DUNEDIN — Fittingly, bicyclists whizzed by participants in a small ceremony commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Pinellas Trail.
City commissions and councils around Pinellas County met for the first time since the Nov. 3 general election this past week, and some new faces made their first appearance with their respective boards.
DUNEDIN — After more than an hour of digesting figures provided by staff and consultants, city commissioners are preparing to raise utility rates.
DUNEDIN — When it comes to enforcing regulations adopted to help control the spread of the coronavirus, law enforcement officials' goal is just getting people to do the right thing.
DUNEDIN — An anonymous couple, referred to as “nature lovers,” have pledged to give $2 million to the city for the purchase of the 43-acre Gladys Douglas-Hackworth property.
DUNEDIN — The Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association presented the Orange Award to Tampa Bay Newspapers marketing executive Kristina Garcia for her work in the community.
DUNEDIN — City commissioners and officials on Sept. 29 praised outgoing attorney Tom Trask and his firm for their legal work for city government over many years.
In honor of Veterans Day, I am proud to introduce this piece about a Dunedin History Museum member who grew up in Dunedin. “AC” recently retired with 41 years of military and government civilian service.
This year has been unprecedented and unpredictable, but there’s still time to get your finances on track. We’ve got a few tips to help wrap up this year and prepare for whatever 2021 brings.
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.
Commissioners agreed to put $2 million on the table toward a cash transaction using Penny for Pinellas funds that have been made available by city officials. That's due to a decision weeks ago not to fund a parking garage project adjacent to a new city hall.
OLDSMAR — Soon after then-Vice Mayor Linda Norris was arrested on suspicion of DUI following a three-car crash on Aug. 12, her Oldsmar City Council colleagues, including Mayor Eric Seidel, made a public plea for her to resign her Seat 1 position.
DUNEDIN — To build or not to build. Plans for a new city hall remain a hot topic as two candidates for City Commission and two for the mayor’s seat were split on the issue at a virtual forum Sept. 29.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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 — It was not the first time — and probably not the last — that a plan to develop land considered to be environmentally sensitive has drawn stiff opposition in the community.
DUNEDIN — City officials are trying to encourage more affordable housing projects through a proposed ordinance that will modify some regulations and offer incentives to developers.
DUNEDIN — For many years, city officials have seen development ideas come and go for what's known as the Gateway property on the east end of town.
DUNEDIN — Executive leadership and board of trustees members of Mease Manor, a Life Plan senior living community in Dunedin, unveiled a new name and logo while breaking ground for a new Aquatic Center at the community Aug. 20.
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.
PALM HARBOR — Shortly after the coronavirus pandemic began in early April, the FEAST food pantry in Palm Harbor was experiencing record numbers of individuals and families visiting its facility at 2255 Nebraska Ave.
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 — If having to revamp your entire business model, create new health and safety standards, all while adhering to new social distancing guidelines, were not enough for local business owners to worry about, imagine having to do all of that in the face of angry, defiant and abusive customers.
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.
DUNEDIN — The city's Community Redevelopment Agency is discussing which projects to defer amid concerns about revenue shortages stemming from the coronavirus.