Local Brandon Mayflower Descendant Becomes Organization’s Florida Governor

Staff Report Local Brandon resident and Mayflower Descendant, James Preston, was elected in November to serve the Florida State Society of Mayflower Descendants as Governor...

District Increases Water Restrictions in Tampa Bay Area

Due to below normal rainfall, reduced river levels and increasing water supply concerns, the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board voted to increase...

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening

  By Kathy L. Collins The recently formed Hillsborough County Fire Rescue Foundation held a Grand Opening Celebration on Friday, May 16 of its office located...

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...

County Approves Purchase Of Bus Passes For The Transportation Disadvantaged

By Tamas Mondovics Elderly residents and low-income and disabled persons who do not have or cannot afford their own transportation can breathe a little easier...

Retired HCSO District 4 Major Recognized During Awards Ceremony

By Tamas Mondovics While hosting its Second Quarterly Awards Ceremony last month, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) was pleased to honor and recognize a...

Community Mobilizes in Opposition to Bloomingdale Project

With numbers reaching close to 200, Bloomingdale area residents showed up in force to attend a recent meeting in order to learn, voice their...

Register For Fall Senior Games & More…

Compiled by Michelle Colesanti, michelle@ospreyobserver.com Hillsborough County Launches Free Mosquito Fish Wednesdays Hillsborough County Mosquito Control is teaming up with the University of Florida (UF) to...

DEP Schedules Hearing In Polk County For FishHawk TECO Power Lines

By Tamas Mondovics FishHawk Ranch and Channing Park residents, not afraid of a little drive, will have a chance to get their voices heard in...

Tampa Bay Water Accepting Source Water Protection Mini-Grant Applications

By Brandon Moore Tampa Bay Water is currently accepting applications for $20,000 in mini-grants to fund future projects and educational events hosted by local community...