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Woman Killed Crossing US19 in New Port Richey

submitted 2 hours ago by in Local News

Shana Dorsey, 30, of New Port Richey was killed crossing US19 last night around 7 PM just south of Main Street in New Port Richey. According to police, she was not in a crosswalk at the time that she was struck by a2008 Pontiac SUV traveling in the north bound lanes. Police say no charges will […]

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Travel Inn Motel to be subject of second code violation hearing

submitted 3 hours ago by in Crime Local

City officials plan to bring the hotels owner before a special magistrate again January 14th, 2015. The motel has been plagued with crime that has spread into surrounding neighborhoods.

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NPR Switching to LED Streetlights

submitted 3 hours ago by in Local News

City officials say that a deal has been reached with Duke Energy to replace New Port Richey’s aging street lights with new LED units.

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Dense Fog Brings Visibility to 30 Feet

submitted 1 day ago by in Local Weather

A low dew point and cold temperatures brought dense fog into the Tampa Bay Area and New Port Richey Tuesday morning. Visibility was reduced to as short as 30 feet in some areas. A National Weather Service advisory extended until 11 AM Tuesday morning. Wednesday’s forecast calls for clear, sunny skies in the morning, but patches […]

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Tow Trucks Support Driver’s Wife Who Died Helping

submitted 1 day ago by in Local News

An accident caused by a wrong-way driver on December 8th took a turn for the worse after a second crash was caused by the backup. The crash, in the southbound lanes of US19 at Alternate 19, resulted only in minor injuries. 24-year-old Brittany Anello was arrested for causing the first accident with a blood alcohol […]

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Rob Marlowe: 2014 Christmas Parade

submitted 2 days ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events in New Port Richey. This week: issues with the 2014 Christmas Parade.

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NPR Installs Fence Under US19 Bridge to Deter Vagrants

submitted 3 days ago by in Local News

New Port Richey Officials paid $5,039.17 to install a fence under the overpass to prevent loitering under the bridge.

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NPR to Renew US 19 Pedestrian, Bicycles Safe Efforts

submitted 3 days ago by in Local News

The Suncoast News reports that the City Council and Police Department are exploring options to make travel safer for pedestrians and bicyclists along the US19 corridor.

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Suncoast Women Holiday Luncheon Location Change

submitted 6 days ago by in Events Local

Hudson, FL (Dec. 10, 2014) –  On Tuesday, Dec. 16 Suncoast Women in Networking (WIN) will move for this month to the Inn on the Gulf (6330 Clark Street , 34667) in Hudson. Networking will begin at 11:30  with the meeting from 12 noon to 1 p.m. There is no program planned. Anyone is invited […]

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Pasco Commissioner Pushes Tougher Restrictions on Sex Offenders

submitted 6 days ago by in Local

Tampa Bay Times reports that newly elected Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore is seeking to further restrict the areas in which registered sex offenders can live.

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Rob Marlowe: Riverlights Boat Parade

submitted 1 week ago by in Blogs Local

Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around downtown New Port Richey. This week, the Riverlights Boat Parade.

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Main Street: 15th Annual Christmas Boat Parade a Success

submitted 1 week ago by in Events Local News

The 15th Annual River Lights Boat Parade that took place on the Pithlachascotee River in Sims Park on Saturday evening, will go down in the annals of history as being the very best one yet.   There were so many firsts: first time paddlers and boaters; youngest captains (14 year old Noah Smith, according to his […]

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Farm Report – December 7th, 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of December 8, 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://www.fffsite.org/#!report/c1tuh Seed Savers Exchange to list 3F Loquat Seeds and Exciting News About Young Trees On December 6, Seed Savers Exchange listed 3F loquat seeds on the […]

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Weather Report – December 6, 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of December 7, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 65 degrees at 3:30 AM, December 6, 2014 Historic Average (for 12/5): 74 HIGH, 56 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 74 degrees (four degrees higher […]

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GMS Students Credit Teacher with Success of New Drama Program

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Education Local

Peter Nason recently began a dramatic theatre program at Gulf Middle School in New Port Richey, and students are raving.

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High Speed Chase Ends in Ditch on Rowan Road

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Crime Local News

One suspect tonight thought fleeing New Port Richey Police Officers was a good idea. He ended up in a ditch off Rowan Road for his troubles. A red Camaro, driven by a male suspect, sped north on Grand Boulevard at Marine Parkway Thursday night and led police on a high speed chase through a populated […]

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Sertoma Foundation to Give Away Batteries in December

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Charity Events Local

New Port Richey,  FL (Dec. 2, 2014) – Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida has scheduled a battery give away forFriday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at their offices in New Port Richey. The Foundation will offer free hearing aid batteries in the most common sizes while they last: 10, 13, […]

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Changes to NPR Property Code in the Works

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News Political

New Port Richey residents that have had issues with the appearance of blight could soon get relief, under ordinance changes proposed by City Manager Debbie Manns on Tuesday. Ms. Manns spoke to what she believed were ongoing problems with the code enforcement situation in the City. Blight is observable in the community at different levels. When […]

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On the Lighter Side: The Story of the Seed Kiosk in New Port Richey

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local News

On the Lighter Side: The Story of the Seed Kiosk in New Port Richey Dell deChant New Port Richey has the only Seed Savers Exchange sales site in the Tampa Bay Region. Here you will find organic, heirloom seeds that serve to protect our seed heritage and promote sustainable gardening and growing. So, the dedication […]

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Pasco Sheriff Threatens to Seize Properties with Criminal Activity

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Crime Local

The Tampa Tribune reported last week that Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco’s office sent a letter to a landlord whom lives in California that his property could be seized if more arrests occur.

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Richey Suncoast Theater’s Christmas Show is Back

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

The historic theater’s Christmas show returns this year. It started its’ run on Friday, November 28th and will continue to run this weekend and next weekend. The shows are Fridays at 7:00 PM, Saturdays at 7:00 PM and Sundays at 2:30 PM. This year’s play is written by Marc Yacht and Jillina Buyea. Mrs. Artiluke […]

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Rob Marlowe – Into the Holiday Season

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on happenings around town. This week: Into the Holiday Season with events around New Port Richey for Christmas time!

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Farm Report – December 1, 2014

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of December 1, 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 for December 1, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_78093d04c35f49b192cc3fd8ef862a5a.pdf Black Cat Growers To Offer Jams To 3F Family We are delighted to announce that Black Cat Growers has joined the […]

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Weather Report – December 1st, 2014

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report New Port Richey, Florida For Farmers and Others Week of December 1, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 45 degrees at 3:00 AM, November 29, 2014 Historic Average (for 11/28): 75 HIGH, 57 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 75 […]

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Marc Yacht: Ferguson Trouble Represents a Much Larger Problem

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local Opinion/Editorial

As an old movie buff, I seek out good science fiction. There are a number of movies that capture the current angry American sentiment.  Quickly coming to mind are “Roller Ball,” “Escape from New York,”  “V for Vendetta,” and the very recent series, “The Hunger Games.”  There are other very good movies that speak to […]

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Gulf High Senior Wins $180,000 JROTC Scholarship

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Education Local News

Gulf High School senior Jaquelyn Nagy was just awarded a $180,000 scholarship to the college of her choice.

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Farm Report – November 24th, 2014

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of November 24, 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 for November 24, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_bf074b9304454b30a942e2e36c4de1bc.pdf Join Us At Market Off Main For Seed Rack Dedication November 29 – 1:00 PM 3F to team with Ecology Florida […]

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Weather Report – November 24, 2014

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of November 24, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 61 degrees at 3:00 AM, November 22, 2014 Historic Average (for 11/21): 77 HIGH, 59 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 77 degrees (seven degrees higher […]

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Small Business Saturday – November 29th, 2014

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local News

New Port Richey, Florida – The City of New Port Richey is proud to support Small Business Saturday 2014 on Saturday, November 29, 2014.  The City issued a proclamation in support of Small Business Saturday at its regular meeting on October 21, 2014  Mayor Rob Marlowe said, “It is vitally important for our city’s continued […]

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Port Richey Considers Moving Boat Launch to Waterfront Park

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

Port Richey officials are considering overhauling the city’s boat ramp and moving it to waterfront park and turning Nicks Park into a parking only access.

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Woman Killed Crossing US19 in New Port Richey

submitted 2 hours ago by in Local News

Shana Dorsey, 30, of New Port Richey was killed crossing US19 last night around 7 PM just south of Main Street in New Port Richey. According to police, she was not in a crosswalk at the time that she was struck by a2008 Pontiac SUV traveling in the north bound lanes. Police say no charges will […]

no comments.
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Travel Inn Motel to be subject of second code violation hearing

submitted 3 hours ago by in Crime Local

City officials plan to bring the hotels owner before a special magistrate again January 14th, 2015. The motel has been plagued with crime that has spread into surrounding neighborhoods.

no comments.
    1

NPR Switching to LED Streetlights

submitted 3 hours ago by in Local News

City officials say that a deal has been reached with Duke Energy to replace New Port Richey’s aging street lights with new LED units.

no comments.
    1

Dense Fog Brings Visibility to 30 Feet

submitted 1 day ago by in Local Weather

A low dew point and cold temperatures brought dense fog into the Tampa Bay Area and New Port Richey Tuesday morning. Visibility was reduced to as short as 30 feet in some areas. A National Weather Service advisory extended until 11 AM Tuesday morning. Wednesday’s forecast calls for clear, sunny skies in the morning, but patches […]

no comments.
    1

Tow Trucks Support Driver’s Wife Who Died Helping

submitted 1 day ago by in Local News

An accident caused by a wrong-way driver on December 8th took a turn for the worse after a second crash was caused by the backup. The crash, in the southbound lanes of US19 at Alternate 19, resulted only in minor injuries. 24-year-old Brittany Anello was arrested for causing the first accident with a blood alcohol […]

no comments.
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Rob Marlowe: 2014 Christmas Parade

submitted 2 days ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events in New Port Richey. This week: issues with the 2014 Christmas Parade.

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NPR Installs Fence Under US19 Bridge to Deter Vagrants

submitted 3 days ago by in Local News

New Port Richey Officials paid $5,039.17 to install a fence under the overpass to prevent loitering under the bridge.

no comments.
    1

NPR to Renew US 19 Pedestrian, Bicycles Safe Efforts

submitted 3 days ago by in Local News

The Suncoast News reports that the City Council and Police Department are exploring options to make travel safer for pedestrians and bicyclists along the US19 corridor.

no comments.
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Suncoast Women Holiday Luncheon Location Change

submitted 6 days ago by in Events Local

Hudson, FL (Dec. 10, 2014) –  On Tuesday, Dec. 16 Suncoast Women in Networking (WIN) will move for this month to the Inn on the Gulf (6330 Clark Street , 34667) in Hudson. Networking will begin at 11:30  with the meeting from 12 noon to 1 p.m. There is no program planned. Anyone is invited […]

no comments.
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Pasco Commissioner Pushes Tougher Restrictions on Sex Offenders

submitted 6 days ago by in Local

Tampa Bay Times reports that newly elected Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore is seeking to further restrict the areas in which registered sex offenders can live.

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Rob Marlowe: Riverlights Boat Parade

submitted 1 week ago by in Blogs Local

Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on events around downtown New Port Richey. This week, the Riverlights Boat Parade.

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    1

Main Street: 15th Annual Christmas Boat Parade a Success

submitted 1 week ago by in Events Local News

The 15th Annual River Lights Boat Parade that took place on the Pithlachascotee River in Sims Park on Saturday evening, will go down in the annals of history as being the very best one yet.   There were so many firsts: first time paddlers and boaters; youngest captains (14 year old Noah Smith, according to his […]

no comments.
    1

Farm Report – December 7th, 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of December 8, 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://www.fffsite.org/#!report/c1tuh Seed Savers Exchange to list 3F Loquat Seeds and Exciting News About Young Trees On December 6, Seed Savers Exchange listed 3F loquat seeds on the […]

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Weather Report – December 6, 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of December 7, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 65 degrees at 3:30 AM, December 6, 2014 Historic Average (for 12/5): 74 HIGH, 56 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 74 degrees (four degrees higher […]

no comments.
    1

GMS Students Credit Teacher with Success of New Drama Program

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Education Local

Peter Nason recently began a dramatic theatre program at Gulf Middle School in New Port Richey, and students are raving.

no comments.
    1

High Speed Chase Ends in Ditch on Rowan Road

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Crime Local News

One suspect tonight thought fleeing New Port Richey Police Officers was a good idea. He ended up in a ditch off Rowan Road for his troubles. A red Camaro, driven by a male suspect, sped north on Grand Boulevard at Marine Parkway Thursday night and led police on a high speed chase through a populated […]

no comments.
    1

Sertoma Foundation to Give Away Batteries in December

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Charity Events Local

New Port Richey,  FL (Dec. 2, 2014) – Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida has scheduled a battery give away forFriday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at their offices in New Port Richey. The Foundation will offer free hearing aid batteries in the most common sizes while they last: 10, 13, […]

no comments.
    1

Changes to NPR Property Code in the Works

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News Political

New Port Richey residents that have had issues with the appearance of blight could soon get relief, under ordinance changes proposed by City Manager Debbie Manns on Tuesday. Ms. Manns spoke to what she believed were ongoing problems with the code enforcement situation in the City. Blight is observable in the community at different levels. When […]

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Christmas Boat Parade on the Cotee River on Saturday, December 6th

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

The Fifteenth Annual RiverLights Boat Parade will take place on the evening of December 6, 2014 on the Pithlachascotee River. That evening, brightly lit boats and watercraft launch from Moonlight Bay at 6:30 p.m., to cruised past the admiring crowds and numerous Holiday parties along the banks, and finish up at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. […]

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Pasco Sheriff Threatens to Seize Properties with Criminal Activity

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Crime Local

The Tampa Tribune reported last week that Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco’s office sent a letter to a landlord whom lives in California that his property could be seized if more arrests occur.

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On the Lighter Side: The Story of the Seed Kiosk in New Port Richey

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local News

On the Lighter Side: The Story of the Seed Kiosk in New Port Richey Dell deChant New Port Richey has the only Seed Savers Exchange sales site in the Tampa Bay Region. Here you will find organic, heirloom seeds that serve to protect our seed heritage and promote sustainable gardening and growing. So, the dedication […]

no comments.
    1

Richey Suncoast Theater’s Christmas Show is Back

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Events Local

The historic theater’s Christmas show returns this year. It started its’ run on Friday, November 28th and will continue to run this weekend and next weekend. The shows are Fridays at 7:00 PM, Saturdays at 7:00 PM and Sundays at 2:30 PM. This year’s play is written by Marc Yacht and Jillina Buyea. Mrs. Artiluke […]

no comments.
    1

Rob Marlowe – Into the Holiday Season

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on happenings around town. This week: Into the Holiday Season with events around New Port Richey for Christmas time!

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    1

Farm Report – December 1, 2014

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of December 1, 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 for December 1, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_78093d04c35f49b192cc3fd8ef862a5a.pdf Black Cat Growers To Offer Jams To 3F Family We are delighted to announce that Black Cat Growers has joined the […]

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Weather Report – December 1st, 2014

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report New Port Richey, Florida For Farmers and Others Week of December 1, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 45 degrees at 3:00 AM, November 29, 2014 Historic Average (for 11/28): 75 HIGH, 57 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 75 […]

no comments.
    1

Gulf High Senior Wins $180,000 JROTC Scholarship

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Education Local News

Gulf High School senior Jaquelyn Nagy was just awarded a $180,000 scholarship to the college of her choice.

no comments.
    2

Marc Yacht: Ferguson Trouble Represents a Much Larger Problem

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local Opinion/Editorial

As an old movie buff, I seek out good science fiction. There are a number of movies that capture the current angry American sentiment.  Quickly coming to mind are “Roller Ball,” “Escape from New York,”  “V for Vendetta,” and the very recent series, “The Hunger Games.”  There are other very good movies that speak to […]

no comments.
    1

Farm Report – November 24th, 2014

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

Week of November 24, 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 for November 24, go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_bf074b9304454b30a942e2e36c4de1bc.pdf Join Us At Market Off Main For Seed Rack Dedication November 29 – 1:00 PM 3F to team with Ecology Florida […]

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    1

Weather Report – November 24, 2014

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local Weather

Weekly Weather Report For Farmers and Others Week of November 24, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community 61 degrees at 3:00 AM, November 22, 2014 Historic Average (for 11/21): 77 HIGH, 59 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 77 degrees (seven degrees higher […]

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Small Business Saturday – November 29th, 2014

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Events Local News

New Port Richey, Florida – The City of New Port Richey is proud to support Small Business Saturday 2014 on Saturday, November 29, 2014.  The City issued a proclamation in support of Small Business Saturday at its regular meeting on October 21, 2014  Mayor Rob Marlowe said, “It is vitally important for our city’s continued […]

no comments.