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DUNEDIN — While preparing for all non-essential city employees to work from home, and keeping only critical workers on duty during the coronavirus pandemic, city commissioners tried their best to plan for the future, when downtown will be bustling again and even have a new Fresh Market in summer.

With the announcement of Coca-Cola Co. leaving the Dunedin area, a lot of people were shocked but started wondering what will happen to the historic concentrate building and the surrounding 20 acres that are so rich in community history. Many community residents do not know that 2020-21 is t…

DUNEDIN — From traffic concerns to design issues to protection for rare wading birds, area residents and government officials March 11 spoke out on what they perceived were the ups and downs of the $77.22 million preferred alternative for the replacement of the Dunedin Causeway bridges.

DUNEDIN — Pinellas County beaches weren't the only ones to close starting March 21. In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced March 20 that it would be closing Honeymoon Island State Park and Caladesi Island in Dunedin for 14 days.

DUNEDIN — Visitors to Dunedin’s popular downtown tourist mecca can expect to see an extensive amount of improvement projects taking place in the Community Redevelopment District the next few years.

It is spring training once again in Dunedin and we are celebrating the 43rd season of the Toronto Blue Jays, who started training here in 1977. This year the Blue Jays’ season starts in a completely renovated stadium with new chairs, lighting system, scoreboard, loudspeaker system, luxury se…

DUNEDIN — While Recreation Department staff recommended the city extend its license agreement with the Dunedin Golf Club for an additional two-year term, through June 25, 2022, its Board of Finance questioned the club’s financial stability and suggested city commissioners hire a management c…

There’s little doubt the Toronto Blue Jays will field an exciting team this year, thanks to plenty of young superstars. But as the team entered the 2020 Grapefruit League home opener against the Braves on Feb. 24, all eyes were on the field itself — or rather, the new ballpark surrounding it.

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This year, Dunedin will start the party early. The city’s 29th annual Mardi Gras Parade and Festival — one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in the Southeast — will be presented Saturday, Feb. 22, noon to 11 p.m., in downtown Dunedin.

DUNEDIN — It would be unlawful to build memorials or leave items in city parks, rules regulating nonpartisan elections could be relaxed, and distance requirements could be removed between churches and establishments selling alcoholic beverages under a series of changes suggested to the City …

On Jan. 29, 1970, at the Dunedin Country Club, a group of concerned individuals interested in saving their local history for future Dunedin residents set their plan in motion. They drew up articles of incorporation and announced the first annual meeting of the newly proposed Dunedin Historic…

DUNEDIN — Sustainable gardens in affordable housing areas and developments. Living shorelines. Hurricane preparedness. Public transportation. Plastic reduction. Edible landscaping.

Turf is being watered, landscaping is being installed, and wiring is snaking into place as the $102 million overhaul of what is now TD Ballpark and the team’s nearby Player Development Center inches toward completion.

CLEARWATER — Pinellas County commissioners gave unanimous approval Dec. 10 to an interlocal agreement with the city of Dunedin allowing the city to include unincorporated parcels located within its planning area boundary in its comprehensive plan.

DUNEDIN — In the next few months, the city will take steps to preserve the quaint character of single-family neighborhoods south of downtown to Beltrees Street, with a voluntary rezoning campaign and possible adoption of a Compatibility Overlay District.

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