Editorial: NewsPortRichey Recommends Re-Electing Marlowe for Mayor
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Editorial: NewsPortRichey Recommends Re-Electing Marlowe for Mayor

New Port Richey’s municipal spring election for Mayor has been heating up since it got…

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EDITORIAL: Pasco Sample Ballot Voting Guide–Our Suggestions, Early Voting
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EDITORIAL: Pasco Sample Ballot Voting Guide–Our Suggestions, Early Voting

NewsPortRichey.org urges all of our readers to vote in each and every election, and aims…

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OPINION: New Urban Agriculture Ordinances Would Boost New Port Richey
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OPINION: New Urban Agriculture Ordinances Would Boost New Port Richey

By Dell deChant The City Council of New Port Richey is considering an improvement to…

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OPINION: If Jimmy Ferraro is Leading a New Port Richey Performing Arts Renaissance, Who Will Follow?
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OPINION: If Jimmy Ferraro is Leading a New Port Richey Performing Arts Renaissance, Who Will Follow?

by John Bechtel As a theatre-goer for many years, beginning with adolescence in Brooklyn, New…

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EDITORIAL: City Council Voting on April 12, Starkey, Fagouseh, Oman Offer Good Choices
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EDITORIAL: City Council Voting on April 12, Starkey, Fagouseh, Oman Offer Good Choices

Six names will be on the ballot in New Port Richey’s City Council election scheduled…

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Opinion: Homelessness and Poverty ‘by the Numbers’ in Pasco
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Opinion: Homelessness and Poverty ‘by the Numbers’ in Pasco

By Mark Wickham, President and CEO of Youth & Family Alternatives, Inc. Homelessness in Florida…

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Christmas Heat and Cool Projects for the New Year
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Christmas Heat and Cool Projects for the New Year

by Dell deChant Tampa recorded a record-high temperature for Christmas Day this year — 86…

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Editorial: New Port Richey Votes to Limit Homeless Feeding in Park, Forgets Enforcement Issues
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Editorial: New Port Richey Votes to Limit Homeless Feeding in Park, Forgets Enforcement Issues

Council members voted 4-1 Tuesday night to approve an ordinance that would restrict public “feedings,” specifically…

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Mosquito Fogging Fallout: Neighbor Collaboration
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Mosquito Fogging Fallout: Neighbor Collaboration

Mosquito Fogging Fallout II June 25, 2015, 10:00 PM Report This is a follow up…

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EDITORIAL: Main Street Will See 30 MPH Speed Limit, No Demolition for Blight
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EDITORIAL: Main Street Will See 30 MPH Speed Limit, No Demolition for Blight

New Port Richey’s City Council members heard a proposal from Public Works Director Robert Rivera…

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Marc Yacht: Ferguson Trouble Represents a Much Larger Problem
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Marc Yacht: Ferguson Trouble Represents a Much Larger Problem

EDITORIAL: New Port Richey Inches Closer to Open Season on Alcohol
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EDITORIAL: New Port Richey Inches Closer to Open Season on Alcohol

Pedestrians and bar patrons could soon be allowed to wander downtown with a mojito in hand if…

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Column: Why You Should Digitize Your Life
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Column: Why You Should Digitize Your Life

Anywhere I go, quite literally, I’m asked what I do. “Oh, you’re a teacher? What…

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Rob Marlowe: Midterm Elections 2014
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Rob Marlowe: Midterm Elections 2014

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe in his weekly blog on current events. This week:…

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EDITORIAL: City Council Looks Poised to Repeal Alcohol Limits
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EDITORIAL: City Council Looks Poised to Repeal Alcohol Limits

Only those closely following the scheduling of meetings in New Port Richey, or receive updates…

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Column: Sustainability part of a smart growth plan for New Port Richey
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Column: Sustainability part of a smart growth plan for New Port Richey

The city of New Port Richey’s Environmental Committee wants to substantially improve the local ecology,…

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Editorial: New Port Richey approves BikeFest, breaks its own law
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Editorial: New Port Richey approves BikeFest, breaks its own law

New Port Richey City Council members voted to approve the application for a special event…

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Marc Yacht: Pasco County should be helping 16 refugee children, not hindering them
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Marc Yacht: Pasco County should be helping 16 refugee children, not hindering them

Refugees escaping dangerous countries are traditionally welcomed to U.S. shores. Jewish refugees came through Ellis…

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OP-ED: Gerrymandering Trial Update
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OP-ED: Gerrymandering Trial Update

Gerrymandering Trial Awaits Judgment This article is a follow up to a previous OP-ED on…

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OP-ED: Florida public schools face grave threats
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OP-ED: Florida public schools face grave threats

A judge’s ruling that threatens teacher tenure in California further undermines job security for teachers. …

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GEEKNOTE: Manns’ Running Shoes
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GEEKNOTE: Manns’ Running Shoes

Mayor Rob Marlowe’s observations on the eve of the new city manager starting.

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OP-ED: Florida Gerrymandering Takes the Stand
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OP-ED: Florida Gerrymandering Takes the Stand

The Biggest Trial in Florida That Few Are Following Courtesy of Ecology Florida Summary One…

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OP-ED: New Port Richey Should Simplify Borders, Branding
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OP-ED: New Port Richey Should Simplify Borders, Branding

“One dead in New Port Richey house fire”–“New Port Richey man accused of counterfeiting money”–“New…

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Yacht at the Helm: Let’s Ignore the Loudmouths
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Yacht at the Helm: Let’s Ignore the Loudmouths

OP-ED: Let’s ignore the loudmouths and listen to sensible talk An old adage states, “The…

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EDITORIAL: Sims Park Upgrades a Mixed Bag
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EDITORIAL: Sims Park Upgrades a Mixed Bag

JAH Architects, the firm hired by New Port Richey to develop plans for upgrades to…

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OPINION: Ecology Florida – New Toxins and GMOs Headed Our Way
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OPINION: Ecology Florida – New Toxins and GMOs Headed Our Way

Alex Tiegen: Sometimes, your brain needs time, a little help and a reboot
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Alex Tiegen: Sometimes, your brain needs time, a little help and a reboot

One of the biggest challenges of having a mental condition such as Asperger’s syndrome is…

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OPINION: Teachers Say VAM Evaluations Flawed
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OPINION: Teachers Say VAM Evaluations Flawed

Many of Florida’s public school teachers see little value in the value-added-model (VAM) teacher evaluation…

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OPINION: How Municipalities Can End the Net Neutrality Debate
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OPINION: How Municipalities Can End the Net Neutrality Debate

The definition of a common carrier is a person or company that transports goods or…

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OPINION: Yacht at the Helm – Florida Charter Schools Need Improved Oversight
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OPINION: Yacht at the Helm – Florida Charter Schools Need Improved Oversight

Florida Charter Schools need improved oversight Marc J. Yacht, MD, MPH Florida legislative efforts to…

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