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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

Plan to raze Fenway Hotel is back
A Pennsylvania developer is back with plans to raze the old Fenway Hotel in Dunedin and build a new one in the same architectural style.
A multimillion dollar plan to raze the historic Fenway Hotel and rebuild it in the same architectural style is back on track after a delay in the property sale killed the project last year.
SPCA Tampa Bay CEO Martha Boden holds Toby during a press conference at the Pinellas County Animal Services. Animal Services Director Maureen “Moe” Freaney looks on. They were sharing their first two years of animal statistics data collected countywide. JAY CONNER/STAFF
Number of homeless animals falls in Pinellas
The  84 well-appointed units of the Water Club with granite counter tops, jet bathtubs and a private elevator start at a half-million. LUKE JOHNSON/STAFF
Demand rising for Pinellas condos
Treasure Island, condo work on dog beach

St. Pete Beach moves to fire city manager

ST. PETE BEACH — Within 24 hours, this south Pinellas County beach community moved to fire its long-time city manager, a veteran commissioner resigned and droves of residents packed City Hall to voice worries about their community’s fut...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Mass transit investment now pays off later, advocate says

Mass transit investment now pays off later, advocate says

ST. PETERSBURG — Britten Cleveland graduated from college hoping to work in a big city where she could live without a car.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Driver critically injured after hitting utility pole in St. Petersburg

Driver critically injured after hitting utility pole in St. Petersburg

A 57-year-old man was critically injured Wednesday when the SUV he was driving struck a utility pole in St. Petersburg, leaving him entangled in the vehicle.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Driver gets seven years in pedestrian fatality

CLEARWATER — A Largo man was sentenced to seven years in prison after he struck a pedestrian two years ago in Largo, then kept driving.
Updated: 6 hours ago
St. Pete women arrested in road rage incident

St. Pete women arrested in road rage incident

ST. PETERSBURG — Two women were arrested and charged with pulling a woman out of a car and beating her after she honked her horn at their car, according to jail records.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Clearwater man dies after walking into car’s path

A Clearwater man was killed this morning when he walked into the path of a car on 49th Street North.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Plan to raze Fenway Hotel, build modern version is back

Plan to raze Fenway Hotel, build modern version is back

DUNEDIN — A multimillion dollar plan to raze the historic Fenway Hotel and rebuild it in the same architectural style is back on track after a delay in the property sale killed the project last year.
Updated: 14 hours ago

Pinellas schools to use surplus

LARGO — Extra federal money from last school year will give Pinellas County a jump start on several new programs for the most struggling students.
Updated: 23 hours ago

Pinellas risks losing grant to build homeless clinic

CLEARWATER — Pinellas County leaders have suspended spending on a new $5 million health clinic for homeless people because of fears the county will lose federal money for the project.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Assistant Pinellas administrator fills fired boss’ shoes

Assistant Pinellas administrator fills fired boss’ shoes

CLEARWATER — One week after firing his boss, Pinellas County commissioners Tuesday appointed Mark Woodard to serve as acting county administrator.
Published: 04/22/14