ANIMAL SHELTER: The 21st Century Community Learning Center, an after-school program at Tarpon Springs Middle School sponsored by the YMCA, collected and delivered donations to the Suncoast Animal League on Nov. 26. The club delivered pet food, toys, blankets, collars and leashes to the non-profit, …
And the Lens died for this?
Few civic debates have been as filled with frantic Sturm und Drang hand-wringing as what to do with the Pier, the city's answer to a rusting Yugo sitting on blocks in the front yard.
CLEARWATER — It was easy for two of Christine Wigfall Morris's great nieces to recall their countless visits to her library. "We would walk there after school, but we knew we were not there to play,'' said Carla Johnson, 45.
DUNEDIN — After years of pushback from neighbors and city officials, it appears that the latest plan to refurbish the Fenway Hotel just might sail straight to City Hall approval.
For three decades, the Homeless Emergency Project has overcome all kinds of challenges. There are the difficulties of fundraising, and the tough task of trying to help people who are mentally ill or alcoholic or just plain broke.
DUNEDIN — For many, the holiday season means braving long lines, crowded stores and congested parking lots.
Oh what fun it is.
BELLEAIR BLUFFS — Just like he does whenever he goes fishing at the Belleair Beach Causeway, A.J. Marino, 63, stopped at Publix on Saturday morning and purchased $10 of frozen shrimp.
VETERANS HONORED: The Clearwater Elks Lodge 1525 in Dunedin celebrated veterans on Nov. 12 with a free dinner. Forty-two veterans enjoyed dinner while the colors were posted by four local NJROTC cadets from Dunedin High School. Two weeks earlier, the vets were asked to submit an old picture of themselves in …
DUNEDIN — A proposed ban thought to be aimed at protecting city residents from an infestation of large constrictor snakes, like Burmese pythons and anacondas that have devastated animal populations across the Everglades, has riled critics across the nation.
Driver had ONE EYE ON THE COPS, ONE EYE ON THE ROAD
You hear that tired old saw all the time about how you can't fight city hall, or the little guy doesn't stand a chance against powerful, entrenched interests. But that is complete balderdash, unless of course John Q. Citizen simply likes getting trampled upon.
Just in time for the holidays:
• The final phase of the Bryan Dairy Road/Starkey Road intersection improvement project is in motion — nighttime milling and resurfacing means lane closures, detours and significant delays from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Resurfacing is scheduled to be wrapped up Dec. 19 and the …
HOMEBOUND DELIVERY SERVICE: The Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., is now providing a new homebound delivery service for individuals with temporary or long-term physical illness or disability that makes it difficult to travel to the library. Up to eight items can be checked out each month and you can …