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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…

DUNEDIN — The race is on. Six candidates confirmed they are running for offices in the municipal election Tuesday, Nov. 3. They are Mayor Julie Ward Bujalski versus Commissioner Heather Gracy; Commissioner Moe Freaney versus Stacy Rush; and John Tornga versus Mike Quill.

DUNEDIN — Imagine finding the perfect spot to open your dream barbecue restaurant in downtown Dunedin and spending several months remodeling, only to open in March and face the impact of the coronavirus two months later.

In 1919, the world had just seen the end of World War I, and a horrible pandemic called the Spanish Influenza of 1918. By 1920, 100 years ago, the country and Dunedin made it to the decade that would later be called the “Roaring 20s.” During the 1920s, Dunedin went through an amazing decade …

DUNEDIN — The Our AIM Foundation has been providing basic services and necessities, such as food, water, education and shelter, in impoverished and developing communities around the world for more than a decade.

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.

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