Re: No real ridership for rail system | letter, July 18
Greenlight plan will help many
It's a mystery why St. Petersburg is finding it so difficult to create a universal curbside recycling program. The latest stumble: The city put out a request for bids from companies that process recyclables, but not a single company was willing to submit a bid. Mayor Rick Kriseman needs to find out what went wrong and …
LARGO — This city has long been known for its aggressive annexation policies, but commissioners are stinging from charges that their approach lacks charm.
ST. PETERSBURG — The city's new police chief is no stranger to the Tampa Bay area.
ST. PETERSBURG — This week marks a somber anniversary for Leah Martin and her family.
MADEIRA BEACH — The Treasure Island & Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce has existed for a year, but Madeira Beach's recent endorsement of the fledgling organization has taken some by surprise and added to confusion over the group's role.
SEMINOLE — John Counts says he will not run for re-election to the City Council.
TREASURE ISLAND — Faced with opposition from the Chamber of Commerce and city staff, initial efforts to start a Sunday outdoor market in the city have been rebuffed.
ST. PETERSBURG — Tomeka Oliver sells vegan smoothies at the Saturday Morning Market in downtown St. Petersburg and the Deuces Live Market in the Midtown area on Sundays.
ST. PETERSBURG — The city's reserves are poised to get a $1 million infusion in Mayor Rick Kriseman's proposed budget, the first replenishment in seven years.
CLEARWATER — Commissioner Ken Welch is pushing for the county to help invest in security cameras for the Pinellas Trail, but it's unclear if he has the political support.
No real ridership for rail system
Greenlight Pinellas is another ploy by a few politicians and businessmen to make money off the backs of the people of St. Petersburg. Building a rail line to anywhere is ludicrous. We are not a "train culture." We are a "car culture," and people will not give up their cars …
ST. PETERSBURG — A day after Mayor Rick Kriseman interviewed his top four candidates for police chief last month and introduced them to the community in a public meet-and-greet, he got on a plane to Dallas.
ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman has picked a surprise candidate to lead the St. Petersburg Police Department, after eliminating all four known finalists over the weekend.
ST. PETERSBURG — When he took office this year, Mayor Rick Kriseman wasted no time trying to jump-start the city's sputtering effort at universal curbside recycling.