Car lands in pond at intersection of CR466 and Buena Vista Boulevard

A car landed in a pond Saturday afternoon at the intersection of County Road 466 and Buena Vista Boulevard.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an accident Saturday afternoon in which a Mercedes landed in a pond at Buena Vista Boulevard and County Road 466. Early indications are the driver may have suffered a medical episode. The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, the Villages Public Safety Department and Community Watch all responded to the scene. It […]

Supervisor worried about safety of landscapers after contractor struck on Buena Vista Boulevard

Landscapers at work Monday morning at the intersection of Morse Boulevard and County Road 466.

Community Development District 8 Supervisor Larry McMurry is worried about the vulnerability of landscapers working in The Villages in the wake of a contractor being struck earlier this week. “Careless drivers kill. What can we do? That work is just inherently dangerous,” McMurry said at Friday’s board of supervisors meeting. A landscaper was struck on […]

CDD 6 names alternate representative to Project Wide Advisory Committee

Thomas Griffith

Community Development District 6 Supervisor Thomas Griffith has been chosen to serve as the district’s alternate representative on the Project Wide Advisory Committee. The selection was made at Friday’s CDD 6 supervisors’ meeting. CDD 6 Supervisor Peter Moeller is the district’s primary representative on PWAC, which he also chairs. Griffith would represent CDD 6 at […]

Villages Parrot Heads present $20,000 check to Villagers for Hospice

Lil Roe, Steve Larson, Barbara Williams, Lee Caron, Dottie Edmiston, Danny Roe, Ray Frederick and Rob Ainsley at the check presentation.

The Villages Parrot Heads presented a check for $20,000 to Villagers for Hospice at Mallory Country Club on Wednesday.  Barbara Williams, vice president of Villagers for Hospice, accepted the check. “This is absolutely awesome,” Williams said. She told the crowd that this money is going in the bank towards paying for the two new buildings […]