CLEARWATER — Moccasin Lake Nature Park is getting a facelift. The city has budgeted $400,000 next year for capital improvements to the park just off U.S. 19, including renovating or reconstructing its interpretive center.
OLDSMAR — Since moving to Oldsmar about a year ago, Jillian Langley Santiago has fallen in love with the city, "especially the friendly atmosphere in and around the library,'' she said. "I take my kids there at least once a week.''
DUNEDIN — City budget planners so far don't anticipate layoffs or another property tax rate increase in 2015, but officials say the city may have to defer some capital projects to help prevent deficits and build reserves.
Zoning board to address proposed gun range
CLEARWATER — Red-light cameras are under scrutiny in Tallahassee and on the way out in St. Petersburg, but Clearwater leaders say they aren't in any rush to shutter their city's limited program.
The Sales and Marketing Council of the Tampa Bay Builders Association earned a Silver Award as one of the nation's top councils and was the only one in Florida to be so honored.
Debbie Reid of Clearwater took first place in the Spicy Holiday Heat recipe contest, sponsored by Sherry Stoppelbein and Hot Shot Bakery n' Cafe of St. Augustine.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH — In the three years since Kelly Rothwell's disappearance, loved ones have struggled to hold public attention on the missing police cadet's case.
LARGO — After learning some new information, this city's elected leaders are having serious second thoughts about Largo's strict sign law. Some are ready to do away with it entirely, while others aren't prepared to go that far.
Resident in the clear after tree removal complaints
TARPON SPRINGS — Ellen Posivach, a driver of reform and a source of controversy as city manager of Tarpon Springs and later Port Richey, died Saturday (March 8, 2014).
At Tarpon Springs Middle School, we are very proud of our school's rich history as a high-performing neighborhood school with deep ties to our beautiful community.
DUNEDIN — A $15 million mixed-use project that would transform a long-vacant grass lot into a bustling downtown gateway is seeking city approval.
OLDSMAR — Corey Newman frequently walks from her apartment to the Walmart on Tampa Road, pushing her toddler, Sky, in a stroller. On a recent Friday, she checked out the construction going on at Forest Lakes Plaza.
The Jewish holiday of Purim, commemorating the Jewish people's salvation in the Persia of old, will be celebrated at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Chabad of Clearwater, 2280 Belleair Road.