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New Port Richey City Cleanup – November 1st

submitted 10 hours ago by in Local News

Neighborhood Fall Clean-Up, Saturday Nov 1, 2014 from 8:00AM-5:00PM. Residents may dispose unwanted items. The City of New Port Richey will be hosting our semi-annual Neighborhood Clean-Up Day Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This special event allows residents of the City of New Port Richey to dispose of unwanted items […]

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Weather Report – October 20th, 2014

submitted 11 hours ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of October 20, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  62 degrees at 2:30 AM, October 18, 2014 Historical Average (for 10/17): 84 HIGH, 68 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 84 degrees (fourteen degrees higher […]

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Farm Report – Oct 20th 2014

submitted 11 hours ago by in Agriculture Ecology Local

Week of October 20, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Programs and Plans Our 5th Year We often receive questions about the Friendship Farms & Fare project. We are happy to send an information brochure with details on our mission and […]

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Rob Marlowe: Very Different Events

submitted 12 hours ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on issues around New Port Richey. This week: Very Different Events–a recap of events downtown and their varying character.

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Man Stabbed Fatally in Port Richey

submitted 2 days ago by in Crime Local

A man was stabbed in the neck at a fight at the Pink Flamingo club in Port Richey and later died, police say.

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NPR Selects Firm to Supervise Sims Park Improvements

submitted 6 days ago by in Local News

City Councilors approved Kimley-Horn, one of the three firms that bid on the park’s design.

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NPR Art Gallery: Autumn Art Walk – October 18

submitted 6 days ago by in Events Local

Make plans now and mark your calendars to come to downtown New Port Richey on Saturday, October 18th from 10 am to 6 pm for the Autumn Art Walk sidewalk art event. More than 40 artists will line Grand Blvd. and Nebraska Ave. displaying fine art and handcrafed items for sale. There will be a […]

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PEDC Says Former Community Hospital Site May Return

submitted 1 week ago by in Local

PEDC’s John Walsh was on hand last Tuesday to update New Port Richey’s city council on the possible redevelopment of HCA’s former Community Hospital site in New Port Richey’s “Marine” district. “We are currently meeting with representatives from HCA about redevelopment of that site,” Mr. Walsh said, “We are focusing as much as we can […]

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Pasco’s MPO in Hot Water with New Port Richey

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News Political

City councilman Jeff Starkey, New Port Richey’s liaison with Pasco’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), said on Tuesday that the MPO has little focus for U.S. 19 at their meetings. “Their main focus is East-West,” he said, “That is all we ever heard about.” He said the committee specifically focuses on the elevated toll road which was […]

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Rob Marlowe: Partly Sunny with a Chance of Jobs

submitted 1 week ago by in Blogs Local Political

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on happening around town. This week, his article entitled “Partly Sunny with a Chance of Jobs.”

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Weather Report – October 13th 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of October 13, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Historical Average (for 10/10): 86 HIGH, 70 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 86 degrees (sixteen degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]).   Our […]

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Farm Report – October 13th 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of October 13, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Garden Overview We are in a transitional period, and harvests are light. This will continue until the end of the month. Rick Martinez reported that his seedlings were washed out or […]

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EDITORIAL: City Council Looks Poised to Repeal Alcohol Limits

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News Opinion/Editorial

Only those closely following the scheduling of meetings in New Port Richey, or receive updates from Mayor Rob Marlowe, would have known about an innocuous city council workshop held at 5:30 pm on Tuesday. Up for discussion was the City’s alcohol “special event” ordinance. I wrote an editorial on that very same ordinance two weeks, decrying the […]

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Fatal Accident – Grand Boulevard South of Moog Road

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

Florida Highway Patrol reports that a fatal accident occurred on Grand Boulevard just south of Moog Road at Elkhorn Road in Pasco County Friday morning. One fatality has been reported in a collision involving a tractor-trailer. The accident occurred around 3:40 am and FHP arrived on scene at 4:04 am. All northbound lanes were reported […]

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Bike Fest Road Closures Start Today

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

Bike Fest begins this afternoon in downtown New Port Richey. Here is a map provided by NPRPD of road closures for the weekend. Main street is closed at Lincoln. https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=z64hAMUG3p-Y.kNTYTquTjL4Q Don’t forget to watch out for motorcycles!  

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Port Richey City Manager Asks for NPR’s Partnership on US19

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News Political

During a meeting that largely dealt with the issue of prostitution along US19, Port Richey City Manager Tom O’Neill was in attendance to appeal to New Port Richey’s City Council for additional cooperative efforts along US19. He made a number of suggestions that both cities can work together on to improve the image of the […]

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Prostitution Complaints Dominate New Port Richey Council Meeting

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Crime Local News Political

Angry and sometimes explicit testimony echoed in New Port Richey’s city hall Tuesday as a number of residents from the West River and Astor Drive neighborhood spoke to just how bad the issue of prostitution has become in New Port Richey along U.S. Highway 19. Residents were quick to praise the efforts of the New Port […]

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Charity Ball Friday to Benefit Suncoast SPCA

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

Whiskers and Tails will include, dinner, games, Halloween fun, costume contests, centerpiece contests and dancing. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave.. The event is adult only. Tickets are $50 per person or $85 per couple.

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November 8th Fundraiser for Sertoma’s Children’s Hearing Help Fund

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey, FL (Oct. 6, 2014) – Las Vegas Casino Night, a fundraiser hosted by Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, is being presented by the nonprofit to benefit its Children’s Hearing Help Fund on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The event will be held at the West Pasco Board of Realtors (5409 Sunset Road, […]

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USF Students Learn to Harvest in Local NPR Gardens

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Ecology Local News

Dirt was flying this Sunday as USF students visited Friendship Farm & Fare’s “South Garden” located in New Port Richey to help out with the Fall harvest. The students are part of a USF group called FARM–Food Activists Revolutionizing Meals–whose mission is to educate people about local farms and to learn about what those local farms […]

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Rob Marlowe: Cleaning Up US19

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on city goings-on. This week: the effort to clean up US19.

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New Port Richey Weather Report – October 6th 2014

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of October 6, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Historical Average (for 10/3): 87 HIGH, 72 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 87 degrees (seventeen degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]).   Our […]

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Farm Report – October 6th 2014

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of October 6, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community Garden Overview Fall began on September 23.  The summer crops are largely spent. Okra is declining quickly now, and the harvest is shrinking dramatically. Seed pods are gigantic, and we harvested more […]

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Play Day Highlights New Port Richey’s Grey Preserve

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey’s Parks and Recreation Department highlighted Grey Preserve with a “Play Day” this week.

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Port Richey Man Arrested with Large Drug Cache

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Crime Local News

Pasco Deputies served a search warrant at 9814 US Highway 19 on Friday morning and arrested Ranard Raymore Miller on drug charges. Deputies found 41 grams of crack cocaine, marijuana, a 9mm handgun, and a number of hydromorphone and methadone pills, according to the Sheriff’s Facebook page. Pasco Sheriff’s Office deputies served a search warrant […]

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New Port Richey May Take Ownership of Plathe Road

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

City Manager Debbie Manns believes that Pasco County is willing to transfer ownership of Plathe Road west of Rowan Road to the City, according to her weekly memo to City Council. The discussions with Pasco County continue in relationship to the City’s interest in acquiring Plathe Road for the purpose of roadway improvements.  At this […]

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Port Richey Appoints New Police Chief

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

Robert Lovering is scheduled to start Oct. 20 as the police chief for Port Richey, City Manager Tom O’Neill announced.

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New Port Richey man finds hand grenade on St. Pete Beach

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says a New Port Richey man, Clifford Vogel, 60, found an inactive hand grenade about 20 feet offshore from St. Pete Beach with a metal detector. The find was made behind the Sirata beach resort. The Sheriff’s bomb squad unit was called and the area behind the Sirata was cordoned off. The bomb […]

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County Comptroller will investigate Huge Water Bill

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

Pasco County’s Clerk of Court and Comptroller, Paula O’Neil, has ordered an Inspector General to look into the County’s billing of a couple that has been reported in the media this week. New Port Richey, FL, October 1, 2014 – In response to the media coverage of the Pasco County utility bill concerns, the Clerk […]

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New Port Richey News: How YOU can use NewsPortRichey

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

NewsPortRichey was launched in April of this year. It’s taken a bit to get it started, and there have been plenty of technical difficulties along the way. At its base, NewsPortRichey is designed as a “clone” of Reddit. It functions in the same way. The difference is that it’s local and provides only New Port […]

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New Port Richey City Cleanup – November 1st

submitted 10 hours ago by in Local News

Neighborhood Fall Clean-Up, Saturday Nov 1, 2014 from 8:00AM-5:00PM. Residents may dispose unwanted items. The City of New Port Richey will be hosting our semi-annual Neighborhood Clean-Up Day Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This special event allows residents of the City of New Port Richey to dispose of unwanted items […]

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Weather Report – October 20th, 2014

submitted 11 hours ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of October 20, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  62 degrees at 2:30 AM, October 18, 2014 Historical Average (for 10/17): 84 HIGH, 68 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 84 degrees (fourteen degrees higher […]

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Farm Report – Oct 20th 2014

submitted 11 hours ago by in Agriculture Ecology Local

Week of October 20, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Programs and Plans Our 5th Year We often receive questions about the Friendship Farms & Fare project. We are happy to send an information brochure with details on our mission and […]

no comments.
    1

Rob Marlowe: Very Different Events

submitted 12 hours ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on issues around New Port Richey. This week: Very Different Events–a recap of events downtown and their varying character.

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Man Stabbed Fatally in Port Richey

submitted 2 days ago by in Crime Local

A man was stabbed in the neck at a fight at the Pink Flamingo club in Port Richey and later died, police say.

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NPR Selects Firm to Supervise Sims Park Improvements

submitted 6 days ago by in Local News

City Councilors approved Kimley-Horn, one of the three firms that bid on the park’s design.

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NPR Art Gallery: Autumn Art Walk – October 18

submitted 6 days ago by in Events Local

Make plans now and mark your calendars to come to downtown New Port Richey on Saturday, October 18th from 10 am to 6 pm for the Autumn Art Walk sidewalk art event. More than 40 artists will line Grand Blvd. and Nebraska Ave. displaying fine art and handcrafed items for sale. There will be a […]

no comments.
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PEDC Says Former Community Hospital Site May Return

submitted 1 week ago by in Local

PEDC’s John Walsh was on hand last Tuesday to update New Port Richey’s city council on the possible redevelopment of HCA’s former Community Hospital site in New Port Richey’s “Marine” district. “We are currently meeting with representatives from HCA about redevelopment of that site,” Mr. Walsh said, “We are focusing as much as we can […]

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Pasco’s MPO in Hot Water with New Port Richey

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News Political

City councilman Jeff Starkey, New Port Richey’s liaison with Pasco’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), said on Tuesday that the MPO has little focus for U.S. 19 at their meetings. “Their main focus is East-West,” he said, “That is all we ever heard about.” He said the committee specifically focuses on the elevated toll road which was […]

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Rob Marlowe: Partly Sunny with a Chance of Jobs

submitted 1 week ago by in Blogs Local Political

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on happening around town. This week, his article entitled “Partly Sunny with a Chance of Jobs.”

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Weather Report – October 13th 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of October 13, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Historical Average (for 10/10): 86 HIGH, 70 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 86 degrees (sixteen degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]).   Our […]

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Farm Report – October 13th 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of October 13, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Garden Overview We are in a transitional period, and harvests are light. This will continue until the end of the month. Rick Martinez reported that his seedlings were washed out or […]

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    1

EDITORIAL: City Council Looks Poised to Repeal Alcohol Limits

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News Opinion/Editorial

Only those closely following the scheduling of meetings in New Port Richey, or receive updates from Mayor Rob Marlowe, would have known about an innocuous city council workshop held at 5:30 pm on Tuesday. Up for discussion was the City’s alcohol “special event” ordinance. I wrote an editorial on that very same ordinance two weeks, decrying the […]

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Fatal Accident – Grand Boulevard South of Moog Road

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

Florida Highway Patrol reports that a fatal accident occurred on Grand Boulevard just south of Moog Road at Elkhorn Road in Pasco County Friday morning. One fatality has been reported in a collision involving a tractor-trailer. The accident occurred around 3:40 am and FHP arrived on scene at 4:04 am. All northbound lanes were reported […]

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Bike Fest Road Closures Start Today

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

Bike Fest begins this afternoon in downtown New Port Richey. Here is a map provided by NPRPD of road closures for the weekend. Main street is closed at Lincoln. https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=z64hAMUG3p-Y.kNTYTquTjL4Q Don’t forget to watch out for motorcycles!  

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Port Richey City Manager Asks for NPR’s Partnership on US19

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News Political

During a meeting that largely dealt with the issue of prostitution along US19, Port Richey City Manager Tom O’Neill was in attendance to appeal to New Port Richey’s City Council for additional cooperative efforts along US19. He made a number of suggestions that both cities can work together on to improve the image of the […]

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Prostitution Complaints Dominate New Port Richey Council Meeting

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Crime Local News Political

Angry and sometimes explicit testimony echoed in New Port Richey’s city hall Tuesday as a number of residents from the West River and Astor Drive neighborhood spoke to just how bad the issue of prostitution has become in New Port Richey along U.S. Highway 19. Residents were quick to praise the efforts of the New Port […]

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Charity Ball Friday to Benefit Suncoast SPCA

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

Whiskers and Tails will include, dinner, games, Halloween fun, costume contests, centerpiece contests and dancing. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Spartan Manor, 6121 Massachusetts Ave.. The event is adult only. Tickets are $50 per person or $85 per couple.

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Tarah Bigger – Local Photographer Featured at NPR City Hall Starting Today

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

New Port Richey, October 6, 2014: An enduring passion for the outdoors inspired Florida native and Gator graduate, Tarah Bigger, to launch a side-business specializing in landscape photography artwork. Having earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Recreation, Parks and Tourism at the University of Florida, her pursuit to gain employment with diverse natural resource agencies […]

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November 8th Fundraiser for Sertoma’s Children’s Hearing Help Fund

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey, FL (Oct. 6, 2014) – Las Vegas Casino Night, a fundraiser hosted by Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, is being presented by the nonprofit to benefit its Children’s Hearing Help Fund on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The event will be held at the West Pasco Board of Realtors (5409 Sunset Road, […]

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Rob Marlowe: Cleaning Up US19

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on city goings-on. This week: the effort to clean up US19.

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USF Students Learn to Harvest in Local NPR Gardens

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Ecology Local News

Dirt was flying this Sunday as USF students visited Friendship Farm & Fare’s “South Garden” located in New Port Richey to help out with the Fall harvest. The students are part of a USF group called FARM–Food Activists Revolutionizing Meals–whose mission is to educate people about local farms and to learn about what those local farms […]

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New Port Richey Weather Report – October 6th 2014

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of October 6, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community   Historical Average (for 10/3): 87 HIGH, 72 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 87 degrees (seventeen degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]).   Our […]

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    1

Farm Report – October 6th 2014

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of October 6, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/ A Community Service To the Local Farming Community Garden Overview Fall began on September 23.  The summer crops are largely spent. Okra is declining quickly now, and the harvest is shrinking dramatically. Seed pods are gigantic, and we harvested more […]

no comments.
    1

Play Day Highlights New Port Richey’s Grey Preserve

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey’s Parks and Recreation Department highlighted Grey Preserve with a “Play Day” this week.

no comments.
    1

Port Richey Man Arrested with Large Drug Cache

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Crime Local News

Pasco Deputies served a search warrant at 9814 US Highway 19 on Friday morning and arrested Ranard Raymore Miller on drug charges. Deputies found 41 grams of crack cocaine, marijuana, a 9mm handgun, and a number of hydromorphone and methadone pills, according to the Sheriff’s Facebook page. Pasco Sheriff’s Office deputies served a search warrant […]

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New Port Richey May Take Ownership of Plathe Road

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

City Manager Debbie Manns believes that Pasco County is willing to transfer ownership of Plathe Road west of Rowan Road to the City, according to her weekly memo to City Council. The discussions with Pasco County continue in relationship to the City’s interest in acquiring Plathe Road for the purpose of roadway improvements.  At this […]

no comments.
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Port Richey Appoints New Police Chief

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

Robert Lovering is scheduled to start Oct. 20 as the police chief for Port Richey, City Manager Tom O’Neill announced.

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New Port Richey man finds hand grenade on St. Pete Beach

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says a New Port Richey man, Clifford Vogel, 60, found an inactive hand grenade about 20 feet offshore from St. Pete Beach with a metal detector. The find was made behind the Sirata beach resort. The Sheriff’s bomb squad unit was called and the area behind the Sirata was cordoned off. The bomb […]

no comments.
    1

County Comptroller will investigate Huge Water Bill

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

Pasco County’s Clerk of Court and Comptroller, Paula O’Neil, has ordered an Inspector General to look into the County’s billing of a couple that has been reported in the media this week. New Port Richey, FL, October 1, 2014 – In response to the media coverage of the Pasco County utility bill concerns, the Clerk […]

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