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Making the move

Life in The Villages columnist Barry Evans recently moved to a new home in The Villages. And he lived to tell about it!

The consequences of ignoring the basics

Villager Dennis Petrucelli, writing in an Opinion piece, says history records America as the longest lasting democratic experiment. But is it at risk?

Trump’s value system

A Villager, writing in an Opinion piece, objects to a fellow Villager's recent assertion about sharing President Trump's "values."

Florida’s tomato growers hurt by unfair Mexican trading practice

Congressman Daniel Webster, in his weekly message from Washington D.C., Florida’s tomato growers who have been hurt by unfair Mexican trading practices.

It’s great to have a president who shares our values

Villager John Shewchuk, writing in an Opinion piece, says it's great to have a president who shares our values.

Story of off-key songstress told in critic’s must-see rated production at Bay Street Theater

Villages-News.com theater critic Don Simson says "Souvenir" is a must-see production playing through Feb. 24 at the Bay Street Theater in Eustis.

PWAC board deserves to hear residents’ thoughts on buying pool chairlifts

An issue that could bring considerable expense to some Community Development Districts in The Villages has some residents applauding while others are balking.

Much ado about a wall

Villager Jack E. Brush, writing in an Opinion piece, quotes William Shakespeare as he examines the debate surrounding a wall at America's southern border.

A virtual vision of 20/20 and beyond

Writing in an Opinion piece, Hugo Buchanan offers a virtual vision of 20/20 and beyond.

Lyndon Baines Johnson’s heart attacks

Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks back on the life of the 36th President of the United States, who died in 1973 at his ranch in Texas, at age 65 from what was probably his fifth heart attack. 

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