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Manatees May Lose Protected Status

submitted 1 day ago by in Ecology Local News

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as a “threatened” species, which would allow some flexibility for federal officials as the species recovers while maintaining most of the protections afforded to animals listed as endangered.

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Interfaith Spiritual Service

submitted 2 days ago by in Events Local

Join us every Sunday at 12 noon for an Interfaith Spiritual Service. No fire and brimestone here – only unconditional love! Be The Light Metaphysical Center 3509 Universal Plaza New Port Richey, FL 34652 727-849-2342 BeTheLightChapel.com

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Implementing The Law Of Attraction Class

submitted 2 days ago by in Education

Location: Be The Light Chapel & Metaphysical Center, 3509 Universal Plaza, New Port Richey, Florida 34652 New class forming, starting Saturday September 13 at 1:30pm, mentoring and tutoring of the law of attraction by someone who has made millions of dollars using it. Imagine for a moment what if you could turn your dreams into […]

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USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List

submitted 4 days ago by in Ecology Local News

USF Beats Ivies, UF and FSU: USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List Feature Ecology Florida Staff Ecology Florida joins the University of South Florida in celebrating the school’s top-ten ranking in the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” listing.  Coming in 7th overall, USF is ranked ahead of all the Ivy League schools, as well as […]

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Local and State Primary Elections Yield Landslides

submitted 4 days ago by in Local News Political

Races for two three local positions, local judges, and the State Governor primary wrapped up this Tuesday with landslides in many. In the primary for Florida House District 36, currently held by Amanda Murphy, Jim Mathieu was handily defeated by Republican Chris Gregg in the primary. Gregg took 59% of the vote to Mathieu’s 41%. Mike […]

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Kristobal Predictions Move Further Away

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News

The NOAA has moved predictions for Tropical Storm Kristobal further out into the Atlantic, away from Florida and the Atlantic coast states.

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Mayor Marlowe: Special Events and the Downtown

submitted 1 week ago by in Blogs Local Political

New Port Richey’s Mayor Marlowe weighs in on issues in the community in his weekly blog. This week: Special Events and the Downtown.

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Weather Report 8-25-14

submitted 1 week ago by in Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of August 25 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  Weekly Weather Report: Dry Summer Continues   Last Week (8/15-8/22): No report.  Weather reporter was out of the area. Regular weather reports will recommence in next week’s Farm Report. This Week (8/23-29): WU is forecasting […]

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Farm Report, August 25, 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Agriculture Local

Friendship Farms & Fare CSA Farm Report and Share Report for August 25 (#47) Brief Highlights August 25 Farm Report now available.  Go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_53f1b134e71448739a47133123c45d91.pdf   This week, Tampa transmissions will be Wednesday.   It is five weeks before the start of the new Garden Year.  We hope everyone will renew.  So far, we have […]

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Tropical Storm Kristobal Looks to Miss

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News

According to the National Weather Service and NOAA, Tropical Storm Kristobal has strengthened but increasingly looks like it will miss the Florida Gulf Coast, though it still has the potential to bring heavy rains. Updates to come.

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Pasco manufacturer VLOC Inc. to close doors

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

The Tampa Bay Times reports that VLOC, a Pasco manufacturer and defense contractor located in the Trinity area, will close its doors and lay off more than 70 employees.

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Ecology Florida: Professor Chanton’s Message to Gov. Scott on Climate Change

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Ecology Local Political

A recent feature in Ecology Florida News reported on an offer from ten climate-change specialists to meet with Governor Rick Scott to explain to him the basics of climate change and the impact global warming is having and will have on the state of Florida.

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Green Key Motel Manager: Lighting to blame for pedestrian deaths

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

In articles posted by Bay News 9 and Fox 13, the manager of the Green Key Motel claims in an interview that poor lighting was to blame for the deaths last week of Taryn Baber, 37, and Mike Acosta, 42. According to friends of the couple, they had been at Wing House celebrating the news that […]

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Recruiting Businesses – Mayor Rob Marlowe

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on New Port Richey’s progress. This week: Recruiting Businesses.

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Three pedestrians killed in New Port Richey in two separate crashes Friday night

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

Three pedestrians were killed in two separate fatal pedestrian-involved crashes on Friday night, a little more than 15 minutes apart. The first incident occurred at 9:50 p.m. at US-19 and Green Key Road. According to New Port Richey Police, two pedestrians, one male and one female, were killed. Police say that they were likely crossing […]

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NPR Council Considers Closing Grand Blvd at Sims Park

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey Council members are discussing options to close Grand Boulevard near the park and move traffic around Orange Circle and Sims Lane instead.

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Ecology Florida: Professionals Offer Assistance to Gov. Scott on Climate Change

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Ecology Local Political

Ecology Florida in an editorial looking into the response of Florida’s leading scholars to Governor Scott’s comments on climate change.

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Florida Southern Black Racer preys on Cuban Tree Frog (Images/Video)

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Ecology Local

A common snake in Florida, the Southern Black Racer often preys on lizards, frogs, and other small snakes and insects. This particular Floridian had lovingly named their “yard snake” Fabrice. In this series of images you can see how Fabrice is taking care of the pest problem of the invasive Cuban Tree Frog invasion of Florida. […]

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NPR Leaders Look to Improve Access to Grey Preserve

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Local News

City leaders revisited the five year capital improvement plan and focused on the condition of Plathe Road for access to Grey Preserve in New Port Richey.

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Filling the Empty Storefronts – Rob Marlowe

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog. This week, “Filling the Empty Storefronts.”

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Farm Report – August 4, 2014

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

3F CSA Farm Report and Share Report for August 4  (#44) now posted Brief Highlights posted by Friendship Farms & Fare Staff August 4 Farm Report now available.  Go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_7efd51c78ffe47ee813c7ceccdcee77b.pdf   See Farm Report for information on transmission schedule for the next three weeks (August 4, 11, and 18). Eight weeks until start of […]

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Farm Report July 28

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

3F CSA Farm Report and Share Report for July 28  (#43) now posted  Brief Highlights posted by Friendship Farm & Fare staff July 28 Farm Report now available.  Go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_2ce6d0d189954129bf5e4443ad73f275.pdf Nine weeks until start of the next Garden Year.  We hope everyone will renew.  Please let us know your intentions as soon as possible.  […]

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1 arrested, 2 sought in officer injuries and chase

submitted 2 months ago by in Crime Local News

A New Port Richey officer suffered minor injuries Thursday night in a wild chase with three suspects. The suspected driver was eventually apprehended and arrested. Deputies say 19 year old Eric Jefferson Stanley of New Port Richey was arrested on charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer. Two suspects still remain at large. […]

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OP-ED: Gerrymandering Trial Update

submitted 2 months ago by in Local Opinion/Editorial Political

Gerrymandering Trial Awaits Judgment This article is a follow up to a previous OP-ED on NewsPortRichey. Courtesy of Ecology Florida Summary The Gerrymandering trial is over, and it is now up to Circuit Judge Terry Lewis to render a judgment in the case. Whatever his ruling, the impact of the actions prompting this trial have […]

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12 Year Old Boy Missing; is Found Safe

submitted 2 months ago by in Local News

The Pasco Sheriff’s Office says Jeffery Robertin, 12, left his house on Old Main Street in New Port Richey at around 4:30 this afternoon. Deputies say Jeffrey left his house after an argument with his family and ran into the wooded area east of Congress St near Rowan Road. The sheriff’s helicopter, K-9 units, and […]

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Local Garden “Permablitzes” in New Port Richey

submitted 2 months ago by in Agriculture Local News

The Nature Coast Real Food Project held a Permablitz at the home of Faye and John Kropik on Saturday, June 14. What is a Permablitz? It’s like an old fashioned barn raising where a group of neighbors get together to create or expand someone’s garden. The term comes from Permaculture which is the design system […]

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Main Street Blast June 27-28

submitted 2 months ago by in Events Local

Greater New Port Richey Main Street will be hosting the Friendly KIAfest Main Street Blast this Friday and Saturday, June 27th and 28th at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. The following events will be featured: There will be a “Trolley Pull” competition sponsored by Walgreens’ “Be the Match” and Friendly Kia from 1-3 […]

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Blockbuster at SR54 & Rowan Razed, Credit Union on the Way

submitted 2 months ago by in Local News

The former Blockbuster at the corner of 54 and Rowan was torn down this week to make way for construction of a MidFlorida Credit Union building.

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Farm Report – New Port Richey – June 23

submitted 2 months ago by in Agriculture Local

 Brief Highlights June 23 Farm Report now available. Happy Summer!  The Solstice was June 21.  See related story in the Farm Report. Special Update (not in regular report):  We have plums and blackberries, courtesy of our Friendship Farm, Seeds of Love Organic Farm, in Lithia.  Some may remember these delicious seasonal offerings from previous years. Hart’s Hot Sauce […]

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REMINDER: Today, June 21 – Neighborhood Cleanup Day!

submitted 2 months ago by in Local News

Today, Saturday June 21st is one of two New Port Richey neighborhood cleanup days. You may drop off unwanted items or debris at either Frances Avenue Park on Louisiana Avenue, or at the former Old River Road Church at 6131 South River Road. Paper shredding is available at the River Road location and is limited […]

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Small Spiritual Church goes Main Stream

submitted 1 day ago by in Local News Religion

Be The Light Spiritual Center & Metaphysical Chapel has just gone main stream in ways to reach those seeking a spiritual place to call home. They just joined forces with others online and created their own ROKU Channel. Be The Light Spiritual Network is truly unique and is the ONLY Metaphysical channel currently on ROKU. […]

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Manatees May Lose Protected Status

submitted 1 day ago by in Ecology Local News

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as a “threatened” species, which would allow some flexibility for federal officials as the species recovers while maintaining most of the protections afforded to animals listed as endangered.

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Weather Report – September 1st, 2014

submitted 1 day ago by in Agriculture Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of September 1, 2014 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community Weekly Weather Report: Dry Summer Continues Last Week (8/23-8/29): Temperatures ran well above normal this past week.  We reached 95 degrees twice, and did not have a high below 92 degrees.  Remember, the normal […]

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Farm Report – September 1st, 2014

submitted 1 day ago by in Agriculture Local

Friendship Farms & Fare Farm Report & Newsletter September 1, 2014 – 48th FARM & CSA Report REPORT 75 degrees at 4:30 AM, August 30, 2014 Historical Average (for 8/29): 90 HIGH, 76 LOW–Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/ The historical average high temperature is now 90 degrees (twenty degrees higher than the lowest average high [70]). Our […]

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Interfaith Spiritual Service

submitted 2 days ago by in Events Local

Join us every Sunday at 12 noon for an Interfaith Spiritual Service. No fire and brimestone here – only unconditional love! Be The Light Metaphysical Center 3509 Universal Plaza New Port Richey, FL 34652 727-849-2342 BeTheLightChapel.com

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Implementing The Law Of Attraction Class

submitted 2 days ago by in Education

Location: Be The Light Chapel & Metaphysical Center, 3509 Universal Plaza, New Port Richey, Florida 34652 New class forming, starting Saturday September 13 at 1:30pm, mentoring and tutoring of the law of attraction by someone who has made millions of dollars using it. Imagine for a moment what if you could turn your dreams into […]

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USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List

submitted 4 days ago by in Ecology Local News

USF Beats Ivies, UF and FSU: USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List Feature Ecology Florida Staff Ecology Florida joins the University of South Florida in celebrating the school’s top-ten ranking in the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” listing.  Coming in 7th overall, USF is ranked ahead of all the Ivy League schools, as well as […]

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Local and State Primary Elections Yield Landslides

submitted 4 days ago by in Local News Political

Races for two three local positions, local judges, and the State Governor primary wrapped up this Tuesday with landslides in many. In the primary for Florida House District 36, currently held by Amanda Murphy, Jim Mathieu was handily defeated by Republican Chris Gregg in the primary. Gregg took 59% of the vote to Mathieu’s 41%. Mike […]

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Kristobal Predictions Move Further Away

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News

The NOAA has moved predictions for Tropical Storm Kristobal further out into the Atlantic, away from Florida and the Atlantic coast states.

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Mayor Marlowe: Special Events and the Downtown

submitted 1 week ago by in Blogs Local Political

New Port Richey’s Mayor Marlowe weighs in on issues in the community in his weekly blog. This week: Special Events and the Downtown.

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Weather Report 8-25-14

submitted 1 week ago by in Local

Weekly Weather Report Week of August 25 From Friendship Farms & Fare A Community Service To the Local Farming Community  Weekly Weather Report: Dry Summer Continues   Last Week (8/15-8/22): No report.  Weather reporter was out of the area. Regular weather reports will recommence in next week’s Farm Report. This Week (8/23-29): WU is forecasting […]

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Farm Report, August 25, 2014

submitted 1 week ago by in Agriculture Local

Friendship Farms & Fare CSA Farm Report and Share Report for August 25 (#47) Brief Highlights August 25 Farm Report now available.  Go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_53f1b134e71448739a47133123c45d91.pdf   This week, Tampa transmissions will be Wednesday.   It is five weeks before the start of the new Garden Year.  We hope everyone will renew.  So far, we have […]

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Tropical Storm Kristobal Looks to Miss

submitted 1 week ago by in Local News

According to the National Weather Service and NOAA, Tropical Storm Kristobal has strengthened but increasingly looks like it will miss the Florida Gulf Coast, though it still has the potential to bring heavy rains. Updates to come.

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Pasco manufacturer VLOC Inc. to close doors

submitted 2 weeks ago by in Local News

The Tampa Bay Times reports that VLOC, a Pasco manufacturer and defense contractor located in the Trinity area, will close its doors and lay off more than 70 employees.

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    1

Ecology Florida: Professor Chanton’s Message to Gov. Scott on Climate Change

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Ecology Local Political

A recent feature in Ecology Florida News reported on an offer from ten climate-change specialists to meet with Governor Rick Scott to explain to him the basics of climate change and the impact global warming is having and will have on the state of Florida.

no comments.
    1

Green Key Motel Manager: Lighting to blame for pedestrian deaths

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

In articles posted by Bay News 9 and Fox 13, the manager of the Green Key Motel claims in an interview that poor lighting was to blame for the deaths last week of Taryn Baber, 37, and Mike Acosta, 42. According to friends of the couple, they had been at Wing House celebrating the news that […]

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Recruiting Businesses – Mayor Rob Marlowe

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on New Port Richey’s progress. This week: Recruiting Businesses.

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Three pedestrians killed in New Port Richey in two separate crashes Friday night

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

Three pedestrians were killed in two separate fatal pedestrian-involved crashes on Friday night, a little more than 15 minutes apart. The first incident occurred at 9:50 p.m. at US-19 and Green Key Road. According to New Port Richey Police, two pedestrians, one male and one female, were killed. Police say that they were likely crossing […]

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NPR Council Considers Closing Grand Blvd at Sims Park

submitted 3 weeks ago by in Local News

New Port Richey Council members are discussing options to close Grand Boulevard near the park and move traffic around Orange Circle and Sims Lane instead.

no comments.
    1

Ecology Florida: Professionals Offer Assistance to Gov. Scott on Climate Change

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Ecology Local Political

Ecology Florida in an editorial looking into the response of Florida’s leading scholars to Governor Scott’s comments on climate change.

no comments.
    1

Florida Southern Black Racer preys on Cuban Tree Frog (Images/Video)

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Ecology Local

A common snake in Florida, the Southern Black Racer often preys on lizards, frogs, and other small snakes and insects. This particular Floridian had lovingly named their “yard snake” Fabrice. In this series of images you can see how Fabrice is taking care of the pest problem of the invasive Cuban Tree Frog invasion of Florida. […]

no comments.
    1

NPR Leaders Look to Improve Access to Grey Preserve

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Local News

City leaders revisited the five year capital improvement plan and focused on the condition of Plathe Road for access to Grey Preserve in New Port Richey.

no comments.
    1

Filling the Empty Storefronts – Rob Marlowe

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Blogs Local

Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog. This week, “Filling the Empty Storefronts.”

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    1

Farm Report – August 4, 2014

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

3F CSA Farm Report and Share Report for August 4  (#44) now posted Brief Highlights posted by Friendship Farms & Fare Staff August 4 Farm Report now available.  Go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_7efd51c78ffe47ee813c7ceccdcee77b.pdf   See Farm Report for information on transmission schedule for the next three weeks (August 4, 11, and 18). Eight weeks until start of […]

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Farm Report July 28

submitted 4 weeks ago by in Agriculture Local

3F CSA Farm Report and Share Report for July 28  (#43) now posted  Brief Highlights posted by Friendship Farm & Fare staff July 28 Farm Report now available.  Go to: http://media.wix.com/ugd/643592_2ce6d0d189954129bf5e4443ad73f275.pdf Nine weeks until start of the next Garden Year.  We hope everyone will renew.  Please let us know your intentions as soon as possible.  […]

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1 arrested, 2 sought in officer injuries and chase

submitted 2 months ago by in Crime Local News

A New Port Richey officer suffered minor injuries Thursday night in a wild chase with three suspects. The suspected driver was eventually apprehended and arrested. Deputies say 19 year old Eric Jefferson Stanley of New Port Richey was arrested on charges of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer. Two suspects still remain at large. […]

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OP-ED: Gerrymandering Trial Update

submitted 2 months ago by in Local Opinion/Editorial Political

Gerrymandering Trial Awaits Judgment This article is a follow up to a previous OP-ED on NewsPortRichey. Courtesy of Ecology Florida Summary The Gerrymandering trial is over, and it is now up to Circuit Judge Terry Lewis to render a judgment in the case. Whatever his ruling, the impact of the actions prompting this trial have […]

no comments.
    1

12 Year Old Boy Missing; is Found Safe

submitted 2 months ago by in Local News

The Pasco Sheriff’s Office says Jeffery Robertin, 12, left his house on Old Main Street in New Port Richey at around 4:30 this afternoon. Deputies say Jeffrey left his house after an argument with his family and ran into the wooded area east of Congress St near Rowan Road. The sheriff’s helicopter, K-9 units, and […]

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Main Street Blast June 27-28

submitted 2 months ago by in Events Local

Greater New Port Richey Main Street will be hosting the Friendly KIAfest Main Street Blast this Friday and Saturday, June 27th and 28th at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey. The following events will be featured: There will be a “Trolley Pull” competition sponsored by Walgreens’ “Be the Match” and Friendly Kia from 1-3 […]

no comments.
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Local Garden “Permablitzes” in New Port Richey

submitted 2 months ago by in Agriculture Local News

The Nature Coast Real Food Project held a Permablitz at the home of Faye and John Kropik on Saturday, June 14. What is a Permablitz? It’s like an old fashioned barn raising where a group of neighbors get together to create or expand someone’s garden. The term comes from Permaculture which is the design system […]

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