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City of New Port Richey’s 2023 Fall Citizens Academy

The City of New Port Richey is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2023 Fall Citizens Academy.  City of New Port Richey’s 2023 Fall Citizens Academy The nine-week program provides an in-depth look at how local government is organized as well as how… Read More Read More

UF/IFAS Pasco Extension upcoming August 2023 events

The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal, state, and county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences and to making that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. UF/IFAS Pasco Extension… Read More Read More

Parks & Recreation Presents Chicago Tribute Concert

Citrus County Parks & Recreation is hosting the final concert in their 2022-2023 concert series on Friday, August 4, 2023. Parks & Recreation Presents Chicago Tribute Concert The show will feature Chicago Rewired – A Tribute to Chicago. The show will be held at the Citrus Springs Community Center,… Read More Read More

Splash! School Grants Now Open!

Apply for a Splash! grant to bring freshwater education to your students in an exciting way. Applications are due September 8. Splash! School Grants Now Open! Here’s what you need to know: Grants are awarded at up to $3,000 per school  Public and charter school educators of grades K-12 are eligible… Read More Read More

Pet of the Week – Daisy and Twister

Twister (ID: A011986) is the cutest low-rider! This 1-year-old shortie is the perfect medium size at a little over 35 pounds. He walks well on a leash and takes treats gently. He may be easily house-trained, as he potties as soon as he goes outside. Twister previously lived with another… Read More Read More

Rolled-Back Millage Rate for Fiscal Year 2024

The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s (District) Governing Board voted to decrease property taxes by adopting a proposed rolled-back millage rate of 0.2043 mill for the fiscal year 2024 budget. District Approves Proposed Rolled-Back Millage Rate for Fiscal Year 2024 The millage rate is 9.6% lower… Read More Read More