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Monday, May 20, 2024

Letters to the Editor

Duane Eddy was first rock-n-roll guitar god

Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of Duane Eddy, who was the first rock-n-roll guitar god. He died recently at age 86.

Who is looking into fraud and waste in the amenity budgets in The Villages?

A Village of Collier resident, who is a certified fraud examiner, wonders if anyone is looking into potential fraud and waste in the amenity budgets in The Villages.

It’s gotten too crowded in The Villages

A Village of Gilchrist resident, in a Letter to the Editor, contends it’s simply gotten too crowded due to overbuilding.

We have been told so many lies about ‘build out’

A Village of Chatham resident, who has been in The Villages for 20 years, asks when it comes to growth when is “enough, enough?”

Proper maintenance of infrastructure in The Villages ‘non-existent’

A resident describes a pipe problem that is occurring over and over again in his cul-de-sac. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Letter writer missed out on value of golf to The Villages

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Buttonwood resident criticizes a previous letter writer who may have missed the point about the value of golf in The Villages.

Eyesore project is becoming serious safety problem

A Village of Pennecamp resident is concerned about an eyesore project near a recreation center. In a Letter to the Editor, he contends it’s become a safety issue.

Must elderly return to work to afford to stay in The Villages?

A Village of Rio Grande resident asks if residents are supposed to go back to work at age 80 to afford to live in The Villages.

Cap the amenity rate and make the golfers pay more

A Village of DeSoto resident, in a Letter to the Editor, says it’s time to cap the amenity rate and make the golfers pay more for upkeep of the courses.

Delivery of The Villages Daily Sun newspaper

A Village of Summerhill resident went out on a rainy morning to get his copy of The Villages Daily Sun and found a “single-bagged sponge.”

Growth is out of control thanks to The Villages

A woman who bought property in Oxford in 1997 believes growth is out of control thanks to the The Villages. Read her Letter to the Editor.

VIP club in The Villages provides link for audio books

A leader in the Visually Impaired Persons Club of The Villages responds to a previous Letter to the Editor from a Middleton reader concerned about a perceived lack of E-Books.

We are creating a new slave class in America

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Fernandina resident says he fears we are creating a new slave class in America.

Follow the money when it comes to Florida’s insurance crisis

A Village of Belvedere resident, in a Letter to the Editor, suggests you can learn a lot about Florida’s homeowners insurance problems if you follow the money.

There are plenty of pools to choose from during Paradise project

A Village of Rio Grande resident says there will be plenty of pools to choose from during the Paradise Recreation Center renovation that could see that family pool closed for up to two years. Read her Letter to the Editor.

The cows in my backyard have been replaced with bulldozers

A longtime resident contends the growth of The Villages has paved the way for bulldozers and the disappearance of cows. Read her Letter to the Editor.

Middleton reader says our country has a problem

A reader from Middleton, in a Letter to the Editor, warns that our country is facing a big problem.

Opening Priority Pools would be wrong and costly

A Village of Hacienda resident warns that opening Priority Pools to non-members would be wrong and costly. Read her Letter to the Editor.

Is ‘hate speech’ hateful and does ‘misinformation’ misinform?

In a Letter to the Editor, Village of Sunset Pointe resident tries to determine the truth about “hate speech” and “misinformation.”

Guests should be charged to use facilities in The Villages

In a Letter to the Editor, a longtime resident of The Villages suggests the 300,000 guests per year to The Villages should be supporting the community by paying for guest passes.

We should not be opening any of the Priority Pools to the public

A Village of Orange Blossom Gardens resident says Priority Pools should not be opened up to non-member Villagers. Read her Letter to the Editor.

Neighborhood restrictions on short-term rentals

A Village of Pine Hills resident, in a Letter to the Editor, offers information about neighborhood restrictions on short-term rentals.

It’s time to care more about Villagers than visitors

A Village of Chatham resident supports the idea of capping amenity fees. She says it’s time to care more about residents than visitors.

We’re paying more but getting less

A reader from the Village of Pennecamp, in a Letter to the Editor, writes that we seem to be paying more and getting less.