City OKs spending $1.2M on hybrids for police department LARGO — City officials are moving forward with plans to convert the city’s vehicle fleet to electric or alternative fuel by 2030, by drafting an alternative fuel-vehicle purchasing policy as part of that conversion. Reviewed by the City Commission at its Dec. 10 work session, the…

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Florida Department of Transportation held public hearings Nov. 21 to allow comments on proposed median changes on Alt. U.S. 19, aka State Road 595/Seminole Boulevard, from north of 101st Avenue North to East Bay Drive in Seminole and Largo. A hearing was held at the District 7 headquarters in Tampa, Southwest Recreation Complex in Largo,…

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Holiday Stroll The city’s annual Holiday Stroll will be presented Saturday, Dec. 7, 6 to 11 p.m., at Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Drive, Largo. The event will feature the city’s popular holiday light display, live entertainment including carolers, food and beverage vendors and a strolling market. Admission is free. Limited on-site parking costs…

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LARGO — The Rotary Club of Largo will hold its 24th annual Death by Chocolate fundraiser Friday, Dec. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Central Park Performing Arts Center. At the event that benefits local children’s charities, local vendors will offer up plenty of chocolate to sample as patrons enjoy music, a silent…

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The Largo Police Department is the first agency in Florida to adopt Carbyne’s next-generation 911 communication technology. LARGO, FL — The Largo Police Department is blazing a trail for public safety by becoming the first agency in Florida to adopt Carbyne’s next-generation 911 communication technology. Carbyne’s cutting-edge first response communications plug-in c-Lite will give th Largo Police…

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The City of Largo Environmental Services Department has notified city leaders that reclaimed water is not meeting disinfection criteria. LARGO, FL — Effective immediately, the City of Largo is urging residents to discontinue the use of any reclaimed water. The City of Largo Environmental Services Department has notified city leaders that reclaimed water is not…

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The hearing is on proposed median modifications to Alternate U.S. 19/Seminole Boulevard​ from north of 101st Avenue North to East Bay Drive. LARGO, FL — The Florida Department of Transportation has scheduled a Virtual Public Hearing for proposed median modifications to Alternate U.S. 19/Seminole Boulevard from north of 101st Avenue North to East Bay Drive. The virtual…

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On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the City of Largo Environmental Services will break ground on a new operations building. LARGO, FL – Building resilient communities includes attention to the physical infrastructure thatenables Largo to function effectively and efficiently. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the City of Largo Environmental Services will break ground on a new operations building…

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