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Bonfire at City Hall Tomorrow Night…with Santa Claus!

Bonfire at City Hall Tomorrow Night…with Santa Claus!

Fruitland Park, Fla. — Fruitland Park will mark the Holiday Season with a 12-foot tall bonfire on the lawn in front of City Hall on Berckman St. on Tuesday, December…

Upscale Restaurant, ALF Eyed for Miller Ave. (466-A) Location

Upscale Restaurant, ALF Eyed for Miller Ave. (466-A) Location

Fruitland Park, Fla. — A developer is holding meetings with city officials in Fruitland Park to discuss conceptual plans to build an upscale state-licensed Assisted Living Facility on a 17-acre…

P&Z Okays Apartment Complex at Spring Lake Rd. and Poinsettia St.

P&Z Okays Apartment Complex at Spring Lake Rd. and Poinsettia St.

Fruitland Park’s Planning and Zoning Board approved plans for a 156-unit rental apartment community on 14.27 acres on Spring Lake Rd. at Poinsettia Ave., just east of the historic Holy…

City Calls for Volunteers to Serve on Charter Review Committee

City Calls for Volunteers to Serve on Charter Review Committee

Fruitland Park, Fla. — Fruitland Park commissioners established a charter review committee last week that will look into the city’s governing document, solicit input from residents and recommend changes, if…

Commissioner Goldberg New Vice Mayor

Commissioner Goldberg New Vice Mayor

Fruitland Park — City commissioners elected Commissioner Al Goldberg Vice Mayor last week to serve a one-year term. When Mayor Chris Bell nominated Goldberg for the post, outgoing Vice Mayor…

Channel 9 Reporter Finds Opponents of Villages of Fruitland Park Project

Channel 9 Reporter Finds Opponents of Villages of Fruitland Park Project

Fruitland Park, Fla. — Because that’s what they do best, WFTV Channel 9 Reporter Berndt Peterson’s live report on November 22 found two Fruitland Park residents who oppose development of The…

City to Set Charter Review Committee

City to Set Charter Review Committee

Fruitland Park city commissioners Thursday night are expected to move toward establishing a charter review committee that could substantially change the way city government operates and prevent The Villages from…

Rev. Oscar Gerken, 1924-2013

Rev. Oscar Gerken, 1924-2013

Rev. Oscar Gerken, former senior pastor at Faith Lutheran Church in Eustis, was killed Monday when a pickup truck struck him as he crossed a busy boulevard near his religious…

City Clerk is Former British Embassy Official

City Clerk is Former British Embassy Official

Fruitland Park — Fruitland Park has appointed veteran public administrator and former Broward deputy county administrator Esther B. Lewin-Coulson City Clerk. Interim city manager Rick Conner said Coulson has more than 25 years of administrative…

Lake Native Tanette Gayle is City Treasurer, CFO

Lake Native Tanette Gayle is City Treasurer, CFO

Fruitland Park — Lake County native Tanette Gayle, 27, has been appointed Fruitland Park’s chief financial officer and Treasurer. Ms. Gayle, who graduated from Mount Dora High School in 2004,…

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