City leaders will get an update on the red light cameras by Clearwater Police as part of the work session meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at City Hall, 112 S Osceola Ave. Check here to see what else is on the City Council agenda. Leaders meet again at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.
Box Car Rally Saturday
Registration is still open to be part of the Achieva Box Car Rally Saturday, Oct. 5 along Cleveland Street in downtown Clearwater. Watch the racers for free. Check here for more information.
Start the week off right with a tank of the cheapest gas in town. A gallon of regular unleaded is $3.13 at Citgo, 10761 49th St. N, according to tampagasprices.com.
Obamacare Marketplaces Open
On Tuesday, Oct. 1, Tampa Bay area residents without insurance will be able to start reviewing health coverage options via an online marketplace. The federally run exchange is expected to go live Tuesday, offering residents coverage as promised by the Affordable Health Care Act, according to the Bradenton Herald. What do you think about all of this? Tell us by commenting below.
Flood Insurance Premiums Rise
Tuesday, Oct. 1 is also the day that thousands of Tampa Bay area residents will see their flood insurance premiums rise as federal subsidies go away. Are you impacted by the change? Tell us your story by commenting below.
Go on a Ghost Tour
You can get an early jump on celebrating Halloween this week by taking a ghost tour in St. Petersburg or Tampa. Tours are staged nightly in three Tampa Bay area locations and feature haunting tales from the region’s past. For more details, check out the Ghost Tour website.
Zoo Boo Opens
Can’t get enough pre-Halloween scares? Stop by Lowry Park Zoo for a wild and frightening good time. The zoo’s annual Zoo Boo celebration is now under way on select nights. For more details, visit the zoo online.
Rain Chances Creeping Back In
While rain chances are low as the workweek kicks off, the National Weather Service says they are present. Expect highs in the low 90s as the week kicks off, too.