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NewsPortRichey New Feature – Reports Available!

submitted 16 hours ago by in Local

There were some problems with our original form submission, so I took some time to add Google Forms to better let you submit your stories. While I was at it, I added forms for submitting reports about neighborhood crime, code enforcement issues, and broken street lights. These forms will be filtered and reported directly to […]

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Dangers for Cats and Dogs Lurk on Halloween

submitted 3 days ago by in Local News

The Suncoast News reports on animal experts’ suggestions for keeping pets safe on Halloween.

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Dignataries Celebrate New Port Richey’s 90th Anniversary

submitted 4 days ago by in Local News

New Port Richey’s leadership received a boost in numbers yesterday as former Mayors and Council members converged on New Port Richey’s Railroad Square to celebrate the City’s 90th anniversary. U.S. Senator Bill Nelson was also in attendance to speak about New Port Richey’s heritage. The grandson of W. H. Critchley, one of the first New […]

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Rob Marlowe: Happy Birthday New Port Richey

submitted 5 days ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on goings-on around town. This week: New Port Richey’s 90th birthday!

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[VIDEO] New Port Richey Police Seeking Suspect in Armed Robbery

submitted 6 days ago by in Crime Local

Do you recognize this man? The New Port Richey Police Department is seeking information on a suspect in an armed robbery on Massachusetts Avenue. Contact Detective G. Williams at 727-841-4550. Post by New Port Richey Police Department.

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Weather Report – October 27th, 2014

submitted 6 days ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of October 27, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 61 degrees at 2:30 AM, October 25, 2014 Historical Average (for 10/24): 83 HIGH, 66 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 83 degrees (thirteen degrees higher […]

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Farm Report – October 27th, 2014

submitted 6 days ago by in Agriculture Ecology Local

Week of October 27, 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 our […]

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Pasco EcoFest Gets New Port Richey Alcohol Permit

submitted 1 week ago by in Local

On the agenda for Tuesday’s City Council meeting was Pasco EcoFest’s application to serve alcohol at their events in Sims Park. EcoFest is a volunteer created event whose profits will benefit the New Port Richey Friends of the Library, which is also the 501(c)3 behind the event. This year will be the fourth year that […]

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UPDATE: 13-year-old Schwettman Student Missing FOUND

submitted 1 week ago by in Crime Local News

Update 10-27-14 9:50 AM – Pasco Schools representatives say that the missing child was located over the weekend.   ——-   The Pasco Sheriff’s Office says it is looking for 13 year old Destinee Ann Vasquez, who was last seen on October 17th at Schwettman Education Center in New Port Richey. Anyone who has seen […]

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New Port Richey Celebrates 90 Years, Businesses Offer Discounts

submitted 1 week ago by in Businesses Local News

New Port Richey’s 90th Birthday Celebration! Come celebrate the 90th birthday of the founding of the City of New Port Richey on Monday, October 27! The fun starts on Friday, October 24 with special pricing at downtown stores and establishments: From Friday, October 24 through Monday, October 27, enjoy 10% off all sandwiches and 25% […]

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New Port Richey Stops Payment on Traffic Cameras

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News Political

New Port Richey’s City Manager and City Council voiced disappointment in the falling revenues from the City’s Red Light camera program. Councilman Bill Phillips said the cameras had failed and the program is a “broken.” New Port Richey’s 2013 budget shows the cameras pulled in a net profit of just $59,960, and may soon require the […]

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Weather Report – October 20th, 2014

submitted 2 weeks 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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New Port Richey City Cleanup – November 1st

submitted 2 weeks 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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Farm Report – Oct 20th 2014

submitted 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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New Port Richey House Fire on Halloween; No Injuries Reported

submitted 6 hours ago by in Crime Local News

New Port Richey Police and Fire responded to a house fire at 6216 Montana avenue on Halloween that started at approximately 9:20 pm, according to neighbors on scene. No injuries have been reported.

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NewsPortRichey New Feature – Reports Available!

submitted 16 hours ago by in Local

There were some problems with our original form submission, so I took some time to add Google Forms to better let you submit your stories. While I was at it, I added forms for submitting reports about neighborhood crime, code enforcement issues, and broken street lights. These forms will be filtered and reported directly to […]

no comments.
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Dangers for Cats and Dogs Lurk on Halloween

submitted 3 days ago by in Local News

The Suncoast News reports on animal experts’ suggestions for keeping pets safe on Halloween.

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    1

Dignataries Celebrate New Port Richey’s 90th Anniversary

submitted 4 days ago by in Local News

New Port Richey’s leadership received a boost in numbers yesterday as former Mayors and Council members converged on New Port Richey’s Railroad Square to celebrate the City’s 90th anniversary. U.S. Senator Bill Nelson was also in attendance to speak about New Port Richey’s heritage. The grandson of W. H. Critchley, one of the first New […]

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Rob Marlowe: Happy Birthday New Port Richey

submitted 5 days ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on goings-on around town. This week: New Port Richey’s 90th birthday!

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[VIDEO] New Port Richey Police Seeking Suspect in Armed Robbery

submitted 6 days ago by in Crime Local

Do you recognize this man? The New Port Richey Police Department is seeking information on a suspect in an armed robbery on Massachusetts Avenue. Contact Detective G. Williams at 727-841-4550. Post by New Port Richey Police Department.

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Weather Report – October 27th, 2014

submitted 6 days ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of October 27, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 61 degrees at 2:30 AM, October 25, 2014 Historical Average (for 10/24): 83 HIGH, 66 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 83 degrees (thirteen degrees higher […]

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Farm Report – October 27th, 2014

submitted 6 days ago by in Agriculture Ecology Local

Week of October 27, 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 our […]

no comments.
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Pasco EcoFest Gets New Port Richey Alcohol Permit

submitted 1 week ago by in Local

On the agenda for Tuesday’s City Council meeting was Pasco EcoFest’s application to serve alcohol at their events in Sims Park. EcoFest is a volunteer created event whose profits will benefit the New Port Richey Friends of the Library, which is also the 501(c)3 behind the event. This year will be the fourth year that […]

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UPDATE: 13-year-old Schwettman Student Missing FOUND

submitted 1 week ago by in Crime Local News

Update 10-27-14 9:50 AM – Pasco Schools representatives say that the missing child was located over the weekend.   ——-   The Pasco Sheriff’s Office says it is looking for 13 year old Destinee Ann Vasquez, who was last seen on October 17th at Schwettman Education Center in New Port Richey. Anyone who has seen […]

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New Port Richey Celebrates 90 Years, Businesses Offer Discounts

submitted 1 week ago by in Businesses Local News

New Port Richey’s 90th Birthday Celebration! Come celebrate the 90th birthday of the founding of the City of New Port Richey on Monday, October 27! The fun starts on Friday, October 24 with special pricing at downtown stores and establishments: From Friday, October 24 through Monday, October 27, enjoy 10% off all sandwiches and 25% […]

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New Port Richey Stops Payment on Traffic Cameras

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News Political

New Port Richey’s City Manager and City Council voiced disappointment in the falling revenues from the City’s Red Light camera program. Councilman Bill Phillips said the cameras had failed and the program is a “broken.” New Port Richey’s 2013 budget shows the cameras pulled in a net profit of just $59,960, and may soon require the […]

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New Port Richey City Cleanup – November 1st

submitted 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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.
    1

PEDC Says Former Community Hospital Site May Return

submitted 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 […]

no comments.
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Rob Marlowe: Partly Sunny with a Chance of Jobs

submitted 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 […]

no comments.
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EDITORIAL: City Council Looks Poised to Repeal Alcohol Limits

submitted 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 […]

no comments.
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Prostitution Complaints Dominate New Port Richey Council Meeting

submitted 3 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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