Hillsborough Enacts Emergency Ban on Open Burning

Press Release Hillsborough County, Fla. (April 27, 2017) – The Emergency Policy Group today approved an executive order banning open burning in Hillsborough County until...

County Hosts Ribbon Cutting on New $36M Public Safety Operations Complex

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, emergency operations officials, Fire Rescue personnel, members of the community and the media celebrated the opening...

County Promotes Local Trails Through New Hiking Program

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County officials are hoping to lure residents out from the living rooms to the great outdoors and take a hike. Advertised on...

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens

Press Release Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., March 1, at 9 a.m. LITHIA, Fla. — Tampa Bay Water is...

Spring Break Rain Guarantee At Busch Gardens, Health & Wellness Event...

Wet Weather Won’t Drown Out Fun With Busch Gardens’ Spring Break Rain Guarantee Visitors don’t need to change their plans if rain is in the...

Seniors Party Bollywood Style At Prom

By Tamas Mondovics Hillsborough County senior residents 50 and older had a chance to revisit the thrill of senior prom last month organized by Hillsborough...

Hurricane Irma Disaster Recovery, Veteran’s Field Of Honor Ceremony & More…

Compiled by Michelle Colesanti, michelle@ospreyobserver.com Annual Fall Festival At Alafia River State Park The Friends of Alafia and Alafia River State Park will host the...

County Celebrates Summer With Annual Skateboarding Contest Series

By Tamas Mondovics Summer has officially begun and Hillsborough County officials wasted no time to encourage local residents to take advantage of the countless...

BOCC Approves $600M for Roads, Bridges, Sidewalks and Intersections

By Tamas Mondovics During a regularly scheduled meeting last month, Hillsborough County Commissioners voted on one of the most sensitive and talked about topics, resulting...

County To Buy Additional Land For More Parking At Veterans Park

By Tamas Mondovics Residents were invited last month to learn about the County’s proposal to increase parking availability at Veterans Park and Rear Admiral LeRoy...