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Gate across disputed public road puts Palm Harbor neighbors in turf war

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A gate erected across a disputed local road, which allegedly blocks street access to other properties, has sparked a turf war between two Palm Harbor neighbors. Noell Family, LLC, is suing Anthony and Patricia Lollis – President and Secretary-Treasurer, respectively, of Mickey’s Roof Service – as well as Pinellas County, in a complaint filed Nov. 29. Noell Family owns property neighboring the Lollis’ home. The couple recently put up a gate across Roberts Road, a local road servicing the two-acre…

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Ken Peluso gathers enough signatures to qualify for Pinellas School Board race

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Ken Peluso, who’s running for re-election to the District 4 seat on the Pinellas School Board, has collected enough signatures to qualify for the race. “That just shows that I have widespread support and a great campaign team,” Peluso said. Two other candidates have announced they are running for Peluso’s seat, Chris Hardman and Eileen Long. A third opponent, Anthony Maccaroni, has withdrawn from the race, according to records from the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections office. Peluso was elected…

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Expansion set for East Lake library

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Officials from the East Lake Community Library are in the early stages of planning a million-dollar expansion. The 2,500-square-foot addition would be the first phase in a plan that would eventually take the library from 6,400 square feet to 19,000 sq ft, library director Lois Eannel told Pinellas County commissioners Thursday. Her remarks came during a budget information session. The library is independent of the Commission, but commissioners set the tax rate for the library’s operation. Eannel said the expansion,…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.24.15 — Will the RPOF gamble on having a meaningful primary election?

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There’s no question that over the past two decades that Florida has become one of the biggest swing states in the nation, a status that can ultimately determine who our next president is. It may not be the swing state (arguably you could call Ohio the ultimate swing state), but it’s crucially important, especially for the Republican Party. Like political junkies everywhere not living in Iowa or New Hampshire (or in more recent years, Nevada and South Carolina), party officials grew weary that when the presidential…

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