Villages Honor Flight elects new president, founder will serve as chairman of the board

Mark Erdich

Richard H. McClintock has been elected president of Villages Honor Flight, succeeding Mark Erdrich, Villages Honor Flight founder. A retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, McClintock had a second career as security and emergency management supervisor with Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.  He earned a master’s degree in management and public administration. He resides […]

Police officers honored for quick action that saved woman’s life

Chief Chris McKinstry, center, presents awards to Officer Ron Michaud, left and Capt. Jason Brough.

Two Lady Lake police officer were honored Monday night for their quick action that saved a woman’s life On April 3, an employee of Arby’s restaurant flagged down Officer Ron Michaud and alerted him to an elderly woman who was clearly in distress. The woman was gasping for air. Michaud began chest compressions. Capt. Jason […]

PWAC member raises concerns about maintenance contract for Colony light

Crews are putting the finishing touches on signal light installation at Colony Boulevard.

District staff will review a maintenance contract that would cover a traffic light on Colony Boulevard after a member of the Project Wide Advisory Committee raised concerns about the document. PWAC member Don Wiley, a supervisor from Community Development District 10, had studied the contract and brought up issues of concern at Monday morning’s meeting. […]

Fight reportedly breaks out during volleyball game at Eaton’s Beach

Eaton's Beach

A fight reportedly broke out Sunday evening during a volleyball game at Eaton’s Beach at Lake Weir. A 19-year-old man had been playing volleyball when another man began “harassing” him, according to an incident report from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. He then ran into the man, but claimed he was “just playing volleyball,” the […]