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City seeks groups to adopt parks, trails as service projects

City seeks groups to adopt parks, trails as service projects

CLEARWATER — The city is seeking groups to participate in its Parks and Recreation Department Adopt a Park and Adopt a Trail programs.
Published: 12/18/14

Merriam-Webster names ‘culture’ word of the year

NEW YORK — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster’s 2014 word of the year: culture.
Published: 12/15/14
Low levels of cancer-causing agent found in water supply

Low levels of cancer-causing agent found in water supply

CLEARWATER — The city Utilities Department is sending some customers a warning notice advising that traces of a cancer-causing agent were recently detected in drinking water.
Published: 12/11/14

Police launch second campaign to improve street smarts

CLEARWATER — City police last week launched a second campaign to create safer streets and sidewalks, enforce laws, and train drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians to obey the laws of the road, sidewalks and even crosswalks....
Published: 12/11/14
Unique boutiques offer relief from mall mob scenes

Unique boutiques offer relief from mall mob scenes

BELLEAIR BLUFFS — For those in need of a gift for that special person in their life this holiday season, consider these specialty shops in the Belleair Bluffs area rather than the mob scenes at the malls or the mad rushes in large department s...
Published: 12/11/14
A simple act of kindness

A simple act of kindness

CLEARWATER — The holiday season traditionally is a time of giving, whether it’s families and friends exchanging gifts or individuals and organizations donating to charity.
Published: 12/11/14
A hop with a cop

A hop with a cop

We all know what happens when a police car is in our midst: traffic slows down, vehicles stop smartly at the octagonal red signs and we hope a taillight isn’t missing. Such was the reaction last week by drivers as I rode along in a Clearwater ...
Published: 12/11/14
Historic Cleveland Street left out of Centennial Parade route

Historic Cleveland Street left out of Centennial Parade route

CLEARWATER — Historical photographs in archives show Cleveland Street as the focal point to life in the city dating back to the 1880s. However, next May when the city celebrates its centennial anniversary, the parade route will instead march a...
Published: 12/11/14
Applications begin accepted for January hi-tech program

Applications begin accepted for January hi-tech program

HILLSBOROUGH/PINELLAS COUNTIES — CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas are accepting applications for the Tampa Bay Hi-Tech Training Program, which begins in January.
Published: 12/11/14

Local officials hope to lure $9 million in exports to Chile

PINELLAS COUNTY — Leaders of the Tampa Bay Export Alliance, a partnership of Pinellas County Economic Development and the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, shared the outcomes of last week’s joint trade mission to Chi...
Published: 12/10/14

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