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Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash on Rowan Road

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FHP officials say a man died in a single-vehicle accident just after 8 PM near the Carlton Arms apartment complex north of Notre Dame Street. William Bagnato, 55, was in a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu south of Rowan Road and lost control, according to a statement issued by Florida Highway Patrol. The car veered off the […]

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Rob Marlowe: Live Theater Art in New Port Richey

submitted 3 days ago by in Arts Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events and happening around town. This week he’s talking about the various options for live theater art in downtown New Port Richey.

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Chasco Hunger Walk raises more than $60,000

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The Suncoast News reports that the Chasco Hunger Walk held at Gulf High School raised a large sum for local charities.

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Farm Report – March 25

submitted 5 days ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of March 23, 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://www.fffsite.org/ Seedings: (Kanil [10], Corbaci [10], Abay [18], Cal Wonder [27], Procraft [10], Burnan [54]); Basil (Lettuce Leaf, 36), Tomato (Arkansas Traveler [15], Mexico Midget […]

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Weather Report – March 25

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Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of March 23, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 73 degrees at 4:30 AM, March 23, 2015 Weekly Weather Report What Happened to Winter – Continued? Historic Average (for 3/20): 77 HIGH, 59 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Weekly Weather Report […]

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Chasco Fiesta 2015 to Start Friday

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

The Suncoast News reports on the coming Chasco Fiesta events starting this weekend in New Port Richey.

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Farm Report – March 17 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

 Week of March 16, 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_788eb33759384879a22b051e40ce7299.pdf   Seedings: Okra Garden Starts: Japanese cucumbers, Armenian cucumbers Harvest Notes:  herbs, arugula, eggplant, collards, kale, swiss chard, loquats, kumquats, broccoli Broccoli: Nearing […]

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Weather Report – March 17 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of March 16, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 69 degrees at 4:00 AM, March 15, 2015 Weekly Weather Report What Happened to Winter – Continued? 71 degrees at 4:00 AM, March 14 , 2015 Historic Average (for 3/13): […]

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Loquat Festival News – #8 – 2 Weeks Away!

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Events Local

Florida Loquat News No. 8 March  21, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your Pre-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit – April 4, 2015 – Just Two Weeks Away! – 9:00 – 2:00 Market Off Main – 6241 Lincoln St – New Port […]

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Demolition at 6116 Madison Street

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

A property at 6116 Madison Street in New Port Richey was demolished last week under the City’s slum and blight ordinance. The structure had been vacant for a long period, and damage to the interior of the structure was noticed during an inspection of the property. Under the City’s ordinance, if a structure meets one […]

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Truck Submerged at New Port Richey Boat Ramp

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

An unlucky boater managed to get his truck completely underwater on EDIT: Friday at the New Port Richey Boat Ramp on the Cotee River just off Main Street. The vehicle was a yellow H2 Hummer and the vehicle was finally pulled out of the river by a tow truck. The driver was attempting to unload […]

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Leadership Pasco to Host Taste of Pasco April 11

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Charity Events Local

SHADY HILLS, FL – The Leadership Pasco Class of 2015 carries on the tradition of organizing its successful fundraiser “Taste of Pasco” taking place on Saturday, April 11, from  4 to 7 p.m. at the Rotary Events  Pavilion at the  Concourse Council in Shady Hills (15325 Alric Blvd., FL 34610) off SR52 just west of the […]

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Richey Community Orchestra Hosts St. Patrick’s Event, Irish Tenor John Wilson

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Arts Events Local

New Port Richey, FL – The Richey Community Orchestra will host a St. Patrick’s Day concert on March 15, 2015 featuring Irish tenor John Wilson. Wilson will sing “A Little Bit of Heaven,” “My Wild Irish Rose,” “I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen,” the “Kerry Dance” and sentimental favorite, “Danny Boy.” Another selection, “You Raise Me […]

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Rob Marlowe: Outdoor Arts

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events and topics around this. This week he’s talking about featured Outdoor Arts.

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NPR Rotary Presents $500 Check to West Pasco Historical Society

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Charity Local

New Port Richey, FL  – On Wednesday, March 4, Evie Parks, Secretary of the New Port Richey Rotary Club presented a $500 donation to the President of the West Pasco Historical Society, Bob Langford. The club has been a long-time supporter of the historical society located in downtown New Port Richey in the Sims Park […]

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Sertoma Chasco BBQ Tickets on Sale

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, FL – The annual Chasco Fiesta is fast approaching, and the West Pasco Sertoma Club will once again be serving its famous BBQ on both Chasco weekends in Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. You don’t want to miss this!  Tickets have already been mailed out but if you didn’t get […]

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Suncoast Women Meet March 17 at Noon

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local

Port Richey, FL –  On Tuesday, March 17, Suncoast Women in Networking (WIN) will hold a lunch meeting at the Cheryl Lee’s Family Restaurant, 7045  Ridge Road in Port Richey, which is located in the Publix shopping center (corner of Regency and Ridge). Networking starts at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting is from 12 noon to […]

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Sertoma Foundation to Sponsor March Battery Giveaway

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Charity Local

New Port Richey,  FL  – Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida has scheduled a battery giveaway for Friday, March 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at their offices in New Port Richey (4443 Rowan Road, 34653). The Foundation will offer free hearing aid batteries in the most common sizes while they last: 10, […]

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New Principal Named at Richey Elementary

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Education Local

Pasco County Schools announced a new principal at Richey Elementary in New Port Richey on Tuesday evening. Mrs. Keri Allen will take for outgoing principal Ken Miesner, whom was demoted after issues with his performance in February. Allen was formerly assistant principal at Richey Elementary prior to taking over in February as interim principal.

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Movie in Sims Park – March 14 – 7:45 PM

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Events Local

The New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department, will be hosting Movies in the Park on Saturday, March 14th  at 7:45 p.m. in Sims Park, located at Grand Boulevard and Bank Street in New Port Richey.  The feature presentation will be Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.  There is no charge […]

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Farm Report – March 3, 2015

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

  Week of March 3, 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://www.fffsite.org/ Planting  & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week   Seedings: None this week Garden Starts: Japanese cucumbers Harvest Notes:  herbs, […]

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submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of March 3, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 65 degrees at 4:00 AM, March 3, 2015 Historic Average (for 3/1): 74 HIGH, 56 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 74 degrees (four degrees higher […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News – March

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Events Local

Florida Loquat News No. 7 March  2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your March issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit Next Month April 4, 2015 – 9:00 – 2:00 – Market Off Main – 6214 Lincoln St, New Port Richey Our big event […]

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Rob Marlowe: The Arts

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events and topics around town. This week he’s talking about the West Pasco Art Gallery.

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Main Street’s “Lunch & Learn” Promotes Clean Energy

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Events Local

LUNCH & LEARN MARCH 12 FEATURES CHARLES PUCCINI, PASCO ASSOC. FOR CLEAN ENERGY Greater New Port Richey Main Street is delighted to welcome Charles Puccini, President of the Pasco Association for Clean Energy as guest speaker to the monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday, March 12th.  All Greater New Port Richey Main Street members, guests […]

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Sims Park “Ground Breaking” Event on March 14

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Events Local

There will be a Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Sims Park Improvement Project on Saturday, March 14th at 11:00 a.m.  The ceremony will take place in Sims Park located at 6431 Bank Street in New Port Richey.  Hot dogs and drinks will be served following the ceremony.  The Sims Park Improvement Project began with the […]

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Gulfcoast Networking March Business Newsletter

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Local New Port Richey technology business Gulfcoast Networking has released its March newsletter.

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New Port Richey Rec Center Offers ‘Spring Camp’ – $60 per child

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Events Local

The New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center will be hosting Spring Camp Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20. The camp is for ages 5 – 12 and will take place from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.  The cost is $60 per child, which includes a field trip to Celebration Station in Clearwater where […]

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Rob Marlowe: An Enjoyable Weekend

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around town. This week, he’s discussing projects popping up around the city.

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New Port Richey Officials Negotiating for VA Facility at Empty Community Hospital

submitted 1 month ago by in Local News

New Port Richey’s City Manager, Debbie Manns, is currently keeping her eye on a bill presented in the United States Congress that is being supported by local Rep. Gus Bilirakis. That bill proposes a new project for a 114,000 sq. ft. outpatient clinic. The clinic would replace five other smaller facilities, all of which are […]

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Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash on Rowan Road

submitted 1 day ago by in Local News

FHP officials say a man died in a single-vehicle accident just after 8 PM near the Carlton Arms apartment complex north of Notre Dame Street. William Bagnato, 55, was in a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu south of Rowan Road and lost control, according to a statement issued by Florida Highway Patrol. The car veered off the […]

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Rob Marlowe: Live Theater Art in New Port Richey

submitted 3 days ago by in Arts Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events and happening around town. This week he’s talking about the various options for live theater art in downtown New Port Richey.

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Chasco Hunger Walk raises more than $60,000

submitted 5 days ago by in Charity Local News

The Suncoast News reports that the Chasco Hunger Walk held at Gulf High School raised a large sum for local charities.

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Farm Report – March 25

submitted 5 days ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of March 23, 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://www.fffsite.org/ Seedings: (Kanil [10], Corbaci [10], Abay [18], Cal Wonder [27], Procraft [10], Burnan [54]); Basil (Lettuce Leaf, 36), Tomato (Arkansas Traveler [15], Mexico Midget […]

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Weather Report – March 25

submitted 5 days ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of March 23, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 73 degrees at 4:30 AM, March 23, 2015 Weekly Weather Report What Happened to Winter – Continued? Historic Average (for 3/20): 77 HIGH, 59 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Weekly Weather Report […]

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Chasco Fiesta 2015 to Start Friday

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

The Suncoast News reports on the coming Chasco Fiesta events starting this weekend in New Port Richey.

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Farm Report – March 17 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

 Week of March 16, 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_788eb33759384879a22b051e40ce7299.pdf   Seedings: Okra Garden Starts: Japanese cucumbers, Armenian cucumbers Harvest Notes:  herbs, arugula, eggplant, collards, kale, swiss chard, loquats, kumquats, broccoli Broccoli: Nearing […]

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Weather Report – March 17 2015

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of March 16, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 69 degrees at 4:00 AM, March 15, 2015 Weekly Weather Report What Happened to Winter – Continued? 71 degrees at 4:00 AM, March 14 , 2015 Historic Average (for 3/13): […]

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Loquat Festival News – #8 – 2 Weeks Away!

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Events Local

Florida Loquat News No. 8 March  21, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your Pre-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit – April 4, 2015 – Just Two Weeks Away! – 9:00 – 2:00 Market Off Main – 6241 Lincoln St – New Port […]

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Rob Marlowe: The Arts – Music

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on topics and events around New Port Richey. This week he’s talking about the upcoming Chasco Fiesta and the music venues involved.

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Demolition at 6116 Madison Street

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

A property at 6116 Madison Street in New Port Richey was demolished last week under the City’s slum and blight ordinance. The structure had been vacant for a long period, and damage to the interior of the structure was noticed during an inspection of the property. Under the City’s ordinance, if a structure meets one […]

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Truck Submerged at New Port Richey Boat Ramp

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

An unlucky boater managed to get his truck completely underwater on EDIT: Friday at the New Port Richey Boat Ramp on the Cotee River just off Main Street. The vehicle was a yellow H2 Hummer and the vehicle was finally pulled out of the river by a tow truck. The driver was attempting to unload […]

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Leadership Pasco to Host Taste of Pasco April 11

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Charity Events Local

SHADY HILLS, FL – The Leadership Pasco Class of 2015 carries on the tradition of organizing its successful fundraiser “Taste of Pasco” taking place on Saturday, April 11, from  4 to 7 p.m. at the Rotary Events  Pavilion at the  Concourse Council in Shady Hills (15325 Alric Blvd., FL 34610) off SR52 just west of the […]

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Richey Community Orchestra Hosts St. Patrick’s Event, Irish Tenor John Wilson

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Arts Events Local

New Port Richey, FL – The Richey Community Orchestra will host a St. Patrick’s Day concert on March 15, 2015 featuring Irish tenor John Wilson. Wilson will sing “A Little Bit of Heaven,” “My Wild Irish Rose,” “I’ll Take You Home Again Kathleen,” the “Kerry Dance” and sentimental favorite, “Danny Boy.” Another selection, “You Raise Me […]

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Rob Marlowe: Outdoor Arts

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events and topics around this. This week he’s talking about featured Outdoor Arts.

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NPR Rotary Presents $500 Check to West Pasco Historical Society

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Charity Local

New Port Richey, FL  – On Wednesday, March 4, Evie Parks, Secretary of the New Port Richey Rotary Club presented a $500 donation to the President of the West Pasco Historical Society, Bob Langford. The club has been a long-time supporter of the historical society located in downtown New Port Richey in the Sims Park […]

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Sertoma Chasco BBQ Tickets on Sale

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, FL – The annual Chasco Fiesta is fast approaching, and the West Pasco Sertoma Club will once again be serving its famous BBQ on both Chasco weekends in Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. You don’t want to miss this!  Tickets have already been mailed out but if you didn’t get […]

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Suncoast Women Meet March 17 at Noon

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local

Port Richey, FL –  On Tuesday, March 17, Suncoast Women in Networking (WIN) will hold a lunch meeting at the Cheryl Lee’s Family Restaurant, 7045  Ridge Road in Port Richey, which is located in the Publix shopping center (corner of Regency and Ridge). Networking starts at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting is from 12 noon to […]

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Sertoma Foundation to Sponsor March Battery Giveaway

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Charity Local

New Port Richey,  FL  – Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida has scheduled a battery giveaway for Friday, March 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at their offices in New Port Richey (4443 Rowan Road, 34653). The Foundation will offer free hearing aid batteries in the most common sizes while they last: 10, […]

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New Principal Named at Richey Elementary

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Education Local

Pasco County Schools announced a new principal at Richey Elementary in New Port Richey on Tuesday evening. Mrs. Keri Allen will take for outgoing principal Ken Miesner, whom was demoted after issues with his performance in February. Allen was formerly assistant principal at Richey Elementary prior to taking over in February as interim principal.

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Movie in Sims Park – March 14 – 7:45 PM

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Events Local

The New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department, will be hosting Movies in the Park on Saturday, March 14th  at 7:45 p.m. in Sims Park, located at Grand Boulevard and Bank Street in New Port Richey.  The feature presentation will be Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.  There is no charge […]

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Farm Report – March 3, 2015

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

  Week of March 3, 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://www.fffsite.org/ Planting  & Harvest Notes Winter Seeding and Garden Starts This Week   Seedings: None this week Garden Starts: Japanese cucumbers Harvest Notes:  herbs, […]

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submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of March 3, 2015 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 65 degrees at 4:00 AM, March 3, 2015 Historic Average (for 3/1): 74 HIGH, 56 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ Historically, the average high temperature is now 74 degrees (four degrees higher […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News – March

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Events Local

Florida Loquat News No. 7 March  2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your March issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit Next Month April 4, 2015 – 9:00 – 2:00 – Market Off Main – 6214 Lincoln St, New Port Richey Our big event […]

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Rob Marlowe: The Arts

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events and topics around town. This week he’s talking about the West Pasco Art Gallery.

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Main Street’s “Lunch & Learn” Promotes Clean Energy

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Events Local

LUNCH & LEARN MARCH 12 FEATURES CHARLES PUCCINI, PASCO ASSOC. FOR CLEAN ENERGY Greater New Port Richey Main Street is delighted to welcome Charles Puccini, President of the Pasco Association for Clean Energy as guest speaker to the monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday, March 12th.  All Greater New Port Richey Main Street members, guests […]

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Sims Park “Ground Breaking” Event on March 14

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Events Local

There will be a Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Sims Park Improvement Project on Saturday, March 14th at 11:00 a.m.  The ceremony will take place in Sims Park located at 6431 Bank Street in New Port Richey.  Hot dogs and drinks will be served following the ceremony.  The Sims Park Improvement Project began with the […]

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Gulfcoast Networking March Business Newsletter

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Businesses Local

Local New Port Richey technology business Gulfcoast Networking has released its March newsletter.

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New Port Richey Rec Center Offers ‘Spring Camp’ – $60 per child

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Events Local

The New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center will be hosting Spring Camp Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20. The camp is for ages 5 – 12 and will take place from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.  The cost is $60 per child, which includes a field trip to Celebration Station in Clearwater where […]

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Rob Marlowe: An Enjoyable Weekend

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around town. This week, he’s discussing projects popping up around the city.

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