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Tampa Bay Water Completes C.W. Bill Young Reservoir Renovation

Tampa Bay Water Completes C.W. Bill Young Reservoir Renovation

  By Tamas Mondovics Tampa Bay Water (TBW) is once again storing water in the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir and as long as the weather pattern continues on its current course, the County’s much talked about water source will finally be fully filled by the end of the year. TBW officials were pleased to(…)

Upscale Apartments to Anchor New FishHawk Ranch West Village Community

Upscale Apartments to Anchor New FishHawk Ranch West Village Community

By Tamas Mondovics The construction of an upscale apartment complex now well underway, as well as a sign posted nearby promising a brand new medical center and the sale of nearly 100 single-family homes are all clear signs of progress and what is yet to come to one of Newland Communities’ newest 700-acre neighborhood. Following(…)

Grant Helps Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Purchase 200 Smoke Alarms

Grant Helps Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Purchase 200 Smoke Alarms

  By Tamas Mondovics The Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation was pleased to announce the receiving of a generous grant this month from The Florida Division of State Fire Marshal Bureau of Fire Prevention. The grant reached nearly $6,000, all of which according to officials, were used to purchase 200 smoke alarms each costing $32. (…)

County Hosts Public Meeting To Discuss Proposed Expansion At North Brandon Sports Complex

County Hosts Public Meeting To Discuss Proposed Expansion At North Brandon Sports Complex

  By Tamas Mondovics After 30 minutes of waiting and no one showing up, County officials decided to pack up and end the scheduled public meeting in connection with the proposed amenity use changes at North Brandon Sports Complex at 3909 S. Kingsway Rd. The Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department scheduled the public(…)

Fire Rescue To Break Ground On  New Bloomingdale Station

Fire Rescue To Break Ground On New Bloomingdale Station

By Tamas Mondovics Following a ceremonial groundbreaking this month, Bloomingdale area residents will witness construction crews hard at work on the county’s newest fire station scheduled to be built. Slated for completion by Spring of 2015, the new 9,300 sq. ft., three-bay fire station will replace the existing South Brandon Fire Station (#7) currently located(…)

Over 60 Candidates Boast Qualifications To Residents During 2014 Candidate Forum

Over 60 Candidates Boast Qualifications To Residents During 2014 Candidate Forum

  By Tamas Mondovics Residents had a chance to meet, question and hear prepared speeches by the more than 60 candidates running for government office in Hillsborough County during this year’s much-anticipated 2014 Meet and Greet Candidate Forum. The two-part, free community event, which for the past 19 years has been held at the Bell(…)

Newland Communities Provides Over 7,000 Meals To Feeding America Tampa Bay

Newland Communities Provides Over 7,000 Meals To Feeding America Tampa Bay

  Staff Report Thousands of residents and concertgoers from the Tampa Bay area contributed roughly 3 tons of nonperishable food to Feeding America Tampa Bay during Newland Communities’ Concerts for a Cause series. AMERICAN NEWLAND COMMUNITIES, their joint venture partner NORTH AMERICAN SEKISUI HOUSE, LLC (NASH) is pleased to announce more than 7,000 meals will(…)

Planning Commission Seeks Resident Input To Weigh In On Future County Growth

Planning Commission Seeks Resident Input To Weigh In On Future County Growth

  By Tamas Mondovics Opening with the statement, “You spoke. We listened,” the Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission and the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization for Transportation MPO launched the second round of its initiative, dubbed Imagine Hillsborough 2040. Through an online interactive survey conducted from August 16, 2013 through November 11, 2013, Hillsborough County residents(…)

Bloomingdale HOA Takes New Lead In Fight To Stop Big Box Development

Bloomingdale HOA Takes New Lead In Fight To Stop Big Box Development

By Tamas Mondovics With a new lawsuit against Hillsborough County and Red Cast Bloomingdale LLC on the horizon, members of the Bloomingdale Homeowners Association (HOA) joined by surrounding HOA officers met this month to confirm their desire to pursue their fight for the community. The effort involves the now well-known Bloomingdale Big Box and residential(…)

Florida Championship Fighting Coming To The Regent For Title Fight Event

Florida Championship Fighting Coming To The Regent For Title Fight Event

  By Alexandra Booth Florida Championship Fighting is coming to Brandon on Saturday, August 16 at the Regent in Brandon. The event will feature over 10 sanctioned bouts with experienced fighters from all across Florida. The main event will include a Florida Championship Fighting Title fight between Terry Janoski from Tampa and Tony Murphy from(…)