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City’s Senior Fire Rescue Chief Nominated for Lake County Community Service Award

City’s Senior Fire Rescue Chief Nominated for Lake County Community Service Award

Fruitland Park commissioners have nominated Thomas “Tommy Lee” Gamble for the 2014 Lake County Community Service Award sponsored by the Daily Commercial newspaper. The annual award, which recognizes Lake County…

450 mini storage units on tap at Micro Racetrack Rd. and 466A

Thursday night city commissioners approved the Master Site Plan for The Villages of Mini Storage—not a typo—proposed by Villages resident Ken Page. The 52,000-square foot facility will start development on…

City to look at longer residency requirements for candidates

City to look at longer residency requirements for candidates

Fruitland Park city commissioners Thursday night discussed several potential changes to the city’s charter. Commissioners want to ease the sudden transition from a city of 4,000 residents—some of whose families…

Charter Review Committee Takes Aim at Districting Plans

Charter Review Committee Takes Aim at Districting Plans

Fruitland Park’s Charter Review Committee voted Tuesday night to send its chairman—George “Mackie” McCabe, a longtime city resident and Villages executive—to the city commission Thursday night to ask for money…

Could a Special Magistrate have averted a horrible tragedy?

Could a Special Magistrate have averted a horrible tragedy?

The ghastly death of two-year old Marissa Leigh Ann Daniels last week was sensitively reported by Millard K. Ives in the Daily Commercial and at DailyCommercial.com. Assistant Editor Scott Callahan…

Lauren Ritchie posts “refreshing” Fruitland Park item at OrlandoSentinel.com

Lauren Ritchie posts “refreshing” Fruitland Park item at OrlandoSentinel.com

From The Orlando Sentinel Lake Edition, February 5, 2014, by veteran columnist Lauren Ritchie: City creates charter committee How refreshing to be able to write that the city of Fruitland…

DailyCommercial.com: Clermont government transparency

DailyCommercial.com: Clermont government transparency

From today’s edition of the Daily Commercial: Clermont officials make effort to empower residents By Roxanne Browne, Staff Reporter at the Daily Commercial New software the city implemented is equipped…

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