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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…

$29,000 Deal a Win-Win-Win for City Library

$29,000 Deal a Win-Win-Win for City Library

Fruitland Park, Fla. — A deal to spend $28,969 for a 40-foot wide strip of land bordering the Fruitland Park Library on Berckman Street could turn into a win-win-win for…

Fruitland Park, Lady Lake, Leesburg to Claim Unincorporated Parts of Lake County

Fruitland Park, Fla. — Commissioners voted last week to invite Leesburg and Lady Lake to help identify parts of unincorporated Lake County that might eventually be annexed into one of…

DailyCommercial.com: Water Shortages May Stymie Growth

DailyCommercial.com: Water Shortages May Stymie Growth

Officials fear future water shortages By Livi Stanford | Staff Writer at the Daily Commercial livi.stanford@dailycommercial.com From the Daily Commercial, Sunday, November 24, 2013: Water experts and county officials sounded the…

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…

Octogenarian “Mr. Mac” MacNeeley Looks Forward to Villages Development

Octogenarian “Mr. Mac” MacNeeley Looks Forward to Villages Development

Fruitland Park – for nanogenarian “Mr. Mac” MacNeeley of Fruitland Park, the proposed Villages of Fruitland Park can’t start development soon enough. He knows it will be a long time…

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…

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