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  1. Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot at shooting rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 19-year-old homeless man died at a local hospital May 18 from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head that occurred at a shooting range in Pinellas Park. According to Pinellas Park police, the shooting occurred about 8:10 p.m. May 17 at Shoot Straight, 4594 Ulmerton Road.

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  2. Man dies of self-inflicted gunshot at shooting rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    A 19-year-old homeless man died at a local hospital May 18 from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head that occurred at a shooting range in Pinellas Park. According to Pinellas Park police, the shooting occurred about 8:10 p.m. May 17 at Shoot Straight, 4594 Ulmerton Road.

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  3. Third Federal Bank plans relocation to Seminole BlvdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    At its May 9 meeting, the City Council paved the way for the relocation of Third Federal Bank from its current spot at 11125 Park Blvd. N. to 7770 Seminole Blvd. Councilors gave preliminary approval to a proposed development agreement between the bank and property owner, Treasure Island Land Company, LLC. A second public hearing is set for June 13. In its current location - which is in the same plaza as the Greek Village and across from Seminole City Center, the bank is part of a strip of storefronts. At the property on Seminole Boulevard, which is also home to Treasure Island Fun Center, Third Federal Bank will build its own, stand-alone building between Wells Fargo and Republic Bank, said Mark Ely, community development director.

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  4. Treasure Island revises hotel parking agreementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    City commissioners passed a pair of resolutions May 2 that revise parking agreements with two hotels in Treasure Island. City leaders revised their deals with the Bilmar Beach Resort and the Sunset Vistas Beach Suites, giving both hotels 12 months to find other parking options.

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  5. Principal has lost control of schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Re: 'Seminole Middle School students charged with battery,' May 4 Editor: As a retired educator, I find the situation at the school unacceptable. The principal, Wendy Bryan, is trying to keep her meaningless 'school grade' up by not administering proper discipline.

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  6. Pinellas beach towns seek expanded project listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    If all goes as hoped, beach communities will enjoy an expanded project list when and if a new Gulf Boulevard Improvement Program goes into effect in conjunction with the proposed extension of the next Penny for Pinellas. Based on county estimates, beach towns will receive a total not to exceed $45 million over a 10-year span from Oct. 1, 2019, to Sept.

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  7. Hope fades for rental legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Town commissioners searched for possible good news about the fate of a bill in Tallahassee that would allow Redington Beach residents to retrace their steps on a 2008 referendum, but held out little hope April 19 for the proposal's success. The bill, HB 1361, would allow Redington Beach to vote on a 2008 ordinance to ban short-term rentals that was erroneously not taken to referendum at that time.

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  8. Treasure Island turns down sewer studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The possible sale of the city of Treasure Island's wastewater utility system to Pinellas County was dealt a setback April 18 when city commissioners voted 3-2 to not spend $12,750 for a financial study of the system. Commissioners Ralph Kennedy, Ken Keys and Deborah Toth voted against the measure, while Mayor Bob Minning and Commissioner Larry Lunn voted for it.

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  9. Program kept Treasure Island beach from erosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Editor: After viewing some of the recent comments relative to vegetation on Treasure Island's beach, I pulled out some file photos and newspaper accounts dating back to the early 1960s. Where there is now a wide expanse of protective beachfront, there were breaking waves, some as close as 50 feet from major motels.

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  10. Art Guild opens final show of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Treasure Island Art Guild is exhibiting the work of members Bruce Fallender, Ken Fallender, Pat McEntire, Helen Mullins, and Glenda Whelpley at the Treasure Island Community Center in the last show of the season through May 24. Imagination and self-expression breathe life into the world of abstract artist Bruce Fallender. Mixed media describes the brilliant luminosity in 'Keepers of the Koi,' while 'Navajo Intrigue' lends itself to calming hues.

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  11. Unchecked vegetation sign of discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Editor: As a snowbird to Treasure Island for the past 14 years, we enjoy the atmosphere of Treasure Island and the laid-back life style. We are dismayed by the rampant, unchecked vegetation growth on the beach over the years.

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  12. Treasure Island OKs study on Causeway tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    After more than 90 minutes of discussion, city commissioners voted 3-2 on April 4 to pass a resolution that authorizes the first phase of a study on the possibility of returning tolls to the Treasure Island Causeway. Commissioners Ken Keys and Deborah Toth, and Mayor Bob Minning, voted for the measure while commissioners Ralph Kennedy and Larry Lunn voted against it.

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  13. Some advice for the presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Editor: With my sincere apology to President Lincoln and Mark Twain, I would like to offer the following advice to the current occupant of the White House. It is better not to tweet and let people think you are a fool than to tweet and remove all doubt.

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  14. Morroni says no to fifth term on county commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    John Morroni has served on the Pinellas County Commission since 2000, but this will be his fourth and final term in office. Morroni announced March 21 that he would not be running for a fifth term in 2018.

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  15. Lawsuits target proposed Madeira Beach Town CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Treasure Island attorney Ken Weiss and attorney Tim Weber of St. Petersburg have filed a pair of lawsuits in the 6th Judicial Circuit to overturn a city of Madeira Beach ordinance that allows development of the proposed Madeira Beach Town Center on Madeira Way. Both lawsuits were filed March 16. The first lawsuit, Linda C. Hein and Sam Baker vs. City of Madeira Beach, seeks a declaratory judgment, claiming the city's rezoning for Madeira Beach Town Center and the development agreement are inconsistent with the city's comprehensive plan.

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  16. Silverboard resigns as Treasure Island city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    After a lengthy discussion, Treasure Island City Commissioners accepted an offer from City Manager Reid Silverboard to resign on March 21. His last day will be May 8. As part of the agreement, Silverboard will receive six months severance pay and benefits totaling $128,618. Silverboard, 67, has served as the city's manager for nearly 10 years.

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  17. Weekly waste pickups begin April 5 in Treasure IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The City Commission recently approved a resolution to change the yard waste collection schedule from twice a week to once weekly on Wednesdays. This change will begin in April and will save fuel and disposal costs, wear and tear on sanitation vehicles, lower the city's carbon footprint, decrease the frequency of residential truck noise, and make for a more efficient collection route.

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  18. Treasure Island settles Beach Trail lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    City commissioners have agreed to accept a settlement for $850,000 in the ongoing lawsuit with Phil Graham Landscape Architecture over cracks in the Central Beach Trail. The mediated deal calls for the construction of a new Beach Trail and the replacement of 17 access modes to the beach, which also have cracks.

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  19. Voters along Gulf Beaches have their say March 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Voters had their say in a number of municipal elections up and down the beaches March 14. In Madeira Beach, it was a clean sweep by opposition candidates, while two new city commissioners were elected in Treasure Island and a new mayor in St. Pete Beach. The message was clear from voters in Madeira Beach.

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  20. Spend water tower funds on new city hall, policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Editor: Does it seem sometimes that we are not moving forward at all? While our neighbors in Largo have come up with a strategy for annexation, the politicians here would rather talk about a water tower that is not in our city that is scheduled for demolition. Everything has a shelf life and the county has moved on from this aging structure.

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