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Pasco officials consider recycling changes as contract expires

Pasco officials consider recycling changes as contract expires

NEW PORT RICHEY — Big changes could be coming to Pasco County’s recycling program later this year, including discontinuing the county’s long-standing blue bag program altogether.
Published: 04/18/15
Pasco Army veteran tells her story in musical comedy

Pasco Army veteran tells her story in musical comedy

Written by Laura Westley, a 1997 graduate of River Ridge High who also serves as the narrator, “War Virgin” is an absurdist look at her experience with the military, set against the backdrop of an overbearing father who insisted she abstain from sex.
Published: 04/17/15
Updated: 04/18/15

Florida Man touches down on hot topic

Let’s get this out of the way at the top: Of course the fellow who landed a one-man gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn was from Florida. Of course he was, or there’s not a lively Twitter feed that goes by the handle “@_FloridaMan.&#x...
Published: 04/17/15
Winston’s attorney: Lawsuit a ‘stunt’ with ‘false’ claims

Winston’s attorney: Lawsuit a ‘stunt’ with ‘false’ claims

A lawsuit filed against the NFL prospect Jameis Winston by a Zephyrhills woman who claims Winston raped her is “false” and a “stunt,” Winston’s attorney said Friday....
Published: 04/17/15
Tampa police chief, Pasco sheriff tout benefits of body cameras

Tampa police chief, Pasco sheriff tout benefits of body cameras

The footage, taken from a camera mounted on a police officer’s dashboard in Celina, Texas, showed the officer tackling to the concrete a man suspected to be high on heroin. The man struggled before eventually being put in handcuffs.
Published: 04/17/15
Police department morale up, Spina says

Police department morale up, Spina says

ZEPHYRHILLS — City Manager Steve Spina sent an update to the Zephyrhills City Council on Monday outlining progress at the Zephyrhills Police Department resulting from an improvement plan he recently conducted.
Published: 04/17/15
Wetlands could force parts of Ridge Road to be elevated

Wetlands could force parts of Ridge Road to be elevated

NEW PORT RICHEY — If Pasco County wants a permit for the controversial Ridge Road Extension, it will likely have to spend an extra $25 million to elevate portions of the highway to avoid sensitive wetland areas, consultants said Tuesday....
Published: 04/17/15
Paddlepalooza to keep Pasco waterways busy this weekend

Paddlepalooza to keep Pasco waterways busy this weekend

PORT RICHEY — The Bayou Business Association and Visit Pasco are busy setting up the 2015 Paddlepalooza tonight through Sunday.
Published: 04/17/15

Orchestra to present ‘Lullaby of Broadway’

NEW PORT RICHEY — The next concert by the Richey Community Orchestra is Sunday, when the Orchestra presents “Lullaby of Broadway,” organizers said.
Published: 04/17/15
New app to put many county services at your fingertips

New app to put many county services at your fingertips

NEW PORT RICHEY — Pasco County will launch a new mobile application this summer that puts many county government services in the palm of your hand.
Published: 04/17/15