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Boca Beacon video documenting the Placida tornado on Sunday, January 16

VIDEO BY PAULA RUSH, PHOTOS BY PAULA RUSH AND TAYLOR GUILLERM youtu.be/i1VHxpb6MzM

EVENT POSTPONED: Chatham Rabbits folk duo to perform at Methodist Church

The Chatham Rabbits concert, scheduled for this Saturday, January 15 at 7 p.m. at the church has been postponed. Stay tun…

Fire at temporary cell tower poses the question – when do we get a new permanent tower?

On Monday, Jan. 23 at 5 p.m. the Boca Grande Fire Department responded to a fire at the generator next to the cell phone …

Gaston says they aren’t sure when work will wrap up on Gasparilla Island

It was hard for Vanita Auville, co-supervisor of Gaston Tree Debri…

New year, new beginnings

By Mark Driscoll, Boca Grande Health Clinic CEO Just like that,…

Boca Grande Film Festival 2023 lineup announced and it is not to be missed

Launch party to be held tonight in conjunction with The Island School Chowder Dinner Penelope Cruz and Antonio Bandera…


Meacham, Gordon-Reed speak to a sold out house

To say the house was packed at a presentation given by Pulitzer prize-winning author Jon Meacham and American historian a…


Boca Grande Historical Society announces season schedule of events

The history of Gasparilla Island is rich, which is why new events scheduled by the Boca Grande Historical Society are alw…