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Trash pickup schedule in The Villages announced for Thanksgiving

The Villages District Office has announced the trash pickup schedule in The Villages for Thanksgiving.

Community Development Districts 1-11

If you live in Community Development Districts 1-11 in the Sumter County, Marion County or Fruitland Park portions of The Villages, there will be no sanitation collection on Thursday, Nov. 26. Collection will be on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Community Development Districts 12 and 13

If you live in CDDs 12 and 13, there will be no sanitation collection on Thursday, Nov. 26. Collection will be on Monday, Nov. 30.  

If you live in the Lake County portion of The Villages (not including CDD 11), contact Lake County Solid Waste at (352) 343-3776 for information on your sanitation schedule. 

If you live in the Town of Lady Lake portion of The Villages, there will be no sanitation or recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 26. Trash will be collected on Monday, Nov. 30. Recycling will be collected on Thursday, Dec. 3.

More Headlines

Couple battles man with knife in road rage incident in The Villages

A couple battled a man with a knife in a road rage incident in The Villages.

Two more local residents die of COVID-19 as Villages-area cases spike

Two more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as The Villages and its surrounding communities reported a significant spike Saturday in the number of new cases of the deadly virus.

Photos

Peregrine Falcon On Wire

Check out this peregrine falcon spotted resting on a wire. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Great Blue Heron In The Springs At Fenney Nature Trail

Check out this great blue heron in the springs at Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Sam Boatman for sharing!

Alligator And Great Blue Heron At Fenney Nature Trail

This alligator and great blue heron were checking each other out at Fenney Nature Trail. Thanks to Ron Clark for sharing!

Letters to the Editor

It’s time to rename ‘Community Standards’

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of LaBelle North resident tells a story of an interaction with Community Standards.

Business

Groome Transportation resuming Shuttle Service between The Villages community and Orlando International Airport

Groome Transportation is resuming its airport shuttle service between The Villages and Orlando International Airport.

Crime

Couple battles man with knife in road rage incident in The Villages

A couple battled a man with a knife in a road rage incident in The Villages.

Opinions

DeSantis must act like a governor instead of vanishing like a scared politician

COVID-19 is out of control and a tropical storm recently pelted Florida but Gov. Ron DeSantis chose to vanish from the public view instead of acting like the leader he was elected to be.

Top Stories

Villagers sick of unsightly view after blaze at golf maintenance facility

Villagers are sick of their unsightly view after a blaze nearly a year ago at a golf maintenance facility.

Couple battles man with knife in road rage incident in The Villages

A couple battled a man with a knife in a road rage incident in The Villages.

Two more local residents die of COVID-19 as Villages-area cases spike

Two more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as The Villages and its surrounding communities reported a significant spike Saturday in the number of new cases of the deadly virus.

Letters to the Editor

It’s time to rename ‘Community Standards’

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of LaBelle North resident tells a story of an interaction with Community Standards.

What’s up with Recreation News?

A Village of Santo Domingo resident is wondering when the regular format will return to Recreation News. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Hillary Clinton was a class act compared to Trump

A Village of Virginia Trace resident, in a Letter to the Editor, writes that after watching President Trump’s temper tantrums, she is revising her opinion of Hillary Clinton, who conceded the election four years ago.

Crime

Couple battles man with knife in road rage incident in The Villages

A couple battled a man with a knife in a road rage incident in The Villages.

Convicted sex offender jailed after discovery he wasn’t registered at hotel

A convicted sex offender was arrested after the discovery he wasn’t registered at a local hotel where he had claimed he was living.

Man from El Salvador arrested after caught driving truck near Brownwood

A man from El Salvador was arrested after he was caught driving a truck near Brownwood.