Many county employees will get a four-day weekend.
Pasco County is closing most of its government offices this Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. While not all offices will close for a four-day weekend, most will. Here’s a breakdown of what’s closed for the holiday: New Port Richey city offices remain open. Emergency services such as police and fire rescue will continue to operate as normal.
Stretching the budget to put on a turkey feast can be costly, but it doesn’t have to break the bank.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and that means it’s time to stock up on turkey, yams, cranberries and all things festive. Stretching the budget to fit in that pumpkin pie with extra whipped cream is the hard part for many. With food prices through the roof and many household budgets already flexed to the breaking point, it can be difficult to work in the extra expenses. There are some steps families can take now to help stretch their dollars and make certain there’s no reason to skimp on the spread. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. Here are a few tips for making that budget go the distance for …