Heavy-duty pain medication goes missing at Villages rehab center

The Club Health and Rehabilitation Center

Twenty-six Percocet pills have gone missing at The Club Health and Rehabilitation Center in Mulberry Grove. The Club’s executive director contacted the Marion County Sheriff’s Office to report that the pills are missing. The pills had been kept in a double-locked secured storage location and only one nurse at a time has the key, according […]

Villa residents in CDD 3 say they’re unhappy with parking situation


Villa residents in Community Development District 3 are unhappy with the parking situation in their neighborhood, but new parking powers granted to CDDs don’t seem to be the answer. Cheryl Borkowski has lived for 11 years in Villa Berea. She told CDD 3 supervisors the parking situation has grown worse through the years. She said […]

Spruce Creeker arrested after fight with wife over TV remote control

Spruce Creek Golf and Country Club

A 69-year-old resident of Spruce Creek Del Webb was arrested Wednesday after a physical altercation with his wife over the television remote control. Matthew Stanzione is facing a charge of battery of a person over the age of 65 following his arrest by Marion County sheriff’s deputies. Stanzione’s 71-year-old wife had come home from the […]

Ceremony in The Villages to remember those who perished on 9/11

Law enforcement and firefighters participate in a past 9/11 ceremony in  The Villages.

Members of the Veteran’s Park Association will be presenting a program to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. The Remembrance Program will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the 9/11 Memorial located at 3035 Morse Boulevard just south of County Road 466A. Program speakers include Chief Peyton Grinnell with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office […]

Longstanding farmhouse on CR466A to finally fall to development

This farmhouse on County Road 466A is about to come down to make way for new development.

Something will be gained with the Trailwinds project along County Road 466A, but something also will be lost. A forlorn white farmhouse that has stood for generations will make way for the new development, where construction of roads, retention ponds and sewers began last month. A newer brick home east of the farmhouse has been […]

Official objects to $400,000 hike in cost for Community Watch

Community Watch

An Amenity Authority Committee member is objecting to a $400,000 increase in the cost for Community Watch. AAC member John Wilcox said the committee, which serves Community Development Districts 1 through 4 north of County Road 466, is spending nearly as much money on Community Watch as it is on recreation, which is its primary […]

40 acres eyed for AAC purchase could have access challenges

A construction crew works on new courtyard villas in CDD 4.

The possible purchase of 40 acres of land on County Road 42 by the Amenity Authority Committee has been complicated by lack of access. The AAC is exploring land acquisition for the expansion of recreation opportunities north of County Road 466. Community Development District 4, soon to be home to hundreds of new courtyard villas, […]