Pasco News

Taste of Pasco to raise money for nonprofit groups

Taste of Pasco to raise money for nonprofit groups

HUDSON — The Taste of Pasco returns for its sixth year Saturday at the Rotary Pavilion at the Concourse in Spring Hill. It provides a fun way to benefit Leadership Pasco projects for Pasco Kids First, PACE Center for Girls Pasco and the Angelus...
Published: 04/26/16
Golf carts to become legal on parts of some NPR streets

Golf carts to become legal on parts of some NPR streets

NEW PORT RICHEY — Golf cart owners can upgrade their vehicles to travel on city streets when New Port Richey allows them on certain roads starting June 1.
Published: 04/26/16
River Ridge High robotics team set for world championship

River Ridge High robotics team set for world championship

NEW PORT RICHEY — Move over, football. River Ridge High School has a new team.
Published: 04/25/16
Single mom grateful for help from Pasco officials after flooding

Single mom grateful for help from Pasco officials after flooding

PORT RICHEY — As torrential rains pounded Pasco County throughout last summer, sending dozens of residents of flooded homes to evacuation shelters, Port Richey resident Michelle House whispered a prayer of thanks....
Published: 04/25/16

Land O’ Lakes may get own bus route

LAND O’ LAKES — Following pleas from residents and Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano, county commissioners tentatively have agreed to enhance the local bus service — including adding a long-awaited circulator route in Land O...
Published: 04/25/16
Ridgewood High renames gym to honor late principal

Ridgewood High renames gym to honor late principal

TRINITY — For 20 years, Wendell Krinn was a fixture at Ridgewood High School basketball games.
Published: 04/22/16
Commissioners struggle to find cash for flooding fixes

Commissioners struggle to find cash for flooding fixes

NEW PORT RICHEY — On lists of the top 10 most stressful jobs, “stormwater management employee” typically does not appear.
Published: 04/22/16

Chief judge: Circuit needs more judges

NEW PORT RICHEY — Faced with a shortage of judges to oversee the court system’s burgeoning caseload, the Pasco County Commission is discussing ways to pay for a proposed criminal court complex in Land O’ Lakes....
Published: 04/22/16
Bald eagle finds home at Starkey Wilderness Park

Bald eagle finds home at Starkey Wilderness Park

PORT RICHEY — The inspiration for the United States seal has a new home in Starkey Wilderness Park thanks to the combined efforts of area bird lovers.
Published: 04/21/16
Scott touts Florida economic progress in Pasco GOP speech

Scott touts Florida economic progress in Pasco GOP speech

NEW PORT RICHEY — “Conservative principles work,” Gov. Rick Scott emphasized numerous times during his speech at the 2016 Ronald Reagan Dinner in New Port Richey.
Published: 04/21/16