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PALM HARBOR — With the country still coping with the coronavirus crisis, community leaders have to get creative in hosting special events that are so vital to the local economy during the pandemic.

DUNEDIN — The Dunedin Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions, Dunedin Council of Organizations and the Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association, will host a virtual candidate forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29.

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DUNEDIN — Though city commissioners said they recognize residents' financial hardships stemming from COVID-19, they unanimously decided to maintain city's current tax rate for the sixth consecutive fiscal year.

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DUNEDIN — After hours of interviews and discussions over several weeks, city commissioners Sept. 15 hired the Tampa law firm of Bryant Miller Olive to provide legal services to the city.

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Plato Academy Palm Harbor, a charter school, has reopened after a brief shutdown after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.

OLDSMAR — Post 12186, the first Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Oldsmar’s 104-year history, has been on a fast track to success ever since it was established by Cmdr. Dave Bear in spring 2019.

PALM HARBOR — The Crafty Ladies of Sherwood Forest, a small group of residents of the RV resort at 175 Alt. 19 in Palm Harbor, have been making afghans, quilts and blankets for friends, family members and veterans’ groups for many years.

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“Take that, take it forward, and just one day a year, on 9/11, pay it forward,” said 9/11 survivor Greg Amira of Trinity. “Help a fellow person. I don’t care if it’s a nonprofit for fish and wildlife or disabled children. Give. And if you can’t give your time and effort, give money, give a donation of goods and services, something, but just the one day a year use it to unite.”

DUNEDIN — The city of Dunedin has come together and designated a task force, gathering local nonprofits and business owners, to collaborate on an outreach campaign with a strong grassroots approach. Love Dunedin will share places to visit, eat, drink, play and shop local.

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DUNEDIN — When Steve Olson of Dunedin lost his mother to Alzheimer’s disease in 2018, he became determined to help find a cure. Last year, he hosted the inaugural Paint Dunedin Purple fundraiser, which raised nearly $10,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association.

To many people in Dunedin, July 15, 2020, was just another day of trying to get through the strange events of our world with COVID-19. This month’s story is about an important event that happened on July 15, 1970, more than 50 years ago. For the Dunedin History Museum and several other indiv…

DUNEDIN — The coronavirus pandemic has forced the Scottish American Society and Cultural Center on Louden Avenue to close its doors to all activities and gatherings since March, which effectively cut off all of the center’s relied-upon revenue.

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DUNEDIN — City officials are moving forward with plans to make their proposed $22 million city hall project shovel-ready despite uncertainty over funding and other issues related to the coronavirus.

Due to a reduced supply, increased demand, and lack of seasonal rainfall, reclaimed water in north Pinellas County will continue to be unavailable on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays until further notice while the system is shut down for storage level recovery.

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The Palm Harbor Library has been recognized in our community for being the cornerstone of a thriving Palm Harbor, where patrons enrich their lives by utilizing the library’s many resources. From literacy tutoring, job assistance, Medicare planning, art exhibits, children’s programs, musical …

PALM HARBOR — Casey Cane, Palm Harbor fire commissioner and chairman of the board was automatically reelected to the Palm Harbor Special Fire Control and Rescue District, Seat 1, last month when no one opposed him.  

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Due to a reduced supply, increased demand, and lack of seasonal rainfall, reclaimed water in north Pinellas County will continue to be unavailable on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays until further notice while the system is shut down for storage level recovery.

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After a long wait because of the coronavirus pandemic, Pinellas County high school seniors finally get the chance to celebrate their graduations.

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The abrupt halt to the 2020 spring training season in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic dealt a huge economic blow to Pinellas County, where the Toronto Blue Jays play in newly refurbished TD Ballpark in Dunedin and the Philadelphia Phillies have trained in Clearwater for more th…

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