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DUNEDIN - City commissioners unanimously agreed April 3 to lower the speed limit on Michigan Boulevard and Pinehurst Road from 35 mph to 30 mph.

Dunedin residents have requested that the existing 35 mph speed limit on Michigan Boulevard between Alt. U.S. 19 and County Road 1 be reduced to 30 mph.

The City Commission reviewed staff recommendations at the Feb. 6 commission meeting and requested additional traffic data from Pinehurst Road for comparison.
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CLEARWATER - A prime spot of Dunedin real estate has been without a tenant for nine years. But new life may be coming to the neighborhood in the near future.

Pinellas County Commissioners, sitting at the Countywide Planning Authority, said yes April 1 to a request from the city of Dunedin for a land use amendment, moving forward redevelopment plans for the former Nielsen Media Research site at 375 Patricia Ave. The Dunedin City Commission followed up with a unanimous vote on an ordiance’s second reading on April 17 to change its land use and zoning to better fit its new vision for the site.
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DUNEDIN - Planning and Development Director Greg Rice has been working for the city almost six years. Some homes in Dunedin have been abandoned or in foreclosure for that amount of time.

That’s too long, he and other city officials said.

For the first few years they were able to maintain the properties by trimming trees, cutting grass and taking other steps.
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DUNEDIN - The city of Dunedin Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a new band director for the Dunedin Concert Band, an 84-piece volunteer orchestra.

This is a paid, contractual position. Candidate must be available for Tuesday night rehearsals from September through May.

The band director plans, coordinates and implements musical arrangements for concerts and works closely with volunteer musicians to ensure quality community performances.
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DUNEDIN - The Florida State League named Dunedin Blue Jays left-handed pitcher Matt Boyd (3-0, 0.00 ERA) Pitcher of the Week for the period of April 3 to April 13.

Boyd started the season by throwing 17 scoreless innings over three outings, and was a key factor in Dunedin’s 9-2 start.

Boyd won both of his outings, allowing no runs and striking out nine. He also picked up another win against the Daytona Cubs, allowing no runs with seven strikeouts to only one walk.
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Thursday, April 10
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DUNEDIN - Attendance was up about 30 percent at the 2014 Dunedin Highland Games and Festival April 5, with just under 5,000 people coming through gates.

“The games, by all accounts, were our biggest and best ever,” Alan McHale, president of the Dunedin Highland Games, said in an email. “In athletics two world records were broken. In piping and drumming, solo performance, with 110 contestants - this was the highest in the state of Florida. The weather, of course, was perfect, and the entertainment went on well into the night.”
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Friday, April 4
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DUNEDIN - City commissioners received assurances April 3 that a study on the Dunedin Causeway will consider several alternatives and the process will involve heavy public input.

A presentation by a county official to city commissioners was intended to allay the public’s fears that the public is not going to have a say in the project, Mayor Dave Eggers said. The process, which could take a couple of years, is just in its beginning stages, he said.
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DUNEDIN - Planning and Development Director Greg Rice has been working for the city almost six years. Some homes in Dunedin have been abandoned or in foreclosure for that amount of time.

That’s too long, he and other city officials said.

For the first few years, they were able to maintain the properties by trimming trees, cutting grass and taking other steps.

“Now that we’re in the fourth, fifth or six year, we’re starting to see some deterioration of the actual structure,” Rice said.
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Thursday, March 27
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DUNEDIN - It was a perfect day to learn about and enjoy history.

March 8 was sunny and crisp with the temperature hitting 70 degrees in the early morning when the History Comes Alive event began at the Dunedin Cemetery. It was a perfect day to stroll through the cemetery and stop at one of several displays where actors portraying people from long ago, took visitors in a trip back in time.
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