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Berckman Street Gets a Facelift

Berckman Street Gets a Facelift

After 90 Years, Fruitland Park’s Main Street is getting a new face. Berckman Street in Fruitland Park is undergoing a major facelift as workers complete a repaving project from Dixie…

Community Center Opens in Villages of Fruitland Park

Community Center Opens in Villages of Fruitland Park

From today’s Daily Commercial: FRUITLAND PARK — The Villages opened its first community recreation center in the Village of Pine Ridge with more than 30 city officials, Villages cheerleaders, neighbors and…

Crowd Packs Commish Chambers for Fewless Oath of Office

Crowd Packs Commish Chambers for Fewless Oath of Office

  It looked like a law enforcement parade Thursday evening when Fruitland Park administered the oath of office to newly appointed Police Chief Michael Fewless. Eighteen law enforcement leaders from…

Commission Okays Grants for New Tennis Courts, Playground Sun Shade

Commissioners Thursday evening approved a pair of $50,000 grant requests that would fund a sun shade over the playground and safety ground cover at Gardenia Park on Berckman Street and…

Chief To Be Sworn In Tonight

Chief To Be Sworn In Tonight

Fruitland Park will swear in Police Chief Michael Fewless tonight at the commission meeting, starting at 7 p.m. Fewless, 55, earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Religion from Liberty…

NEW TOP COP STARTS AUGUST 1

NEW TOP COP STARTS AUGUST 1

Fruitland Park has appointed Orange County Sheriff’s Captain Michael A. Fewless Chief of Police. Fewless, 55, earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Religion from Liberty University in Virginia and…

Get Ready for Fruitland Park Founders Day March 15

Get Ready for Fruitland Park Founders Day March 15

Fruitland Park Founders Day starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 15 and doesn’t end until the last bull is bucked at the Bulls & Barrels Rodeo at Windy Acres…

City to Set Priorities for Street Repair

City to Set Priorities for Street Repair

City commissioners asked Public Works Director Dale Bogle to develop a five-year plan to repave city streets and repair sidewalks during the commission’s Capital Improvements Workshop session Saturday. When City…

Wastewater Treatment is City’s Top Priority

Wastewater Treatment is City’s Top Priority

Fruitland Park commissioners ranked the city’s ailing wastewater treatment facilities their number one priority at Saturday’s Capital Improvements workshop session. Commissioners plan to take up the issue at Thursday evening’s…

New MSA Air Packs for Fire Rescue Will Cost City $70,000

New MSA Air Packs for Fire Rescue Will Cost City $70,000

Fruitland Park Fire Rescue Chief David Borst told city commissioners at Saturday’s Capital Projects workshop session that his department will need $70,000 soon to acquire new MSA Air Packs—lightweight equipment…

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