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DUNEDIN — Concerns about whether to use artificial turf to remodel John Lawrence Pioneer Park and if a two-stall restroom should be added to the design concept were among topics discussed at a recent Community Redevelopment Agency meeting.

DUNEDIN — Faced with the prospect of losing substantial operating revenue into next springs’ peak golfing season due to the city taking much longer than expected to build a cart barn and pro shop, the Dunedin Golf Club asked city officials to offset losses with $60,000 amassed in the golf cl…

PALM HARBOR — Cindy Redmond has been donating blood and platelets for almost 30 years in Tampa Bay. On Oct. 28, she achieved her 100-gallon donor milestone, having helped to save hundreds of lives and families along the way

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.

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…

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.

DUNEDIN — For decades, the city of Dunedin’s Parks & Recreation Department oversaw the Dunedin Concert Band. The informally organized band was founded in 1981, but never existed as a legal entity of its own. This all changed in 2014, when Stephen P. Brown, previously director of the Clea…

Construction on one of the largest commercial development projects ever to take place along Main Street in downtown Dunedin, The Courtyard on Main, is scheduled to begin in August. Construction is designed to take place in two phases, with the opening of the building planned for the fall of 2021.

During the 1880s through the early 1900s in Dunedin, many wealthy and prominent families lived on a ruddy unpaved dirt road by the water’s edge of St. Josephs Sound known as Victoria Drive. Many locals were acquainted with the Joneses, Skinners, Somervilles, Hannas and the McMasters, who are…

DUNEDIN — The 10th annual Dunedin Orange Festival, a benefit for the Dunedin Historical Museum and the Dunedin Chamber Cultural & Educational Foundation, will be held Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Edgewater Park next to the downtown marina.

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