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Thursday, August 11, 2022

More than 2,000 SECO customers lose power in swath along U.S. Hwy. 27/441

More than 2,000 SECO Energy customers lost power Thursday afternoon in a swath along U.S. Hwy. 27/441, including The Villages.

SECO said that 2,467 accounts served by Lady Lake substation feeder 3 experienced a service interruption. The outage extended from Lady Lake to north of Summerfield.

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This map from SECO Energy showed the extent of the outage.

The outage followed an the loss of power to thousands of customers in The Villages after service interruptions at feeders 6 and 7.

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Opinions submitted by residents in and around The Villages

Windmill and water tower weren’t built to withstand Florida weather

A Village of Dunedin resident writes that it is pretty obvious that the windmill and water tower at Brownwood were obviously constructed with materials that never had a chance of surviving Florida weather. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Spend the money on amenities not windmill and water tower

In a Letter to the Editor, a couple from the Leyton Villas writes that the money to be spent on the replacement of the windmill and water tower at Brownwood would be better spent on improved amenities.

Morse family can pay for windmill and water tower

A Village of Monarch Grove resident, in Letter to the Editor, contends that the Morse family can pay for the replacement of the windmill and water tower at Brownwood Paddock Square.

Colors add a breath of fresh air

A resident of the Historic Side of The Villages says a home with controversial colors is actually a breath of fresh air. Read her Letter to the Editor.

President Trump’s home invasion

A Village of Buttonwood resident sounds off on the FBI raid at the home of former President Trump. Read his Letter to the Editor.

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