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Masks and personal freedom

A Village of Tall Trees resident asks what’s so tough about wearing a mask? Read his Letter to the Editor.

Here’s why it is important to say ‘Black Lives Matter’

A Village of Pine Ridge resident explains why he believes it is important to acknowledge that Black Lives Matter. Read his Letter to the Editor.

CNN’s slanted take on video shot in The Villages

A Village of Osceola Hills resident, in a Letter to the Editor, is the latest to offer his opinion on the infamous “white power” video.

Nancy Jordan Blackmore’s ‘liberal lecture’

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Sunset Pointe resident responds to fellow Villager Nancy Jordan Blackmore's “liberal lecture.”

Sumter County commissioners did not want to hear from public

A woman from the Village of Lake Deaton attended a Sumter County Commission workshop on property taxes. She contends the commissioners did not want to listen to the public.

Apartment complex will worsen traffic

A Village of El Cortez resident, in a Letter to the Editor, makes the case that residents need to support a commissioner who is trying to tackle a serious traffic problem that will be worsened by a new apartment complex.

Why my thoughts about wearing a mask have changed

A Village of LaBelle resident, in a Letter to the Editor, explains a personal evolution in the thinking about masks.

Villagers don’t need to apologize for a few bigots

In a Letter to the Editor, a pastor in The Villages contends no resident of The Villages needs to apologize to anyone for the few bigots living among us.

Sealing off La Zamora gate

Seal off the La Zamora gate in order to deal with the overflow traffic problem? In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Springdale resident encourages leaders to look for a real solution.

Am I safe living in The Villages now?

A Village of Sanibel woman, in a Letter to the Editor, wonders if as a single woman of color she is safe in “America’s Friendliest Hometown.”

To mask or not to mask! Why is that a question?

A Village of Tall Trees resident, in a Letter to the Editor, details the reasons for wearing a mask.

Masks? We’re trying to get back to normal!

A Village of Monarch Grove resident says that if residents are so fearful of COVID-19, they should stay home. Read her Letter to the Editor

The real risk of COVID-19

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Sunset Ridge resident says masks have been proven to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus.

Response from Minnesota to Donald Simson’s Letter to the Editor

A Minnesota resident says he had never heard about The Villages until President Trump’s re-tweet of the “white power” chant at a golf cart rally. Now he has something to say about Florida’s Friendliest Hometown. Read his Letter to the Editor.

Do we have to sacrifice golf cart rallies?

A Village of Monarch Grove resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wonders if one bad apple will cost Villagers the right to stage golf cart parades.

Not all bicyclists are obeying traffic laws

A Village of Caroline resident was traveling in a golf cart when he noticed a bicyclist who did not stop at a red light. He describes what happens in a Letter to the Editor.

What is the real risk of COVID-19 in The Villages?

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of El Cortez resident says he does not know anyone who has tested positive or gotten ill from the Coronavirus. What are the odds of contracting COVID-19 in The Villages?

Tired of our country catering to Black Lives Matter

A Village of Hillsborough resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wonders what is happening in America.