This summer we completed the restoration of the Land Conservancy’s Tract C property. Tract C is a very special 5.7-acre site on Boca Grande; one of the few places on the island where there are intact remnants of a rare coastal native plant community called the tropical hardwood hammock.
Just when you think you’ll never again get to taste the culinary delights made by Theresa, Judy, Mary Alice, Emily and all the girls, they’re back.
The ospreys are beginning to start their nests in earnest, as babies will be coming soon. This week, Florida Power and Light made a special trip to Boca Grande and, with the help of a barge, checked out the tilting osprey nest platform on the causeway.
The Boca Grande Garden Club’s annual Christmas Luncheon and table-setting display will be held at the Gasparilla Inn & Club on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m.
Maureen Sullivan-Hartung was the featured author at the Johann Fust Community Library on November 15.
This week the Boca Beacon honored local veterans, past and present. Here are some of their stories.
Lt. Col. John S. Flickinger, UMSMC, otherwise known as “Flick,” enlisted in the Marine Corps in January of 1941 and served combat duty in WWII in the Pacific Theater in 1943 -1944 as a fighter and dive bomber pilot.
To the Editor:
It is time to remove the obnoxious and insulting speed indicator sign.
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