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No smoking gun in landmark red tide study Friday, 28 November 2014 15:20 BY JACK SHORT - A group of researchers including scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has published several papers in a landmark study on red tide. The 14 papers that compose the study were published in a special issue of the journal “Harmful Algae,” according to a press release from Mote. Read the Full Story
Christmas Walk to feature Santa, shopping and Woodchuck Willy Friday, 28 November 2014 15:16 The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk, featuring great deals, music, food, a visit from Santa Claus and the musical stylings of Willy the Chihuahua, will be held this Saturday, Nov. 29. Read the Full Story
Presentation will focus on sharks, marine interconnectivity between Gulf nations Friday, 28 November 2014 15:13 Island residents will have an opportunity to hear about sharks, Cuba, Mexico, and Mote’s connection to each. Dr. Bob Hueter, research scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory, will give a presentation and lecture at the Boca Grande Community Center on Monday, Dec. 3. Read the Full Story
Swayze’s having a party next week, everyone’s invited Friday, 28 November 2014 15:03 Carroll Swayze’s 27th Annual Studio Party & Open House is Saturday, Dec. 6, from 2 - 11 p.m. at 2373 Donovan Road in the north end of Englewood just off SR 776. You can’t miss it, just turn at the hanging lighted bicycles! Read the Full Story
Soccer team makes Boca Grande their new stomping grounds Friday, 28 November 2014 15:00 BY SPECIAL REPORTER REED SLIGAR - We all remember fondly the days we spent as children engaged in a wide range of sporting activities. One of the most popular of all of them is soccer, which conveniently requires nothing more than a ball, a field, and willing participants. Read the Full Story
‘Taste’ tickets to go on sale December 1 Friday, 28 November 2014 14:48 Tickets for the 13th annual “Taste of Boca” event will go on sale Dec. 1, and you might want to get them early and in bulk. Read the Full Story
Profile: The Story of the Premature Plucking of Tom Turkey Friday, 28 November 2014 14:45 BY TOM TURKEY ALLEN POE - There are certain themes of which the interest is all-absorbing, but which are too entirely horrible for the purposes of legitimate fiction. These the mere culinarian must eschew, if he do not wish to offend or to disgust the palate. Read the Full Story
Fire department discusses stats, proposed budget for FY15 Friday, 18 July 2014 14:04 BY JACK SHORT - The Boca Grande Fire Control District met Wednesday, July 16 to discuss monthly stats, housekeeping, and the proposed budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year, which reflects some item increases at the same millage rate as the previous year's. Read the Full Story
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Read more...BY JACK SHORT - A group of researchers including scientists from Mote Marine Laboratory and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has published several papers in a landmark study on red tide. The 14 papers that compose the study were published in a special issue of the journal “Harmful Algae,” according to a press release from Mote.


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Read more...The Boca Grande Area Chamber of Commerce Christmas Walk, featuring great deals, music, food, a visit from Santa Claus and the musical stylings of Willy the Chihuahua, will be held this Saturday, Nov. 29.


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Read more...BY JACK SHORT - Residents of the island will no doubt recognize paramedic Trish Fontaine, who’s been working rotations at the Boca Grande Fire Department station for eight years and who rides shotgun on Boca Grande’s fire truck with Santa every year. But she is also organizing a charity drive on behalf of Children’s Home Society of Florida. Fontaine will have a donation box at the station as well as boxes at other stations where she works (and an emergency dispatch center), and said a broad variety of donations are accepted.


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Read more...Island residents will have an opportunity to hear about sharks, Cuba, Mexico, and Mote’s connection to each. Dr. Bob Hueter, research scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory, will give a presentation and lecture at the Boca Grande Community Center on Monday, Dec. 3.


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Read more...Carroll Swayze’s 27th Annual Studio Party & Open House is Saturday, Dec. 6, from 2 - 11 p.m. at 2373 Donovan Road in the north end of Englewood just off SR 776. You can’t miss it, just turn at the hanging lighted bicycles!


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