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PALM HARBOR — Florida Department of Transportation and Pinellas County will host a joint public workshop Monday, Nov. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Palm Harbor University High School, 1900 Omaha St, Palm Harbor, to talk about installing a roundabout on Alt. U.S. 19 and the new Downtown Palm Harbor M…

A group of Pinellas County animal rescue organizations are working together to find homes for 14 dogs and cats rescued from the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm that devastated the commonwealth early last month.

Compassion Kind, a St. Petersburg organization dedicated to global relief work that helps both humans and animals, is spearheading the project.

October brings out the ghost, goblins and haunted stories to celebrate Halloween on Oct 31. Dunedin is no exception, playing tricks and treats and celebrating Halloween or “All Hallows Eve Night” as long as we have been a town since 1899.

DUNEDIN — As a student in the University of Tampa’s entrepreneurial program, last year Belicia Adams was tasked with creating a concept for a new business. When she began brainstorming ideas for the project, she knew she wanted to focus on two areas: art and giving back to the community.

DUNEDIN — After about two years of searching for a city clerk, and interviews with several applicants, city commissioners unanimously decided to offer the job to Rebecca Schlichter, deputy town clerk of Garner, North Carolina.

DUNEDIN — City officials enter the 2020 fiscal year cautiously optimistic about the city’s economic outlook, as they worry about the potential of a future plateauing economy while taking on major construction projects.

Local fans of the Toronto Blue Jays and visitors from Canada have a lot to look forward to this spring. The team will be playing in a stadium and training facility that have been renovated to the tune of $102 million, a project that has the team’s director of Florida operations “extremely excited” about the team’s future here.

The Curlew Hills 9/11 memorial ceremony attracted a large crowd who come to the Palm Harbor site to pay respects and honor the victims of the tragedy.

EAST LAKE — The Council of North County Neighborhoods is set to host its annual Casino Night fundraiser 7-10 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Crescent Oaks Country Club, located at 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd.

PALM HARBOR — The 2019 9/11 ceremony at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens in Palm Harbor has quietly become one of the largest in Pinellas County, following the 2012 creation of a special section centered on a piece of the World Trade Center and the inclusion of several unique elements over the years.

DUNEDIN — The city is on the move, soon physically as well as philosophically, with plans to lease office space in a commercial center at 1415 Pinehurst Road along San Christopher Drive while its new City Hall-Municipal Services complex is being built.

For almost 100 years, Dunedin had its own police department. In 1899, our first elected town marshal was A. J. Grant, and as time went on the department continued to grow. In 1926, Dunedin elected to become a city and Rhada L. Chalk was appointed its first police chief, charged with establis…

DUNEDIN — The city had its heart in the right place, setting aside $140,000 to fund grants to local nonprofit organizations, but funding issues sent the process spiraling into confusion that twice resulted in dramatic cuts to two major organizations: the Dunedin Fine Art Center and Historica…

City Manager Jennifer Bramley, 54, started working for the city of Dunedin in September 2017. She formerly was the assistant city manager for the city of Coral Springs. Her husband, David, is director of operations/talent for CX Insurance Services in St. Petersburg. The Bramleys’ son, Steven…

EAST LAKE — East Lake Fire Rescue was recently named Florida’s 2019 District of the Year by the Florida Association of Special Districts. This award is presented to a district that works in a team effort to achieve and surpass all priority goals while staying within budget guidelines, and me…

OLDSMAR — Several Oldsmar officials, including Mayor Eric Seidel, Council members Linda Norris and Dan Saracki, and Assistant City Manager Felicia Donnelly, attended a dedication ceremony for the city’s new rain garden on July 16.

OLDSMAR — There’s a growing consensus that Oldsmar is one of the most veteran-friendly communities in the state. The reputation stems from its Veterans Memorial Park — a scenic, waterfront expanse that hosts Memorial Day and Veterans Day events — and the many veteran-related causes Oldsmar h…

DUNEDIN — City officials drove home an amended ordinance designed to provide golf carts better access to more parts of the community, especially to downtown through major roadway crossings, but limited vehicle access into Highlander Park.

A tradition stretching back 136 years to the 1880s, when citrus was king in Dunedin, is being revitalized by the former boxcar’s new proprietor, Elana Kapetaneas. She is bringing the flavors and aroma of citrus back to the antique railroad car, adjacent to the Dunedin Historical Society Museum, with her business scheduled to open on the Pinellas Trail in mid-August called Lane’s Lemonade.

EAST LAKE — Former LPGA star Jan Stephenson, who now owns a golf course in Palm Harbor, was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame during a ceremony in California that took place during the week of the 119th U.S. Open, at the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links.

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