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ST. PETE BEACH — This island city is going even more high-tech to control parking issues by installing sensors along the Corey Avenue business district, as well as 15th and 16th avenues, to compile data to determine how spaces are utilized.

ST. PETERSBURG — Under a still-dark, early morning sky, Tampa Bay’s first bus rapid transit system rumbled alive Oct. 21, opening to the public 15 years after local transportation leaders first pitched the project as a potential antidote to the city’s growing congestion and parking woes.

NORTH REDINGTON BEACH — As one of the 10 barrier island communities that share a representative on the Forward Pinellas board, the town of North Redington Beach has nominated St. Pete Beach Mayor Alan Johnson as its choice for that position beginning Jan. 1.

The Town of Indian Shores will test its new Early Warning Siren System on Friday, July 15. The siren will sound sometime between 3 and 4 p.m.

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ST. PETE BEACH — During part of a City Commission meeting that was anything but chill, officials approved a permit request that will allow the Chill Restaurant at 357 Corey Ave. to use four public parking spaces for a permanent outdoor dining parklet.

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During the latest Barrier Islands Governmental Council meeting, leaders from several Gulf Coast municipalities addressed the recent passage of a law that allows them to ban smoking on public beaches and parks.

ST. PETE BEACH — The city of St. Pete Beach — in collaboration with the Beach Theatre — will hold an outdoor summer film series for June. This will mark the first film screenings hosted under the Theatre’s name since its closing a decade ago.  

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ST. PETE BEACH — Commissioners have updated the city’s parking fine ordinance, with changes designed to help parking agents fine more violators — sometimes more than once.

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