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Women’s History Month Panel Discussion at LSSC Feb. 26

The public is invited to a Women’s History Month event on Wednesday, February 26, at 4:30 P.M. in the Magnolia Room on the campus of Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) in Leesburg. The…

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…

Police Chief Wants Paperless Fingerprint Equipment

Police Chief Wants Paperless Fingerprint Equipment

Police Chief Terry Isaacs told city commissioners on Saturday that the department’s fingerprint equipment is obsolete. “Everyone’s going paperless,” Isaacs told commissioners. “However, our fingerprint system is still ink. It’s…

Commissioners Brainstorm Five-Year Growth Plan at Saturday Workshop Session

Fruitland Park commissioners held a rare Saturday morning workshop session yesterday to discuss which Capital Improvements projects the city will need first as its population doubles over the next three…

This Video Will Make You Sad if You Missed the Love Run

This Video Will Make You Sad if You Missed the Love Run

If you missed the Fruitland Park 5K Love Run three weeks ago this video will make you sad. Because it’s so darned cool. Beyond the Walls Ministry at Hertitage Community…

Do You Want To Get Published? City Library Can Help

Do You Want To Get Published? City Library Can Help

Do you want to write a mystery but don’t have a clue where to start? Nancy J. Cohen is coming to the Fruitland Park Library to help. Library Director Jo-Ann…

Charter Committee to Study Whether to Require More Signatures for Petitions

Charter Review Committee Chairman George “Mackie” McCabe told commissioners last week that his advisory committee will study whether the city should make it more difficult for city voters to petition commissioners…

Commissioner Gunter Appointed to League of Cities’ Local Option Gas Tax Working Group

Commissioner Gunter Appointed to League of Cities’ Local Option Gas Tax Working Group

Veteran city commissioner John Gunter was appointed to represent Fruitland Park on the League of Cities’ Local Option Gas Tax Working Group. Mayor Chris Bell, who serves as President of…

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