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Holiday Man Arrested After Hitting Pregnant Girlfriend with Car

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A Holiday man was arrested Monday and charged with attempted murder and attempt to kill an unborn child after Deputies say he struck his pregnant girlfriend with his vehicle on purpose. The video released by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office says it all: The man, 33 year old Justin Colby, allegedly struck his 32 year old girlfriend, […]

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New Politics Autographed Guitar Auction on eBay to Benefit Sertoma Foundation

submitted 3 days ago by in Charity Local

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 16, 2015) –  The Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, Inc. is collaborating with Cox Media and radio station 97X to raise awareness for the nonprofit Foundation.  The band, New Politics, is donating an autographed guitar and chose to benefit Sertoma’s cause over several other nonprofits. The auction is […]

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Port Richey Police: Body Found Sunday in Cotee River

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Police in Port Richey say that they believe they found the body of 67 year old David Slingerland of Hudson after his family filed a missing persons report with the Pasco Sheriff’s Office. Port Richey officers responded to a call of a possible body in the water near Catches Waterfront Grille on Bayview street in […]

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Rob Marlowe: Happy 50th Birthday to North Bay Hospital

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New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around town. This week: a birthday salute to New Port Richey’s North Bay Hospital.

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Weather Report – January 26 2015

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Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of January 26, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 50 degrees at 3:30 AM, January 25, 2015 Historic Average (for 1/23): 70 HIGH, 52 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 70 degrees (the lowest average […]

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Farm Report – January 26, 2015

submitted 5 days ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of January 26, 2015 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_549e9211dfda4062aa6de044a062debb.pdf Planting  & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week Seedings: Cucumbers (27 Double Yield, 119 Armenian). Garden Starts: none Harvest Notes:  herbs, […]

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New Port Richey’s Arbor Day a Success

submitted 7 days ago by in Agriculture Events Local

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 20, 2015) – Members of the city staff and city council, the city’s Environmental Committee, the New Port Richey Garden Club, and the fourth grade class from Genesis Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day in New Port Richey in grand style on Friday morning, January 16 at Frances Avenue Park on […]

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NPR Pulls Back on Parking Ordinance, Pushes Ahead on Sims Park

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News

Council members voted 4-1 Tuesday night to move forward with a proposal by design firm Kimley-Horn on New Port Richey’s downtown Sims Park. Each council member had reservations about the plan and promised to work to update it to their expectations before final approval. The motion by the Council also approved a 5% payment on […]

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Calusa BPW to hold fundraiser on Feb. 20

submitted 1 week ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 23, 2015)  – Calusa Business & Professional Women (BPW/Calusa) are now planning a major fundraiser that will take place on Friday, Feb. 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Seven Springs Golf & Country Club (3535 Trophy Blvd., 34655) in New Port Richey. Tickets for the Masquerade Ball are […]

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GMS’s ‘Aunt Leslie’ Honored as Pasco’s Outstanding Senior School Volunteer

submitted 1 week ago by in Education Local

Gulf Middle School and Pasco Schools are celebrating the service of Ms. Leslie Thiel, known at the school as “Aunt Leslie,” as the District’s Outstanding Senior Volunteer of the Year. The honor is awarded based on the number of hours and years of service in addition to the “unique characteristic of services performed.” The award […]

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New Port Richey Crime Spree: Four Armed Robberies

submitted 1 week ago by in Crime Local

A “dangerous” suspect has started a crime wave in the New Port Richey area this weekend with four armed robberies of local gas stations in three days, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. The first robbery occurred early Saturday morning at the 7-Eleven, 6001 Trouble Creek Road, just after 1 a.m. A second robbery occured […]

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Weather Report – January 19, 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of January 19, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 46 degrees at 4:30 AM, January 19, 2015 Historic Average (for 1/19): 70 HIGH, 51 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 70 degrees (the lowest average […]

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Farm Report – January 19 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

  Week of January 19, 2015 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_a341a98c803c4b5e8ccecd0e332077f6.pdf Planting  & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week   Seedings: no new seedings Garden Starts: Swiss Chard Harvest Notes:  herbs, […]

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Rob Marlowe: New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events and information around New Port Richey. This week: New Port Richey’s Recreation and Aquatic Center on Van Buren Street.

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Local Club to Survey Fruit Trees in “Loquat Walk”

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Events Local

Sponsored by East Madison Grower’s Club Loquat Walking Tour New Port Richey February 15, 11:00 AM Supporting this year’s Loquat Festival, the East Madison Grower’s Club (EMGC) is hosting a loquat walking tour. EMGC is comprised of residents of the East Madison neighborhood of New Port Richey who have committed to improving the natural and cultural ecology of […]

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Loquat Festival Seeks Literary Reading Submissions

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Arts Events Local

“O! Loquat!” Literary Program at The Florida Loquat Festival April 4, 2015 This year’s Florida Loquat Festival features a program of creative literary works. The literary event will use an open mic format for readings of poetry and short prose taking the loquat as subject or central image. All readers are welcome! Official readings begin at 1:00, […]

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City of New Port Richey to Celebrate Arbor Day

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 13, 2015) – Members of the city staff and city council, the city’s Environmental Committee, and the fourth grade class from Genesis Elementary School will celebrate Arbor Day in New Port Richey on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. This will be the city’s 26th consecutive year of celebrating […]

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Rob Marlowe: Business Development Week 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around town. This week: Business Development Week.

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Farm Report – January 12th, 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of January 12, 2015 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_3da0c2a20b2e4d06900b5314b32b4c71.pdf Planting & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week Seedings: no new seedings Garden Starts: Kale Collards Harvest Notes:  herbs, arugula, eggplant, […]

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Weather Report – January 11th, 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of January 12, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 52 degrees at 4:30 AM, January 11, 2015 Historic Average (for 1/9): 70 HIGH, 51 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 70 degrees (the lowest average […]

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EDITORIAL: Main Street Will See 30 MPH Speed Limit, No Demolition for Blight

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local Opinion/Editorial

New Port Richey’s City Council members heard a proposal from Public Works Director Robert Rivera on Tuesday night to increase the speed limit from 25 MPH to 30 MPH on Main Street between Congress St and Rowan Road. Mr. Rivera called the measure a “matter of housekeeping.” He said that a seven day traffic study […]

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Gulf View Macy’s to Close

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Macy’s, Inc. announced in a statement yesterday that the Gulf View Square Mall location in Port Richey will close in the next three months. Clearance sales at the store will begin on January 12th and run for 8-12 weeks. The store had been open for more than 30 years and employs 78 associates. JCPenney’s recently closed […]

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New Port Richey Approves Alcohol, Prostitution, and Property Ordinance Changes

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey City Council voted to approve final changes to its alcohol ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting. Only Mayor Rob Marlowe voted against the measure, with Council members Chopper Davis, Judy deBella Thomas, Jeff Starkey, and Bill Phillips voting in favor of the changes. The council also voted to approve changes to the property maintenance code–that […]

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City of New Port Richey to Celebrate Arbor Day

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local News

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 7, 2015) – Members of the city staff and city council, the city’s Environmental Committee, and the fourth grade class from Genesis Elementary School will celebrate Arbor Day in New Port Richey on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. This will be the city’s 26th consecutive year of celebrating Arbor […]

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Weather – January 5, 2015

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of January 5, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  68 degrees at 4:00 AM, January 4, 2015  Historic Average (for 1/2): 70 HIGH, 52 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 70 degrees (the lowest average […]

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Farm Report – January 5, 2015

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of January 5, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_a0ccc08d40c441289febd9709de92c7d.pdf Planting & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week Seedings: no new seedings  Garden Starts: Broccoli, Kale, Collards, Swiss Chard Harvest Notes: […]

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Rob Marlowe: First Council Meeting of 2015

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around New Port Richey. This week he’s talking about the Council’s agenda for the first meeting in 2015.

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Weather Report – January 1st, 2015

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Week of December 29, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_19716ed0c9c34e63b993695559cf9a4b.pdf Happy New Year to All From Friendship Farms & Fare We are expecting the coming year to be even more beautiful, harmonious, and happy […]

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Rob Marlowe: 2014 Reflection

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New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around town. This week, looking back on progress in 2014.

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New Port Richey Leaders Hopeful for ‘Downtown Renaissance’

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A recent feature in the Suncoast News highlights some of the positive movements in downtown New Port Richey in recent months.

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Holiday Man Arrested After Hitting Pregnant Girlfriend with Car

submitted 3 days ago by in Crime Local News

A Holiday man was arrested Monday and charged with attempted murder and attempt to kill an unborn child after Deputies say he struck his pregnant girlfriend with his vehicle on purpose. The video released by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office says it all: The man, 33 year old Justin Colby, allegedly struck his 32 year old girlfriend, […]

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New Politics Autographed Guitar Auction on eBay to Benefit Sertoma Foundation

submitted 3 days ago by in Charity Local

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 16, 2015) –  The Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, Inc. is collaborating with Cox Media and radio station 97X to raise awareness for the nonprofit Foundation.  The band, New Politics, is donating an autographed guitar and chose to benefit Sertoma’s cause over several other nonprofits. The auction is […]

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Port Richey Police: Body Found Sunday in Cotee River

submitted 4 days ago by in Local News

Police in Port Richey say that they believe they found the body of 67 year old David Slingerland of Hudson after his family filed a missing persons report with the Pasco Sheriff’s Office. Port Richey officers responded to a call of a possible body in the water near Catches Waterfront Grille on Bayview street in […]

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Rob Marlowe: Happy 50th Birthday to North Bay Hospital

submitted 4 days ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around town. This week: a birthday salute to New Port Richey’s North Bay Hospital.

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Weather Report – January 26 2015

submitted 5 days ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of January 26, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 50 degrees at 3:30 AM, January 25, 2015 Historic Average (for 1/23): 70 HIGH, 52 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 70 degrees (the lowest average […]

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Farm Report – January 26, 2015

submitted 5 days ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of January 26, 2015 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_549e9211dfda4062aa6de044a062debb.pdf Planting  & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week Seedings: Cucumbers (27 Double Yield, 119 Armenian). Garden Starts: none Harvest Notes:  herbs, […]

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New Port Richey’s Arbor Day a Success

submitted 7 days ago by in Agriculture Events Local

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 20, 2015) – Members of the city staff and city council, the city’s Environmental Committee, the New Port Richey Garden Club, and the fourth grade class from Genesis Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day in New Port Richey in grand style on Friday morning, January 16 at Frances Avenue Park on […]

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NPR Pulls Back on Parking Ordinance, Pushes Ahead on Sims Park

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News

Council members voted 4-1 Tuesday night to move forward with a proposal by design firm Kimley-Horn on New Port Richey’s downtown Sims Park. Each council member had reservations about the plan and promised to work to update it to their expectations before final approval. The motion by the Council also approved a 5% payment on […]

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Calusa BPW to hold fundraiser on Feb. 20

submitted 1 week ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 23, 2015)  – Calusa Business & Professional Women (BPW/Calusa) are now planning a major fundraiser that will take place on Friday, Feb. 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Seven Springs Golf & Country Club (3535 Trophy Blvd., 34655) in New Port Richey. Tickets for the Masquerade Ball are […]

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GMS’s ‘Aunt Leslie’ Honored as Pasco’s Outstanding Senior School Volunteer

submitted 1 week ago by in Education Local

Gulf Middle School and Pasco Schools are celebrating the service of Ms. Leslie Thiel, known at the school as “Aunt Leslie,” as the District’s Outstanding Senior Volunteer of the Year. The honor is awarded based on the number of hours and years of service in addition to the “unique characteristic of services performed.” The award […]

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New Port Richey Crime Spree: Four Armed Robberies

submitted 1 week ago by in Crime Local

A “dangerous” suspect has started a crime wave in the New Port Richey area this weekend with four armed robberies of local gas stations in three days, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. The first robbery occurred early Saturday morning at the 7-Eleven, 6001 Trouble Creek Road, just after 1 a.m. A second robbery occured […]

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Weather Report – January 19, 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of January 19, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 46 degrees at 4:30 AM, January 19, 2015 Historic Average (for 1/19): 70 HIGH, 51 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 70 degrees (the lowest average […]

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Farm Report – January 19 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

  Week of January 19, 2015 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_a341a98c803c4b5e8ccecd0e332077f6.pdf Planting  & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week   Seedings: no new seedings Garden Starts: Swiss Chard Harvest Notes:  herbs, […]

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Rob Marlowe: New Port Richey Recreation and Aquatic Center

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events and information around New Port Richey. This week: New Port Richey’s Recreation and Aquatic Center on Van Buren Street.

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Local Club to Survey Fruit Trees in “Loquat Walk”

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Events Local

Sponsored by East Madison Grower’s Club Loquat Walking Tour New Port Richey February 15, 11:00 AM Supporting this year’s Loquat Festival, the East Madison Grower’s Club (EMGC) is hosting a loquat walking tour. EMGC is comprised of residents of the East Madison neighborhood of New Port Richey who have committed to improving the natural and cultural ecology of […]

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Loquat Festival Seeks Literary Reading Submissions

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Arts Events Local

“O! Loquat!” Literary Program at The Florida Loquat Festival April 4, 2015 This year’s Florida Loquat Festival features a program of creative literary works. The literary event will use an open mic format for readings of poetry and short prose taking the loquat as subject or central image. All readers are welcome! Official readings begin at 1:00, […]

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City of New Port Richey to Celebrate Arbor Day

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 13, 2015) – Members of the city staff and city council, the city’s Environmental Committee, and the fourth grade class from Genesis Elementary School will celebrate Arbor Day in New Port Richey on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. This will be the city’s 26th consecutive year of celebrating […]

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Rob Marlowe: Business Development Week 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around town. This week: Business Development Week.

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Farm Report – January 12th, 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of January 12, 2015 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_3da0c2a20b2e4d06900b5314b32b4c71.pdf Planting & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week Seedings: no new seedings Garden Starts: Kale Collards Harvest Notes:  herbs, arugula, eggplant, […]

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Weather Report – January 11th, 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of January 12, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 52 degrees at 4:30 AM, January 11, 2015 Historic Average (for 1/9): 70 HIGH, 51 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 70 degrees (the lowest average […]

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EDITORIAL: Main Street Will See 30 MPH Speed Limit, No Demolition for Blight

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local Opinion/Editorial

New Port Richey’s City Council members heard a proposal from Public Works Director Robert Rivera on Tuesday night to increase the speed limit from 25 MPH to 30 MPH on Main Street between Congress St and Rowan Road. Mr. Rivera called the measure a “matter of housekeeping.” He said that a seven day traffic study […]

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Gulf View Macy’s to Close

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

Macy’s, Inc. announced in a statement yesterday that the Gulf View Square Mall location in Port Richey will close in the next three months. Clearance sales at the store will begin on January 12th and run for 8-12 weeks. The store had been open for more than 30 years and employs 78 associates. JCPenney’s recently closed […]

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New Port Richey Approves Alcohol, Prostitution, and Property Ordinance Changes

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey City Council voted to approve final changes to its alcohol ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting. Only Mayor Rob Marlowe voted against the measure, with Council members Chopper Davis, Judy deBella Thomas, Jeff Starkey, and Bill Phillips voting in favor of the changes. The council also voted to approve changes to the property maintenance code–that […]

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City of New Port Richey to Celebrate Arbor Day

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local News

New Port Richey, FL (Jan. 7, 2015) – Members of the city staff and city council, the city’s Environmental Committee, and the fourth grade class from Genesis Elementary School will celebrate Arbor Day in New Port Richey on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. This will be the city’s 26th consecutive year of celebrating Arbor […]

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Weather – January 5, 2015

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of January 5, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  68 degrees at 4:00 AM, January 4, 2015  Historic Average (for 1/2): 70 HIGH, 52 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 70 degrees (the lowest average […]

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Farm Report – January 5, 2015

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of January 5, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_a0ccc08d40c441289febd9709de92c7d.pdf Planting & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week Seedings: no new seedings  Garden Starts: Broccoli, Kale, Collards, Swiss Chard Harvest Notes: […]

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Rob Marlowe: First Council Meeting of 2015

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around New Port Richey. This week he’s talking about the Council’s agenda for the first meeting in 2015.

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Weather Report – January 1st, 2015

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Week of December 29, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community For the full Farm Report, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_19716ed0c9c34e63b993695559cf9a4b.pdf Happy New Year to All From Friendship Farms & Fare We are expecting the coming year to be even more beautiful, harmonious, and happy […]

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