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Beach Rotarians hears about Cold War espionage

Beach Rotarians hears about Cold War espionage

CLEARWATER BEACH — “Mankind's existence came within a hairs breadth of nuclear annihilation in 1983,” retired Army Colonel Water A. Bawell told the Clearwater Beach Rotary Club last Thursday.
Published: 04/18/14
Keeping art of stained glass alive

Keeping art of stained glass alive

CLEARWATER — For many people, a work of stained glass is something they might see only in a church window.
Published: 04/18/14
The family of Clearwater Police Maj. Mark Teunis.

The family of Clearwater Police Maj. Mark Teunis.

The Clearwater Police Department will take on the Largo Police Department later this month in a benefit softball game at Bright House Field.
Published: 04/18/14

Neighbors feud over public access to shoreline

CLEARWATER — After declaring it an issue among neighbors last year, city officials may be roped into facilitating discussions to help resolve a neighborhood dispute over the transition between private property and public beach.
Published: 04/18/14

Republican club to hear opposition to Greenlight tax plan

CLEARWATER — Barb Haselden, spokesperson for No Tax For Tracks — a group of Pinellas County citizens who oppose the sales tax increase referendum associated with the mass transit plan called Greenlight Pinellas, will be the guest speaker at the month...
Published: 04/18/14
Coast Guard Auxiliary participates in coastal cleanup

Coast Guard Auxiliary participates in coastal cleanup

While boaters and beachgoers were enjoying a gorgeous Sunday afternoon, members of the Clearwater and Dunedin Flotillas of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary were out on the spoil islands, cleaning up trash as part of the Spring Coastal Cleanup. ...
Published: 04/18/14
Beach-nesting shorebirds need peace and quiet to survive

Beach-nesting shorebirds need peace and quiet to survive

During spring and summer on Florida beaches, shorebirds build nests out of sand and shells and hatch chicks that can barely be seen. So well-camouflaged are the nests, eggs and chicks of shorebirds, like the snowy plover, they can easily be stepped o...
Published: 04/18/14
A marina mindset

A marina mindset

Say the words “boat docks” and you’ll likely envision a fleet of vessels in a cove with amenities of a fuel pump, small supply store, ramp and not much else. Not so at Clearwater Beach Marina, where a considerable array of functional and fun things t...
Published: 04/18/14

Proposed beach parking garage still a work in progress

CLEARWATER — City officials continue to move forward in a private-public partnership to build a seven-story, nearly 700-space parking garage on Clearwater Beach.
Published: 04/18/14
New sculpture needs a name

New sculpture needs a name

LARGO — A long-awaited water fountain sculpture will be formally dedicated at the Florida Botanical Gardens during the annual Diggin’ the Arts on May 4.
Published: 04/18/14

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