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After smoothly sailing through its one-year pilot program, Dunedin city commissioners approved a three-year extension with Clearwater Ferry Services to operate waterborne transportation between the city marina and Clearwater Beach. City officials visualize the ferry providing alternative transportation to city events, or someday offering trips to Caladesi Island.

Instead of the gold shovels that are typically used for groundbreaking ceremonies, the pile of dirt in the open field at the Oldsmar Sports Complex on May 17 was lined with blue and black hockey sticks. The equipment change was appropriate for the occasion, however, as Tampa Bay Lightning and city officials broke ground on a new public outdoor street hockey rink, the first facility of its kind in Pinellas County.

The city of Dunedin took on the Chamber of Commerce in a softball game held in conjunction with the groundbreaking of the new Dunedin Stadium set for next week.

DUNEDIN — After enjoying 30 years as a successful attorney handling health care law, and addressing senior citizen, women’s and employment issues in New Jersey, Theo Tamborlane decided to relocate to Dunedin to reflect all the images she had seen and emotion she felt on canvas.

Tennis fans of all ages from around the country filed into the tennis center at Innisbrook recenly to see James Blake, Jim Courier, Mardy Fish and John McEnroe square off in a single-set, single-elimination match that saw the players crisscrossing center court for shots while hamming it up whenever possible, much to the delight of the fans.

The 53rd Dunedin Highland Games and Festival was held April 6 at Highlander Park in Dunedin, featuring athletic events, music, food and entertainment. The city's Pipe Band parade was held along Main Street April 5.

Less than a week after top PGA Tour players depart Innisbrook, the resort will play host to professionals from another sport. The inaugural Innisbrook Tennis Open starting Sunday will feature several top-100 players as well an Invesco Series senior match play event featuring tennis legends Jim Courier, James Blake, Mardy Fish and one of the greatest players of all time, John McEnroe.

Everyone seemed to be delighted with the recent English Tea on March 2. Both morning and afternoon sessions were sold out! Most participants wore fancy hats to enjoy the spirited conversation and lovely refreshments served at the annual tea, just one of the unique and exciting events offered…

OLDSMAR — In many ways, Doug Bevis’ final meeting as Oldsmar mayor March 5 epitomized his tenure. He made some people laugh and he made some people cry, and in the process, he made some people realize why he was such a perfect, if unconventional, leader for the city for the past six years.

OLDSMAR – After the City Council rejected a developer’s request for an extension on a proposal to build a 50-unit town home community on four acres of city-owned land near the Oldsmar Public Library last summer, Mayor Doug Bevis said the property was too valuable to support a project that wa…

DUNEDIN — For the past dozen years, House of Mercy and Encouragement, tucked away behind a shopping center at 2030 Main St., west of Belcher Road on King Arthur Court, has helped children, teens, parents, couples and grandparents cope with the emotional pain, pressures, anxieties, strains an…

On Fat Tuesday, as many as 34,000 people are expected to take part in one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in the Southeast. The Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association will present the 28 annual Dunedin Mardi Gras Parade and Festival on Tuesday, March 5, from 4 to 10 p.m.

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