Pasco News

Downtown NPR site to be razed for Beef O’ Brady’s

Downtown NPR site to be razed for Beef O’ Brady’s

NEW PORT RICHEY — People attending the reopening of Sims Park might have been curious why a bulldozer was parked across Main Street from the entrance to the park.
Published: 02/05/16
NPR man accused of tossing cat off balcony

NPR man accused of tossing cat off balcony

A 35-year-old New Port Richey man is facing a felony animal cruelty charge after allegedly throwing his cat off a second-floor balcony.
Published: 02/04/16

Pasco names emergency management director

One month after Annette Doying resigned as Pasco County’s emergency management director, County Administrator Michele Baker has lined up a replacement.
Published: 02/04/16
Handling of high school sex case stirs change, outrage in Zephyrhills

Handling of high school sex case stirs change, outrage in Zephyrhills

ZEPHYRHILLS — An on-campus sexual encounter — initially reported as an assault — involving a female student and several members of the Zephyrhills High School football team was one reason behind the recent departure of beloved he...
Published: 02/04/16
Pasco deputies seek energy drink thief

Pasco deputies seek energy drink thief

Pasco County sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to locate a person who stole hundreds of dollars of energy drinks from a Land O’ Lakes store.
Published: 02/04/16
Winter weather delays U.S. 19 paving north of S.R. 52

Winter weather delays U.S. 19 paving north of S.R. 52

HUDSON — Dodging orange-striped barrels marking lane closures, motorists drving on U.S. 19 north of S.R. 52 might see a roadside sign that construction will conclude by summer — summer 2015, that is.
Published: 02/04/16
Pasco buyout Summertree private utility stalls

Pasco buyout Summertree private utility stalls

HUDSON — In April Pasco County commissioners put an offer of $2 million on the table to buy out the private utility that serves the Summertree subdivision area, but nothing has happened in the past 10 months.
Published: 02/04/16
NPR holds 27th consecutive Arbor Day observance

NPR holds 27th consecutive Arbor Day observance

NEW PORT RICHEY — Trees planted on Arbor Day got plenty to drink as rain drenched the area for New Port Richey’s 27th consecutive year to observe the occasion.
Published: 02/04/16
On Friday, dentist to again offer free care

On Friday, dentist to again offer free care

NEW PORT RICHEY — Dentist Vincent Monticciolo is out to change lives by offering free smiles to anyone who needs dental work.
Published: 02/03/16

Lakeland men arrested in string of area burglaries

Two Lakeland men face armed burglary and grand theft charges following a multiagency investigation determined they stole more than $150,000 in electronics and other merchandise over a two-month period.
Published: 02/03/16