I know what you're thinking…not again!
Unfortunately, after days of heavy rain, more sinkholes have opened up in the same area of Calumet Grove that had the sinkholes in February.
Here's a video from the Marion County Sheriff's Office:
(Please note that the video does not have sound)
Here are some articles from around the web on this topic:
+ Calumet Grove residents shaken as four new sinkholes open in neighborhood [Villages-News]
+ The Science Behind Florida’s Sinkhole Epidemic [Smithsonian.com]
+ And of course, my article on the sinkhole issue [Inside the Bubble]
Unfortunately it looks like we have a bunch more rain headed our way this weekend, so everyone is a little bit on edge.
In other news…
Fruitland Park was recently named the fastest growing city in the U.S. with a population of more than 5,000 people, ranked by percentage change.
Fruitland Park was able to achieve this milestone as a result of all the new people moving into the Villages of Pine Ridge and Pine Hills. [The Villages Daily Sun]
Last but not least, The Villages Daily Sun posted this video about the Florida National Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day: